South American Adventure

Thanks for a marvelously organised trip. We're sure we can speak for all our group about the fantastic time we had in South America. We were most impressed with your people on the ground who did everything they could to make our stay a wonderful experience. We are now looking forward to our next andventure with World Expeditions.

Chris and Tim Rounds | Victoria, Australia
 
 

Galapagos Islands on Beluga

The Galapagos archipelago represents a spectacular and striking world of volcanic landscapes and fearless animals including Giant Tortoises, Fur Seals, Sea Lions, Land and Sea Iguanas and many species of birds. A cruise to this impressive wildlife sanctuary will be a memorable experience for those who appreciate close encounters with nature. Accompanied by a naturalist guide, this carefully planned eight day cruise aboard the Beluga provides ample opportunity to explore the volcanic and wildlife rich islands. The Beluga is a deluxe 110 foot, steel-hulled motor vessel, fully air-conditioned and accommodates 16 passengers in double staterooms, each with private bathroom and shower.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Fly to Galapagos from Quito/Guayaquil, join cruise boat
DAYS 2/7 Cruise Galapagos Islands
DAY 8 Fly to Quito/Guayaquil, trip concludes

traveller reviews

Hands down one of the best World Expeditions trips I have been on (and this was my 10th one). The Beluga was a fantastic yacht and the food was of 5 star restaurant quality. The staff worked tirelessly for us and provided a flawless trip. Our guide, Franklin, took great pride in sharing his wealth of knowledge with us and he really took us on a tour to remember. The scenery in the Galapagos Islands was breathtaking and the twice-daily landings didn't disappoint. The most abundance in wildlife I have ever witnessed (and they are not scared of humans so you literally are a few feet away from them). Highlights were swimming with some very cheeky sea lions on multiple occasions and witnessing a very long and entertaining courtship ritual of two Waved Albatrosses. We snorkeled every day (wetsuit definitely required!) and saw amazing creatures underwater and on land. I highly recommend this trip. It is definitely the trip of a lifetime. You won't see wildlife or this spectacular scenery anywhere else in the world.

Meredith Fishman California, USA

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Trip Code: GAL
Trip Grading: Discovery & Cruising
Duration:  8 days
Activities:  Cruising Wildlife Safari Family Adventures
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Next Trip:  Departs Weekly on Fridays

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price: $4,990.00 AUD

Per Person

Your trip price includes:
Internal flights valued at: $525 USD
Park & entry fees valued at: $110 USD
No local payments required
H High season Surcharge Dec 8 - Apr 30, Jun 16 - Aug 31, Nov 1 - 30 AU $490
HS Christmas and New Year Surcharge in addition to High Season rates AU $200
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