Explore the natural wonders of the Galapagos Islands in a new land-based way

Our Exploration Packages are designed for adventure, variety and comfort.
They all include land excursions, private yacht navigations and snorkeling activities.

Exploration Packages

Exploration Packages

Rates 2020

Rack and Shoulder Season

Rates per person based on double occupancy in USD$

3 Night 4 Night 5 Night 6 Night 7 Night
TERRACE ROOMS
King-size Bed or Double Queen-size Beds
4,680 6,240 7,020 8,425 9,825
BALCONY ROOMS
King-size Bed or Double Queen-size Beds
4,755 6,340 7,130 8,560 9,985
GARDEN SUITE
King-size Bed
5,220 6,960 7,830 9,395 10,960
POOL SUITE
King-size Bed
5,535 7,380 8,300 9,960 11,625

Rates per person based in single occupancy in USD$

3 Night 4 Night 5 Night 6 Night 7 Night
TERRACE ROOMS
King-size Bed or Double Queen-size Beds
7,020 9,360 10,530 12,637.50 14,737.50
BALCONY ROOMS
King-size Bed or Double Queen-size Beds
7,140 9,520 10,695 12,840 14,977.50
GARDEN SUITE
King-size Bed
7,830 10,440 11,745 14,092.50 16,440
POOL SUITE
King-size Bed
8,310 11,080 12,450 14,940 17,437.50

Rates per child in double or triple occupancy in USD$

3 Night 4 Night 5 Night 6 Night 7 Night
Children under 16 King Big Bed in 3,000 4,000 5,000 6,000 7,000

Sharing with parents or in Terrace or Balcony rooms, depending on availability.

All prices include taxes and 10% service charge.

Peak Season

Spring Break, Christmas*, New Years*

Rates per person based on double occupancy in USD$

3 Night 4 Night 5 Night 6 Night 7 Night
TERRACE ROOMS
King-size Bed or Double Queen-size Beds
5,610 7,480 9,350 11,220 13,090
BALCONY ROOMS
King-size Bed or Double Queen-size Beds
5,730 7,640 9,550 11,460 13,370
GARDEN SUITE
King-size Bed
6,270 8,360 10,450 12,540 14,630
POOL SUITE
King-size Bed
6,645 8,860 11,075 13,290 15,505

Rates per person based in single occupancy in USD$

3 Night 4 Night 5 Night 6 Night 7 Night
TERRACE ROOMS
King-size Bed or Double Queen-size Beds
8,430 11,240 14,050 16,860 19,670
BALCONY ROOMS
King-size Bed or Double Queen-size Beds
8,550 11,400 14,250 17,100 19,950
GARDEN SUITE
King-size Bed
9,420 12,560 15,700 18,840 21,980
POOL SUITE
King-size Bed
9,960 13,280 16,600 19,920 23,240

Rates per child in double or triple occupancy in USD$

3 Night 4 Night 5 Night 6 Night 7 Night
Children under 16 King Big Bed in 3,600 4,800 6,000 7,200 8,400

Sharing with parents or in Terrace or Balcony rooms, depending on availability.

All prices include taxes and 10% service charge.

Spring Break: 14-22 March 2020
Christmas: 21-28 December 2020*
New Years: 28 Dec - 4 Jan 2021*
*For Christmas and New Years, we require a minimum of 7 night packages.

Off Peak Season

Rates per person based on double occupancy in USD$

3 Night 4 Night 5 Night 6 Night 7 Night
TERRACE ROOMS
King-size Bed or Double Queen-size Beds
3,510 4,680 5,850 7,020 8,190
BALCONY ROOMS
King-size Bed or Double Queen-size Beds
3,570 4,760 5,950 7,140 8,330
GARDEN SUITE
King-size Bed
3,915 5,220 6,525 7,830 9,135
POOL SUITE
King-size Bed
4,155 5,540 6,925 8,310 9,695

Rates per person based in single occupancy in USD$

3 Night 4 Night 5 Night 6 Night 7 Night
TERRACE ROOMS
King-size Bed or Double Queen-size Beds
5,265 7,020 8,775 10,530 12,285
BALCONY ROOMS
King-size Bed or Double Queen-size Beds
5,370 7,160 8,950 10,740 12,530
GARDEN SUITE
King-size Bed
5,880 7,840 9,800 11,760 13,720
POOL SUITE
King-size Bed
6,225 8,300 10,375 12,450 14,525

Rates per child in double or triple occupancy in USD$

3 Night 4 Night 5 Night 6 Night 7 Night
Children under 16 King Big Bed in 3,000 4,000 5,000 6,000 7,000

All prices include taxes and 10% service charge.

Off Peak Season: 1 October - 13 December 2020.

Packages include

  • VIP Lounge at Seymour Airport (Bartra Island), at arrival and departure
  • Transport to and from the airport in the Galapagos
  • Accommodation
  • Land excursions
  • Marine navigations aboard our private yacht, M/Y Pikaia I
  • Naturalist guide for the duration of stay
  • The use of wet suits, snorkelling gear and mountain bikes
  • Full board meals served at the Lodge and on board M/Y Pikaia I
  • House wines and local bottle beer
  • Soft drinks

Exploration Packages Exclude

  • Transport to and from the Galapagos Islands
  • International departure airport taxes (if not included in the airfare)
  • Galapagos National Park fees, such as:
    • Galapagos Visitors Transit Card US$ 20.00*
    • Galapagos National Park taxes US$ 100.00* per adult / US$ 50.00* per child
  • In-room service charges
  • Spa treatments
  • Laundry services
  • Telephone calls
  • Boutique and spa boutique items
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional additional activities
  • Additional private tours or transport services

*Subject to change without prior notice, currently charged one time per visit

 

MEAL RESTAURANT TIME
Breakfast Evolution Restaurant or onboard M/Y Pikaia I 07:30 - 10:30
Lunch Evolution Restaurant or onboard M/Y Pikaia I 13:00 - 15:30
Dinner Evolution Restaurant 19:00 - 21:30

Lodge Annual Closure

Pikaia Lodge closes from 31 August until 16 October every year due to yearly maintenance routines and staff holidays. Dates may vary slightly.

Terms & Conditions

Payment Policy, Cancellations and Penalties

All reservations require deposit and are subject to payment schedule and cancellation penalties, according to the following tables:

Conditions

AT BOOKING
More than 61 days
DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL
91 to 61 60 to 26 25
Reservation Deposit Amount 10% of rate**
Max 10 days after booking quotation is issued
100% rate
Cancellation and Penalties Taxes and handling fees will be charged* 10% of rate* 50% of rate* 100% of rate*

* All financial returns are subject to government taxes and handling fees. These charges may add up to 10%.
** 25% deposit will be required for bookings of five rooms or more

Special Conditions

During festive dates, buy outs and groups of 8+ guests

AT BOOKING
More than 121 days
DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL
241 to 121 120 to 91 90
Reservation Deposit Amount 25% of rate
Max 5 days after booking quotation is issued
100% rate
Cancellation and Penalties Taxes and handling fees will be charged* 25% of rate* 50% of rate* 100% of rate*

Terms and Conditions

  • Special conditions policy will apply to peak/festive season, half and full buy-outs, as well as groups larger than 6.
  • All excursions and transfers are arranged on a shared basis. Private excursions should be requested in advanced with your reservations agent and will be quoted as an additional service
  • Explorations capacity: M/Y Pikaia I: 16 guests, M/B Pikaia II: 6 guests.
  • Cabin allocation on-board private yacht (Pikaia I) will be determined by room category purchased at the lodge.
  • Prior to confirmation, guest must inform the reservation team of any food allergies, medical conditions or physical impairment that might affect any part of their stay. Failure to do so, Pikaia Lodge (Galapacific S.A.) reserves the right to cancel the booking if it does not deem possible to carry out packages and its activities. Payments made will be subject to cancellation penalties.
  • All reservations have a “tentative” status until receipt of the required payment. Once the deposit or total payment is received, the reservation(s) will be changed to a “confirmed” status.
  • In addition to our cancellation penalties, all financial returns are subject to government taxes and handling fees. These charges may add up to 15%.
  • The payee will be responsible for any bank fees and other charges incurred in the payment process.
  • Pikaia Lodge (Galapacific S.A.) does not accept changes to reservation dates.
  • In the case that Pikaia Lodge (Galapacific S.A.) permits date changes to reservations, guests fully acknowledges and accepts that date changes are only allowed once and normal cancellation policies do not apply.
  • Reservations and explorations are non-transferable. Pikaia Lodge (Galapacific S.A.) does not accept name changes to confirmed bookings.
  • In the event of a cancellation or change to the reservation made by the guest(s), we will consider it a new reservation and it will be subject to all the applicable penalties.
  • We strongly advise guests to purchase a comprehensive travel insurance policy with an insurance company of their choice.
  • If a tour company does not send the total payment to our office or bank account on the dates and conditions specified by our policy, Pikaia Lodge (Galapacific S.A.) is entitled to cancel the reservation and will not be held responsible for the cancellation towards the guest.
  • Guests are solely responsible for acquiring their own travel insurance prior to making their trip. Pikaia Lodge (Galapacific S.A.) will not be responsible for or subject to providing travel insurance or any payments for cost incurred due to accidents, damages, illness and/or hospitalisation.
  • Pikaia Lodge (Galapacific S.A.) reserves the right to cancel a reservation prior to departure for any reason whatsoever, including logistical problems that may impede trip operations. The refund of all payments received shall release the Lodge from any further liability.
  • If a trip is cancelled due to acts of God, war, labor strikes, volcanic eruption, earthquake, flooding, tropical storms, global disasters or any emergencies such as pandemic or epidemics, Pikaia Lodge (Galapacific S.A.) does not guarantee the recovery of all or any of the advanced payments made. However, it offers a guarantee rebooking of dates without any penalties or additional payments. Once rebooked, packages and stays will remain exactly as originally purchased.
  • Pikaia Lodge (Galapacific S.A.) will not be subject to refunds for proportions of the stay missed due to delayed or cancelled flights prior or during the journey to the lodge.
  • Pikaia Lodge (Galapacific S.A.) is not responsible for expenses incurred by guests when preparing for a cancelled trip. E.g, non-refundable air tickets, visa fees, equipment or any additional arrangements.
  • Exploration Packages include a specific itinerary. If a guest is interested in an optional additional activity it is highly recommended to plan such activities in advance, which are also subject to availability.
  • Pikaia Lodge (Galapacific S.A.) will not be responsible for any additional charges made by private airplane companies or any aiports for acquiring their services.
  • Pikaia Lodge (Galapacific S.A.) reserves the right to make changes to these terms and conditions at anytime and at our own discretion. All changes are effective immediately and apply to all aspects.

Child Policy

Accommodation & Logistics:

  • A child can be accommodated on a roll out bed in the parents’ room if they are 16 years of age and under.
  • A maximum of two adults and one child sharing per room is allowed.
  • Children under 15 years of age are not permitted to stay alone in a room.
  • Parents with two children under twelve years of age will be roomed as follows: one parent and one child per room.
  • An adult should accompany children during all explorations and activities.
  • Pikaia Lodge does not provide any stroller or car safety equipment for guests with children.
  • In the case that a child is preferred to be accommodated in a separate room, full adult rates will apply.
  • Full rate is charged for children for all optional additional activities.

Payments of Galapagos National Park Fee & Transit Card

Galapagos National Park Transit Card (US 20$ per person*) is to be purchased by the guest at the airport in Quito or Guayaquil before flying to the Galapagos. Without this, the guest will not be allowed to check in for the flight.

Galapagos National Park Entrance Fee (US 100$ per adult / US 50$ per children under 12 years old*) is to be paid in cash by the guest upon arrival at the airport in the Galapagos, assisted by a VIP lounge representative.

* Subject to change without prior notice.

Payment Methods

Pikaia Lodge (Galapacific S.A.) accepts the following credit cards: Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

You may also find it convenient to wire your payment to Pikaia Lodge (Galapacific S.A.). When sending us a wire transfer, please include:

  • Full name of each member of the party under which you made your reservation.
  • Dates of your arrival at Pikaia Lodge.
  • Date and amount of the wire transfer.

Fees charged by your bank for wiring a money transfer must be paid to your bank and should not be deducted from Pikaia's invoice.

Confirmation of Booking

By payment made and received, the guest acknowledges and accepts all the Terms and Conditions stated here and on our website.Upon confirmation of the payment, the guest will be sent a booking confirmation via e-mail with the reservation details.

Additionally, important “before you go” information will be sent, which is designed to prepare the guest for their visit to the Galapagos Islands.

** The guest Information form, which includes passports, flight information and dietary restrictions must be completed by all guests and returned to Pikaia Lodge upon confirmation.

General Enquiries

Should you have any question, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Res. office Tel: +593 4 371 1670 / +593 98 115 5810
Lodge front desk Tel: +593 5 303 2054 / 2056
Email: info@pikaialodge.com / reservations@pikaialodge.com / frontdesk@pikaialodge.com
Address: Av. J. Tanca Marengo Km 1.8 Edificio Conauto 5to. piso, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Webpage: pikaialodge.com