The only way to get around the multiple islands of the Galpagos is by boat, so why not add a few days on land to get the entire Galpagos experience? This extension tacks on additional land time to your Galpagos cruise in order to give you as full an adventure as possible. From snorkelling with sea lions to spotting reef sharks to volcano and lava field hikes, this trip makes your excursion to Darwins playground a complete experience from start to finish.
Seymour AirportPuerto Ayora
Transfer to the hotel and meet the local CEO.
Puerto AyoraFloreana Island
Travel by speed boat to Floreana Island and the seaside lodge. Enjoy guided walks to observe the bird and animal life and learn about the natural history of the island. Opportunities for swimming and snorkelling.
Floreana IslandIsabela Island
After a tranquil night in the secluded lodge, head up to the seldom-visited highlands of Floreana. Later, continue by speedboat to Isabela Island and take a walk to Flamingo Lagoon, a flamingo breeding ground.
Hike up the active Sierra Negra Volcano and walk around the rim of the second-largest volcanic crater in the world. Continue to the lava fields of Volcano Chico and enjoy lunch, admiring views of the surrounding volcanoes and islands.
Visit the Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre. Later, opt to take a wildlife boat excursion to ‘Islote Tintoreras’ to view breeding whitetip reef sharks, marine iguanas, blue-footed boobies, rays, and penguins.
Isabela IslandPuerto Ayora
Travel by speed boat back to Santa Cruz Island and spend a free evening shopping or exploring the town of Puerto Ayora.
End of tour.