Cruise the Galapagos Islands in style aboard Intrepid Travel's Grand Queen Beatriz, mixing the once-in-a-lifetime wildlife encounters with a-la-carte dining and a soak in the onboard jacuzzi. You’ll spend 7 nights sailing around the southern part of the archipelago, getting close to nature whilst enjoying your own creature comforts.
Wildlife you’re likely to see includes sea lions, sea turtles, penguins, giant tortoises, flamingos, herons, frigate birds, blue-footed boobies, red-billed tropicbirds, vermillion flycatchers, manta rays, Galapagos sharks, reef sharks, pelicans, iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs, lava lizards, various tropical fish, Galapagos doves and perhaps a Galapagos hawk or two. If you’re very lucky then you may even spot a hammerhead shark along the way!
- 2 nights Quito accommodation with breakfast
- 7 nights in a private cabin aboard the Grand Queen Beatriz boat, including all meals (price based on 2 sharing)
- Full crew and naturalist guide
- Excursions as described
- Snorkelling equipment
- Transport and flights between Quito and Galapagos
Local taxes of approx US$120 will need to be paid on arrival in the Galapagos Islands. Wetsuit hire, if needed, is available locally at approx US$5 per day.