GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Yacht Santa Fe III it's medium sized first-class yacht, whose length is 15 meters and 4.75 meters width; and its capacity is twenty passengers, four crew members and two Galapagos National Park Naturalist Guides in its comfortable infrastructure that specializes in day tour in the nearby islands of Santa Cruz Island. We offer four uninhabited islands of The Galapagos National Park for Day Tours, nearby to Santa Cruz Island, making it very comfortable and enjoyable to admire the great diversity of flora and fauna in this unique paradise. Day Tours is a sightseeing/hiking tour + snorkeling. We sail to Bartholomew, North Seymour, South Plaza and Santa Fe Islands.

GUEST

CREW

GUIDE

DECK PLANS

FACILITIES

We offer four pristine and uninhabited islands of The Galapagos National Park for Day Tours, nearby to Santa Cruz Island,
making it very comfortable and enjoyable to admire the great diversity of flora and fauna in this unique paradise. Day Tours
include sightseeing/hiking in trails + snorkeling

ITIN​ERARY

BARTOLOME

USD $372  PER PERSON

THURSDAYS AND SUNDAYS

ITINERARY

The Day Tour to Bartholomew Island departs from Itabaca Canal, the sailing is about two hours, this island is located North West of Santa Cruz Island. Bartholomew has the most beautiful and photographed landscapes of the archipelago with the iconic pinnacle rock. The trail is made of wood and all the way to the summit of this extinct volcano for you to admire the landscape and get amazed and you will feel that all those stairs was worth it. The snorkel will take place in Sullivan Bay which is bay located in Santiago Island just five minutes away from Bartholomew Island; here you may expect to spot the Galapagos penguins, sea turtles, white tip sharks, rays and more marine wildlife swimming in shallow waters.

  • 08:15 AM
  • Itabaca Canal / Boarding
  • After a fifty minute drive to Itabaca Canal, you will board the yacht in groups. Once in the yacht, safety instructions will be explained.
  • 08:40 AM
  • Departure to the island
  • The captain will start engines and the journey will begin to the island after security checks with crew members
  • 11:00 AM
  • Arrival to the island
  • Engines will stop and guides will announce the arrival, you will have to prepare to disembark for hiking.
  • 11:15 AM
  • Disembark and visit on the island
  • The disembark will be in groups, make sure to bring water and a camera.
  • 01:15 PM
  • Snack on board
  • You will be welcomed back with fresh snacks prepared by our chef.
  • 01:20 PM
  • Snorkel time on Bartholomew's Beach or Sullivan Bay
  • You will discover the marine wildlife around the island or just enjoy a sunbath on the beach.
  • 02:20 PM
  • Return to the yacht
  • You will get back on board.
  • 02:30 PM
  • Lunch on board
  • Lunch will be served on board to all passengers in the lounge, bridge and rooftop. You will be served fresh fish, salads, rice and dessert afterwards. *Special meals under request only.
  • 03:00 PM
  • Return to Santa Cruz / Itabaca Canal
  • The captain will start engines and the journey back home will begin after security checks with crew members.
  • 05:00 PM
  • Return to Puerto Ayora
  • You will disembark the yacht in groups and board our shuttle. Make sure not to forget anything on board of the yacht or shuttle.
  • 05:45 PM
  • Arrival to hotel
  • This is the estimated time of arrival to your hotel in Puerto Ayora.

INCLUDED:

  • Lunch / Wine (With Lunch)
  • Snorkeling Equipament
  • Towel
  • Snacks
  • Coffee / Tea
  • Trasport
  • Water ( Refill)

DO NOT INCLUDE:

  • Neoprene suit
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Extra Drinks
  • alcoholics
  • Any other service
NORTH SEYMOUR  ISLANDS

USD $361 PER PERSON

WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY

ITINERARY

The Day Tour to North Seymour Island departs from Itabaca Canal, the sailing is about one hour, this island is located to the North of Santa Cruz Island. In this wonderful island you will be welcomed by sea lions in the dock and rocks, the landscape of the island is contrasted by Palo Santo (incense stick) forest and red-colored soil; here you may expect to spot blue footed boobies nesting (or making their courtship dancing, depending of the season), swallowed tail gull sitting in the cliffs and admire large number of frigate birds in their nests. The snorkel will take place in Las Bachas Beach which is located in Santa Cruz Island, you may spot sharks, variety of fishes and maybe flamingos in the beach lagoon.

  • 08:00 AM
  • Pick-up
  • Pick-up starts at designated time and is included in hotels in Puerto Ayora only. Hotels in Punta Estrada neighborhood are excluded and must be at a meeting point is at the entrance of catholic church in front of the main pier in Puerto Ayora
  • 09:15 AM
  • Itabaca Canal / Boarding
  • After a fifty minute drive to Itabaca Canal, you will board the yacht in groups. Once in the yacht, safety instructions will be explained.
  • 09:40 AM
  • Departure to the island
  • The captain will start engines and the journey will begin to the island after security checks with crew members.
  • 10:30 AM
  • Arrival to the island
  • Engines will stop and guides will announce the arrival, you will have to prepare to disembark for hiking.
  • 10:45 AM
  • Disembark and visit on the island
  • The disembark will be in groups, make sure to bring water and a camera.
  • 12:45 PM
  • Return to the yacht
  • You will get back on board.
  • 01:00 PM
  • Lunch on board
  • Lunch will be served on board to all passengers in the lounge, bridge and rooftop. You will be served fresh fish, salads, rice and dessert afterwards. *Special meals under request only*

INCLUDED:

  • Lunch / Wine (With Lunch)
  • Snorkeling Equipament
  • Towel
  • Snacks
  • Coffee / Tea
  • Trasport
  • Water ( Refill)

DO NOT INCLUDE:

  • Neoprene suit
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Extra Drinks
  • alcoholics
  • Any other service
SOUTH PLAZA ISLAND

USD $336  PER PERSON

MONDAY AND SATURDAY

ITINERARY

The Day Tour to South Plaza Island departs from Itabaca Canal, the sailing is about one hour and forty five minutes, this island is located to the East of Santa Cruz Island. First you will visit Punta Carrión, where snorkel take place, which is just five minutes away from pier of Itabaca Canal, here you may spot white tip sharks, variety of fishes, sea turtles, rays, Galapagos sharks and many other marine wildlife. In South Plaza Island, which is partner of North Plaza Island, both create a turquoise water canal that contrast with the red natural carpet (sesuvium) and cactus that the island have as breathtaking landscape; here you you will be greeted by sea lions, and expect to spot land iguanas, marine iguanas, sea lions, Galapagos lizard and finches, also variety of sea birds fishing and flying really close to the cliff of this island like swallow-tailed gulls, pelican and masked boobies.

  • 09:15 AM
  • Itabaca Canal / Boarding
  • After a fifty minute drive to Itabaca Canal, you will board the yacht in groups. Once in the yacht, safety instructions will be explained.
  • 09:40 AM
  • Departure to the island
  • The captain will start engines and the journey will begin to the island after security checks with crew members.
  • 11:10 AM
  • Arrival to the island
  • Engines will stop and guides will announce the arrival, you will have to prepare to disembark for hiking.
  • 11:25 AM
  • Disembark and visit on the island
  • The disembark will be in groups, make sure to bring water and a camera.
  • 01:25 PM
  • Return to the yacht
  • You will get back on board.
  • 01:35 PM
  • Lunch on board
  • Lunch will be served on board to all passengers in the lounge, bridge and rooftop. You will be served fresh fish, salads, rice and dessert afterwards. *Special meals under request only*
  • 02:00 PM
  • Departure to snorkel spot
  • The captain will start engines and the journey will begin to snorkel spot after security checks with crew members.
  • 03:15 PM
  • Snorkel time on Punta Carrión
  • You will discover the marine wildlife around this natural pool or enjoy a sunbath on board.
  • 04:15 PM
  • Return to Santa Cruz / Itabaca Canal
  • The captain will start engines and the journey back home will begin after security checks with crew members.
  • 04:30 PM
  • Return to Puerto Ayora
  • You will disembark the yacht in groups and board our shuttle. Make sure not to forget anything on board of the yacht or shuttle.

INCLUDED:

  • Lunch / Wine (With Lunch)
  • Snorkeling Equipament
  • Towel
  • Snacks
  • Coffee / Tea
  • Trasport
  • Water ( Refill)

DO NOT INCLUDE:

  • Neoprene suit
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Extra Drinks
  • alcoholics
  • Any other service
SANTA FE ISLAND 

USD $361  PER PERSON

TUESDAY

ITINERARY

The Day Tour to Santa Fe Island departs from Puerto Ayora's Main Pier, the sailing is about two hours, this island is located South East of Santa Cruz Island. In this island you will find an endemic land iguana that lives only in this place, sea lions in a white sand beach resting waiting for pictures, they pose to your cameras. The trail starts at the beach and leads you into a giant cactus forest while the Galapagos hawk overfly in the light blue sky. Crabs, nocturnal herons, marine iguanas, mockingbirds and Galapagos doves are often spotted in this unique island. The snorkel will take place in a bay called Fisherman Bay in Santa Fe Island; here you may spot sea turtles, rays, sea lions, fishes, Galapagos sharks and many more in this rocky reef.

  • 08:00 AM
  • Meeting point
  • The meeting point is at the entrance of catholic church in front of the main pier in Puerto Ayora. Please be at the meeting point at the designated time.
  • 08:10 AM
  • Gus Angermeyer Pier / Boarding
  • After gathering all passengers, you will board the yacht in groups. Once in the yacht, safety instructions will be explained.
  • 08:35 AM
  • Departure to the island
  • The captain will start engines and the journey will begin to the island after security checks with crew members.
  • 10:30 AM
  • Arrival to the island
  • Engines will stop and guides will announce the arrival, you will have to prepare to disembark for hiking.
  • 10:45 AM
  • Disembark and visit on the island
  • The disembark will be in groups, make sure to bring water and a camera.
  • 12:45 PM
  • Return to the yacht // Snack on board
  • You will get back on board. You will be welcomed back with fresh snacks prepared by our chef.
  • 01:00 PM
  • Snorkel time on Barrington Bay
  • You will discover the marine wildlife around in famous Barrington Bay.
  • 02:00 PM
  • Return to the yacht
  • You will get back on board.
  • 02:15 PM
  • Lunch on board
  • Lunch will be served on board to all passengers in the lounge, bridge and rooftop. You will be served fresh fish, salads, rice and dessert afterwards. *Special meals under request only.
  • 03:00 PM
  • Return to Santa Cruz / Itabaca Canal
  • The captain will start engines and the journey back home will begin after security checks with crew members.
  • 05:00 PM
  • Return to Puerto Ayora
  • You will disembark the yacht in groups and board our shuttle. Make sure not to forget anything on board of the yacht or shuttle

INCLUDED:

  • Lunch / Wine (With Lunch)
  • Snorkeling Equipament
  • Towel
  • Snacks
  • Coffee / Tea
  • Trasport
  • Water ( Refill)

DO NOT INCLUDE:

  • Neoprene suit
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Extra Drinks
  • alcoholics
  • Any other service

ACTIVITIES

On board this unique ship you can experience activities prepared for all kind of travelers.

HIKING

Galapagos is a well-known paradise, not just for tourists, but also for scientists who are willing to travel and observe this living laboratory.

Hiking in the archipelago is one of the most common activities to perform when you are off the ship with your fellow travelers.

On the inhabited islands there are plenty of hiking options that can be done at your own pace.

Santa Fe II RATES 2024 Per person

BARTHOLOMEW

$372 USD
NORTH SEYMOUR  ISLANDS $361 USD
SOUTH PLAZA ISLAND $336 USD
SANTA FE ISLAND  $361 USD
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INCLUDE:

  • Lunch / Wine (With Lunch)
  • Snorkeling Equipament
  • Towel
  • Snacks
  • Coffee / Tea
  • Trasport
  • Water ( Refill)

DO NOT INCLUDE:

  • Neoprene suit
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Extra Drinks
  • alcoholics
  • Any other service

WHY SANTA FE III?

Yacht Santa Fe III is a first class yacht, we offer four uninhabited islands of the Galapagos National Park for Day Tours, close to Santa Cruz Island, where you can observe a great diversity of flora and fauna.

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