Galápagos Islands Nature and Wildlife Expedition Cruise

7 nights | From $7,837per person, twin share

Experience the natural wonders of the incomparable Galápagos Islands. See the unique wildlife of Galápagos, from giant tortoises and marine iguanas to Nazca Boobies and Darwin’s Finches. Learn about these incredible islands and Charles Darwin’s research from your expert Expedition Team, comprised of local naturalist guides.

Quito is one of South America’s most alluring capitals and a World Heritage City of graceful Spanish-era architecture, packed with cosy restaurants and artisanal shops. With two overnights here, you’ll have time to taste delicious Ecuadorian specialities and stroll through colourful markets brimming with local handicrafts. On the second day, you’ll visit Quito’s historic centre on a guided tour.   

  • 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 

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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