Xavier

Class: Tourist Superior Class
Passengers: 16
Cabins: 4 lower deck double-occupancy cabins with port hole, 4 upper deck double-occupancy cabins with window. All cabins with private bathroom, hot water and air-conditioning.
Features: Observation deck, bar, dining room, lounge with TV & DVD player
Departures: Wednesday & Sunday

When it comes to the fleet of Galapagos vessels, the Xavier III is made for both great value and great service. Imagine all the luxury of fresh and tasty local and international cuisine, daily excursions to explore the islands, and picturesque views of the area from the top deck – all this with an unbelievable price to boot. The Xavier III carries a team of seven crew members and one CEO Naturalist Guide well-versed in the local wildlife, vegetation and geology and certified by the Galápagos National Park Service. Get on board!

Itinerary A – 8D/7N (Sunday to Sunday)
Sunday AM San Cristobal airport
PM Lobos Island
Monday AM North Seymour
PM Mosquera Islets
Tuesday AM Sullivan Bay (Santiago)
PM Bartolome
Wednesday AM Charles Darwin Station (Santa Cruz)
PM Highlands (Santa Cruz)
Thursday AM Rabida
PM Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz)
Friday AM Cormorant Point (Floreana)
PM Post Office Bay (Floreana)
Saturday AM Suarez Point (Española)
PM Gardner Bay (Española)
Sunday AM Interpretation Center (San Cristobal)
San Cristobal airport
Itinerary A – 5D/4N (Wednesday to Sunday)
Wednesday AM Baltra airport
PM Highlands (Santa Cruz)
Thursday AM Rabida
PM Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz)
Friday AM Post Office Bay (Floreana)
PM Cormorant Point (Floreana)
Saturday AM Suarez Point (Española)
PM Gardner Bay (Española)
Sunday AM Interpretation Center (San Cristobal)
San Cristobal airport
Itinerary A – 4D/3N (Sunday to Wednesday)
Sunday AM San Cristobal airport
PM Lobos Island
Monday AM North Seymour
PM Mosquera
Tuesday AM Sullivan Bay (Santiago)
PM Bartolome
Wednesday AM Charles Darwin Station (Santa Cruz)
Baltra airport
Itinerary B – 8D/7N (Sunday to Sunday)
Sunday AM San Cristobal airport
PM Jacinto Gordillo Breeding Center (San Cristobal)
Monday AM Pitt Point (San Cristobal)
PM Witch Hill (San Cristobal) / Kicker Rock
Tuesday AM Espumilla Beach (Santiago)
PM Buccaneer Cove (Santiago)
Wednesday AM Charles Darwin Station (Santa Cruz)
PM Highlands (Santa Cruz)
Thursday AM Chinese Hat
AM Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz)
Friday AM Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz)
PM Daphne
Saturday AM South Plazas
PM Santa Fe
Sunday AM Interpretation Center (San Cristobal)
San Cristobal airport
Itinerary B – 5D/4N (Wednesday to Sunday)
Wednesday AM Baltra airport
PM Highlands (Santa Cruz)
Thursday AM Chinese Hat
PM Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz)
Friday AM Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz)
PM Daphne
Saturday AM South Plazas
PM Santa Fe
Sunday AM Interpretation Center (San Cristobal)
San Cristobal airport
Itinerary B – 4D/3N (Sunday to Wednesday)
Sunday AM San Cristobal airport
PM El Junco (San Cristobal Airport)
Monday AM Pitt Point (San Cristobal)
PM Witch Hill (San Cristobal) / Kicker Rock
Tuesday AM Espumilla Beach & Buccaneer Cove (Santiago)
PM Puerto Egas (Santiago)
Wednesday AM Charles Darwin Station (Santa Cruz)
Baltra airport
Itinerary C – 8D/7N (Wednesday to Wednesday)
Wednesday AM Baltra airport
PM Highlands (Santa Cruz)
Thursday AM Rabida
PM Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz)
Friday AM Post Office Bay (Floreana)
PM Punta Cormorant (Floreana)
Saturday AM Suarez Point (Española)
PM Gardner Bay (Española)
Sunday AM Interpretation Center (San Cristobal)
PM El Junco (San Cristobal)
Monday AM Pitt Point (San Cristobal)
PM Witch Hill (San Cristobal)/ Kicker Rock
Tuesday AM Espumilla Beach (Santiago)
PM Buccaneer Cove
Wednesday AM Charles Darwin Station (Santa Cruz)
Baltra airport
Itinerary D – 8D/7N (Wednesday to Wednesday)
Wednesday AM Baltra airport
PM Highlands (Santa Cruz)
Thursday AM Chinese Hat
PM Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz)
Friday AM Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz)
PM Daphne
Saturday AM South Plazas
PM Santa Fe
Sunday AM Interpretation Center (San Cristobal)
PM Isla Lobos
Monday AM North Seymour
PM Mosquera
Tuesday AM Sullivan Bay (Santiago)
PM Bartolome
Wednesday AM Charles Darwin Station (Santa Cruz)
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!