Galapagos: Legend | 5 days

From Baltra Island to Baltra Island
  • Ecuador
  • Galapagos Islands
  • Small Ship Cruising
  • Wildlife and Nature
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Tour Description

Visit Galapagos on board the Legend and you can expect a comfortable stay on a well-appointed vessel. 

Snorkeling equipment and kayaks are at your disposal as well as dinghies for excursions. Our experienced crew will ensure all your needs are met and our knowledgeable national park guides will educate you about the incredible natural and human history of this unique place. On your Galapagos Islands vacation enjoy delicious meals and relax on the sundeck or in the lounge as that captivating Galapagos landscape passes you by.

Experience the Galapagos Islands on a fantastic 5-day Galapagos cruise aboard the Legend. The Galapagos Islands are known as a must-do experience for birders, and on this Galapagos Islands vacation, you will have the opportunity to encounter some of the rarest species in the Galapagos archipelago. As your cruise ship takes through pristine waters to some of the most spectacular islands you can expect to see Blue Footed Boobies, Galapagos Hawks, Flightless Cormorants and many more. While anchored at various visitor sites you will be able to swim, snorkel, dive and kayak among sea lions, sea turtles, reef sharks, rays and scores of beautiful tropical fish. Our Galapagos cruise takes you through a variety of landscapes. From craggy volcanic peaks and prehistoric lava beds to pristine white sand beaches and azure blue seas. Experience these beautiful lands on hikes among Giant Tortoises, to bird nesting sites and to an abandoned salt mine.

The Galapagos Legend with a capacity for 100 guests is still small enough for a more intimate experience with friends and family. With her three different decks, there is a great variety of comfortable and spacious social areas, fantastic open decks allow you to admire the islands’ flora and fauna, enjoy a BBQ at night, or take some sun at the pool and bar areas. 

The Galapagos Legend offers a range of 3, 4 and 7 night itineraries, to suit your travel needs.

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Enjoy the extra space onboard a 100 passenger boat with plenty of onboard activities. Relax by the pool, jacuzzi or in the fitness area, or enjoy optional activities including movie nights, salsa nights, star gazing and more.

Walk and explore ashore with an expert naturalist guide, with a focus on learning about the native flora and fauna. There is plenty of time to take photos, observe, absorb and be wowed by these enchanted isles!

Enjoy morning and afternoon excursions with your naturalist guides, there will be a wide range activities such as snorkeling, swimming, kayaking or excursions on the glass bottom boat, plus there is the opportunity to add on diving.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Baltra Island Mosquera Islet

Yacht Galapagos Legend 5 day itinerary

*Galapagos excursions are subject to change without prior notice. Changes in plans may arise due to weather conditions, National Park regulations, or other unforeseen circumstances.

Arrival on Baltra Island and transfer to the boat.

Mosquere Islet
This tiny, low-lying islet, converted into coral sand, is set between the north and south Seymour Islands. It's home to a group of sea lions that come to laze on the soft white sand, it's an excellent spot to observe shorebirds, herons, lava gulls, and boobies. Snorkeling or diving here, one can often see sharks, rays, and barracudas.

Day 2
Santiago Island Rabida Island

Egas Port
The black volcanic sand sets this landing apart from most, it's best known for the dramatic shoreline where we meet a host of species that chose to live between land and sea. Among these are the endemic Galapagos fur seals, which maintain a small colony at the end of our walk.

Rabida Island
Lying at the archipelago's heart, this dramatic island with a distinctive red-sand beach is home to sea lions, mockingbirds, finches, endemic Galapagos doves, and vermilion flycatchers. A walk takes us through a forest of palo santo and cacti to a beautiful overview of the bay.

Day 3
Isabela Island

Urbina Bay
At the far end of a long level hike, we arrive at a strange phenomenon where large blocks of coral lie completely exposed after a dramatic geological uplift in 1954. Located at the western base of Alcedo Volcano, we hope to run into a few impressive land iguanas and some volcanoes endemic to Galapagos giant tortoises during the wet season.

Tagus Cove
Tagus Cove, a historic pirate hideout and anchorage. Visited by Charles Darwin and the HMS Beagle in 1835. Hike past Darwin Lake and stunning volcanic landscape, revealing Isabela island's dramatic northern volcanoes. Snorkel along a submerged wall with turtles, fish, penguins, and flightless cormorants. Enjoy a panga ride or kayak for added excitement!

Day 4
Fernandina Island Isabela Island

Punta Espinosa
Pristine Fernandina, the marine iguana capital. Its desolate volcanic backdrop hosts a massive concentration of these enigmatic reptiles. Surprisingly, Galapagos penguins share the same shoreline. Snorkeling offers an exciting opportunity to witness marine iguanas feeding underwater, alongside penguins, turtles, and unique flightless cormorants.

Punta Vicente
Spectacular site, surrounded by immense cliffs of an eroded volcano. Studded with resting seabirds like brown noddies and Nazca boobies. Superb snorkeling with unique fish species. Swim with penguins and green turtles.

Day 5
Santa Cruz Island Baltra Airport Departure

In the central highlands of Santa Cruz Island, we have our best opportunity to interact at close quarters with totally wild, Galapagos giant tortoises. A short walk among these huge, 600lb, reptiles will also offer the chance for more highland species, especially several species of the famed finches.

After the visit, passengers will be transferred to the airport for their return flight to Guayaquil or Quito.

What’s Included

  • Included Copy 20 Standard Plus Cabin with ensuite
  • Included Copy 31 Cabin upgrades available
  • Included Copy 31 Cabins suitable for families
  • Included Copy 20 All meals onboard
  • Included Copy 20 Coffee / tea station, welcome and farewell cocktails
Fees & Services
  • Included Copy 20 Two daily guided excursions with a certified English-speaking naturalist guide
  • Included Copy 20 Briefings, lectures and more activities onboard
  • Included Copy 20 Snorkelling, hiking, dinghy rides, glass bottom boat
  • Included Copy 31 Kayak and wetsuits rental
  • Included Copy 31 Scuba Diving
  • Included Copy 31 Internet plans available on board
  • Included Copy 7 Galapagos Islands National Park Entrance Fee & TCT USD$220 (Subject to change)
  • Included Copy 7 Return flights to the Galapagos

Legend | Galapagos Cruise Ship

100 Passengers


  • Included Explore the underwater world of the Galapagos while snorkling and diving
  • Included Go kayaking and admire your surroundings
  • Included Discover the different islands on dinghy rides
  • Included Activities for the whole family - kids corner, wellness & fitness center, science corner, library...
  • Included Enjoy a massage or relax in the jacuzzi
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5 days

Price from

$3,200 USD

Per person, sharing

Based on a Standard Plus Cabin

Departs select Thurdays