LOBO de MAR III – For the Genuine Adventurer

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.

Technical Details: 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 radio,

2 motor dinghies with 25 hp

Security: 2 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 guide

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.

 

Itinerary *:

Wednesday:                 Baltra, Bachas 

Thursday:                     Cerro Dragon, Rabida

Friday:                         Sullivan Bay, Bartolomé

Saturday:                     Plazas, Santa Fe

Sunday:                       ECCD,Gemelos (Baltra, ECCD)

Monday:                       Floreana

Thuesday:                    Española

Wednesday.:                Seymour, Baltra

 

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 sea.

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

Difficulty:All abilities

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 Ayora

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 !

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