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Wilderness Yacht Safaris

Galapagos Wildlife & Marine Life Yacht Safari
20 - 25 August, 2019
hosted by Aqua-Firma Director, Ralph Pannell


Galapagos Wildlife Yacht Safaris

Galapagos Wildlife, Marine Life & Photography
Baltra Island – Santa Cruz – Isabela – San Cristobal
15 – 19 / 20 Aug, 2019
with Marine Biologist & Photographer Dr Simon Pierce & Aqua-Firma Director, Ralph Pannell
from £1,690 / $1,960


Galapagos Yacht & Lodge Safaris
Combining yacht based and land based exploration of the islands


Wildlife, Marine Life & Volcanoes of Southern Galapagos
4 & 5 days privately guided & small group departures from £1,390



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Galapagos Dive Liveaboards

Galapagos Hotel Based Boat Diving
( 11 days from £2,215)
or £595 / $795 for 4 day dive extension to another Galapagos trip



Canoe and Lodge Safaris

Amazon Canoe & Lodge Safari - Wildlife & Conservation Insights
27 - 30 Aug 2019
£1,290 / $1,455
led by Aqua-Firma Director, Ralph Pannell


Galapagos and Amazon by Sea Kayak, Dugout Canoe, Trekking, Biking & Snorkelling
( 14 days)


Galapagos by Sea Kayak, Trekking, Biking and Snorkelling
10 days £3,690 / $4,450



Genovesa
Island

Wildlife

Marine
Life

Geology

Area Size:  145 Km²
Maximum Altitude:  76 metres
Island Highlights:  Darwin Bay, Prince Phillips's Steps, Frigatebird, Hammerhead Shark, Marine Iguana

Introduction

Genovesa is a horse shoe shaped island, situated in the north east of the Galapagos Islands, somewhat removed from the rest of the archipelago. She is the only frequently visited island that lies entirely above the equator, invoking numerous ceremonies for passengers who have never crossed it by sea before.

She is a fascinating island, whose array of birdlife often makes her referred to as "Bird Island", a name in which she most certainly lives up to.  Her general abundance of wildlife and striking landscapes provides some excellent photographic opportunities.  

A significant area of interest on Genovesa is Prince Phillip's Steps: a trail carved directly into the rocky volcanic island walls, which leads up a 25 m high cliff.  The name Prince Phillip's Steps derived from a visit by the British monarch in 1964.  It presents a spectacular vantage point from which to survey the rest of the island and is the ideal viewing point for spotting birds.

The Beagle - Mary Anne - Cachalote - Sagitta - Amazonia - Samba - Beluga - Galaxy - Princess Grace - Aida Maria - Eden - Evolution - Eclipse - Grand Odyssey - Journey I - Eric - Flamingo - Letty - Odyssey - Athala - Nemo I - Nemo II - Diamante - Alta - Lammer Law - Rachel - La Pinta  - Humboldt Explorer - Parranda - Isabela (Albemarie) - Santa Cruz (Indefatigable) - San Cristobal (Chatham) - Baltra (South Seymour) - North Seymour (Seymour Norte) - Fernandina (Narborough) - Española (Hood) - Genovesa (Tower) - Bartolomé (Bartolemew) - Santiago (San Salvador or James) - Santa María (Floreana or Charles) - Marchena (Blindoe) - Mosquera - Plaza Sur (South Plaza) - Pinta (Abingdon) - Pinzón (Duncan) - Santa Fé (Barrington) - Rabida (Jervis) - Daphne

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