Galapagos Hopper

Daily Tours

The Galapagos Hopper is the newest boat to join the Galapagos Journey Fleet. This catamaran has been custom built thinking of the need of the most demanding guests on hotel based tour programs.
This first class catamaran is ideal for Hotel based island hopping tours with base on San Cristobal Island, offering navigation stability, high-end features, and personalized service onboard.


The Galapagos Hopper offers daily tours to the Eastern side of the Galapagos Islands. Onboard this exclusive catamaran the passengers will be able to visit the best of Española and San Cristobal Islands. Please check the following itineraries.

Española Island Itinerary

This itinerary visits Punta Suarez and Gardner Islets. During this day passengers will be approached to some of the endemic species of the islands such as the Galapagos Doves, the Marine Iguanas, Waved Albatross, Blue-footed and Nazca Boobies. In this tour passengers will enjoy of nature hikes and snorkeling.

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Española Island
Kicker rock

Kicker Rock Itinerary

This itinerary visits the west side of San Cristobal. It is the ideal tour for discovering and snorkeling among the marine wildlife of Galapagos. Some of the species able to watch are the Galapagos Shark, the Hammer Head Shark, Sea Turtles, Sea Lions, and colorful fishes.

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Kicker rock

Pitt Point Itinerary

This tour is the only one that allows passengers to watch and observe the behavior of the three different species of boobies that inhabit Galapagos. The Red and Blue-Footed Boobies as well as the Nazca Boobies. Also, the traveler will be able to watch the Giant Tortoise in its natural habitat. Some nature hikes as well as visit to the beach are part of the tour.

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Nazca Boobies


Exclusive services on board

The Galapagos Hopper offer hot meal for the lunch, prepared with local and fresh products. The catamaran has an inner dining room area for seating and enjoying the delicious meal. For the case of passengers with dietary restriction there is possible to customized the menu, under previous request. Available seats on the Upper Deck with a great seaside view during the navigation. Also, there is a toilet as well as dry towels for the journey.

Naturalist Guides

Our naturalist guides are top ranked and certified by the Galapagos National Park Authorities. All the guides have wide experience guiding on the islands. All the guides speak English fluently and availability for guides in different languages, under previous request.

Drinks & Snacks

On board the passenger will have unlimited water, coffee, and tea services available as well as non-alcoholic beverages. There are also served some snacks during the day to help travelers to recover after the activities done during the day.

Well planned itineraries

The itineraries offered by the Galapagos Hopper have been thought to offer the best of every interesting place. Showing up the most important places for bird watching, snorkeling, and nature hikes. Also, there are included special places newly opened to tourists. In the case of divers, there is the possibility to dive in Kicker Rock and Gardner Bay, after previous request. (Equipment and Diving guides available)

Galapagos Photo Gallery

The Galapagos Islands is an exotic and unique destination. These are just part of the breathtaking landscapes and amazing wildlife available on the Archipelago. Onboard the Galapagos Hopper guests can have a great overview of the eastern side of the islands.
Sea Lions
Kicker Rock
Blue Footed Boobies
Giant tortoises
Galapagos Red Footed Boobies
Galapagos Marine Iguana
Española Island
Sea Lion
Nazca Boobies