GALAPAGOS

SURF | ADVENTURE

WAVE TOUR

7 days of surfing in San Cristobal Island
7
days
6
nights

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ITINERARY


day
1
Transfer in
Transfer airport - hotel and an introductory briefing about the week’s events. We will have a surfing session in one of the island’s surfing spots depending on the swell that day.

day
2
Surfing
Depending on the ocean’s conditions, we will visit the location with the best waves in order to have 1 or 2 surfing sessions throughout the day.

day
3
Highlands
Visit to the island’s highlands to the historic El Progreso site, one of the country’s heritage sites, located in the parish of the same name. From there we will continue to the El Junco crater where we will find a fresh-water lagoon at 659 meters above sea level (masl.) We will continue towards the Galapagos tortoise breeding center La Galapaguera, a space rented by the Galapagos National Park and finish our tour in the pristine Puerto Chino beach.
Upon return to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno we will try to fit in a surfing session to wrap up the day.

day
4
Surfing
Depending on the ocean’s conditions, we will visit the location with the best waves in order to have 1 or 2 surfing sessions throughout the day.

day
5
360° Tour
The day will start as you sail across the coast of San Cristobal and either go east or west depending on the day, during your trip you will be able to get a view of some truly hidden sides of this magic island, a sweet water waterfall that goes out to sea, Bahia Sardina is one of the stops where you will hopefully see sea turtle nests, another stop is Bahia Rosa Blanca a beautiful white sand beach that has an enchanting mangrove growing side to side with the water, you might get to snorkel with baby black tip sharks, also you will cross over Punta Pitt where you can have the chance to see some red footed booby and some more birdwatching. Along the way you will also get to see the majestic Kicker Rock and even shortly snorkel at this wonderful site habitat of hammerhead sharks, black tip sharks, white tip sharks, sea lions, sea turtles and lots of species of fish.

day
6
Surfing
Depending on the ocean’s conditions, we will visit the location with the best waves in order to have 1 or 2 surfing sessions throughout the day.

day
7
Transfer out
Transfer from the hotel to the airport.

* The order of activities may vary depending on climate, tides, and swells

PACKET INCLUDES



Transfer from the airport to the hotel followed by an introductory briefing.
Local bilingual guide and host available for the duration of your stay.
4x4 pickup truck (4 person capacity) to visit the highlands
Accommodation for 6 nights in local hotel.
Day tour to Kicker Rock which includes lunch, snacks, refreshments, towel, naturalist guide assigned by the boat company and snorkel gear.
Snorkeling gear (snorkeling may be done at any point during your free time).

WHAT TO BRING



Sun block
Insect Repellent
Wax for the board (Surf Wax)
Extra leash
Ding repair
Wetsuit (depending on the season)
Hiking/Walking shoes

NOTE: San Cristobal does not have a store specialising in surfing gear.

DOES NOT INCLUDE



Airfare
Entrance fee to the National Park ($100 USD cash only)
Galapagos Migration Control Card ($20 USD cash only)
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Scuba Diving
Water taxi

CONDITIONS



Reservations will be accepted by email or telephone

Once services and availability have been confirmed, you will be sent your respective bill with the final cost via email

Approval of all bills will be accepted via email
Reservations will be confirmed after the initial deposit has been made

In order to reserve the tour you will need to deposit, or make a wire transfer, of 60% of the total cost maximum 15 days after the bill has been approved the remaining 40% has to be paid at least two months before your trip begins.

Availability cannot be guaranteed until the trip has been paid in full

If you need to change or cancel your reservation, please get in touch with us as soon as possible by providing us with your reservation number

Any changes in your reservation are subject to availability

PAYMENT POLICIES



We accept wire transfers
We accept payment via Western Union

CANCELLATION BY THE CLIENT



Any cancellation must be done in writing via email. Once the email is received by LAVAWAVE SURF, we will determine the charges that will apply to the cancellation.

If cancellations are made sixty days prior to the start of your trip, you will lose the entire reservation deposit of 60% of the total cost.

If cancellations are made between 60 or 14 days prior to the start of trip, you will lose 100% of the total cost of the packet

REFUND POLICIES



Any refund must be handled directly with LAVAWAVE SURF

Claims must be made in written form

Any claim must be presented in writing no later than 30 days after services have concluded. On the contrary, we will not be able to process the claim.

In order to recognize any claim, the operator and its agents agree to submit to the competent Ecuadorian authorities

Taking into account the different services and options of services specified on the bill, means a total acceptance of the conditions specified in this contract by the client(s) part

DISCLAIMER



LAVAWAVE SURF disclaims the following responsibilities:

Illness, theft, disputes, labor, quarantine, government actions, weather, or any other cause beyond the direct control of LAVAWAVE SURF

Client’s failure to obtain required travel documentation such as passports, visas or certificates, will mean that they will not be entitled to any refund

Client’s failure to follow instructions, such as airport schedules and check in-/ check out times at hotels

Cancellation or changes to the services offered for any reason

LAVAWAVE SURF reserves the right to cancel a tour for any reason, unusual or unforeseen circumstances outside LAVAWAVE SURF´s control. When a tour is cancelled the client may choose between a refund of all monies paid or any alternative tour offered in lieu by LAVAWAVE SURF

Total refunds will not be honored in situations in which tours have to be canceled, interrupted, or postponed by LAVAWAVE SURF for reasons that are beyond our control (superior forces such as weather, hurricanes, earthquakes, acts of terrorism, etc.) and in which LAVAWAVE SURF’S contractual obligations with its suppliers don’t permit them to obtain a refund of the amounts paid or to be paid

LAVAWAVE SURF reserves the right to keep 15% of the total cost as an administrative fee upon their own discretion and understanding of each situation
 
TEODORO WOLF AND MALECON CHARLES DARWIN
SAN CRISTOBAL ISLANDS
GALAPAGOS, ECUADOR
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 +593 99 618 4231
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