Our 3 nights northern route enables you to combine a visit to the sea bird colonies of popular North Seymour and isolated and exclusive Genovesa. On the spectacular volcano islet of Bartolomé and the lava flow at Sullivan Bay, you will certainly get impressed by the creative forces and fascinating pioneer species.
Blue & Red footed boobies
Great & American
Short - Eared
Visitor Sites Map
Day 1 Monday AM - Arrival to Baltra Airport
PM - North Seymour
Day 2 Tuesday AM - Prince Philip Steps (Genovesa)
PM - Darwin Bay (Genovesa)
Day 3 Wednesday AM - Bartolomé
PM - Sullivan Bay (Santiago)
Day 4 Thursday AM - Charles Darwin research Station
Transfer to Baltra Airport
Islands Overview & Activities
Arrival at Baltra Airport and transfer in.
You will have to pay your Galapagos National Park entrance fee and your luggage will be inspected.
Arrival at Baltra Airport (SCY)
North Seymour is another highlight of your cruise. In the archipelago’s most extensive seabird breeding colony you can walk a very short distance from frigatebirds and blue-footed boobies.
Not only because of its historical English name (Tower) Genovesa has a royal touch. Follow in the footsteps of Prince Philip – Galapagos lover for many years – and visit this favourite birding spot with the largest breeding colonies of red-footed and Nazca boobies, and look for a remarkable short-eared owl that hunts on foot!
Prince Philip’s Steps (Genovesa)
Darwin Bay (Genovesa)
As one of the outer islands and most exclusive places of the Galapagos, Genovesa is well worth last night’s longer navigation. This compact site in the heart of its flooded crater shows the extremely varied coastal ecosystems of the Galapagos in miniature; nearly too much for a single day.
This tiny volcano islet is just recently born out of fire. Enter its wild romantic setting of spatter cones and craters, see the most famous panorama of the Galapagos.
Sullivan Bay (Santiago)
Sullivan Bay is incomparable to any other visitor’s site; setting foot at the recently solidified lava flow is like landing on the moon!
The most memorable part of the Charles Darwin Research Station will probably be the successful breeding centre and its celebrity ‘Lonesome George’.
Charles Darwin Research Station
Transfer out to Baltra Airport
Assisted by the naturalist guide and some crew members, the dinghy will bring you and your luggage to Baltra, where we will take the airport shuttle. Your guide will accompany you to the check-in counters in the departure hall.
You will return home with stunning pictures and unforgettable lifelong memories!
IMPORTANT NOTE: All itineraries are subject to change
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