M/Y Golondrina

The Golondrina Yacht is a spacious and comfortable motor yacht. This owner-operated yacht accommodates 16 passengers in cozy double and single cabins. All cabins are nicely decorated and equipped with everything necessary to provide guests a relaxing and informative cruise along the Galapagos Islands.

Golondrina: 4 Day – Itinerary A 


Day 1:  (Tuesday) 

AM – Baltra Airport Arrival: Transfer to Boat

PM – Santa Cruz Island: Primicias Ranch


Day 2:  (Wednesday) 

AM – Isabela Island: Tintoreras / Arnaldo Tupiza Breeding Center

PM – Isabela Island: Wetlands / Wall of Tears


Day 3:  (Thursday) 

AM – Rabida Island

PM – Dragon Hill


Day 4:  (Friday) 

AM – Black Turtle Cove / Transfer to Baltra Airport

Golondrina: 5 Day – Itinerary B 


Day 1:  (Friday) 

AM – Baltra Island Airport: Arrival and Transfer to the boat

PM –  Mosquera Islet


Day 2:  (Saturday) 

AM – Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point

PM – Fernandina Island: Espinosa Point


Day 3:  (Sunday) 

AM – Isabela Island: Urbina Bay

PM – Isabela Island: Tagus Cove


Day 4:  (Monday) 

AM – Egas Port

PM – Chinese Hat


Day 5:  (Tuesday) 

AM – Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station / Transfer to Baltra Airport

Golondrina: 5 Day – Itinerary H*


Day 1: (Monday) 

AM – Baltra Airport Arrival: Transfer to hotel

PM – Tortuga Bay


Day 2: (Tuesday) 

AM – Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station

PM – Santa Cruz Island: Primicias Ranch


Day 3: (Wednesday) 

AM – Isabela Island: Tintoreras / Arnaldo Tupiza Breeding Center

PM – Isabela Island: Wetlands / Wall of Tears


Day 4: (Thursday) 

AM – Rabida Island

PM – Dragon Hill


Day 5: (Friday) 

AM – Black Turtle Cove / Transfer to Baltra Airport

* This itinerary includes the first night at a Santa Cruz Island Hotel

Golondrina: 8 Day – Itinerary C


Day 1:  (Friday) 

AM – Baltra Island Airport: Arrival and Transfer to the boat

PM –  Bachas Beach


Day 2:  (Saturday) 

AM – Genovesa Island: El Barranco

PM – Genovesa Island: Darwin Bay


Day 3:  (Sunday) 

AM – Bartholomew Island

PM – Sullivan Bay


Day 4:  (Monday) 

AM – South Plazas

PM – Santa Fe Island


Day 5:  (Tuesday) 

AM – San Cristobal: Kicker Rock

PM – San Cristobal: Witch Hill / Lobos Island


Day 6:  (Wednesday) 

AM – Española Island: Suarez Point / Gardner Bay

PM – Española Island: Gardner Islet / Osborn Islet


Day 7:  (Thursday) 

AM – Floreana Island: Cormorant Point / Devils Crown

PM – Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Research Center


Day 8:  (Friday) 

AM – North Seymour / Transfer to Baltra Airport

Golondrina: 8 Day – Itinerary D – (B+A itineraries)


Day 1:  (Friday) 

AM – Baltra Island Airport: Arrival and Transfer to the boat

PM –  Mosquera Islet


Day 2:  (Saturday) 

AM – Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point

PM – Fernandina Island: Espinosa Point


Day 3:  (Sunday) 

AM – Isabela Island: Urbina Bay

PM – Isabela Island: Tagus Cove


Day 4:  (Monday) 

AM – Egas Port

PM – Chinese Hat


Day 5:  (Tuesday) 

AM – Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station

PM – Santa Cruz Island: Primicias Ranch


Day 6:  (Wednesday) 

AM – Isabela Island: Tintoreras / Arnaldo Tupiza Breeding Center

PM – Isabela Island: Wetlands / Wall of Tears


Day 7:  (Thursday) 

AM – Rabida Island

PM – Dragon Hill


Day 8:  (Friday) 

AM – Black Turtle Cove / Transfer to Baltra Airport

Golondrina Rates

8 days

5 days

4 days

All Cabins $ 2300 p.p. $ 1450 p.p. $ 1165 p.p.

*Prices are subject to change. Please inquire with your Connoisseur, we can usually get better rates than the ones above mentioned.

Included

  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • Naturalist bilingual guide (English-Spanish).
  • All excursions and visits detailed in the program (except for reasons of force majeure).
  • Accommodation on board and/or hotel of Puerto Ayora.
  • Snacks after visits.
  • Fresh water to drink, tea, coffee.
  • Bus service between airport / Pier or airport / Itabaca channel and vice versa (it will be assumed only if passengers travel on our dates of operation)

Not included

  • Air flight rate to/from Galapagos.
  • INGALA transit card: USD $20
  • Snorkeling gear (mask, tube, fins).
  • Wet Suits.
  • Extra drinks.
  • Personal expenses. Tips.
  • Galapagos National Park Fee (USD 100 per passenger).

  • In case the national government orders the increase of fees, such as the mandatory collection of Value-Added Tax (VAT), rates may be adjusted.
  • Supplement for SUPERIOR cabins: USD 100 net per person.  Golondrina = main deck and upper deck with bunk beds.
  • Guide in other languages USD 250 + VAT per day, please check availability.
  • Single cabin supplement 80% over the rate.
  • 10% discount will be applied for children from 0 to 5 years after checking availability and season.
  • Supplement for special itinerary 10% on the rates.

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GOLONDRINA FAQs

Is the Golondrina a sister yacht to the Fragata?

Yes, the Golondrina and the Fragata are operated by the same operator and cruise on the same days and following the same itinerary.

What does Golondrina mean?

Golondrina is the Spanish name for swallow.

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Trip Facts

  • Motor Yacht
  • Budget-Friendly
  • 16 guests
  • 73 ft
  • 17 ft
  • 8 knots
  • 7 crew members + 1 bilingual guide
  • I/II level
  • 8 DBL cabins with bunk beds
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