Galápagos Islands Nature and Wildlife Expedition Cruise


From $7,837.00 per person, based on twin share*
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Inclusions

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·         4 nights accommodation on board MS Santa Cruz II in an Explorer Cabin

·         Breakfast, lunch and dinner including beverages*

·         Complimentary tea and coffee

·         Complimentary Wi-Fi on board†

·         Complimentary reusable water bottle

·         English-speaking Expedition Team who organise and accompany activities on board and ashore

·         Range of included activities

·         Complimentary wetsuit rental

·         Welcome and farewell cocktails

·         Flights in economy class between Quito and Baltra, including all taxes

·         Two hotel nights in Quito before the expedition cruise, including breakfast, and dinner on day 2 

·         Transfer from the hotel to the airport in Quito before the expedition cruise ·         Transfers between the airport and the ship in Baltra 

·         Transfer from the airport to the hotel in Quito between 1 May and 31 Dec 2024 (available only on the official tour start date*).

·         Full-day excursion: Historic Quito & Middle of the World, including lunch, before the expedition cruise

·         Galápagos Islands National Park admission fee  

·         Transit Control Card for the Galápagos Islands  Access to the airport lounge at the Quito (or Guayaquil) airport upon return from the Galápagos Islands for guests flying internationally on the day of disembarkation 

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What's not included

·         International flights

·         Additional overnight(s) if required due to international flight timings

·         Travel insurance Luggage handling

Quick facts:

Onboard Activities

·         In-depth lectures and discussions hosted by experts on the Expedition Team

·         Use of our Science Corner with library and microscope

·         Citizen Science Programme where you can assist with ongoing scientific research

·         Photography tips and techniques for capturing landscapes and wildlife from our onboard professional photographer

·         Use of ship's hot tubs and gym

·         Informal gatherings with the crew for daily briefings  Landing Activities·         Escorted landings with small panga boats

·         Loan of boots, trekking poles and all equipment for activities

·         Expedition photographers on hand to assist you  

Notes

·         All planned activities are subject to weather conditions

·         Your flight from Baltra will be to Quito. If you wish to end your expedition in Guayaquil, please advise your booking agent

·         Quito’s altitude is at approximately 9,350 feet above sea level and during your stay, you might experience mild altitude sickness

·         Excursions and activities are subject to change

·         Please make sure you meet all entry and boarding requirements

·         No gratuities expected

·         Depending on your flight times, an additional overnight might be needed (not included)

·         To ensure a seamless arrangement for your Arrival Airport Transfer from the airport to the hotel in Quito, please provide us of your flight details if it is not booked with Hurtigruten HX Expeditions.

·         Without this information, we would not be able to arrange the transfer.  

Travel Dates

Valid for travel 01 Apr 2025 - until 31 Mar 2026.

Terms & Conditions

Terms and conditions:   Advertised price based on 05 April 2025 and inclusive of discount.   Early Booking Discount

Early Booking Discounts (EBD) apply to bookings made from 01 March 2024 to 30 June 2024 (inclusive) for selected HX departures from 01 April 2025 and 31 March 2026 (inclusive). Bookings outside of these periods do not qualify.  

EBD applied automatically to valid Tour Codes and only to Tour Code components (including voyage and local domestic flights). Offer does not apply to optional excursions, pre/post tours, insurance, additional hotel accommodation, transfers, international arrival and departure flights, arrival and departure packages and group bookings.  

EBD applies to new bookings only and will not be applied to any existing or held bookings.   Bookings are subject to availability and EBD may be limited, amended or withdrawn at any time without prior notice.  

EBD represents a saving on the “From” price quoted in AUD, based per person and on full occupancy of cabin. Single supplements may apply. Other restrictions may apply.   “From” prices are capacity controlled, subject to availability and subject to change.  

Single supplements and other restrictions may apply.  

The following pricing and promotions are excluded from and cannot be combined with EBD: Group Pricing, Tour Operator pricing and promotions (where an agent is packaging the HX cruise / components) and third-party Travel Agent brand promotions, special pricing or loyalty schemes.  

Price Promise

Early Booking Discount Early Booking Discounts (EBD) apply to bookings made from 01 March 2024 to 30 June 2024 (inclusive) for selected HX departures from 01 April 2025 and 31 March 2026 (inclusive).Bookings outside of these periods do not qualify.  

EBD applied automatically to valid Tour Codes and only to Tour Code components (including voyage and local domestic flights). Offer does not apply to optional excursions, pre/post tours, insurance, additional hotel accommodation, transfers, international arrival and departure flights, arrival and departure packages and group bookings.  

EBD applies to new bookings only and will not be applied to any existing or held bookings.   Bookings are subject to availability and EBD may be limited, amended or withdrawn at any time without prior notice.  

EBD represents a saving on the “From” price quoted in AUD, based per person and on full occupancy of cabin.

Single supplements may apply. Other restrictions may apply.  

“From” prices are capacity controlled, subject to availability and subject to change.  

Single supplements and other restrictions may apply.  

The following pricing and promotions are excluded from and cannot be combined with EBD: Group Pricing, Tour Operator pricing and promotions (where an agent is packaging the HX cruise / components) and third-party Travel Agent brand promotions, special pricing or loyalty schemes.    

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