The Lobo de Mar III 1.Class
Yacht is the ideal choice for those who like to enjoy
an ample comfortable boat
combined with an excellent service and soft adventures on land excursions,
snorkeling trips and dinghy rides.
Built in 1998, Length: 25,50m
Cruise Speed: 12 knots,
Engine: 2 Detroit Diesel 250 hp, 2 electricity generators
Navigation equipment: Radar, GPS, echo sounder, HF, VHF, satellite
2 motor dinghies with 25
inflatable life rats for 12 persons, life jackets, first aid kit
Accommodation: 1 suite with 1 double and 1 single bed, 8
ample double cabins with 2 single beds, with private bathroom, hot water
and air condition, restaurant, coffee bar, lounge, bar, TV, VHS., radio,
sundeck, snorkeling masks, sea kayaks
Crew: 8 persons and multi-lingual naturalist
Specials: Water level dive platform, storage
possibility for 30 tanks and air compressor. Diving only possible as a
charter for 14 divers with 2 dive guides.
Wednesday: After your flight from mainland Ecuador your
bilingual guide picks
you up at Baltra
Airport and brings you to the Lobo de Mar boat. There you
receive your cabin and
instructions about the procedures and life aboard.
After lunch and a short
rest your guide explains to you the Galapagos National
Park rules and in the
afternoon you visit Bachas beach. On a walk along the
shore you have the chance
to see the first Galapagos animals and a possibility
for swimming. Back on
board you get some snacks and a hot shower.
Every evening the guide
explains to you the program for the next day.
He introduces the crew to
you and you get your welcome dinner.
Thursday: After breakfast you visit Cerro Dragon, you
walk in a nice scenery along lagoons and around a hill to see the main attraction
the land iguanas and a lot of
little land birds like the pin tail duck.
Back on board you get
lunch and may have a small siesta.
Later on you visit Rabida
island with a red sandy beach. On
a walk along the shore, a
laidback lagoon and up a small hill you see typical
Galapagos vegetation. On
the beach you can relax or swim or snorkel with sea lions. Back on board
you get lunch and may have a small siesta.
Back on board its time
for the daily conference and diner.
Friday: In the morning you climb up Bartolome
with its incredible lava formation
to get a wonderful view
to the Pinnacle Rock and all over Galapagos Islands.
After a dinghy ride along
the coast, swimming and snorkeling you go back aboard.
In the afternoon you
visit Sullivan Bay to see more lava formations and to get
a refreshing bath in the
Saturday: Early in the morning you visit South Plazas
Island with its wonderful landscape and unique vegetation. You see land
iguanas, sea lions, red crabs
and sea birds. Going on
to Santa Fe you enjoy great swimming and snorkeling
with sea lions, sharks,
with good luck marine turtles and manta rays.
On the visit in the
afternoon you watch a sea lions colony, land iguanas and the typical
Opuntia Cactus. In the late afternoon you sail to Puerto Ayora.
Ther you can enjoy a cold
beer in one of the bars in town.
Sunday: Those leaving Galapagos today visit the Ch.
Darwin Research Station
in the morning and head
on to Baltra airport to go back to mainland Ecuador.
The others go to the
highlands of Santa Cruz to see the Gemelos and maybe
giant turtles in the
wild. In the afternoon together with new guests you visit the Charles
Darwin Research Station. At night you can explore the small town.
Monday: Today you visit Floreana at the Post
Office Bay with the old whalers
post barrel. After a
dinghy ride along the shore you get great snorkeling at Devil’s Crown. In
the afternoon you can observe flamingos at Punta Cormorant and on a
white sandy beach maybe marine turtles.
Tuesday: The visit of Punta Suarez on Espanola
island is one of the highlights
of your Galapagos trip.
You see breeding seabirds and from April to December
the famous Albatross and
a very colorful subspecies of marine iguana.
At Gardner Bay with its
white sand you have your last chance for great swimming,
snorkeling and relaxing
on the beach.
In the evening you get a
special last diner and a bye-bye cocktail.
Wednesday: Very early in the morning you visit Seymour
island, the breeding area of the frigate birds and the boobies. After a
short ride to Baltra you catch
your flight back to
Guayaquil or Quito arriving there in the afternoon.
Interest: Wildlife & Natural History
Activities: Guided land excursions, Easy hiking, Dinghy
rides, Swimming, Snorkeling, Sea kayaking
Optional Diving: S 70,- incl. full equipement
Group size: 16
Duration: 8 days, 7 nights
Departure: Wednesday from Baltra, Sunday from Puerto
Price: $ 1050,-
Duration: 5 days, 4 nights
Departure: Wednesday from Baltra
Price: $ 675,-
Duration: 4 days, 3 nights
Departure: Sunday from Puerto Ayora
Price: $ 550,-
Prices includes: Accommodation aboard, 3 meals a day,
drinking water, tea and coffee
Transfer in/out from
Airport/Boat, Transport and guided excursions to the islands
Not included: Flight to the Galapagos, NP Entrance Fee,
Bar consumption, Tips for crew/guide
Note: The itinerary is subject to change due to
NP rules, weather or seasonal changes !