Enjoy a premium experience in this award-winning luxury beachfront resort
Galapagos Finch Bay Eco Hotel is located on the island of Santa Cruz, and is the only beachfront hotel in all of Puerto Ayora. Your 5 day/4 night package can include a visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station, a guided visit to the Santa Cruz Highlands, and a variety of yacht excursions to the surrounding islands to discover the incredible flora and fauna that is only found in this amazing archipelago. The options outlined below are completely flexible to suit your interests. You can design your custom itinerary in consultation with Finch Bay Eco Resort upon arrival. Also includes airport transfers and all meals.
Itinerary - Commences Monday only
Day 1 - ARRIVE GALAPAGOS – SANTA CRUZ
Welcome to the Galapagos Islands! After check-in you can enjoy the hotel’s glorious beach-front location and facilities such as the bar, the pool and the beach, and plan out your upcoming excursions in consultation with the resort. [D]
Day 2 - GALAPAGOS ISLANDS
Land excursion options include a visit to the highlands of Santa Cruz Island, home to the Galapagos giant tortoises, where you’ll enjoy lunch and an encounter with these gentle giants.
Alternatively, you could visit Tortuga Bay, a stunning white sand beach popular with sea turtles as an egg laying place, and a great place for snorkelling and bird-watching. Then its on to the Charles Darwin Research Station, which is also home to a giant tortoise breeding program! [B,L,D]
Day 3 - GALAPAGOS ISLANDS
Today you’ll explore one of the magical islands that make up the Galapagos archipelago. Some of the islands you may visit on a yacht exploration include North Seymour, Bartolome, South Plaza and Santa Fe. The island you visit will depend on a number of factors and the destination won’t be known until the day. These are island paradises with beautiful white sandy beaches that allow you to get up close with the marine animals. Some animals which can be found on the different islands are dolphins, white-tip reef sharks, Galapagos penguins, sea turtles, marine iguanas and plenty of other exotic and colourful fish. [B,L,D]
Day 4 - GALAPAGOS ISLAND
Today is your opportunity to experience more of this beautiful location, by either land or sea. [B,L,D]
Day 5 - DEPART GALAPAGOS ISLAND
Today marks the end of your Galapagos Islands discovery. We hope you leave with fantastic memories. [B]
- Shared airport transfers
- A program of included shore excursions and sightseeing
ACCOMMODATION & MEALS
- 4 nights in the 4 star Finch Bay Eco Hotel, based on twin share in a Finch Bay room
- All meals included as mentioned in above itinerary
- English-speaking naturalist guides
- Full day land exploration. Options including Charles Darwin Research Station & Tortuga Bay or a guided visit to the highlands
- Two full day excursions to nearby islands on resort's private yacht
- Use of snorkelling equipment
- Airfares to/from the Galapagos Islands (approximately $869pp AU)
- Galapagos Islands National Park entrance fee ($100pp US)
- INGALA Galapagos Visitor Card Fee ($20pp US)
Important Note: Flights to/from the Galapagos Islands are to be confirmed with our overseas operator prior to issuance. Additional transfer costs may be applied if seat-in-bus group transfer flights are not issued.
The Small Print: Prices are per person based on twin share. Single Supplement on request. Seasonal surcharges apply. Please contact our office for details.