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Pinguino

Pinguino Explorer gives a unique and unforgettable experience, with the best quality service. The boat has eight spacious cabins with private bathrooms. The master cabin on the main deck and superior cabins have windows and the lower cabins have portholes. All dives are done from a dive panga which offers easy access to all of the best dive locations. After each dive, guests can relax lounge, enjoy a drink from the bar, and review their photos using the onboard computer. Guests can also visit the sundeck and will enjoy the Ecuadorian and international cuisine served menu style and prepared by the yacht’s chef.

Is the only boat authorized by the Galapagos National Park to offer two types of itineraries: 8 days as full diving–live aboard getting to visit the most renowned islands for diving (Darwin and Wolf) and 8 days as a naturalist cruise (cruise tourism), where you will be able to explore the most outstanding flora and fauna, enjoying the best landscapes in the most remarkable spots in the Galapagos Islands.

Day 1 – TUESDAY
AM – Arrival to Baltra Island Airport
Arrival in Baltra Island, our Guide will meet you, once the whole group is complete, will be transferred to our Yacht. The crew will welcome you on board, lunch will be served and you will have some time to prepare for your first visit.

PM- Seymour Island (Dry landing)
Seymour is located in the North, from Baltra will be 30 minutes. This place is privileged for Bird-watching, you will have the chance to see frigates, blue footed boobies, masked boobies, swallow-tailed gulls. Land and marine Iguanas, sea lions can be seen during the walking. This is one of the few spots where you can compare the magnificent and the great frigate bird breeding next to each other. Also, from this island, we will be able to have a beautiful view of Daphne Islet.

Day 2 – Wednesday
AM – South Plazas Island (Dry landing)
It is located at the east of Santa Cruz Island and is part of two island known as Plazas Islands. Despite its small size, it is the home of the most interesting and outstanding species of the Galapagos. The Plazas land iguanas are smaller than their relatives found on other islands. There are several hybrid iguanas, a result of crossing a male marine iguana and a female land iguana; they are unique, recognizable at first glance by their black/grey color, with a land iguana’s crest, but face and tail of the marine iguana. The large population of igua-nas is due to the presence of tuna, their favorite food. Swallow-tailed gulls nesting in the rugged cliffs are seen along with other seabirds such as Audubon shearwaters, red-billed tropicbirds, frigate birds and brown pelicans.

PM – Santa Fe (Wet landing)
Will disembark on a white sand beach and turquoise water, where you can see some sea lions resting.During the visit you can see land iguanas, the Conolophus pallidus is an endemic specie, this can be found only in this Island, and this animal has an attractive color. In Santa Fe we can also see some birds, like the Galapagos Hawk.It is an excellent place to do snorkel, the marine life is incredible in this spot, if you are lucky you will be able to see Rays.

Day 3 – Thursday
AM – Fausto Llerena Breeding Center
In this day you will be able to visit the Charles Darwin Research Station and the Interpretation Center Fausto Llerena where you can see land iguanas and turtles that live in captivity for the conservation of the islands. you will have the opportunity to take amazing photographs of the tortoises at the breeding center!.

PM – Punta Cormorant
Considered one of the best places to do snorkel, here you can see tropical fish, sea lions, rays and sharks.Floreana – Punta Cormorant (Wet landing) This point is located in the north of the island; the beach where we disembark has a slight greenish color, similar to the Olivine, a mineral of volcanic origin. In the course of the trail can occasionally observe a large population of Flemish that sit around a lagoon, down the road you will observe a white sand beach, is the nesting ground for sea turtles.

Day 4 – Friday
AM – Dragon ́s Hill (Dry landing)
The trail starts for a small white sand beach which is delineated by black rocks that contrasts with the color of the Galapagos red crab that are sitting on the stones. Inside the island is a lake, where occasionally we can

Include – Not Included

Life insurance, accident insurance or any other type of insurance, is NOT included in our programs, rates or information sent to you. We recommend to all our clients that insurance be contracted from their country of origin. No member of our crew is, nor will be, responsible for any accident or injury that may occur in the course of your trip aboard our vessel. A disclaimer form is available to you from this moment. Your safety on our boat is everyone’s responsibility, first aid equipment is available on board the pregnancy.

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