M/T Camila Luxury Galapagos Trimaran

The best way to see the Galapagos Islands is on board a luxury cruise, and the newly built Camila is a proud addition to our Galapagos fleet. Guests travel in comfort to the different islands, where they have up-close encounters with blue-footed boobies, iguanas, giant tortoises, whales and more.
The newest ship in Galapagos, the Camila offers a first-class way to visit these magical islands. Named after a sea bird common to Galapagos, the Camila is like its namesake: elegant, swift and silent at sea.

  • Private balcony
  • Luxurious interiors
  • Ample social areas and Jacuzzi
  • Outstanding visitor sites
  • Stable hull
  • Sleek and swift

- Day 1 / Saturday

AM: Arrival to Baltra Airport with transfer to M/T Camila

Arrive in Quito where you will be met by your guide after passing the customs area and then transfer to your boutique hotel Le Parc. Two nights in double accommodation, buffet breakfast and local taxes included.

PM: Santiago Island - Sullivan Bay
Southeast of Santiago Island, Sullivan Bay shows off an interesting lava field with a geologically young flow from 1897. Because the rocks are black and formed of lava, it can get quite hot. Appropriate footwear is required for this visit in order to protect your feet.

Activities:​ Hiking, swimming and snorkeling.
Difficulty: ​Moderate
Landing: ​Dry landing
Possible Wildlife: ​Sea lions, various shorebirds, sally lightfoot crabs.
What to Bring: ​Sturdy hiking shoes and walking sticks to aid on the uneven terrain.

- Day 2 / Sunday

AM: Isabela Island - Vicente Roca Point

Isabela Island is the largest of all the Galapagos islands. It is most famously known as the island shaped as a seahorse. While in the panga, keep an eye out for the magnificent mola-mola sunfish!

Activities:​ Snorkeling and panga ride
Difficulty: ​Easy/Moderate
Landing: ​No Landing
Possible Wildlife: ​Sea lions, blue-footed boobies, various shorebirds, mola-mola sunfish, sea turtles, Galapagos penguins, nazca boobies, sally lightfoot crabs.
What to Bring: ​Dry bag for camera or any electronics brought onto the panga.

PM: Fernandina Island - Espinosa Point

Between the Bolivar Channel dividing Isabela and Fernandina Islands lies Espinosa Point. The highlight of this visit is the nesting colony of the Flightless Cormorant, which over time lost its ability to fly due to evolutions distinct changes, helping it swim better and faster. Also seen at this site is the incredible remnants of solid magma, but watch your step for the many marine iguanas known to crowd the area.

Activities:​ Hike
Difficulty: ​Moderate
Landing: Dry but may be slippery at low tide
Possible Wildlife: Sea lions, various shorebirds, sally lightfoot crabs, flightless cormorant, Galapagos penguins, fur seals and marine iguanas.
What to Bring: Walking sticks and sturdy footwear.

- Day 3 / Monday

AM: Isabela - Tagus Cove

If you like historic remnants, then you will enjoy finding what was left behind from pirates and sailors in the 1800s. This site was one of their preferred pit stops while traveling the seas. The hike here will provide incredible views of the cove and on the other side the mangrove forest where the last 35 pairs of Mangrove finches thrive.

Activities:​ Hike, snorkeling and panga ride
Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult
Landing: Dry landing
Possible Wildlife: Sea lions, various shorebirds, flightless cormorant, Galapagos penguins, marine iguanas, sally lightfoot crabs, mangrove finches.
What to Bring: : ​Walking sticks and sturdy footwear for the hike, camera is a must!

PM: Isabela Island - Urbina Bay

Millions of years ago, Urbina Bay was once laying on the ocean floor. Volcanic uplifts caused it to rise and now it is occupied by sea lions, land iguanas and flightless cormorants. It is a great place to enjoy some free time on the beach or the guide may suggest a hike.

Activities:​ Hike, snorkeling and panga ride.
Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult.
Landing: Wet landing.
Possible Wildlife: Sea lions, various shorebirds, flightless cormorant, marine iguanas, sea turtles, land iguanas, Galapagos Hawk, sally lightfoot crabs, Galapagos tortoise.

- Day 4 / Tuesday

AM: Isabela Island - Elizabeth Bay

On the eastern coast of Isabela Island is Elizabeth Bay with many islets. These parts are visited by panga and on the rocky shores Galapagos penguins can be seen. There is a large abundance of marine life that can be seen in the clear waters.

Activities:​ Panga ride
Difficulty: Easy
Landing: No landing
Possible Wildlife: Sea lions, frigate birds, sea turtles, various shorebirds, flightless cormorant, marine iguanas, pelicans, sally lightfoot crabs, tropical fish and marine life such as galapagos sharks.

PM: Isabela Island - Moreno Point

The beautiful rocky shores of Moreno Point offers a plethora of birds to be seen. It is truly a birders delight. The main attraction are the coast lagoons where white tipped sharks can be seen and the panoramic views of Sierra Negra and Cerro Azul volcanoes cannot be missed.

Activities:​ Hike, snorkeling and panga ride.
Difficulty: Moderate.
Landing: Wet landing.
Possible Wildlife: ​Sea lions, great blue herons, various shorebirds, flightless cormorant, marine iguanas, sally lightfoot crabs, sea turtles, land iguanas, Galapagos Hawk, Galapagos tortoise.

- Day 5 / Wednesday

AM: Santa Cruz Island - Charles Darwin Station

The Charles Darwin Research Station is one of the Galapagos Island’s most important sites for visitors. It is a research facility that has an extensive collection of Galapagos plant life specimens carefully preserved and also acts as a biological research station and active breeding center operated by the Charles Darwin Foundation.

Activities:​ Visit to the research station
Difficulty: ​Moderate to Difficult
Landing: ​Dry landing
Possible Wildlife: ​Galapagos tortoises in captivation and various stages of tortoises.

PM: Santa Cruz Island - Highlands
The highlands are located in the northern part of Santa Cruz and can reach elevations up to 1500 meters. This area is rich with hills, ferns, volcanoes and wildlife. A great contrast to the molten lava hardened beaches and rocky areas of other islands already seen. It is home to giant tortoises, mockingbirds, finches and many other species.

Activities:​ Hike
Difficulty: ​Moderate
Landing: ​Dry landing
Possible Wildlife: ​Galapagos tortoises, finches, mockingbirds, lava lizards, pintail ducks, other shorebirds.

- Day 6 / Thursday

AM: Santa Fe Island

Santa Fe is home to the endemic Santa Fe iguana. The island was created by a volcanic uplift that now hosts a forest of Opuntia and Palo Santo trees. It is a picturesque island with two different trails, one leading to a scenic viewpoint and the other leading to a small beach.

Activities:​ Hike
Difficulty: ​Moderate
Landing: ​Dry landing
Possible Wildlife: ​Santa Fe land iguanas, frigatebirds, sally lightfoot crabs, sea lions,finches, various shorebirds.
What to Bring:​ Sturdy footwear for hiking and walking sticks.

PM: South Plazas Island
This small island with steep cliffs was formed by rising lava. It is home to one of the largest sea lion colonies, as well as colorful land iguanas. The most characteristic plant on the island is the Sesuvium that turns bright red during the dry season, creating a contrast on the island. The amazing colors of the turquoise waters against the black lava create a setting for amazing photography opportunities.

Activities:​ Hike
Difficulty: ​Moderate
Landing: ​Dry landing
Possible Wildlife: ​frigatebirds, sally lightfoot crabs, sea lions, land iguanas, swallow-tailed gulls, various shorebirds and seabirds.
What to Bring:​ Sturdy footwear for hiking and walking sticks.

- Day 7 / Friday

AM: Floreana - Post Office Bay

Ask the Cruise Manager for one of our complimentary postcards to write a message and address it home. Leave it in the barrel used before by pirates and sailors. While your there, see if there are any other postcards you can take home with you to send for fellow travelers who have already left their messages!

Activities: Post office barrel and leave a postcard, relaxing on the beach, swimming or snorkeling
Difficulty: ​Easy/Moderate
Landing: ​Wet landing
Possible Wildlife: ​frigatebirds, sea lions, sea turtles, various shorebirds and seabirds, marine life.
What to Bring:​ Bring your swimsuit and don’t forget your postcards.

PM: Floreana - Devil’s Crown / Cormorant Point
Just off of Floreana Island is a fantastic snorkeling site known as Devil’s Crown. Various tropical fish species can be seen, even galapagos sharks or white-tipped sharks. Sea lions can be seen hunting for fish or playing through schools of hundreds of fish in circles, it is really quite the site to see. Cormorant point on Floreana Island is a great place to see one of the places where flamingos live in salt water lagoons. Walking along the trail after the lagoon leads to a hidden beach great for walking in the soft sand. Watch your feet if wading in the water, stingrays love to hang out here as well.

Activities:​ Snorkeling and hiking
Difficulty: ​Snorkeling - Moderate to difficult / Hike - easy
Landing: ​Wet landing
Possible Wildlife: ​frigatebirds, sea lions, sea turtles, galapagos sharks, white-tipped sharks, tropical fish, various shorebirds and seabirds, marine life.
What to Bring: ​If you have an underwater camera, Devil’s Crown is one of the best places to bring it while snorkeling.

- Day 8 / Saturday

AM: San Cristobal Island - Interpretation Center / Galapaguera
At the interpretation center you’ll find many different exhibits on information about the natural and geological history of the Galapagos Islands. It first opened in 1998 to help enforce the efforts of wildlife protection and the natural environment through means of population and tourist control.

Activities:​ Interactive Exhibits
Difficulty: ​Easy landing
Landing: ​Dry

Transfer to Airport

The only visit you will have on this day is to the Interpretation Center. Afterwards, you will have time to gather your belongings and then the guide and cruise manager will thank you for your time with Haugan Cruises. Then, you will be transferred to the airport and your cruise will come to an end.

Important Info: ​Itineraries are subject to change due to many different elements such as weather, park authorities and regulations, airline operations out of Haugan Cruises control, guide experience and safety concerns.

- Day 1 / Saturday

AM: Arrival to San Cristobal Airport with transfer to M/T Camila

Welcome to the Galapagos Islands aboard the M/T Camila. The guide and crew will greet you and show you to your accommodations upon your arrival. Afterwards, the guide and cruise manager will hold a short briefing on all safety and emergency protocols, different areas of the vessel and the normal routine of the itinerary.

PM: San Cristobal - Lobos Island/Kicker Rock
Lobos Island is aptly named after the many sea lions that reside here resting and playing along the rocky shores. It is also home to many different birds like pelicans, frigate birds and their nests, yellow warblers and more. Within the small channel the waters are very clear, making it easy to find sea turtles, sea lions, stingrays and perhaps even white-tipped sharks.
Kicker rock is one of the most extraordinary sites in the Galapagos Islands, made of two eroded volcanic cones that tower over the sea at about 104 meters in the middle of the open water. It is one of the best sites in Galapagos to see incredible underwater life.

Activities:​ Short hiking, swimming and snorkeling.
Difficulty: ​Easy/Moderate
Landing: ​Dry landing
Possible Wildlife: ​Sea lions, various shorebirds, sally lightfoot crabs, frigate birds, Galapagos sharks, schools of tropical fish, stingrays.

- Day 2 / Sunday

AM: San Cristobal - Pitt Point

When arriving to Pitt Point, it will feel almost like you’ve landed on an extraterrestrial planet. You can see the many different developments over time of how volcanic activity formed this island. A hike up to the top beholds amazing views of the surrounding waters. Watch out for blue-footed boobie nests on the ground and keep an eye out for the red-footed boobies nesting in the trees once you reach the top of the island.

Activities:​ Hiking and kayaking.
Difficulty: ​Moderate to Difficult
Landing: ​Wet landing
Possible Wildlife: ​Sea lions, various shorebirds, sally lightfoot crabs, Nazca boobies, blue-footed boobies, red-footed boobies.
What to Bring: ​Sturdy hiking shoes and walking sticks to aid on the uneven terrain.

PM: San Cristobal - Witch Hill
Passing by on a panga your guide and crew will show you amazing rock formations formed by the passing of time and erosion of the sea. You’ll finally arrive to a beautiful white sandy beach to spend the time swimming or basking in the sun. Frolic with sea lions who may swim by playfully or take a walk down the entire beach and back.

Activities:​ Panga ride, swimming and snorkeling.
Difficulty: ​Moderatea
Landing: ​Dry landing
Possible Wildlife: ​Sea lions, various shorebirds, sally lightfoot crabs.
What to Bring: ​Swimwear and/or sandals or shoes for both land and water.

- Day 3 / Monday

AM: Española - Suarez Point

This is the only nesting site in Galapagos where the Waved Albatross nests. They come back only once a year to meet the same mate, year after year. They spend the rest of the year at sea. Apart from these amazing birds are the Galapagos Hawks that can be seen and the amazing formations and blow hole on the other side of the island, reached by a hike.

Activities:​ Hike
Difficulty: Easy/​Moderate
Landing: ​Dry landing
Possible Wildlife: ​Sea lions, marine iguanas, Galapagos hawk, waved albatross, red-billed tropic birds, various shorebirds, sally lightfoot crabs.
What to Bring: ​Sturdy hiking shoes and walking sticks to aid on uneven terrain.

PM: Española - Gardner Bay / Osborn Islet
Gardner Bay is an excellent place to see sea lions lounging on the beach while mockingbirds get up close to see if they can steal water or crumbs. Over time, the mockingbird must have been offered water or food from tourists and now they have no fear of walking on your things or landing very close to you. It is so important not to feed or touch the animals. It can disrupt their normal behaviors and threaten their future.

Activities:​ Walking on the beach and swimming.
Difficulty: ​Easy
Landing: ​Wet landing Possible Wildlife: ​Sea lions, various shorebirds, mockingbirds, stingrays, sea turtles.
What to Bring: ​Swimwear and footwear for walking in and out of the water.

- Day 4 / Tuesday

AM: Santa Cruz - Bachas Beach

Bachas beach has beautiful green and blue waters that contrast along the surf of the black lava shores. In the air various shore birds fly searching for food. On the shore you can explore the sand dunes and find a salt water lagoon with greater pink flamingos.

Activities:​ Walking on the beach and swimming.
Difficulty: ​Easy
Landing: ​Wet landing
Possible Wildlife: ​Sea lions, various shorebirds, mockingbirds, sea turtles, flamingos.

PM: Bartolome Island
This island is well known for its incredible remnants of volcano cones and distinct terrain such as Pinnacle Rock. A hike will lead you up to the top of a lookout point to see all of Sullivan Bay. You might be able to see lava lizards and various sea birds flying above.

Activities:​ Walk on the boardwalk, hike, snorkeling.
Difficulty: ​Easy.
Landing: ​Dry and Wet are both possibilities.
Possible Wildlife: ​Sea lions, various shorebirds, lava lizards, frigate birds.

- Day 5 / Wednesday

AM: Rabida Island

This visitor site is quite different from others as it has a very distinct and red fine gravel beach due to the iron content. Snorkeling can be done here with spectacular sights of tropical fish. Visitors like to walk along the beach taking in the sights and also visiting the black lagoon with pink flamingos.

Activities:​ Walking on the beach, swimming and snorkeling.
Difficulty: ​Easy
Landing: ​Wet landing
Possible Wildlife: ​Sea lions, various shorebirds, pelican, manta rays, sea turtles, pink flamingos, lava lizards, Galapagos doves, blue-footed boobies.

PM: Santiago Island - Egas Port

This visitor site is also known as James Bay, it is home to Galapagos hawks, lava lizards and the trails lead to a coastline with gorgeous tide pools full of fauna. Fur seals, different from the common sea lions can also be seen here.

Activities:​ Walking on the beach, swimming and snorkeling.
Difficulty: ​Easy
Landing: ​Wet landing
Possible Wildlife: ​Sea lions, various shorebirds, pelican, stingrays, sea turtles, furseals, marine iguanas, lava lizards, Galapagos doves, blue-footed boobies.

- Day 6 / Thursday

AM: Genovesa - Darwin Bay

A white sand coral beach leads the way to a hiking trail through mangroves filled with many different species of land birds and other famous species like blue-footed and red-footed boobies and swallow tailed gulls. Towards the end of the hike are tidal pools where you can find sea lions swimming playfully and finally a spectacular view off a cliff.

Activities:​ Hike and/or snorkeling
Difficulty: ​Easy/Moderate
Landing: ​Wet landing
Possible Wildlife: ​Sea lions, various shorebirds, red-footed boobies, blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas, lava lizards.

PM: Genovesa - El Barranco
El Barranco is also known as Prince Philip’s Steps. It is an extraordinary site on the flatter area of the island in Darwin’s Bay. Be prepared to make your way up a rocky crevasse, then enjoy the easy trail to spectacular views. This is one of the few visitor sites where all three boobie species can be seen, as well as the short-eared owl.

Activities:​ Hike
Difficulty:​ ​Moderate/Difficult
Landing:​ ​Dry landing
Possible Wildlife: ​Sea lions, all three boobie species, short-eared owls, marine iguanas, Galapagos doves, storm petrels, finches, frigatebirds.

- Day 7 / Friday

AM: Mosquera Islet

Located between the islands of Baltra and North Seymour lays a reef made of coral. This was the result of volcanic uprising making the islet only 160 meters across at its narrowest width. It has one of the largest populations of sea lions and is home to many shorebirds. On occasion, orcas can be seen hunting off the shoreline.

Activities:​ Panga ride
Difficulty: ​Easy
Landing: ​No landing
Possible Wildlife: ​Sea lions, various shorebirds and seabirds, frigatebirds, orcas.

PM: Santa Cruz: Highlands
The highlands are located in the northern part of Santa Cruz and can reach elevations up to 1500 meters. This area is rich with hills, ferns, volcanoes and wildlife. A great contrast to the molten lava harden beaches and rocky areas of other islands already seen. It is home to giant tortoises, mockingbirds, finches and many other species.

Activities:​ Hike
Difficulty: ​Moderate
Landing: ​Dry landing
Possible Wildlife: ​Galapagos tortoises, finches, mockingbirds, lava lizards, pintail ducks, other shorebirds.

- Day 8 / Saturday

AM: North Seymour

Explore the rocky coast of North Seymour passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds. The island was formed by a series of submarine lava expelled from the ocean floor, carrying with it layers of sediment uplifted by the tectonic activity.
The island is mostly characterized by the arid vegetation.

Activities:​ Hike, snorkel, panga ride
Difficulty ​Moderate
Landing: ​Dry landing
Possible Wildlife: ​Marine iguanas, frigatebirds, sea lions, blue-footed boobies, finches, land iguanas.

Transfer to Airport

After this final visit you will be transferred to the airport and your cruise will come to an end and you will be transferred to Baltra Airport.

Important Info: ​Itineraries are subject to change due to many different elements such as weather, park authorities and regulations, airline operations out of Haugan Cruises control, guide experience and safety concerns.

- Day​ ​1 / Tuesday

AM: Arrival to Baltra Airport with transfer to M/T Camila

Welcome to the Galapagos Islands aboard the M/T Camila. The guide and crew will greet you and show you to your accommodations upon your arrival. Afterwards, the guide and cruise manager will hold a short briefing on all safety and emergency protocols, different areas of the vessel and the normal routine of the itinerary.

PM: Bartolome Island
This island is well known for its incredible remnants of volcano cones and distinct terrain such as Pinnacle Rock. A hike will lead you up to the top of a lookout point to see all of Sullivan Bay. You might be able to see lava lizards and various sea birds flying above.

Activities:​ Walk on the boardwalk, hike, snorkeling.
Difficulty:​ ​ ​Easy
Landing:​ ​Dry and Wet are both possibilities
Possible​ ​Wildlife:​ ​Sea lions, various shorebirds, lava lizards, frigate birds.

​Day​ ​2 - Wednesday

AM: Rabida Island

This visitor site is quite different from others as it has a very distinct and red fine gravel beach due to the iron content. Snorkeling can be done here with spectacular sights of tropical fish. Visitors like to walk along the beach taking in the sights and also visiting the black lagoon with pink flamingos.

Activities:​ Walking on the beach, swimming and snorkeling.
Difficulty:​ Easy
Landing:​ ​Wet
Possible Wildlife: ​Sea lions, various shorebirds, pelican, manta rays, sea turtles, pink flamingos, lava lizards, Galapagos doves, blue-footed boobies.

PM: Santiago Island - Egas Port
This visitor site is also known as James Bay, it is home to Galapagos hawks, lava lizards and the trails lead to a coastline with gorgeous tide pools full of fauna. Fur seals, different from the common sea lions can also be seen here.

Activities:​ Walking on the beach, swimming and snorkeling.
Difficulty:​ ​ ​Easy
Landing:​ ​Wet
Possible Wildlife: ​Sea lions, various shorebirds, pelican, stingrays, sea turtles, furseals, marine iguanas, lava lizards, Galapagos doves, blue-footed boobies.

- Day 3 / Thursday

AM: Genovesa - Darwin Bay

A white sand coral beach leads the way to a hiking trail through mangroves filled with many different species of land birds and other famous species like blue-footed and red-footed boobies and swallow tailed gulls. Towards the end of the hike are tidal pools where you can find sea lions swimming playfully and finally a spectacular view off a cliff.

Activities:​ Hike and/or snorkeling
Difficulty:​ ​ ​Easy/Moderate
Landing:​ ​Wet
Possible Wildlife: ​Sea lions, various shorebirds, red-footed boobies, blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas, lava lizards.

PM: Genovesa - El Barranco
El Barranco is also known as Prince Philip’s Steps. It is an extraordinary site on the flatter area of the island in Darwin’s Bay. Be prepared to make your way up a rocky crevasse, then enjoy the easy trail to spectacular views. This is one of the few visitor sites where all three boobie species can be seen, as well as the short-eared owl.

Activities:​ Hike
Difficulty:​ ​Moderate/Difficult
Landing:​ ​Dry
Possible Wildlife: ​Sea lions, all three boobie species, short-eared owls, marine iguanas, Galapagos doves, storm petrels, finches, frigatebirds.

- Day​ ​4 / Friday

AM: Mosquera Islet

Located between the islands of Baltra and North Seymour lays a reef made of coral. This was the result of volcanic uprising making the islet only 160 meters across at its narrowest width. It has one of the largest populations of sea lions and is home to many shorebirds. On occasion, orcas can be seen hunting off the shoreline.

Activities:​ Panga ride
Difficulty:​ ​Easy
Landing:​ ​No landing
Possible​ ​Wildlife:​ ​Sea lions, various shorebirds and seabirds, frigatebirds, orcas.

PM: Santa Cruz: Highlands
The highlands are located in the northern part of Santa Cruz and can reach elevations up to 1500 meters. This area is rich with hills, ferns, volcanoes and wildlife. A great contrast to the molten lava harden beaches and rocky areas of other islands already seen. It is home to giant tortoises, mockingbirds, finches and many other species.

Activities:​ Hike
Difficulty:​ ​ ​Moderate
Landing:​ ​Dry
Possible Wildlife: ​Galapagos tortoises, finches, mockingbirds, lava lizards, pintail ducks, other shorebirds.

- Day​ ​5 / Saturday

AM: North Seymour

Explore the rocky coast of North Seymour passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds. The island was formed by a series of submarine lava expelled from the ocean floor, carrying with it layers of sediment uplifted by the tectonic activity.
The island is mostly characterized by the arid vegetation.

Activities:​ Hike, snorkel, panga ride
Difficulty:​ ​ ​Moderate
Landing:​ ​Dry
Possible Wildlife: ​Marine iguanas, frigatebirds, sea lions, blue-footed boobies, finches, land iguanas.

Transfer​ ​to​ ​Airport The only visit you will have on this day is to the Interpretation Center. Afterwards, you will have time to gather your belongings and then the guide and cruise manager will thank you for your time with Haugan Cruises. Then, you will be transferred to the airport and your cruise will come to an end.

Important Info: ​Itineraries are subject to change due to many different elements such as weather, park authorities and regulations, airline operations out of Haugan Cruises control, guide experience and safety concerns.

- Day​ ​1 / Saturday

AM: Arrival to San Cristobal Airport with transfer to M/T Camila

Welcome to the Galapagos Islands aboard the M/T Camila. The guide and crew will greet you and show you to your accommodations upon your arrival. Afterwards, the guide and cruise manager will hold a short briefing on all safety and emergency protocols, different areas of the vessel and the normal routine of the itinerary.

PM: San Cristobal - Lobos Island/Kicker Rock
Lobos Island is aptly named after the many sea lions that reside here resting and playing along the rocky shores. It is also home to many different birds like pelicans, frigate birds and their nests, yellow warblers and more. Within the small channel the waters are very clear, making it easy to find sea turtles, sea lions, stingrays and perhaps even white-tipped sharks.

Activities:​ Short hiking, swimming and snorkeling.
Difficulty:​ ​ ​Easy/Moderate
Landing:​ ​Dry
Possible​ ​Wildlife:​ ​Sea lions, various shorebirds, sally lightfoot crabs, frigate birds.

- Day​ ​2 / Sunday

AM: San Cristobal - Pitt Point

When arriving to Pitt Point, it will feel almost like you’ve landed on an extraterrestrial planet. You can see the many different developments over time of how volcanic activity formed this island. A hike up to the top beholds amazing views of the surrounding waters. Watch out for blue-footed boobie nests on the ground and keep an eye out for the red-footed boobies nesting in the trees once you reach the top of the island.

Activities:​ Hiking and kayaking.
Difficulty:​ ​ ​Moderate to Difficult
Landing:​ ​Wet
Possible Wildlife: ​Sea lions, various shorebirds, sally lightfoot crabs, Nazca boobies, blue-footed boobies, red-footed boobies.
What​ ​to​ ​Bring:​ ​Sturdy hiking shoes and walking sticks to aid on the uneven terrain.

PM: San Cristobal - Witch Hill
Passing by on a panga your guide and crew will show you amazing rock formations formed by the passing of time and erosion of the sea. You’ll finally arrive to a beautiful white sandy beach to spend the time swimming or basking in the sun. Frolic with sea lions who may swim by playfully or take a walk down the entire beach and back.

Activities:​ Panga ride, swimming and snorkeling.
Difficulty:​ ​ ​Moderate
Landing:​ ​Dry
Possible​ ​Wildlife:​ ​Sea lions, various shorebirds, sally lightfoot crabs.
What​ ​to​ ​Bring:​ ​Swimwear and/or sandals or shoes for both land and water

- Day​ ​3 / Monday

AM: Española - Suarez Point

This is the only nesting site in Galapagos where the Waved Albatross nests. They come back only once a year to meet the same mate, year after year. They spend the rest of the year at sea. Apart from these amazing birds are the Galapagos Hawks that can be seen and the amazing formations and blow hole on the other side of the island, reached by a hike.

Activities:​ Hike
Difficulty:​ ​ ​Easy/​Moderate
Landing:​ ​Dry
Possible Wildlife: ​Sea lions, marine iguanas, Galapagos hawk, waved albatross, red-billed tropic birds, various shorebirds, sally lightfoot crabs.
What​ ​to​ ​Bring:​ ​Sturdy hiking shoes and walking sticks to aid on uneven terrain.

PM: Española - Gardner Bay / Osborn Islet
Gardner Bay is an excellent place to see sea lions lounging on the beach while mockingbirds get up close to see if they can steal water or crumbs. Over time, the mockingbird must have been offered water or food from tourists and now they have no fear of walking on your things or landing very close to you. It is so important not to feed or touch the animals. It can disrupt their normal behaviors and threaten their future.

Activities:​ Walking on the beach and swimming.
Difficulty:​ ​ ​Easy
Landing:​ ​Wet
Possible​ ​Wildlife:​ ​Sea lions, various shorebirds, mockingbirds, stingrays, sea turtles.
What​ ​to​ ​Bring:​ ​Swimwear and footwear for walking in and out of the water.

- ​Day​ ​4 / Tuesday

AM: Santa Cruz - Bachas Beach

Bachas beach has beautiful green and blue waters that contrast along the surf of the black lava shores. In the air various shore birds fly searching for food. On the shore you can explore the sand dunes and find a salt water lagoon with greater pink flamingos.

Activities:​ Walking on the beach and swimming.
Difficulty:​ ​ ​Easy
Landing:​ ​Wet
Possible​ ​Wildlife:​ ​Sea lions, various shorebirds, mockingbirds, sea turtles, flamingos.

Transfer​ ​to​ ​Airport

The only visit you will have on this day is to the Interpretation Center. Afterwards, you will have time to gather your belongings and then the guide and cruise manager will thank you for your time with Haugan Cruises. Then, you will be transferred to the airport and your cruise will come to an end.

Important Info: ​Itineraries are subject to change due to many different elements such as weather, park authorities and regulations, airline operations out of Haugan Cruises control, guide experience and safety concerns.


 
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Sun Deck


Specifications

Year of construction:
  • 2018
Type:
  • Trimaran Power Engine
Length:
  • 125 ft (38 m)
Beam:
  • 43 ft (13 m)
Draft:
  • 6.2 ft (1.9 m)
Cruising Speed:
  • 11 knots
Capacity:
  • 16 passengers
Crew:
  • Captain + Bilingual Galapagos National Park Naturalist Guide + Quality Control Manager + 9 other crew (First Mate, Second Mate, Chef, Sous Chef, Engineer, Assistant Engineer, Barman, Housekeeper)
Accommodation:
  • Main Deck:
    2 Double Staterooms 344 ft2 / 32 m2 (each)
    2 Double Staterooms 312 ft2 / 29 m2 (each)
    1 Living Room 796 ft2 / 74 m2
    1 Briefing Room 344 ft2 / 32 m2
  • Upper Deck:
    4 Staterooms 312 ft2 / 29 m2 (each)
Safety & Navigation:
  • 2x 25-man life raft
  • Navtex 300TX FURUNO
  • 2 GPS
  • Depth Sounder
  • 2 naval radars
  • Fire detection and prevention systems etc.

Available Gear:

  • Kayaks
  • Snorkeling Gear
  • Wet Suits