FULL DAY TOURS ON NAREL YACHT

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Type: Yacht

Yacht Class: First Class

Capacity: 16 Passengers

Construction Year: 1999

Engines: 2 Detroit Engines (Cummins) – 220 HP(each)

Generators: 2 Generators – 75 Kva each

Length: 11.73 mts /

Width: 4 mts

Speed: 8.5 knots

Cabins: No cabins

Electricity: 110 V / 220 V

Snorkeling Equipment: Included

Wetsuit Rental: USD 10

DAILY TOURS ON BOARD NAREL I:

BARTOLOME ISLAND:

Departure days: Monday and Friday

Navigation Time: 2 Hours 20 minutes

Pick up Time: 6H00

Tour description:

Early in the morning, transfer to Baltra to start our navigable tour to Bartholomew, breakfast on board. Bartholomew is a small island located next to Santiago Island. One of the Islands´ principal attractions is the “pinnacle rock” In order to see it properly will make an easy hike for around and hour. In this excursion you will learn from the volcanic landscape of the island and see different species such as: lava lizard or cacti, once we reach the top will have a magnificent view of the

Pinnacle rock in contrast with the volcanic landscape blended with the turquoise waters of the surrounding beaches. After the excursion we will proceed to do snorkeling in one of the coral beaches of the areas where if we are lucky we will see: Marine turtles, sea lions, multicolor fish and penguins. Lunch will be on board in the afternoon we will return to hotel for accommodation.

NORTH SEYMOUR ISLAND:

Departure days: Tuesday and Saturday

Navigation Time: 1 Hour

Pick up Time: 8H00

Tour description:

Enjoy a navigable tour to North Seymour, a 1.9 km² island located northbound from Baltra. The main fauna species of this island are Land Iguanas, the Magnificent Frigate bird with their incredible scarlet regular pouch, blue-footed boobies and their particular courtship dance and sea lions surfing across the waves. Lunch on board. After lunch we will do snorkeling in Bachas where you will be able to discover tones of different fish species and also swim with sea lions. Return to your hotel.

SOUTH PLAZAS AND PUNTA CARRION:

Departure days:Wednesday and Sunday

Navigation Time: 1 Hour 20 minutes

Pick up Time: 8h00

Tour description:

South Plazas is situated on the east cost of Santa Cruz Island, it`s formed from uplifted marine lava and is one of the smallest island on the archipelago. This Island despite its size has a lot of concentration of wildlife.

We will disembark in a small dock frequently occupied by sea lions. After this we will continue through a small forest of prickly pear cacti with their yellow flowers where could be lots of land iguanas waiting for their fruits and flowers fall of to the ground, to get finally up to the cliff, where you can often see a shoal of the endemic yellow-tailed mullet.

The cliff is an excellent to view swallow-tailed gulls, tropic bird, frigate birds, pelicans, at the eastern end of the island bull sea lions congregate there to rest after losing their territory and recover energy and try to be again the beach master.

After this nice walk, we go back to the boat for lunch and sail to Punta Carrion for snorkeling activity where we can see sea turtles, white tip reef sharks, sea lions and lots of fish, back to Puerto Ayora around 16:30.

SERVICES INCLUDED AND ADDED VALUES

SERVICES INCLUDED ON DAILY TOURS:

-Bilingual (English- Spanish Naturalist guide)

-Land transportation to/from Baltra Canal

-Full lunch

-Towels

-Snorkeling equipment

 

ADDED VALUES ON THIS YATCH

-No extra cost on Snorkeling equipment.

-Exclusive transportation for passengers.

-Staff goes on their own transportation not with passengers.

-Faster navigation due to powered engines.

-Snacks on board.

-Breakfast for Bartolome excursion

-Vegetarian options

-Best guides selected on board.

-Life vest for snorkeling.

-More time in each Island.