Galapagos sailing: Mary Anne | 8 days West
Come sail the Galapagos on a one of a kind journey aboard the 3 masted Mary Anne schooner. Travelling by wind on open sails is a unique experience that will make your Galapagos Islands vacation unforgettable. Making stops at the most popular islands such as Santa Cruz, Floreana and Santiago your Galapagos cruise will be touched by memorable encounters at every point. You can learn about the research and conservation initiatives at the Charles Darwin Research Station – a highlight for many when they visit Galapagos. Snorkel among the scores of fish, rays and sharks in the clear waters, including at the premier Galapagos snorkeling site, the Devil's Crown. While hiking along untouched beaches or across lava fields you may encounter iguanas, sea turtles nesting, Blue Footed Boobies. penguins and all the other curious creatures that call the Galapagos archipelago home. Experience the relics of pirate and buccaneer life at coves that were once pirate hideaways and buccaneer refuges.
Navigate the Galapagos under full sail, without the sound of engines, and explore all the incredible scenery of the area. Volcanoes - some active - dot the horizon; ancient craters form lagoons filled with turquoise water and white sand beaches host scores of local animals. While at sea on your Galapagos cruise you may spot whales and dolphins or simply have a drink in the lounge, relax on the sundeck or read a book in the library...or help the crew hoist the sails! Enjoy your Galapagos Islands sailing vacation on board the majestic Mary Anne.
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"Unique experience - Enjoy sailing with the wind on the only Schooner in the Galapagos, help hoist the sails!" Pia, Team Viva
Go on a kayak excursion and observe the sea life swimming alongside
Navigating at full sail, you will not be troubled by the sound of engines, tempting dolphins and whales to swim alongside the ship.