The full itinerary for Pura Aventura’s Angelito Galapagos Cruise, including PDF versions to read later, email or share.
Angelito Galapagos Cruise » Itinerary
The cruise start day, day one, is a Sunday. You can join the cruise from:
Galapagos, North Seymour
fly to the Galapagos
Fly to the Galapagos Islands. Board your boat for lunch then visit North Seymour, home to large colonies of blue footed boobies and frigate birds.
Galapagos, Sombrero Chino
lava tunnels and views
Explore the lava tunnels of Sombrero Chino (Chinese Hat) island. Sail to Bartolome Island for lovely views of the archipelago and to snorkel with penguins.
fur seals and boobies
Explore ‘Bird Island’ on foot with a walk to Prince Philip’s Steps. Visit the coral sands of Darwin Bay for the chance to snorkel with fur seals.
red sand and seals
Walk along the coastline of Santiago to see Galapagos fur seals. Explore the red sand beaches and lagoons of Rabida island this afternoon.
Galapagos, Santa Cruz
visit the Darwin Centre
Visit the giant tortoise breeding and conservation project at the Charles Darwin Centre this morning. After lunch on shore, continue to the highlands to look for giant tortoises in the ‘wild’.
sea lions and sea birds
Start today with a landing on ‘sea lion beach’. All along the sand are sea lions basking in the sun. This afternoon walk to the rugged cliffs of Punta Suarez to see spectacular bird life.
Galapagos, Santa Fé
sea birds and land iguanas
Walk the coastal path to look for the bright yellow Santa Fe land iguana with their distinctive spiked backs. Watch sea birds this afternoon on South Plaza island.
Galapagos, Santa Cruz
coves & beaches
Visit the quiet mangroves of Black Turtle Cove this morning then on to the pretty coral sand beach of Bachas beach.
sea lions and lagoons
Dragon Hill (Cerro Dragon) is one of the newer visitor sites on Santa Cruz. Continue to Mosquera which, at just 160m across, is less an island than a reef but home to a large colony of sea lions.
lake walk and iguanas
Start today at Tagus Cove, a favourite site for early pirates and whalers. Walk to Darwin Lake to see birds. Continue to walk amongst marine iguanas on Fernandina.
walk and snorkel
Walk to a volcanic caldera for great views of the northern part of Isabela. Continue to Urbina bay where you look for giant tortoises in the wild and swim off the beach.
sea turtles and coves
Walk across a lava flow this morning on Isabela Island. There is very still little sign of life on these fairly new flows. Carry on to Urbina Bay where you should see penguins and turtles.
walk up Volcan Chico
Land in the small town of Puerto Villamil on the southern end of Isabela. Explore the highlands by foot then return to town to see birds, the beach and the old penal colony.
flamingos and rays
Walk across Floreana Island to see flamingoes and sea turtles. Continue to the Devil’s Crown where you can snorkel. After lunch, visit Post Office bay and learn something about the human history of the islands.
sail past & home
See the island of Daphne as you take a tour around the island before flying back to the mainland.