after an excursion the zodiacs are hoisted on board and the Xpedition sails to the next spot on the itinerary
excursions to the islands are done in zodiacs. Life vests are mandatory
To see the Galapagos Islands, you need a boat to move around. There are many tour operators and their vessels range from small, basic
sailing boats to luxury cruise ships.
The Celebrity Xpedition has a capacity for 96 passengers and 68 crew and is one of the largest
and certainly one of the most luxurious offers in the market. Zodiacs carry you to and from the beaches and harbors.
food, drinks and tips are all included in the expensive package.
Service is excellent, the food pretty good and the guides are
friendly and very knowledgeable.
In May 2009 we spend a week aboard the Celebrity Xpedition to explore the islands.
our 7 days travel itinerary
at Baltra airport guide Freddy takes a quick bite before the new passngers arrive
After a short bus-ride we arrive at the jetty where the Zodiacs are waiting
let the adventure begin!
the Celebrity Xpedition, our floating hotel for the coming week
a welcome drink and an introduction to the programme
landings are either dry (like this one) or wet, which means worst-case your calves get wet
coming back aboard the crew have refreshments waiting
crossing the equator invokes a visit by Freddy Neptune
during the shore excursions the Xpedition always lurks in the background