Home to both the Charles Darwin Foundation and the Galápagos National Park, Puerto Ayora located at Santa Cruz island, is the center of the Galápagos conservation efforts, and has the best developed infrastructure in the archipielago. You will be able to visit the Charles Darwin Research Station to learn the history of the islands and future conservation plans. Tortuga Bay is a short walk from center of Puerto Ayora, and you will be able to visit one of the nerby islands,depending on the day of your visit: as North Seymour, Bachas, South Plazas, Santa Fe or Bartolome.Download Itinerary
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Traverse the sapphire waters of Santa Cruz island and discover the natural marvels that make this an unmistakable world wonder. From day one, you will be able to visit Charles Darwin Station or Tortuga Bay, or why not, get on the water upon arrival with kayaks at Itabacca Channel! During the next days, you will enjoy of a day excursion to a nerby island, with a welcoming crew members and knowledgeable naturalist guide, and explore Puerto Ayora’s bay, navigate to la Loberia Island and Tunel del Amor. You will find great places to snorkel in amongst sea turtles and a great variety of colorful fish, and for playing with the ever-friendly and inquisitive sea lions. You will also be able to see marine iguanas and if lucky you can watch resting white-tip sharks.
- All services described on the detailed program,
- Accommodations as per the itinerary.
- Three nights at tourist class or tourist superior hotels to choose.
- Transfers to/from the airports with local driver
- Meals included in the program: daily breakfast and meals listed on the itinerary
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