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The Nemo II Galapagos Cruise takes passengers on a captivating, all-inclusive 8-day adventure with daily excursions to the Islands. The ship provides comfortable double cabins with private bathrooms, delectable meals prepared by talented chefs, and certified naturalist guides offering detailed historical tours.

Rebecca Adventure Travel’s Tourist Superior Class Cruises offer a simple yet profound exploration of the Galapagos. Soak up the enchanting beauty of the Islands aboard exquisite Galapagos cruises, where every moment is noteworthy. Take advantage of our incredible Galapagos Last-Minute Cruise Deals, making your dream trip a reality at an unbeatable price. Explore the difference between a land-based tour and a cruise for a well-informed choice.

Highlights

  • checkVisiting GalapagosExperience the Enchanted Isles on a spacious and private yacht that retraces Darwin's footsteps.
  • checkAbout Nemo IIThe Nemo II Galapagos Cruise accommodates 14 passengers in 7 cabins, each with a private bathroom.
  • checkDesignMotor sail catamaran.
  • checkSocial AreasOne indoor dining room and one outdoor dining room.
  • checkSafety EquipmentThe Nemo II Galapagos Cruise operates in accordance with the requirements of the International Maritime Organization guidelines.

General information

Class

Tourist superior class.

Capacity

14 passengers.

Construction Year

Renovated in 2016.

Type

Motor sail catamaran.

Length

72 ft / 21.88 m.

Width

33 ft / 10.39 m.

Cabins

Cabin 1 and Cabin 2: 1 Double bed for couples.
Cabin 3 and Cabin 4: 1 Upper double bed and 1 lower single bed.
Cabin 5: 1 Upper single bed and 1 lower double bed.
Cabin 6-7: 1 Upper single bed and 1 lower single bed.

AC

Yes.

Snorkeling equipment & wetsuits

Snorkeling equipment included. Wetsuits available for rent.

Operational arrival flights

AVIANCA – AV1632 (UIO – GYE – GPS)
AVIANCA – AV1638 (UIO – GYE – GPS)

Operational departure flights

AVIANCA – AV1633 (GPS – GYE – UIO)

Itinerary

"A" NORTH (8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS)
  • DAY 1 SUNDAY - BALTRA AIRPORT - LAS BACHAS BEACH
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Bachas-Beach

    AM: Upon arrival, you’ll take care of your Galapagos National Park entrance fee. To help preserve this incredible environment, a quick luggage inspection ensures we keep it free from any foreign substances.

    PM: Enjoy a welcome cocktail and lunch before navigating to Las Bachas beach in Santa Cruz. The name is a nod to the World War II barges wrecked offshore. Experience a wet landing for snorkelingswimming, and wildlife observation. Keep an eye out for great blue herons, small waders like sanderlings, and semi-palmated plovers around the saltwater lagoon.

    • ActivityActivity:Arrival. Hiking. Snorkeling.
    • mealMeal:Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single cabins.
  • DAY 2 MONDAY - DARWIN BAY - PRINCE PHILIP'S STEPS
    Rebecca Adventure Travel DARWIN-BAY

    AM: Darwin Bay, nestled within the caldera of a dormant volcano, welcomes visitors with a serene small coral beach. A leisurely stroll awaits those seeking a relaxed exploration. For the more adventurous, an optional, challenging walk across rugged lava rock terrain beckons, promising a thrilling experience.

    PM: Today we visit Genovesa Island, also known as “Bird Island”. Prince Philip’s Steps, also known as El Barranco, is a popular visitor site where tropicbirdsred-footed boobies, and other nesting seabirds can be found. We walk up a cliff through a Palo Santo forest to a storm petrel colony, passing red-footed and Nazca boobies and great frigatebirds along the way.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking. Birdwatching.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single cabins.
  • DAY 3 TUESDAY - SULLIVAN BAY - RÁBIDA
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Sullivan-Bay

    AM: On Santiago Island, Sullivan Bay invites you into a world of mystique and grandeur. As you step onto the expansive lava fields, the hardened lava flows beneath your feet tell a story of volcanic might. Snorkeling amidst the vibrant marine species, you wander through a kaleidoscope of colors.

    PM: With its distinctive red-sand beachdiverse wildlife, and dazzling terrains, Rábida Island offers a unique and memorable experience for visitors. Explore the crystal-clear waters through snorkeling, encounter sea lions and marine iguanas, hike along scenic trails, and lose yourself in the island’s natural beauty.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking. Exploring. Snorkeling.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single cabins.
  • DAY 4 WEDNESDAY - HIGHLANDS - BREEDING CENTER
    Rebecca Adventure Travel breeding-center

    AM: Explore the lush vegetation in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island to see unique zones. Your visit to Rancho Las Primicias provides an excellent opportunity to observe Galapagos giant tortoises up close in their natural habitat.

    PM: Return to Puerto Ayora for a visit to the Fausto Llerena Interpretation Center, inside the Charles Darwin Research Station. The center is dedicated to educating visitors about ongoing scientific research and conservation initiatives. It highlights the importance of responsible tourism by illustrating the environmental challenges faced by the Islands. The day concludes with dinner and our nightly orientation back on the yacht.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking. Exploring.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single cabins.
  • DAY 5 THURSDAY - ELIZABETH BAY - URBINA BAY
    Rebecca Adventure Travel ELIZABETH BAY

    AM: Elizabeth Bay, a haven of serenity and natural beauty, invites travelers to awaken their senses with the verdant embrace of mangrove forests and the striking presence of volcanic formations. The bay unveils a mesmerizing display of marine life that includes graceful sea turtles, lively penguins, elegant rays, and singular marine iguanas. Snorkeling enthusiasts will enjoy vibrant coral reefs beneath the sun-kissed waves.

    PM: Next we sail to Urbina Bay, known for its unique geological uplift. A wet landing introduces nature walkswildlife observation, and shallow-water snorkeling. Nestled at the base of Alcedo Volcano, south of Tagus Cove, Urbina Bay showcases a recent uplift phenomenon from 1954, elevating the shoreline by nearly 15 ft (4 m). Witness the captivating impact of geological shifts in this remarkable Galapagos location.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking. Exploring. Snorkeling.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single cabins.
  • DAY 6 FRIDAY - TAGUS COVE - ESPINOZA POINT
    Rebecca Adventure Travel ESPINOZA POINT

    AM: Sail to Isabela Island and arrive at the historic Tagus Cove. With a dry landing, commence a nature walk that ascends through the dry vegetation zone, offering panoramic views of Darwin Lake, a saltwater crater lake, and a narrow inlet. A panga ride adds a scenic touch to the adventure. Conclude the day with deep water snorkeling, appreciating the diverse marine life of the cove.

    PM: Start your exploration of Fernandina Island with a wet landing at Espinoza Point. The morning nature walk unveils the island’s unique volcanic terrain, where flightless cormorants build nests, sea lions bask on the beach, and marine iguanas create a captivating spectacle. Immerse yourself in the vibrant underwater world through deep-water snorkeling.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking. Exploring. Snorkeling.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single cabins.
  • DAY 7 SATURDAY - BUCCANEER COVE - EGAS PORT
    Rebecca Adventure Travel BUCCANEER COVE

    AM: Transition to Buccaneer Cove through scenic panga (dinghy) rides. This historic site, less than an hour from Puerto Egas, served as a refuge for pirates, sailors, and whalers during the 18th and 19th centuries. Immerse yourself in the tales of this haven, where ships found respite for repairs, and explorers stocked up on essential supplies. Deepwater snorkeling adds a marine dimension to this historical journey.

    PM: Commence an exciting exploration with a wet landing at Puerto Egas. This unique site in Santiago Island promises a nature walk, a glimpse into salt mines, and a visit to the fur seal grotto. Dive into the vibrant underwater world with shallow-water snorkeling, complementing the rich experience on land. The dark sand beaches of this port, also known as James Bay, set the stage for an unforgettable morning.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking. Exploring. Snorkeling.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single cabins.
  • DAY 8 SUNDAY - BLACK TURTLE COVE
    Rebecca Adventure Travel BLACK TURTLE COVE GALAPAGOS

    AM/PM: Explore the north shore of Santa Cruz Island, home to four mangrove species extending from the shore into the lagoon. Witness sea turtles swimming in the calm waters, and observe fishrays, and small sharks below. Conclude your trip with a final snorkeling experience.

    Later, a dinghy will transport you and your luggage to Baltra. From there, take the airport shuttle, accompanied by your guide, who will assist you at the check-in counters in the departure hall.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking. Departure.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single cabins.
"B" SOUTH (8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS)
  • DAY 1 SUNDAY - ARRIVAL AT BALTRA AIRPORT - NORTH SEYMOUR
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Origin Theory & Evolve - North Seymour Island

    AM: Upon arrival, you’ll take care of your Galapagos National Park entrance fee. To help preserve this incredible environment, a quick luggage inspection ensures we keep it free from any foreign substances.

    PM: Sail to North Seymour Island, situated north of Baltra. Expect a dry landing and engage in nature walks across the rocky coast. Along the 1.25 mi (about 2 km) trail, you’ll encounter colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds.

    • ActivityActivity:Arrival. Hiking.
    • mealMeal:Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single cabins.
  • DAY 2 MONDAY - LOBOS ISLAND - WITCH HILL, KICKER ROCK
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Kicker Rock

    AM: Lobos Island was named after the two species of sea lions that inhabit it, those related to the California sea lions, and those related to the ones in Antarctica. Explore the island’s protected channel, offering fantastic snorkeling opportunities in its pristine waters.

    PM: Located in the northwestern part of San Cristóbal IslandWitch Hill features a sprawling white-sand beach. The eroded tuff cone, locally known as Cerro Brujo, stands at the beach’s beginning near the landing point. The bay’s calm and shallow waters make this an ideal snorkeling site, especially for beginners. A couple of hours off the western shore of San Cristóbal, a striking rock juts out of the water vertically. Kicker Rock is also a great place to snorkel!

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking. Snorkeling.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single cabins.
  • DAY 3 TUESDAY - CHAMPION ISLET, CORMORANT POINT - POST OFFICE BAY, BARONESS POINT
    Rebecca Adventure Travel CHAMPION ISLET GALAPAGOS

    AM: This day is for exploring Floreana Island. Champion Islet is a snorkeler’s paradise, home to sea lions, colorful fish, and even sea turtles. Cormorant Point offers a unique beach situated between two volcanic cones with olive-green sand, resulting from a high concentration of olivine crystals.

    PM: Post Office Bay is renowned for its 18th-century barrel mail system, where visitors continue the tradition by leaving and delivering mail. The site also features a scenic beach for snorkeling. Baroness Viewpoint is named after the enigmatic Baroness Eloise von Wagner, who vanished in the 1930s, leaving behind tales of adventure and intrigue.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking. Exploring. Snorkeling.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single cabins.
  • DAY 4 WEDNESDAY - GARDNER BAY, OSBORN ISLET - SUÁREZ POINT
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Origin Theory & Evolve - Gardner Bay

    AM: Embark on an adventure to the stunning Gardner Bay, which offers a picturesque white-sand beach where a bustling sea lion colony resides. Take a leisurely walk or dive into the crystal-clear waters for a swim with playful sea lion pups. Keep an eye out for inquisitive mockingbirds adding charm to the beach. This is the perfect spot for snorkeling!

    PM: Explore the trail to Suárez Point, where sightings of blue-footed boobiesalbatrosses, and Nazca boobies await. This island serves as the primary breeding ground for nearly all of the world’s 12,000 pairs of waved albatrosses. Don’t miss the famous blowhole, spraying seawater into the air, adding excitement to this enchanting site!

     

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking. Exploring. Snorkeling.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single cabins.
  • DAY 5 THURSDAY - HIGHLANDS - CHARLES RESEARCH DARWIN STATION
    Rebecca Adventure Travel santa cruz highlands

    AM: Explore the lush vegetation in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island to see unique zones. Your visit to Rancho Las Primicias provides an excellent opportunity to observe Galapagos giant tortoises up close in their natural habitat.

    PM: Return to Puerto Ayora for a visit to the Fausto Llerena Interpretation Center, inside the Charles Darwin Research Station. The center is dedicated to educating visitors about ongoing scientific research and conservation initiatives. It highlights the importance of responsible tourism by illustrating the environmental challenges faced by the Islands. The day concludes with dinner and our nightly orientation back on the yacht.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking. Exploring.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single cabins.
  • DAY 6 FRIDAY - SOUTH PLAZA - SANTA FE
    Rebecca Adventure Travel South-Plaza-Galapagos

    AM: South Plaza, though petite, boasts vibrant hues, becoming a canvas of colors depending on the season. Encounter lively sea lion coloniesmarine and land iguanas, and a myriad of birds gracefully navigating the cliffs. Top off the excursion by strolling down the entire beach.

    PM: Santa Fe, a perennial favorite among Galapagos enthusiasts, caters to diverse tastes. The island’s landscape is a vision: turquoise waters cradling giant prickly pear cactus forests. Renowned for its rich biodiversity, Santa Fe hosts the largest variety of endemic wildlife in the Galapagos. Activities abound, with options ranging from hiking to snorkeling and diving, ensuring a fulfilling exploration for every tourist.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking. Exploring. Snorkeling.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single cabins.
  • DAY 7 SATURDAY - BARTOLOMÉ ISLAND - CHINESE HAT
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Bartholomew

    AM: Experience deepwater snorkeling during a visit to Bartolomé Island, involving a dry landing and a nature walk. Despite its desolate landscape with sparse vegetation, Bartolomé is the most visited and photographed island in the Galapagos. The island features an extinct volcano and a stunning array of red, orange, green, and glistening black volcanic formations, with the iconic tuff cone known as Pinnacle Rock as its standout feature.

    PM: Located near Santiago IslandSombrero Chino (Chinese Hat) islet boasts crystal-clear blue waters where boats anchor. Begin your exploration with a stroll along the stunning beach, where vibrant red Sally Lightfoot crabs and marine iguanas abound. Renowned for its snorkeling opportunities, Sombrero Chino invites you to discover the rich marine life beneath its waves.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking. Exploring. Snorkeling.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or single cabins.
  • DAY 8 SUNDAY - MOSQUERA ISLET - BALTRA AIRPORT
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Mosquera-Islet

    AM/PM: Discover the mesmerizing beauty of Mosquera Islet, a hidden gem nestled between Baltra and North Seymour islands. This extraordinary reef, born out of a powerful uprising, stretches across a mere 160 meters at its narrowest point. Prepare to be captivated by the delightful presence of diverse shorebirds and snorkel among its abundant sea lion population. Keep your eyes peeled for the occasional sighting of Orcas.

    Later, a dinghy will transport you and your luggage to Baltra. From there, take the airport shuttle, accompanied by your guide, who will assist you at the check-in counters in the departure hall.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking. Snorkeling. Departure.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast.

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Live Nemo II Galapagos Cruise Availability

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Number of Adults

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Inclusions

  • Bus Transport Airport transfers in Galapagos are provided when your flights coincide with the cruise start and end dates.
  • Double and single accommodation.
  • Tour Guide All activities as described with a bilingual naturalist guide.
  • assistance 24/7 Dutch, English, and Spanish assistance.
  • Meals Unlimited water, tea, and coffee.
  • Meals All meals are included on the cruise, from lunch on the first day to breakfast on the last day.
  • Gear Equipment Wetsuits.
  • Gear Equipment Snorkeling Gear
  • Exclusion Exclusions

    + Flights to/from Galapagos. We can arrange them for you.
    + Galapagos National Park entrance fee: USD 100 p.p. (subject to change).
    + Migratory control card: USD 20 p.p. (subject to change).
    + Isabela dock fee: USD 10 p.p.
    + Transfers Baltra Airport-cruise terminal fee: USD 5 p.p. each way.
    + Water taxis to and from the shore.
    + Alcoholic beverages.
    + Personal expenses.
    + Optional tips for the guide.
    + Personal travel insurance.

Additional information

  • The itineraries can be shortened to 5 or 4 days for a smaller trip to the Galapagos.
  • It is suggested to have valid travel and medical insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage. Please inform the team of any known medical conditions you have.
  • Rebecca Adventure Travel and the respective cruise operator reserve the right to change the itinerary without prior notice due to weather conditions, availability, National Park regulations or notifications, and unforeseeable circumstances.
  • When flying to Galapagos from Quito or Guayaquil, we recommend arriving in the city at least 24 hours before your flight, to avoid inconveniences in case of flight delays. Cruise departures have fixed schedules and extra fees may occur for reaching the cruise on another day.
  • All cruises are subject to availability. Since cruises have fixed departures, please check dates and itineraries with the team before booking the cruise and flight tickets. Because the Galapagos is a high-demand destination, availability changes every day. Rebecca Adventure Travel will try to fix your dates with the options available at the time of booking.
  • Keep in mind that some cruises require you to arrange the flight tickets directly with them, otherwise, they will charge an extra fee. Please check with the team and they will share the complete information before proceeding with your flight ticket arrangement.

ADVANTAGES OF BOOKING WITH REBECCA ADVENTURE TRAVEL

  • Authenticity: Rebecca Adventure Travel offers unique and authentic experiences. All tours are personally selected by Rebecca, which guarantees authentic hotels (preferably family-owned), high-quality tours, great service, and, last but not least, value for money.
  • Tailor-made design: Whether travelers prefer a Galapagos island-hopping tour, a cruise, or a tailor-made tour of Ecuador, our local and international destination experts use their own travel experiences to create the right travel plan for every traveler.
  • Safety & 24/7 assistance: Rebecca Adventure Travel possesses all official tour operating insurance up to EUR 3 million. The team can be reached 24/7 for emergencies, by phone, e-mail, Skype, and WhatsApp. This service is available in English, Spanish, and Dutch!
  • Face-to-face assistance throughout your travels: Although online communication is essential, in-person service is very important, too. This is why travelers can get face-to-face travel advice at the Travel Concept Store in Zutphen, Netherlands. During your trip, there will be local personal hostesses at each destination, e.g., the Galapagos Islands.
  • Zero credit card fee: For guests who book a cruise with Rebecca Adventure Travel, there is no extra charge for credit card payment.

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