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Golondrina in the Galapagos Islands
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Golondrina I Motor Sailor

Facilities & Accommodation

 

Refurbished in 2004, the ‘Golondrina 1’ is one of the smaller yachts in the Galapagos. Now equipped with hot water and air conditioning she provides comfort at reasonable prices.
With 8 double cabins all with private bathrooms, fully carpeted throughout, TV, VHS, dining room, bar, solarium, living room and saloon, which also serves as a dining area. Here the chef spoils you with a variety of culinary delights including local dishes and fresh seafood.

  • Great Value for Money
  • Private Bathrooms
  • Air Conditioning

Additional Information

Important Note: motor sailors use the motor to navigate, this boat does not always travel with the sails up. Sails are only used barely

2014 prices per person

Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

Description 15 days 12 days 8 days 5 days 4 days
January to December US$3749 US$2999 US$1999 US$1249 US$999
 
Charter US$59999 US$47999 US$31999 US$19999 US$15999

2015 prices per person

Prices are subject to change without prior notice.

Description 15 days 12 days 8 days 5 days 4 days
January to December US$4141 US$3105 US$2069 US$1294 US$1035
 
Charter US$66259 US$49694 US$35199 US$20705 US$16565
Single Supplement: 80%
Children Discount: 10%

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Rates include:
  • All meals
  • Transfers in the islands
  • All shore excursions with an English speaking naturalist guide
Not included:
  • US$100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee
  • US$10 Transit Control Card
  • Airfare from mainland Ecuador
  • Bottled beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Cancellation/medical insurance

Itinerary

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8-day Galapagos Itinerary "C"
Friday-Friday:
FRI Am Baltra Island Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
Pm Santa Cruz Island: Bachas Beach A swimming beach and one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galápagos. »Read more
Genovesa - Darwin Bay SAT Am Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip's Steps
An extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high. »Read more
Pm Genovesa Island: Darwin Bay
A coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies. »Read more
Bartholomew Island SUN Am Bartholomew Island Visit the Pinnacle Rock and the white-sand beach: the best area to get photos of Galápagos penguins. »Read more
Pm Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay The lava field has a variety of patterns made by the shapes and textures of trees that once existed there. »Read more
Santa Fe Island MON Am South Plaza Island South Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galápagos. »Read more
Pm Santa Fe Island A volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and palo santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen »Read more
San Cristobal - Cerro Brujo TUE   San Cristobal Island: Leon Dormido This island comprises two rocks which jut out of the ocean and is home to a large colony of sea birds. »Read more
Am San Cristobal Island: Cerro Brujo A beautiful white-sand beach full of pelicans, blue-footed boobies, sea lions and marine iguanas. »Read more
Pm San Cristobal Island: Isla Lobos This small island is named after the sea lions that rest and play on its rocky shores. »Read more
Española island WED Am Española Island: Suárez Point Suárez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago. »Read more
Pm Española Island: Gardner Bay Gardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions. »Read more
Española Island: Osborn Islet This small island is a marine visit where you can enjoy fantastic snorkeling and swimming. »Read more
Floreana - Devils Crown THU Am Floreana: Cormorant Point & Devil's Crown
A saltwater lagoon favourite of flamingos plus the Galapagos' best snorkeling site. »Read more
Pm Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station An organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos. »Read more
North Seymour island FRI Am North Seymour Island Explore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds. »Read more
Baltra Airport

NB. Itineraries are subject to National Park regulations and can be modified without previous notice.

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8-day Galapagos Itinerary "D (A+B)"
Friday-Friday:
FRI Am Baltra Island Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
Pm Mosquera Island The island consists is a long narrow stretch of white sand, rocks, and tide pools. »Read more
Isabela - Urbina Bay SAT Am Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point
The remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells. »Read more
Pm Fernandina Island: Espinosa Point
A narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks. »Read more
Isabela - Moreno Point SUN Am Isabela Island: Urbina Bay
Its waters are a good place to see turtles and rays. Ashore you'll find a short trail leading to a coral reef. »Read more
Pm Isabela Island: Tagus Cove
An opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions. »Read more
Santiago - Buccaneer Cove MON Am Santiago Island: Puerto Egas Puerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s. »Read more
Pm Sombrero Chino Island The landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs. »Read more
Santa Cruz - El Chato TUE Am Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station An organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos. »Read more
Pm Santa Cruz Island: Highlands The highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt. »Read more
isabela - Wall of tears
WED Am Isabela Island: Las Tintoreras
A short distance from Puerto Villamil is the small island known as Las Tintoreras. »Read more
isabela - Wall of tears Pm Isabela Island: Tortoise Breeding Station Created to protect animals in their first years of life from the threats of foreign species. »Read more
Isabela Island: Wetlands
They consist of lagoons, swamps, and mangroves and are home to a variety of unique bird species. »Read more
Isabela Island: The Wall of Tears
Isabela was a penal colony. Prisoners were made build a wall with huge blocks of lava as punishment. »Read more
santa Cruz - Whale Bay THU Am Rábida Island A bird-watcher’s delight. Species includes Flycatchers, Galapagos Hawks and Brown Pelicans. »Read more
Pm Santa Cruz Island: Dragon Hill A hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds. »Read more
Santa Cruz Island FRI Am Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle Cove This shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection for a variety of marine life. »Read more
Baltra Airport

NB. Itineraries are subject to National Park regulations and can be modified without previous notice.

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5-day Galapagos Itinerary "B"
Friday-Tuesday:
FRI Am Baltra Island Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
Pm Mosquera Island The island consists is a long narrow stretch of white sand, rocks, and tide pools. »Read more
Isabela - Urbina Bay SAT Am Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point
The remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells. »Read more
Pm Fernandina Island: Espinosa Point
A narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks. »Read more
isabela - Moreno Point SUN Am Isabela Island: Urbina Bay
Its waters are a good place to see turtles and rays. Ashore you'll find a short trail leading to a coral reef. »Read more
Pm Isabela Island: Tagus Cove
An opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions. »Read more
santiago - Buccaneer Cove MON Am Santiago Island: Puerto Egas Puerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s. »Read more
Pm Sombrero Chino Island The landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs. »Read more
Santa cruz Island TUE Am Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station An organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos. »Read more
  Baltra Airport

NB. Itineraries are subject to National Park regulations and can be modified without previous notice.

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5-day Galapagos Itinerary "H" (A+ Night in a hotel)
Monday-Friday:
MON Am Baltra Island Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
Pm Santa Cruz Island: Tortuga Bay A pristine location with a beautiful white-sand beach. It's a great place for swimming and even surfing. »Read more
Isabela - Urbina Bay TUE Am Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station An organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos. »Read more
Pm Santa Cruz Island: El Chato A reserve in the highlands where you have the opportunity to observe the giant tortoise in the wild. »Read more
isabela - Moreno Point
WED Am Isabela Island: Las Tintoreras
A short distance from Puerto Villamil is the small island known as Las Tintoreras. »Read more
Isabela - Wall of tears Pm Isabela Island: Tortoise Breeding Station Created to protect animals in their first years of life from the threats of foreign species. »Read more
Isabela Island: Wetlands
They consist of lagoons, swamps, and mangroves and are home to a variety of unique bird species. »Read more
Isabela Island: The Wall of Tears
Isabela was a penal colony. Prisoners were made build a wall with huge blocks of lava as punishment. »Read more
santiago - Buccaneer Cove THU Am Rábida Island A bird-watcher’s delight. Species includes Flycatchers, Galapagos Hawks and Brown Pelicans. »Read more
Pm Santa Cruz Island: Dragon Hill A hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds. »Read more
Santa cruz Island FRI Am Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle Cove This shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection for a variety of marine life. »Read more
Baltra Airport

NB. Itineraries are subject to National Park regulations and can be modified without previous notice.

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4-day Galapagos Itinerary "A"
Tuesday-Friday:
TUE Am Baltra Island Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
Pm Santa Cruz Island: El Chato A reserve in the highlands where you have the opportunity to observe the giant tortoise in the wild. »Read more
Isabela - Wall of tears
WED Am Isabela Island: Las Tintoreras
A short distance from Puerto Villamil is the small island known as Las Tintoreras. »Read more
Isabela - Wall of tears Pm Isabela Island: Tortoise Breeding Station Created to protect animals in their first years of life from the threats of foreign species. »Read more
Isabela Island: Wetlands
They consist of lagoons, swamps, and mangroves and are home to a variety of unique bird species. »Read more
Isabela Island: The Wall of Tears
Isabela was a penal colony. Prisoners were made build a wall with huge blocks of lava as punishment. »Read more
Santa Cruz - Whale Bay THU Am Rábida Island A bird-watcher’s delight. Species includes Flycatchers, Galapagos Hawks and Brown Pelicans. »Read more
Pm Santa Cruz Island: Dragon Hill A hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds. »Read more
Santa Cruz Island FRI Am Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle Cove This shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection for a variety of marine life. »Read more
  Baltra Airport

NB. Itineraries are subject to National Park regulations and can be modified without previous notice.

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15-day Galapagos Itinerary "E (C+D)"
Friday-Friday:
FRI Am Baltra Island Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
Pm Mosquera Island The island consists is a long narrow stretch of white sand, rocks, and tide pools. »Read more
Genovesa - Darwin Bay SAT Am Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point
The remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells. »Read more
Pm Fernandina Island: Espinosa Point
A narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks. »Read more
Bartholomew Island SUN Am Isabela Island: Urbina Bay
Its waters are a good place to see turtles and rays. Ashore you'll find a short trail leading to a coral reef. »Read more
Pm Isabela Island: Tagus Cove
An opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions. »Read more
Santa Fe island MON Am Santiago Island: Puerto Egas Puerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s. »Read more
Pm Sombrero Chino Island The landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs. »Read more
San Cristobal - Cerro Brujo TUE Am Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station An organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos. »Read more
Pm Santa Cruz Island: Highlands The highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt. »Read more
Española Island WED Am Isabela Island: Puerto Villamil
A small peaceful town with a laid back atmosphere and long white-sand, palm-lined beaches. »Read more
Pm Española Island: Gardner Bay Gardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions. »Read more
Española Island: Osborn Islet This small island is a marine visit where you can enjoy fantastic snorkeling and swimming. »Read more
Floreana - Devils Crown THU Am Floreana Island: Cormorant Point
Cormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos. »Read more
Floreana Island: Devil's Crown
Arguably the best snorkeling site in the islands, Devil's Crown boasts an amazing variety of fish. »Read more
Pm Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station An organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos. »Read more
North Seymour Island FRI Am North Seymour Island Explore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds. »Read more
Pm Mosquera Island The island consists is a long narrow stretch of white sand, rocks, and tide pools. »Read more
Isabela - Urbina Bay SAT Am Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point
The remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells. »Read more
Pm Fernandina Island: Espinosa Point
A narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks. »Read more
Isabela - Moreno Point SUN Am Isabela Island: Urbina Bay
Its waters are a good place to see turtles and rays. Ashore you'll find a short trail leading to a coral reef. »Read more
Pm Isabela Island: Tagus Cove
An opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions. »Read more
santiago - Buccaneer Cove MON Am Santiago Island: Puerto Egas Puerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s. »Read more
Pm Sombrero Chino Island The landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs. »Read more
Santa Cruz - El Chato TUE Am Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station An organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos. »Read more
Pm San Cristobal Island: Cerro Brujo A beautiful white-sand beach full of pelicans, blue-footed boobies, sea lions and marine iguanas. »Read more
Isabela - Wall of Tears
WED Am San Cristobal Island: Isla Lobos This small island is named after the sea lions that rest and play on its rocky shores. »Read more
Española Island: Suárez Point Suárez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago. »Read more
Isabela - Wall of Tears Pm Española Island: Gardner Bay Gardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions. »Read more
Española Island: Osborn Islet This small island is a marine visit where you can enjoy fantastic snorkeling and swimming. »Read more
  Floreana Island: Cormorant Point
Cormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos. »Read more
Santa Cruz - Whale Bay THU Am Floreana Island: Devil's Crown
Arguably the best snorkeling site in the islands, Devil's Crown boasts an amazing variety of fish. »Read more
Pm Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station An organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos. »Read more
Santa Cruz Island FRI Am North Seymour Island Explore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds. »Read more
  Baltra Airport

NB. Itineraries are subject to National Park regulations and can be modified without previous notice.

Click here to e-mail us | Request / booking form

15-day Galapagos Itinerary "F (D+C)"
Friday-Friday:
FRI Am Baltra Island Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.
Pm Mosquera Island The island consists is a long narrow stretch of white sand, rocks, and tide pools. »Read more
Isabela -Urbina Bay SAT Am Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point
The remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells. »Read more
Pm Fernandina Island: Espinosa Point
A narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks. »Read more
Isabela - moreno Point SUN Am Isabela Island: Urbina Bay
Its waters are a good place to see turtles and rays. Ashore you'll find a short trail leading to a coral reef. »Read more
Pm Isabela Island: Tagus Cove
An opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions. »Read more
Santiago - Buccaneer Cove MON Am Santiago Island: Puerto Egas Puerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s. »Read more
Pm Sombrero Chino Island The landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs. »Read more
Santa Cruz - El Chato TUE Am Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station An organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos. »Read more
Pm Santa Cruz Island: Highlands The highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt. »Read more
Isabela - Wall of Tears
WED Am Isabela Island: Puerto Villamil
A small peaceful town with a laid back atmosphere and long white-sand, palm-lined beaches. »Read more
Isabela Island: Las Tintoreras
A short distance from Puerto Villamil is the small island known as Las Tintoreras. »Read more
Isabela - Wall of Tears Pm Isabela Island: Tortoise Breeding Station Created to protect animals in their first years of life from the threats of foreign species. »Read more
Isabela Island: Wetlands
They consist of lagoons, swamps, and mangroves and are home to a variety of unique bird species. »Read more
  Isabela Island: The Wall of Tears
Isabela was a penal colony. Prisoners were made build a wall with huge blocks of lava as punishment. »Read more
Santa Cruz - Whale bay THU Am Rábida Island A bird-watcher’s delight. Species includes Flycatchers, Galapagos Hawks and Brown Pelicans. »Read more
Pm Santa Cruz Island: Dragon Hill A hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds. »Read more
Santa Cruz - Bachas Beach FRI Am Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle Cove This shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection for a variety of marine life. »Read more
Pm Santa Cruz Island: Bachas Beach A swimming beach and one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galápagos. »Read more
Genovesa - Darwin Bay SAT Am Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip's Steps
An extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high. »Read more
Pm Genovesa Island: Darwin Bay
A coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies. »Read more
Bartholomew island SUN Am Bartholomew Island Visit the Pinnacle Rock and the white-sand beach: the best area to get photos of Galápagos penguins. »Read more
Pm Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay The lava field has a variety of patterns made by the shapes and textures of trees that once existed there. »Read more
Santa fe Island MON Am South Plaza Island South Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galápagos. »Read more
Pm Santa Fe Island A volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and palo santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen »Read more
San Cristobal - Cerro Brujo TUE Am San Cristobal Island: Cerro Brujo A beautiful white-sand beach full of pelicans, blue-footed boobies, sea lions and marine iguanas. »Read more
Pm San Cristobal Island: Isla Lobos This small island is named after the sea lions that rest and play on its rocky shores. »Read more
Española Island WED Am Española Island: Suárez Point Suárez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago. »Read more
Pm Española Island: Gardner Bay Gardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions. »Read more
Española Island: Osborn Islet This small island is a marine visit where you can enjoy fantastic snorkeling and swimming. »Read more
Floreana - Devils Crown THU Am Floreana Island: Cormorant Point
Cormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos. »Read more
Floreana Island: Devil's Crown
Arguably the best snorkeling site in the islands, Devil's Crown boasts an amazing variety of fish. »Read more
Pm Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station An organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos. »Read more
North Seymour Island FRI Am North Seymour Island Explore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds. »Read more
  Baltra Airport

NB. Itineraries are subject to National Park regulations and can be modified without previous notice.

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Itinerary G (C+A) (12days/11nights)