Pinguïno Explorer

Class: Tourist Superior Class
Passengers: 16
Cabins: Lower deck with 3 matrimonial cabins, main deck with 1 triple cabin with matrimonial bed and bunk bed, upper deck with 4 bunk bed cabins. All cabins with private bathroom, hot water and air-conditioning.
Features: Dining room, lounge, sundeck
Departures: Tuesday & Friday

The Pinguïno Explorer offers two types of itineraries: 8 days as full diving–live aboard getting to visit the most renowned islands for diving (Darwin and Wolf) and 8 days as a naturalist cruise (cruise tourism), where you will be able to explore the most outstanding flora and fauna, enjoying the best landscapes in the most remarkable spots in the Galapagos Islands.

Dive Itinerary – 8D/7N (Tuesday to Tuesday)
Day Immersion Immersion Immersion Immersion # Immersions
Tuesday Arrival Baltra airport North Baltra
Wednesday Bartolome Cousin Islet Cousin Islet 2
Thursday Wolf Island Wolf Island Wolf Island 3
Friday Darwin Island Darwin Island Darwin Island Darwin Island 4
Saturday Wolf Island: Derrumbe Wolf Island: Shark Point Wolf Island: Banana 3
Sunday Vicente Roca Point Cape Marshall Coca Port / City of the Mantas 3
Monday Pinzon Island *Charles Darwin Station 2
Tuesday *Santa Cruz (Highlands) Departure Baltra airport
* Sites authorized to do activities on land
Naturalist Itinerary B – 8D/7N (Tuesday to Tuesday)
Tuesday AM Baltra airport
PM North Seymour
Wednesday AM South Plazas
PM Santa Fe
Thursday AM Charles Darwin Station (Santa Cruz)
PM Devil’s Crown / Cormorant Point (Floreana)
Friday AM Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz)
PM Chinese Hat
Saturday AM Cowley Islet (Isabela)
PM Albany Islet (Santiago)
Sunday AM Egas Port (Santiago)
PM Sullivan Bay (Santiago)
Monday AM Rabida
PM Bartolome
Tuesday AM Moquera Islet
Baltra airport
Naturalist Itinerary B1 – 4D/3N (Tuesday to Friday)
Tuesday AM Baltra airport
PM North Seymour
Wednesday AM South Plazas
PM Santa Fe
Thursday AM Charles Darwin Station (Santa Cruz)
PM Devil’s Crown / Cormorant Point (Floreana)
Friday AM Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz)
Baltra airport
Naturalist Itinerary B2 – 5D/4N (Friday to Tuesday)
Friday AM Baltra airport
PM Chinese Hat
Saturday AM Cowley Islet (Isabela)
PM Albany Islet (Santiago)
Sunday AM Egas Port (Santiago)
PM Sullivan Bay (Santiago)
Monday AM Rabida
PM Bartolome
Tuesday AM Moquera Islet
Baltra airport

Included:

  • Accommodation in double-occupancy cabin with private bathroom
  • Meals from lunch on the first day until breakfast on the last day
  • Activities as described in the itinerary
  • Bilingual naturalist guide
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities on the Galapagos Islands
  • Water, coffee and tea

Not included:

  • Flight Quito/Guayaquil – Galapagos – Quito/Guayaquil (around $500 p.p.)
  • Galapagos National Park entrance fee ($100 p.p.)
  • Migration Control Card ($20 p.p.)
  • Isabela dock fee ($10 p.p. – only if itinerary includes Puerto Villamil)
  • Other drinks and alcoholic beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

Please check the policy about onboard snorkelling equipment and wetsuits with your travel agent.

For this tour we recommend to bring the following:

  • Passport
  • Sun screen, sunglasses
  • Cap or lightweight scarf
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Bathing suit and towel
  • Motion sickness pills
  • Insect repellent
  • Hiking shoes

Contact us for detailed prices or check out our  last minute departures!