4 day Galapagos north islands boat trip Nemo III

An expedition trip to the Galapagos archipelago's north. This includes exploring the lava fields at Sullivan bay and the incredible birdlife on Genovesa Island. Other hikes will bring you into close contact with giant tortoises or land iguanas. You can swim with turtles, sea lions and rays. This is a 4 day adventure packed trip. The Nemo III is a comfortable sailing catamaran that can accommodate 16 people in 8 twin cabins. It also has private facilities and 6 crew members.
Day 1 : Baltra Island & Santa Cruz Island: Bachas Beach
Transfer to the yacht after arrival at the Baltra airport.

Santa Cruz Island: Bachas Beach

Welcome cocktail Lunch service and navigation to Bachas Beach, Santa Cruz
Wet landing. Nature walks. Snorkeling.
"Spanglish", which means "barges", is the name of this area. They were destroyed off the coast during World War II. This is a popular landing spot. There's a lovely swimming beach with a lagoon behind and a longer beach that can be used for wildlife watching and walking. There are often great blue herons in the saltwater lagoon behind, as well as small waders like semi-palmated and plovers. Both beaches are great nesting places for green sea turtles. They leave footprints in the sand at the back of the beach from November through February. There is plenty of space to explore the beach at your leisure.
Guide briefing. Navigation to Genovesa Island and dinner service
Day 2 : Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip´S Steps (El Barranco) & Darwin Bay
Breakfast service. Dry landing. Nature walk. Prince Phillip's Steps.
Deep-water snorkeling

El Barranco

This is also known as El Barranco bird island. It's a strenuous walk up a steep cliff where nesting seabirds such as tropicbirds and red-footed bobies can be found. The trail takes us through Palo Santo forest, passing red boobies as well as great Frigatebirds.
Lunch service. Wet landing. Nature walks. Scuba diving.

Darwin Bay

Darwin bay is the caldera from a collapsed volcano. It is a short walk to a coral beach. If you are looking for more action, there is an optional walk that crosses lava rock. The path offers stunning views of the cliffs and ample opportunity to capture the incredible bird life. This path may allow you to see species such as red-footed and swallow-tailed birds, Nazca boobies and large ground finches.

Guide briefing. Farewell cocktail. Navigation to Santiago Island and dinner service
Nemo III

  • In just 4 days you will tick of the most important bird sightings in the Galapagos Islands including red footed boobies
  • Walk on lava and explore the crevaces that formed at Sullivan bay at Santiago island
  • Snorkel with sea turtles, sealions, rays and reef fish at the white sand bachas beach
  • Hike past the lagoon and encounter the land iguanas at dragon hill
  • Visit the giant tortoises in the wild as you walk in the farmlands on Santa Cruz island

Genovesa | Galapagos Islands
Bahía Sullivan | Penguins | Galapagos Islands
Playa Las Bachas | Galapagos Islands
Santiago | Galapagos Islands
  • Scheduled visits and activities with a professional bilingual guide
  • All meals on board, some snacks, purified water, tea and coffee
  • Accommodation in a standard cabin with private bathroom and air conditioning
  • Snorkeling equipment (mask, lenses, fins), sea-kayaks
  • Assistance at the Airport and 24/7 during the trip
Does not Include
  • Air tickets to / from Galapagos from / to Quito, Guayaquil or combined route
  • Entrance to the Galapagos National Park US $ 100 p.p. (cash in the Islands)
  • Galapagos Control Card US $ 20 p.p. (at the airport before check-in)
  • Wet-suits rental on board (in cash)
  • Soft and alcoholic drinks on board; personal expenses, extras and tips guide and crew (cash)
  • Travel insurance with medical, cancellation and other unforeseen coverage
  • Other services in Continental Ecuador and not specified in the program
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