World Journeys | Finch Bay Eco-Hotel

Whether your interests lie in observing the natural wildlife of the Galapagos, enjoying world-class diving, exploring lava fields, relaxing on the beach or just a bit of everything, why not consider staying in this multi-award winning Eco-hotel. Located a 5 minute water taxi ride from the town of Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island, it is the ideal spot to relax at either end of a cruise or if you prefer to be land based and take day excursions to nearby islands. Relaxed style and great accommodation along with wonderful food and some superb day excursions are what make this hotel, considered one of the best in the Galapagos, so popular.

  • Summary

    Duration

    4 Days / 3 Nights from NZD $3,075*

    Countries

    Ecuador

    Type of Journey

    Wildlife

    Highlights

    • Luxury Eco-Hotel • Island yacht excursions • Wildlife viewing • Santa Cruz Island highlands tour

  • Departure Dates

    Daily, year-round
  • What's Included

    Tour Includes

    • Tailor-made journey
    • 3 nights’ accommodation in your selected category
    • 3 breakfasts and 1 lunch
    • Shared transfers to/from Seymour Airport
    • Shared full-day Tortuga Bay and the Charles Darwin Research Station
    • Shared half-day Highland tour
    • INGALA Transit Control Card for the Galagapos Islands

    Not Included

    • Flights to/from the Ecuadorian mainland (Guayaquil or Quito)
    • A Galapagos National Park Fee of US$100 per person (increasing to US$200 per person from 1 August 2024) is payable in cash on arrival in the Galapagos
    • Carbon offset fee
    • Gratuities

  • Pricing

    Description Twin
    NZD
    Single
    NZD
    Extra
    NZD

    2024
    1 Jan – 31 Dec
    Finch Bay Room
    Finch Bay Suite



    3075
    3650



    4680
    5845

    2025
    1 Jan – 31 Dec
    Finch Bay Room
    Finch Bay Suite



    3170
    3760



    4830
    6025

    Please note: while prices are accurate at time of loading they are subject to change due to currency fluctuations and currency surcharges may apply. Please check price at time of booking
  • Itinerary

    Full-Day Tortuga Bay & Charles Darwin Research Station
    Tortuga Bay is located on the north side of Santa Cruz Island, one of the most famous islands in Galapagos. It’s a popular spot for snorkeling, swimming, and kayaking. The beach at Tortuga Bay is almost two kilometers long, with fine white sand and clear waters that are perfect for swimming. It’s a great spot to spend the day soaking up the sun, walking along the shoreline, or relaxing.

    You will also visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, a place of incredible flora and fauna that you will only find in the Galapagos Islands. Fall in love with the archipelago and its wonders, and learn more about the significant work of wildlife conservation being done.

    Half-Day Highlands Tour

    The Giant Tortoise Reserve is a nature preserve located in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island, home to some of the world’s largest tortoises. The Ecuadorian Ministry of Environment manages the reserve. It was created in 1959 to protect the giant tortoise population and its habitat. The reserve is home to several species of tortoises, including the famous Galapagos Giant Tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra), the largest living tortoise species, weighing up to 250 kg. It plays an important biological role as the top grazer in its habitat. In the wild, these gentle giants slowly barrel their way through the plant cover. The shape of their carapaces varies from island to island. On Santa Cruz, year round, tortoises can be seen grazing on the surrounding vegetation, or wallowing in muddy banks or in a small red-coloured pond.

    The best way to experience the Galapagos Islands

  • Booking Conditions

    • Pricing varies due to fluctuations in exchange rates; please contact us for current pricing
    • Please enquire about pricing for children (11 and under) or for private transfers and tours
    • Please also enquire about pricing to extend your stay and/or add-on additional tours
    • A supplement applies for dinner on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve

 

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