Cruise in Galapagos

7-night Galapagos Outer Loop Cruise on the brand new Celebrity Flora

Galapagos glamping at sea!

Board the brand new Celebrity Flora and Indulge in the largest and most luxurious accommodations in the Galapagos Islands, where every stateroom on board is a suite.

FROM
$12,829PP
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DURATION
7 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Accommodation
  • Selected drinks
  • Selected meals
  • Free wifi
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Selected entry fees
  • Selected transfers
  • All inclusive

About this holiday

This special voyage is a wildlife lover's dream come true. Read on for the full day-by-day itinerary...

Introducing Celebrity Flora, the first ship of its kind designed and built specifically with the destination in mind—in this case, the captivating Galapagos Islands. From the luxurious accommodations that incorporate sustainable, natural materials, to the innovative outward-facing design that makes the destination the centre of attention, this ship truly differentiates between visiting this incredible corner of the world and experiencing it.

Celebrity Flora offers the largest and most luxurious accommodations in the Galapagos Islands. In fact, every stateroom on board is a suite that includes an unrivaled array of indulgent design features, services, and amenities.

Dine on delectable menus, curated by a Michelin-starred chef, and allow your Personal Suite Attendant to help you unpack.

On Celebrity Flora unwinding after a day of adventures in the islands easier than ever.

Inclusions

  • 7 Night cruise, from Baltra, onboard Celebrity Flora based on a twin share Sky Suite.
  • All meals and complimentary beverages on board the vessel including select wines, sparkling wines, spirits, soft drinks, bottled water, coffee and teas.
  • Complimentary room service.
  • Complimentary internet access.
  • Onboard entertainment, including programs or lectures by onboard, Galapagos National Park certified naturalists or our experienced Celebrity staff.
  • Complimentary snorkeling equipment, mini-wetsuits, binoculars and walking sticks provided for the duration of the cruise.
  • Gratuities while on board for the crew and lecturers, as well as gratuities for the naturalist guides.
  • The Galapagos National Park admission fee.
  • Galapagos Tourist Card fee.
  • Transfers from/to the Baltra, Galapagos airport to/from the ship.

Accommodation

Sky Suite

Sky Suite category S1 twin share - $12,829*pp

The Sky Suite with Veranda offers a total of 330 square feet, including a private, spacious (84 square feet) veranda. The signature Cashmere CollectionSM Bedding invites you to sink into it. In fact, it’s so indulgent, we dare you to have a better night’s sleep anywhere else.

Travel dates

Only on 7/07/2019

Itinerary

DAY 1

SUNDAY - AM

Baltra Island - Embarkation

During World War II, Baltra served as a U.S. military base protecting the Panama Canal from enemy attack. Now the cactus-strewn landscapes of Baltra are home to the region’s main airport and where you will meet the ship. From the airport, it is just a short bus and zodiac ride to the ship.

SUNDAY - PM

Daphne Island

Daphne is a satellite volcanic cone located north of Santa Cruz Island. The crater floor is an important breeding site for blue-footed boobies. The cliff shore of the island is home for sea lions, pelicans, blue-footed boobies, and tropical birds which can be observed during the circumnavigation of the island.

DAY 2

MONDAY - AM

Gardner Bay, Española Island

A long white sand beach and clear blue waters make this an ideal spot for swimming, snorkeling, or just relaxing on the beach. In the water, sea turtles, rays, colorful tropical fish, sea lions and maybe even a white-tip reef shark may be seen. Excursion options: beach walking, swimming, or a deep-water snorkel for experienced snorkelers

MONDAY - PM

Suarez Point, Española Island

Española is the oldest island in the Galapagos and home to an abundance of wildlife. At this site, visitors can expect to see sea lions, Galapagos Hawks, marine iguanas, and both blue-footed and Nazca boobies. Excursion options include a long, rocky walk to look for Waved Albatrosses (March to January), and observing an impressive blowhole that spews water like a towering geyser.

DAY 3

TUESDAY - AM

Cormorant Point, Floreana Island

Floreana was the first capital of the Galapagos, and where Charles Darwin met the islands’ Governor. Its small brackish lagoon is often home to flamingos, stilts, and white-cheeked pintail ducks, and one of its beaches is a highly used nesting site for sea turtles. Check out the green-hued sand where you land! Excursion options include a relatively short walk to the lagoon and sea turtle nesting beach, and optional snorkeling and swimming at the landing beach.

TUESDAY - AM

Champion Islet

This islet provides a wonderful opportunity for ocean adventures. When snorkeling, tropical fish abound with frequent sightings of sea turtles, rays, sharks, sea stars, and sea lions if they’re in a playful mood. On a zodiac ride along the rocky shoreline keep an eye out for seabirds such as boobies, pelicans, and frigatebirds. Red-billed Tropic birds nest in the crevices below prickly pear cacti. The rare Charles Mockingbird also makes its home here. Excursion option: advanced snorkel

TUESDAY - PM

Post Office Bay, Floreana Island

Rich in history, this site is home to the post office barrel established in about 1793, where pirates, buccaneers, whalers and others could leave their mail to be picked up by outbound ships. The tradition continues today, as visitors leave addressed postcards in the barrel and sort through left mail to deliver at home.

TUESDAY - PM

Baroness Overlook, Floreana Island

The Baroness’ Viewing Point is the ideal place to take in the unique scenery that defines Floreana, and to learn about the intriguing history of the island, once inhabited by an indulgent baroness and her three lovers. During the zodiac ride around “La Loberia,” you can observe several marine species such as golden eagle rays, sea turtles, sea lions, mullets and occasionally Galapagos penguins.

DAY 4

WEDNESDAY - AM

Moreno Point, Isabela Island

Along this beautiful rocky shore, a field of hardened black lava flows is pockmarked by shallow pools, which are home to shorebirds and flamingos. The mangrove-lined shore also provides a chance to see marine iguanas, sea turtles, stingrays, sharks, penguins, and the flightless cormorant. Excursion options: a long walk and zodiac ride, or an extended zodiac ride.

WEDNESDAY - PM

Urvina Bay, Isabela Island

Composed of five merged volcanoes, this is the largest island in the Galapagos and the most recently active, the latest eruption having occurred at Wolf Volcano in 2015. Here you will see large land iguanas, finches, and if lucky, a giant tortoise or two. In 1954, magma from one of the island’s volcanoes caused part of the bay to be uplifted some 6 meters, allowing you to walk through the remains of what was once a thriving underwater reef. Excursion options: Walk, hike, snorkel, swim.

DAY 5

THURSDAY - AM

Espinoza Point, Fernandina Island

Fernandina is the youngest island in the Galapagos and, as Darwin wrote, it is “covered with immense deluges of black naked lava.” Along with its extraordinary black lava rocks, this point of land hosts the largest colony of marine iguanas in the Archipelago, along with sea lions and a nesting site for flightless cormorants. Excursion options: Walk, deep-water snorkel, hike.

THURSDAY - PM

Vicente Roca Point, Isabela Island

The half-collapsed remains of an ancient volcano make for a spectacular setting at this site. Awe-inspiring cliffs, blue waters, and wildlife create a zodiac ride to remember as you search for sea turtles, penguins, fur seals, the flightless cormorant, marine iguanas, marine mammals, and the oddly shaped form of the elusive sunfish. Excursion options: zodiac, deep water snorkel.

DAY 6

FRIDAY - AM

South Plaza, Santa Cruz Island

One of two islands off Santa Cruz, South Plaza was born of upheaval, uplifted during a geologic event. The rocky island is strewn with prickly pear cactus and home to land iguanas, marine iguanas, and a colony of sea lions. Our excursion here is a short walk to view wildlife, flora, and geology.

FRIDAY - PM

Dragon Hill, Santa Cruz Island

Dragon Hill, or “Cerro Dragon,” is named after its population of land iguanas. The site offers a beautiful view of the landscape and two small brackish lagoons where flamingos and other shore birds occasionally feed. Along the trail, cross a beautiful “white forest” of Palo Santo (incense) trees and Galapagos cotton plants. Excursion options for this visit include a long walk and a short walk.

DAY 7

SATURDAY - AM

Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island

The main population center of the islands, Puerto Ayora is home to the National Park Service tortoise-breeding center and the Charles Darwin Research Station. You will be able to visit the breeding center and walk through the Research Station. You will also have the opportunity to take a bus ride to the highlands to observe giant tortoises in the wild and walk through a lava tunnel. In addition, you will have an exclusive opportunity to participate in the Scalesia reforestation project.

DAY 8

SATURDAY - PM

Baltra disembarkation / Airport transfer for flight home

Baltra is home to the region’s main airport, and where you will fly out after a zodiac and bus ride to the airport.

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Fine print

Travel at 60 booking conditions apply.

7 Night cruise, from Baltra, onboard Celebrity Flora based on a twin share Sky Suite.
All meals and complimentary beverages on board the vessel including select wines, sparkling wines, spirits, soft drinks, bottled water, coffee and teas.
Complimentary room service.
Complimentary internet access.
Onboard entertainment, including programs or lectures by onboard, Galapagos National Park certified naturalists or our experienced Celebrity staff.
Complimentary snorkeling equipment, mini-wetsuits, binoculars and walking sticks provided for the duration of the cruise.
Gratuities while on board for the crew and lecturers, as well as gratuities for the naturalist guides.
The Galapagos National Park admission fee.
Galapagos Tourist Card fee.
Transfers from/to the Baltra, Galapagos airport to/from the ship.

Upgrades and alternative departures are available, please ask for details.
Airfares are additional and can be arranged by your adviser to suit your travel plans.

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