This program is designed for guests that would like to combine the best adventure on land and sea.   This itinerary is designed for adventurous travelers who want to discover the Island of Santa Cruz on their own and combine it with a boat excursion to one of the Galapagos National Park islands. Great opportunities to see Giant Tortoises, Sea Lions, the colloquial Blue-footed Boobie Bird and the land and sea Iguanas and much much more.    Enjoy the comfortable and spacious accommodations at the Royal Palm in the heart of Santa Cruz Island, surrounded by nature where you can encounter Short-eared Owls, Petrels the curious Darwin Finches.

Royal Palm Land & Sea (3 nights)




Day 1: Arrive Itabaca Channel at Santa Cruz. Shared transfer to the Royal Palm.

Hotel accommodation

p.m. Visit our lava tunnel, the best in the island

Day 2 Breakfast

Option 1 – a.m. Transportation to the Charles Darwin Station

p.m.Transportation to Tortuga Bay

Option 2 – Day at leisure

Day 3 Breakfast & lunch on board

Full-day boat excursion to visit a nearby island. (Seymour, Plazas, Santa Fe or Bartolome) The exact island is subject to availability on the day

Day 4 Breakfast. Transfer on shared basis to The Itabaca Channel

  • 3 nights’ of accommodation in Casitas
  • 3 Breakfasts, 1 lunch on board
  • Transfers to / from The Itabaca Channel on a shared basis
  • Schedule ground transportation to the different sites of visit
  • One full day boat excursion including lunch and refreshments to visit a nearby island
  • WI-FI
  • Lava tunnel tour
  • Air tickets,  Galapagos National Park ($100 per person), Transit Control Card ( $20 per person)
  • Tours – except for the full-day boat excursion
  • Transfers at Balta airport
  • Public  Ferry at Itabaca’s Channel
  • Meals not detailed
  • Soft & alcoholic beverages
  • Wetsuits and snorkel equipment
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips, massages/beauty treatments or any other item not mentioned in the inclusions