Nemo 2 Galapagos Yacht
Glittering with modern style and design, the Nemo II Galapagos catamaran is a first-class yacht that gives you an unmatchable experience throughout the highly famed Galapagos Islands. A double haul sailboat with a capacity of 14 passengers, the Nemo II Galapagos Yacht is adorned with a wooden interior and large lounge areas. Each stateroom has its private bathroom with hot shower. It runs an interesting alternating itinerary that explores the best of South-East and North-West of the Islands. It is the right cruise for the Dream Galapagos holiday.
NEMO 2 GALAPAGOS CRUISECapacity: 14 Passengers. Guide: Naturalist english speaking guide. Crew: 6 members: 1 Captain, 1 Helmsman, 1 Sailor, 1 Machinist - Biker, 1 Bar Man - Cabinero, 1 Cook. Loa: 21.88 mts. Beam: 10.39 mts. Draft: 1.50 mts. Fresh water capacity: 2.000 lts. Electricity: 12 V, 110 V, 220 V. Engines: 2 engines / 200 HP.
Inclusions & Exclusions
All meals throughout cruise Transfers in the islands All excursions Bilingual national park guide Use of snorkeling equipment and wetsuits Use of Kayak Coffee, tea and soft drinks
Mainland-Galapagos-Mainland airfare Alcoholic drinks $100 Galapagos National Park fee $20 Transit Control Card Travel / medical insurance Tips Personal expenses
Discount for children under 12 years old 20% Single supplement 60%
Nemo 2 Galapagos Yacht offers two different itineraries
Itinerary North - West & North Islands
Day 1 (Sunday) - NORTH SEYMOUR
AM: Baltra PM: Seymour Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the Nemo II boat. Briefing on board about the boat and the islands. North Seymour Island: Explore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigate birds are easily seen here. Wildlife you might see today: Frigate birds, blue-footed boobies, land and marine iguanas.
Day 2 (Monday) - SANTA CRUZ
AM: HighlandsPM: Charles Darwin Station Santa Cruz Highlands: The highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt. Charles Darwin Station: An organization that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos. Wildlife you might see today: Vermilion Flycatcher or one of Darwin’s finches, Giant tortoises.
Day 3 (Tuesday) - ISABELA
AM: Moreno Point PM: Urbina Bay Moreno Point: Beautiful rocky shores where penguins and shore birds, including blue herons, are usually spotted. Urbina Bay: Its waters are a good place to see turtles and rays. Ashore you'll find a short trail leading to a coral reef. Wildlife you might see today: Flamingoes, paint-billed crakes, white-cheeked pintails, giant tortoises, land iguanas, and flightless cormorants.
Day 4 (Wednesday) - ISABELA
AM: Tagus Cove PM: Fernandina: Espinosa Point Tagus Cove: An opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions. Espinoza Point: A narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks. Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Giant tortoises, hawks, yellow warblers, large-billed flycatchers, flightless Cormorants, Sally Light foot Crabs, Galapagos Penguins, sea horses, marine iguanas and sea turtles.
Day 5 (Thursday) - SANTIAGO
AM: Egas Port PM: Buccaneers Cove Egas Port: The trail leads to the coastline with gorgeous tide pools and grottos full of fauna. Bucaneer Cove: was once a refuge for British buccaneers, it is now a great location for snorkeling where marine birds and sea lions can be found. Wildlife you might see today: Sea lions, fur seals, sea turtles, rays, sharks.
Day 6 (Friday) - RABIDA & SANTIAGO
AM: Rabida Island PM: Sullivan Bay Rabida Island: is one of the most colorful and volcanic varied islands in the archipelago as well as a great snorkeling site. Sullivan Bay: A coral beach landing leads you towards a lava field as far as the eye can see. A truly amazing volcanic experience…up close and personal! Wildlife you might see today: Marine Iguanas, Blue-footed and Nazca boobies, Green Sea Turtle, Galapagos penguins, Spotted Eagle Rays and Black-tipped Sharks.
Day 7 (Saturday) - GENOVESA
AM: Prince Phillips Steps PM: Darwin Bay Prince Phillip's Steps: An extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high. Darwin Bay: A coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies. Wildlife you might see today: Storm Petrels, Short-eared Owl, Lava Gulls, lava Herons, Swallow-tailed Gulls, Great Frigate birds and Red-footed Boobies.
Day 8 (Sunday) - DAPHNE
AM: Daphne Islands PM: Baltra Daphne: a boat ride around this 120 meter-high crater offers the possibility to observe a big variety of birds. Transfer to Baltra airport for your flight back to mainland. Galapagos Wildlife: Nazca boobies, blue-footed boobies, red-billed tropic birds, Darwin’s finches, frigate birds, Short-eared Owls.
Itinerary South - East & South Islands
Day 1 (Sunday) - SANTA CRUZ
AM: Baltra PM: Bachas Beach Baltra Island: Arrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the Galapagos Nemo II Yacht. Bachas Beach: is a swimming beach located on the north shore of Santa Cruz. Wildlife you might see today: Flamingos, white-cheeked pintail ducks, and migratory birds.
Day 2 (Monday) - SANTA FE & PLAZAS
AM: Santa Fe PM: South Plaza Santa Fe Island: A volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and Palo Santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen. South Plazas: has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galapagos. Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Red-billed tropic birds and swallow-tailed gulls, marine iguanas, land iguanas.
Day 3 (Tuesday) - SAN CRISTOBAL
AM: Kicker Rock PM: Lobos Island Kicker Rock: Leon Dormido is comprised of two rocks which jut out of the ocean and is home to a large colony of seabirds. Kayaking and scuba diving allow visitors to spot a variety of marine life. Isla Lobos: This small island is named after the sea lions that rest and play on its rocky shores. Wildlife you might see today: Red-footed, Blue-footed and Nazca boobies, Storm Petrels, Sea Lions, Fur seals, Frigate birds.
Day 4 (Wednesday) - ESPAÑOLA
AM: Suarez Point PM: Gardner Bay Punta Suarez: It is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago. The famous attraction is the magnificent blowhole, spurting water high into the air. Gardner Bay: This bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions. Wildlife you might see today: Nazca and Blue-footed boobies, Galapagos Hawks, Española Mockingbirds, Waved Albatross, sea lions.
Day 5 (Thursday) – SANTA CRUZ
AM: Highlands PM: PM: Charles Darwin Station Santa Cruz Highlands: The highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt. Charles Darwin Station: An organization that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos. Wildlife you might see today: Vermilion Flycatcher or one of Darwin’s finches, Giant tortoises.
Day 6 (Friday) - FLOREANA
AM: Cormorant Point PM: Champion Islet - Post Office Bay Cormorant Point: offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favorite of flamingos. Champion Islet: a great place to dive along with sea lions and tropical fish. Post Office Bay: A white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel, back to the Nemo II Galapagos catamaran for the rest of the afternoon. Wildlife you might see today: Pintail ducks, stilts, Large-billed Flycatchers, Flamingos, Rays.
Day 7 (Saturday) - BARTOLOME & CHINESE HAT
AM: Bartolome PM: Chinese Hat Bartolome: is home of the Pinnacle Rock, the most famous view in the Galapagos Islands. Chinese Hat: The landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs. Wildlife you might see today: Green Sea Turtle, Galapagos penguins, Spotted Eagle Rays and Black-tipped Shark, sea lions.
Day 8 (Sunday) - BLACK TURTLE COVE
AM : Black Turtle Cove AM: Baltra Black Turtle Cove: This shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection for a variety of marine life. Transfer to the Airport. Galapagos Wildlife you might see today: Sea turtles, lack-finned reef shark, the white-tipped reef shark, and the Galapagos sharks.