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					The Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano
craters, snorkeling with sea turtles, relaxing with a good book, enjoying fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos
penguins swimming by, pelicans and shorebirds all around, pioneer plants, sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frig-
ate birds with their bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes, flightless shorebirds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools and brilliant snorkel-
ing, crashing surf and majestic scenery, volcanic rocks rising up from the sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead sharks and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays swim by,
Fernandina and Isabella Island. The history of Tagus Cove where buccaneers and pirates roamed, jacuzzi in the sun, fresh fruits and cocktails on the upper observation deck, lectures
                                                                       whales Expeditions is proud to present
on marine life, history and geology of the Galapagos, zodiac withFathomand dolphins, amazing interpretations by our local guides, beautiful staterooms and luxurious amenities,


                                              PURE GALAPAGOS
conservation ethic and low-impact cruising, expedition ship exploring Galapagos, M/Y Eclipse, Fathom Expeditions, custom expedition cruises, The Galapagos Islands off the coast
of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkeling with sea turtles,

                                             PURE ANTARC TICA
relaxing with a good book, enjoying fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos penguins swimming by, pelicans and
shorebirds all around, pioneer plants, sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with their bright red crops,
                                                      A Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, 48-guest MV Eclipse.
saltwater crater lakes, flightless shorebirds, the famouscustom voyage onboard the palo salto trees, tidal pools and brilliant snorkeling, crashing surf and majestic scenery,
                                               An in-depth 12-day custom Antarctic and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays
volcanic rocks rising up from the sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead sharks journey exploring three sides of the swim by, Fernandina and Isabella Island. The history
                                                                           Cruise Dates: March 16-27, 2011
                                                 With an optional 5-day extension Sea and the South Shetland 11-17, deck,
                                                 Antarctic Peninsula, the fresh fruits and cocktails on the upper observation
of Tagus Cove where buccaneers and pirates•roamed, jacuzzi in the sun, Weddell into the Amazon jungle MarchIslands.2011• lectures on marine life, history and geology of the
                                                                    • February 22 - March beautiful staterooms and luxurious amenities, conservation ethic and low-impact cruis-
Galapagos, zodiac with whales and dolphins, amazing interpretations by our local guides,5th, 2007 •
ing, expedition ship exploring Galapagos, M/Y Eclipse, Fathom Expeditions, custom expedition cruises, The Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra,
expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkeling with sea turtles, relaxing with a good book, enjoying
fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos penguins swimming by, pelicans and shorebirds all around, pioneer plants,
sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with their bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes, flightless shore-
birds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools and brilliant snorkeling, crashing surf and majestic scenery, volcanic rocks rising up from The
Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano cra-
ters, snorkeling with sea turtles, relaxing with a good book, enjoying fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos
penguins swimming by, pelicans and shorebirds all around, pioneer plants, sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frig-
ate birds with their bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes, flightless shorebirds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools and brilliant snorkel-
ing, crashing surf and majestic scenery, volcanic rocks rising up from the sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead sharks and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays swim by,
Fernandina and Isabella Island. The history of Tagus Cove where buccaneers and pirates roamed, jacuzzi in the sun, fresh fruits and cocktails on the upper observation deck, lectures
on marine life, history and geology of the Galapagos, zodiac with whales and dolphins, amazing interpretations by our local guides, beautiful staterooms and luxurious amenities,
conservation ethic and low-impact cruising, expedition ship exploring Galapagos, M/Y Eclipse, Fathom Expeditions, custom expedition cruises, The Galapagos Islands off the coast
of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkeling with sea turtles,
relaxing with a good book, enjoying fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos penguins swimming by, pelicans and
shorebirds all around, pioneer plants, sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with their bright red crops,
saltwater crater lakes, flightless shorebirds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools and brilliant snorkeling, crashing surf and majestic scenery,
volcanic rocks rising up from the sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead sharks and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays swim by, Fernandina and Isabella Island. The history
of Tagus Cove where buccaneers and pirates roamed, jacuzzi in the sun, fresh fruits and cocktails on the upper observation deck, lectures on marine life, history and geology of the
Galapagos, zodiac with whales and dolphins, amazing interpretations by our local guides, beautiful staterooms and luxurious amenities, conservation ethic and low-impact cruis-
ing, expedition ship exploring Galapagos, M/Y Eclipse, Fathom Expeditions, custom expedition cruises, The Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra,
expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkeling with sea turtles, relaxing with a good book, enjoying
fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos penguins swimming by, pelicans and shorebirds all around, pioneer plants,
sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with their bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes, flightless shore-
birds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools and brilliant snorkeling, crashing surf and majestic scenery, volcanic rocks rising up from the
sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead sharks and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays swim by, Fernandina and Isabella the sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead
sharks and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays swim by, Fernandina and Isabella The Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the
archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkeling with sea turtles, relaxing with a good book, enjoying fine food and wines
surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos penguins swimming by, pelicans and shorebirds all around, pioneer plants, sharks and hawks,
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sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with their bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes, flightless shorebirds, the famous
Dear Friends and Explorers,                                               Amazon Pre-Cruise Extension
                                                                          March 11-17, 2011
A warm hello from our veteran team of leaders here at Fathom
                                                                          Howler monkeys, pink dolphins,
Expeditions.
                                                                            tree frogs and giant lily pads.
                                                                            The Amazon is full of wonder
We first ventured to the famous islands of the Galapagos back in 1998      and one of the most complex
and every exploration since has yielded astounding rewards. There               eco-systems in the world.
truly is no place like the Galapagos Islands and there is no better way
                                                                               Our optional Amazon jungle
to do it than onboard the 48-guests, MV Eclipse.
                                                                          extension is an five-day journey
                                                                             to the Sacha Lodge, deep in a
Situated 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador, the archipelago consists             5000-acre Amazon jungle
of nineteen islands and more than forty islets, which were created six        bio-reserve. Guided outings
million years ago when they emerged from the Pacific in a flurry of           take guest on detailed excur-
                                                                            sions that showcase the varied
volcanic activity.
                                                                           plants, marine and wildlife. The
                                                                          hotel features amazing activities
Their location, in the middle of two primary ocean currents, makes             on the river and in the forest
the Galapagos one of the most productive feeding grounds in the                    canopy. See day-by-day
world for rare and indigenous wildlife and birdlife. Our expedition                      itinerary for details.
ventures into the heart of this wilderness exploring above and below
                                                                            The Extension begins in Quito
water and on land.                                                                with an overnight in this
                                                                             amazing city. It also includes
Retrace the very routes of famed biologist, Charlse Darwin, who               flights and transport to the
arrived in 1835 on board the ship, HMS Beagle. Swim or snorkel with             lodge along with 4-nights
                                                                             accommodation at the well-
rays, penguins and seals. Hike volcanoes and spend unhurried time
                                                                                  appointed Sacha Lodge.
photographing the scenery, kayaking or enjoying talks or events on
the ship, from the Zodiacs or on shore.                                          For inclusions, day-by-day
                                                                           itinerary and pricing, please call
We hope you will consider being a part of what is unquestionably             our office at 1 800 621-0176 or
                                                                                         001 (416) 646-2688.
one of the world’s most remarkable journeys.

Space is limited so give us a call today.

Sincerely,




David German
President, Fathom Expeditions


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FATHOM EXPEDITIONS                                                                A BOUTIQUE EXPEDITION COMPANY
IN THE NEWS

“Toronto-based Fathom
Expeditions’ voyages are on small                                       A distAnt journey: In the spirit          A feW of our guides for 2011
ships, with a focus on wildlife,
hiking, and photography.”
                                                                      of the great ocean explorers,
                                                                                                                  David German will accompany this voyage.
Conde Nast Traveler.                                                  Fathom Expeditions journeys
                                                                                                                  He runs Fathom and will be supporting
                                                                      to the faraway corners of the               the photographic and guide teams. He
“With Fathom Expeditions                                              earth. We utilize the comforts              is a naturalist and expedition leader with
participants of all ability levels                                                                                experience in the Amazon, Brazil, Ecuador
                                                                      of modern-day expedition ships
can take guided hikes on                                                                                          and Peru. He speaks Spanish and has led
volcanoes, join motorboat                                             outfitted with superb technolo-
                                                                                                                  over 60 small ship voyages from pole to
whale-watching excursions,           gies and amenities, and a fleet of Zodiac landing boats. Our                 pole since 1997.
walk the beaches or take his-        expeditions balance wilderness and learning with superior food
tory, biology or photography
                                     and personalized service.                                                    Bitania Mendes “or Biti” has been guiding
seminars.”
                                                                                                                  the Galapagos since 1991. She specializes
Los Angeles Times.
                                                                                                                  in management programs of the Galapa-
                                     WhAt We believe: Fathom Expeditions is dedicated to
                                                                                                                  gos and her knowledge of wildlife and
Fathom Expeditions’ Spirit of        providing exceptional value and the best quality in their                    history covers the entire archipelago.
Shackleton voyage was voted
                                     custom expedition cruises. The company fosters a passion
the greatest Antarctic trip in the
world by National Geographic         for the unexplored, a love of travel, a great respect for foreign            Giovanni Rosania as been guiding in the
Adventure.                           cultures and a strong commitment to the environment.                         Galapagos since 1994. He is expert with
                                                                                                                  underwater and marine creatures. He is also
“(Dave) German was selected                                                                                       a magician who speak several languages.
                                     experienced guides: The Fathom guide team is intimate with all               His expertise with photography helps clients
as the expedition leader for
the IMAX crew. The production        aspects of expedition shipping. They have led over 110                       throughout our journey.
team he oversaw spent 80 days        small ship voyages during almost two decades of exploring.
                                                                                                                  Daniel Sanchez was born in Puerta Ayora on
retracing Shackleton’s odyssey       The team’s in-depth knowledge allows for outstanding and                     Santa Cruz Island of the Galapagos. He is an
through the polar seas.”
                                     unique itineraries and landings.                                             expert Natural list and his father was a Cap-
Toronto Globe and Mail.
                                                                                                                  tain one of the Galapagos’ first tourism ships.
                                                                                                                  These islands are in his blood and his passion
“Fathom Expeditions is a             your needs: You communicate directly with Fathom’s                           is to share his enthusiasm and knowledge
boutique small-ship company          field staff prior to, during, and after your voyage. This                    with Eclipse guests.
small ship adventures.”              close contact ensures all your needs are met by hands-on peri-
Miami Herald.                                                                                                     The Expedition Team includes additional
                                     enced experts.                                                               lecturers and guides covering the various
“To follow in Shackleton’s                                                                                        Galapagos disciplines. These specialists will
footsteps, travelers can chose       understAnding neW experiences: A successful travel                           lead activities for all ages and abilities
companies like Fathom                                                                                             during shore landings and while cruising in
                                     experience is as much about discovery as it is about relaxation
Expeditions who offer their                                                                                `      the numerous islands and bays. Education
own itineraries and bring their      and comfort. We hand-pick our lecturers to ensure the very                   and learning are strong themes throughout
own staff.” New York Times.          best presentation series and on-shore interpretive guiding.                  the trip.


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                                                                                                                                  Meeting the Ship

                                                                                                                                  Our expedition begins in Quito,
                                                                                                                                  Ecuador where guests arrive
                                                                                                                                  from their international flights
                                                                                                                                  and transfer to our central hotel.

                                                                                                                                  From this point onward, we will
                                                                                                                                  enjoy Quito as a group, prior
                                                                                                                                  to setting off on our 500-mile
                                                                                                                                  flights to the Galapagos Islands.
                                                                                                                                  and our expedition ship, MV
                                                                                                                                  Eclipse.     (Amazon extension
                                                                                                                                  guests will join us in Quito.)
                                                                                                                                  Our travel partners can assist
                                                                                                                                  with flights to and from Quito.
                                                                                                                                  Travel insurance is a very
                                                                                                                                  important part of any expedition
                                                                                                                                  and Fathom Expeditions has
                                                                                                                                  policy information and options
The Galapagos Islands are one of the premier expedition          Our team of Galapagos guides are fully experienced and           for both Canadian and U.S.
cruise destination today. With an incredible array of marine     their passion and enthusiams will add to the trip. Our ship is   citizens.
life that shows no fear of humans, a journey to the Galapa-      the perfect basecamp for a wide range of activities includ-
gos offers the intrepid traveller amazing and lasting rewards.   ing snorkelling, swimming, photography, kayaking, walking        Insurance and emergency
                                                                                                                                  evacuation policies are detailed
                                                                 and hiking, cruising and simply relazing. Be sure to come
                                                                                                                                  in the Terms and Conditions
The Galapagos Island group is a short flight from the            prepared to enjoy wonders above and below the water.             page. Please call our office with
Ecuadorian coast where we transfer from the airport to our       Our experts are standing by to support any questions or          questions at 1 800 621-0176.
ship. Each day we will take in new wonders on landings and       thoughts on the trip.
using our zodiac boats. In the evenings, we will enjoy
repositioning through stunning scenery and the chance            We have load of experience in this part of the world and
to relax or listen to some of the amazing talks on flora and     we are delighted to demystify details on the itinerary, ship
fauna.                                                           or programs. We can also speak in detail, to the rewards of
                                                                 our Amazon extension which is the perfect complement to
The food, service and hospitality onboard the MV Eclipse is      a Galapagos cruise. The following pages include are some
nothing short of superb and we are sure you will enjoy this      sample landings to give a sense of the journey. Enjoy...
great combination of comfort and nature that very few have
observed.



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The Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano
craters, snorkeling with sea turtles, relaxing with a good book, enjoying fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos
penguins swimming by, pelicans and shorebirds all around, pioneer plants, sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frig-
ate birds with their bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes, flightless shorebirds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools and brilliant snorkel-
ing, crashing surf and majestic scenery, volcanic rocks rising up from the sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead sharks and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays swim by,
Fernandina and Isabella Island. The history of Tagus Cove where buccaneers and pirates roamed, jacuzzi in the sun, fresh fruits and cocktails on the upper observation deck, lectures
on marine life, history and geology of the Galapagos, zodiac with whales and dolphins, amazing interpretations by our local guides, beautiful staterooms and luxurious amenities,
conservation ethic and low-impact cruising, expedition ship exploring Galapagos, M/Y Eclipse, Fathom Expeditions, custom expedition cruises, The Galapagos Islands off the coast
of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkeling with sea turtles,
relaxing with a good book, enjoying fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos penguins swimming by, pelicans and
shorebirds all around, pioneer plants, sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with their bright red crops,
saltwater crater lakes, flightless shorebirds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools and brilliant snorkeling, crashing surf and majestic scenery,
volcanic rocks rising up from the sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead sharks and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays swim by, Fernandina and Isabella Island. The history
of Tagus Cove where buccaneers and pirates roamed, jacuzzi in the sun, fresh fruits and cocktails on the upper observation deck, lectures on marine life, history and geology of the
Galapagos, zodiac with whales and dolphins, amazing interpretations by our local guides, beautiful staterooms and luxurious amenities, conservation ethic and low-impact cruis-
ing, expedition ship exploring Galapagos, M/Y Eclipse, Fathom Expeditions, custom expedition cruises, The Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra,
expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkeling with sea turtles, relaxing with a good book, enjoying
fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos penguins swimming by, pelicans and shorebirds all around, pioneer plants,
sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with their bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes, flightless shore-
birds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools and brilliant snorkeling, crashing surf and majestic scenery, volcanic rocks rising up from The
Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano cra-
ters, snorkeling with sea turtles, relaxing with a good book, enjoying fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos
penguins swimming by, pelicans and shorebirds all around, pioneer plants, sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frig-
ate birds with their bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes, flightless shorebirds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools and brilliant snorkel-
ing, crashing surf and majestic scenery, volcanic rocks rising up from the sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead sharks and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays swim by,
Fernandina and Isabella Island. The history of Tagus Cove where buccaneers and pirates roamed, jacuzzi in the sun, fresh fruits and cocktails on the upper observation deck, lectures
on marine life, history and geology of the Galapagos, zodiac with whales and dolphins, amazing interpretations by our local guides, beautiful staterooms and luxurious amenities,
conservation ethic and low-impact cruising, expedition ship exploring Galapagos, M/Y Eclipse, Fathom Expeditions, custom expedition cruises, The Galapagos Islands off the coast
of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkeling with sea turtles,
relaxing with a good book, enjoying fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos penguins swimming by, pelicans and
shorebirds all around, pioneer plants, sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with their bright red crops,
saltwater crater lakes, flightless shorebirds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools and brilliant snorkeling, crashing surf and majestic scenery,
volcanic rocks rising up from the sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead sharks and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays swim by, Fernandina and Isabella Island. The history
of Tagus Cove where buccaneers and pirates roamed, jacuzzi in the sun, fresh fruits and cocktails on the upper observation deck, lectures on marine life, history and geology of the
Galapagos, zodiac with whales and dolphins, amazing interpretations by our local guides, beautiful staterooms and luxurious amenities, conservation ethic and low-impact cruis-
ing, expedition ship exploring Galapagos, M/Y Eclipse, Fathom Expeditions, custom expedition cruises, The Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra,
expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkeling with sea turtles, relaxing with a good book, enjoying
fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos penguins swimming by, pelicans and shorebirds all around, pioneer plants,
sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with their bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes, flightless shore-
birds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools and brilliant snorkeling, crashing surf and majestic scenery, volcanic rocks rising up from the
sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead sharks and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays swim by, Fernandina and Isabella the sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead
sharks and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays swim by, Fernandina and Isabella The Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the
archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkeling with sea turtles, relaxing with a good book, enjoying fine food and wines
surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos penguins swimming by, pelicans and shorebirds all around, pioneer plants, sharks and hawks,
sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with their bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes, flightless shorebirds, the famous
                                FATHOM EXPEDITIONS PRESENTS PURE GALAPAGOS
                                     • A Grand Voyage Into the Heart of Nature •
                                                                                                                                            Highlights

                                                                                                                                            • Come eye-to-eye with marine
                                                                                                                                            iguanas on pristine beaches.

                                                                                                                                            • Kayak the mangroves and inlets
                                                                                                                                            where sea turtles and rays live.

                                                                                                                                            • Relax amongst boisterous, nest-
                                                                                                                                            ing blue and red-footed boobies.

                                                                                                                                            • Watch from the outer decks for
                                                                                                                                            whale sharks and manta rays.

                                                                                                                                            • Retrace Darwin’s and the
                                                                                                                                            Beagle’s routes and landings.

                                                                                                                                            • Share stories over delicious
                                                                                                                                            wines, fruits and cheeses.
SAMPLE LANDINGS                                                        it was one of the few sites on Santa Cruz Island where a healthy     • Explore astounding geological
Puerto Egas (James Bay) is located on the northwest side of            population of land iguanas were found in 1975. After landing         wonders and scenery.
Santiago Island. The landing is on a black beach with eroded           at a pier, a hike takes to you to a salt water lagoon behind the
rock formations in the background. The trail crosses the dry           beach, frequented by common stilts, pintail ducks and occa-          • Photograph the stunning waved
interior, where the remains of a salt mining enterprise can still      sionally flamingos. A short walk up the hill leads you to a land     albatrosses on the wing.
be seen, and then continues along the coast. Tidal pools are           iguana nesting site, with breathtaking views of the bay. You will
home to a variety of invertebrate organisms, including sea             have the chance to go swimming after the walk.                       • Learn from lectures and guides
urchins, octopus and starfish. The trail leads to the Fur Seals                                                                             on the ship and onshore.
Grottos, one of the only places in the islands where they can be       Rábida is a small island with red volcanic rocks surrounding a
seen. After the walk, you will have time to swim or snorkel off        beautiful red sand beach, where there is a colony of sea lions       • Dine al fresco on our luxury
the beach, where you may see sea lions, fish, turtles and reef         and a pelican nesting site. The trail leads to a salt water lagoon   expedition ship, M/Y Eclipse.
sharks.                                                                where shore birds can be seen. Rábida is considered to be one
                                                                       of the best snorkeling sites in the Galapagos Islands, and you
Bartolomé is a small island that has two visitor sites. At the first   will also have the opportunity to go kayaking or on a panga
site, you can snorkel around Pinnacle Rock, where penguins are         ride.
usually seen. Back on board for a quick change of clothes and
then it is a short dinghy ride to a dry landing for a climb to the     Tagus Cove was historically used as an anchoring place for pi-
highest point on the island. On the way up, you will encounter         rates, buccaneers and whalers. Here you will see the names of
different volcanic formations, including spatter and tuff cones,       hundreds of ships painted on the high ridges (a practice now
lava flow and lava tubes. From the summit you will have a won-         forbidden). On the hike, the trail goes through an area of veg-
derful view of Sullivan Bay. For those not interested in the hike,     etation and the volcanic landscape of Darwin volcano. At the
there is the option of a panga ride.                                   top of the trail, you will enjoy an incredible view of the whole
                                                                       cove and Darwin Lake. The early morning activity is followed
The name Cerro Dragon (Dragon Hill) stems from the fact that           by kayaking or a panga ride, where you will have the


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Fathom Expeditions - The Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped
sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkeling with sea turtles, relaxing with a good book, enjoying fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering
the beach, Galapagos penguins swimming by, pelicans and shorebirds all around, pioneer plants, sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boo-
bies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with their bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes, flightless shorebirds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools
and brilliant snorkeling, crashing surf and majestic scenery, volcanic rocks rising up from the sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead sharks and manta rays, pristine azure wa-
ter, rays swim by, Fernandina and Isabella Island. The history of Tagus Cove where buccaneers and pirates roamed, jacuzzi in the sun, fresh fruits and cocktails on the upper observa-
tion deck, lectures on marine life, history and geology of the Galapagos, zodiac with whales and dolphins, amazing interpretations by our local guides, beautiful staterooms and
luxurious amenities, conservation ethic and low-impact cruising, expedition ship exploring Galapagos, M/Y Eclipse, Fathom Expeditions, custom expedition cruises, The Galapagos
Islands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkel-
ing with sea turtles, relaxing with a good book, enjoying fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos penguins swim-
ming by, pelicans and shorebirds all around, pioneer plants, sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with
their bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes, flightless shorebirds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools and brilliant snorkeling, crashing
surf and majestic scenery, volcanic rocks rising up from the sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead sharks and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays swim by, Fernandina and
Isabella Island. The history of Tagus Cove where buccaneers and pirates roamed, jacuzzi in the sun, fresh fruits and cocktails on the upper observation deck, lectures on marine life,
history and geology of the Galapagos, zodiac with whales and dolphins, amazing interpretations by our local guides, beautiful staterooms and luxurious amenities, conservation
ethic and low-impact cruising, expedition ship exploring Galapagos, M/Y Eclipse, Fathom Expeditions, custom expedition cruises, The Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador,
Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkeling with sea turtles, relaxing with
a good book, enjoying fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos penguins swimming by, pelicans and shorebirds all
around, pioneer plants, sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with their bright red crops, saltwater crater
lakes, flightless shorebirds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools and brilliant snorkeling, crashing surf and majestic scenery, volcanic rocks
rising up from The Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks,
hiking volcano craters, snorkeling with sea turtles, relaxing with a good book, enjoying fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach,
Galapagos penguins swimming by, pelicans and shorebirds all around, pioneer plants, sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca
boobies, frigate birds with their bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes, flightless shorebirds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools and bril-
liant snorkeling, crashing surf and majestic scenery, volcanic rocks rising up from the sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead sharks and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays
swim by, Fernandina and Isabella Island. The history of Tagus Cove where buccaneers and pirates roamed, jacuzzi in the sun, fresh fruits and cocktails on the upper observation
deck, lectures on marine life, history and geology of the Galapagos, zodiac with whales and dolphins, amazing interpretations by our local guides, beautiful staterooms and luxuri-
ous amenities, conservation ethic and low-impact cruising, expedition ship exploring Galapagos, M/Y Eclipse, Fathom Expeditions, custom expedition cruises, The Galapagos Is-
lands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkeling
with sea turtles, relaxing with a good book, enjoying fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos penguins swimming
by, pelicans and shorebirds all around, pioneer plants, sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with their
bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes, flightless shorebirds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools and brilliant snorkeling, crashing surf and
majestic scenery, volcanic rocks rising up from the sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead sharks and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays swim by, Fernandina and Isabella
Island. The history of Tagus Cove where buccaneers and pirates roamed, jacuzzi in the sun, fresh fruits and cocktails on the upper observation deck, lectures on marine life, history
and geology of the Galapagos, zodiac with whales and dolphins, amazing interpretations by our local guides, beautiful staterooms and luxurious amenities, conservation ethic and
low-impact cruising, expedition ship exploring Galapagos, M/Y Eclipse, Fathom Expeditions, custom expedition cruises, The Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz
Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkeling with sea turtles, relaxing with a good
book, enjoying fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos penguins swimming by, pelicans and shorebirds all around,
pioneer plants, sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with their bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes,
flightless shorebirds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools and brilliant snorkeling, crashing surf and majestic scenery, volcanic rocks rising
up from the sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead sharks and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays swim by, Fernandina and Isabella the sea, “dragonback” formations, ham-
merhead sharks and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays swim by, Fernandina and Isabella The Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition
cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkeling with sea turtles, relaxing with a good book, enjoying fine food and
wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos penguins swimming by, pelicans and shorebirds all around, pioneer plants, sharks and
hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with their bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes, flightless shorebirds, the fa-
                      PURE GALAPAGOS • A voyage of discovery following Charles Darwin •
                                                          SAMPLE ITINERARY continued

                                                                                                                                                       Highlights

                                                                                                                                                       • Sail tropical waters teeming
                                                                                                                                                       with bird and marine life.

                                                                                                                                                       • Hike isolated volcanoes home
                                                                                                                                                       to fascinating land iguanas.

                                                                                                                                                       • Cruise in a Zodiac through
                                                                                                                                                       a maze of rock formations.

                                                                                                                                                       • Observe curious sea lions as
                                                                                                                                                       they investigate you.

                                                                                                                                                       • Photograph rare galapagos
                                                                                                                                                       penguins, rays and turtles.

opportunity to see a large number of blue-footed boobies perched          and park managers to preserve this UNESCO World Heritage Site. You           • Venture inland for high point
on the ledges of the cliffs, as well as marine iguanas, penguins, brown   will see the famous Galapagos tortoises that are the islands’ namesake.      views of the archipelago .
pelicans, brown noddy terns and swallow-tailed gulls. The channel be-     After the visit we drive to the green highlands of Santa Cruz, where
tween Fernandina and Isabela Islands often has dolphins and whales.       you will visit a tortoise reserve to search for giant tortoises in their     • Discover the flora and fauna
                                                                          natural surroundings.                                                        from expert guides and talks.
Elizabeth Bay is one of the furthest points of the Galapagos that we
will visit on our cruise. We will enter a sheltered cove – a wonderful    Gardner Bay offers wonderful white sandy beaches. It is home to one
                                                                          of the most important colonies of sea lions, and it is also a nesting site   • Send postcards to loved ones
mangrove ecosystem that is a refuge for sea turtles and rays.
                                                                          for sea turtles. Throughout the morning there are opportunities for          from the end of the earth.
Fernandina last erupted in 1995. La Cumbre Volcano dominates the          swimming, snorkeling and kayaking.
landscape, with lava fields stretching towards the ocean from its base.                                                                                • Enjoy the thrill of swimming
Punta Espinoza is a narrow piece of land where some of the most           Punta Suárez is one of the most popular and attractive sites in the          with abundant marine life.
unique Galapagos species reside including the flightless cormorant,       Galapagos. Its isolation means a high proportion of endemic fauna.
Galapagos snakes, marine iguanas, penguins and Galapagos hawks.           Just inland, groups of Española marine iguanas bask in the sun.
                                                                          Further along, Nazca and blue-footed boobies nest almost on the
Punta Vicente Roca is a wonderful snorkeling site, where you can          trail, Galapagos doves peck around unaware of visitors and finches go
usually see turtles as well as all kinds of fish. For those who do not    about their business. The trail continues towards a blowhole, and to
snorkel, a panga ride will give you the opportunity to study some of      the home of swallow-tailed gulls, red-billed tropicbirds and nesting
the Galapagos’ spectacular geological rock formations. Nazca boobies,     waved albatrosses. The waved albatrosses on Española represent the
pelicans, swallow-tailed gulls, marine iguanas, flightless cormorants     entire population of this species on the planet!
and penguins are often seen in the area.
                                                                           PLEASE NOTE: The above of sample itinerary. Our cruise is an in the Gala-
                                                                          Black Turtle Cove is one is athe most beautiful marine sites expedition
On your visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station you will gain         voyage is a complex maze of tranquil salt-water inlets, surrounded by
                                                                          pagos. Itthat is subject to wind, weather and the Ecuadorian
insight into the huge efforts being made by scientists, guides, rangers    government. The itinerary may change without are a
                                                                          three different species of mangrove. Its watersnotice.resting site for sea



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Fathom Expeditions - The Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped
sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkeling with sea turtles, relaxing with a good book, enjoying fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering
the beach, Galapagos penguins swimming by, pelicans and shorebirds all around, pioneer plants, sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boo-
bies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with their bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes, flightless shorebirds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools
and brilliant snorkeling, crashing surf and majestic scenery, volcanic rocks rising up from the sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead sharks and manta rays, pristine azure wa-
ter, rays swim by, Fernandina and Isabella Island. The history of Tagus Cove where buccaneers and pirates roamed, jacuzzi in the sun, fresh fruits and cocktails on the upper observa-
tion deck, lectures on marine life, history and geology of the Galapagos, zodiac with whales and dolphins, amazing interpretations by our local guides, beautiful staterooms and
luxurious amenities, conservation ethic and low-impact cruising, expedition ship exploring Galapagos, M/Y Eclipse, Fathom Expeditions, custom expedition cruises, The Galapagos
Islands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkel-
ing with sea turtles, relaxing with a good book, enjoying fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos penguins swim-
ming by, pelicans and shorebirds all around, pioneer plants, sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with
their bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes, flightless shorebirds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools and brilliant snorkeling, crashing
surf and majestic scenery, volcanic rocks rising up from the sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead sharks and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays swim by, Fernandina and
Isabella Island. The history of Tagus Cove where buccaneers and pirates roamed, jacuzzi in the sun, fresh fruits and cocktails on the upper observation deck, lectures on marine life,
history and geology of the Galapagos, zodiac with whales and dolphins, amazing interpretations by our local guides, beautiful staterooms and luxurious amenities, conservation
ethic and low-impact cruising, expedition ship exploring Galapagos, M/Y Eclipse, Fathom Expeditions, custom expedition cruises, The Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador,
Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkeling with sea turtles, relaxing with
a good book, enjoying fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos penguins swimming by, pelicans and shorebirds all
around, pioneer plants, sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with their bright red crops, saltwater crater
lakes, flightless shorebirds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools and brilliant snorkeling, crashing surf and majestic scenery, volcanic rocks
rising up from The Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks,
hiking volcano craters, snorkeling with sea turtles, relaxing with a good book, enjoying fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach,
Galapagos penguins swimming by, pelicans and shorebirds all around, pioneer plants, sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca
boobies, frigate birds with their bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes, flightless shorebirds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools and bril-
liant snorkeling, crashing surf and majestic scenery, volcanic rocks rising up from the sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead sharks and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays
swim by, Fernandina and Isabella Island. The history of Tagus Cove where buccaneers and pirates roamed, jacuzzi in the sun, fresh fruits and cocktails on the upper observation
deck, lectures on marine life, history and geology of the Galapagos, zodiac with whales and dolphins, amazing interpretations by our local guides, beautiful staterooms and luxuri-
ous amenities, conservation ethic and low-impact cruising, expedition ship exploring Galapagos, M/Y Eclipse, Fathom Expeditions, custom expedition cruises, The Galapagos Is-
lands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkeling
with sea turtles, relaxing with a good book, enjoying fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos penguins swimming
by, pelicans and shorebirds all around, pioneer plants, sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with their
bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes, flightless shorebirds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools and brilliant snorkeling, crashing surf and
majestic scenery, volcanic rocks rising up from the sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead sharks and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays swim by, Fernandina and Isabella
Island. The history of Tagus Cove where buccaneers and pirates roamed, jacuzzi in the sun, fresh fruits and cocktails on the upper observation deck, lectures on marine life, history
and geology of the Galapagos, zodiac with whales and dolphins, amazing interpretations by our local guides, beautiful staterooms and luxurious amenities, conservation ethic and
low-impact cruising, expedition ship exploring Galapagos, M/Y Eclipse, Fathom Expeditions, custom expedition cruises, The Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz
Island, Baltra, expedition cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkeling with sea turtles, relaxing with a good
book, enjoying fine food and wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos penguins swimming by, pelicans and shorebirds all around,
pioneer plants, sharks and hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with their bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes,
flightless shorebirds, the famous Darwin finch of the Galapagos Islands, palo salto trees, tidal pools and brilliant snorkeling, crashing surf and majestic scenery, volcanic rocks rising
up from the sea, “dragonback” formations, hammerhead sharks and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays swim by, Fernandina and Isabella the sea, “dragonback” formations, ham-
merhead sharks and manta rays, pristine azure water, rays swim by, Fernandina and Isabella The Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, Santa Cruz Island, Baltra, expedition
cruise the archipelago, landings each day, marine iguanas, black-tipped sharks, hiking volcano craters, snorkeling with sea turtles, relaxing with a good book, enjoying fine food and
wines surrounded by nature, the island of Rabida, sea lions covering the beach, Galapagos penguins swimming by, pelicans and shorebirds all around, pioneer plants, sharks and
hawks, sally lightfoot crabs, snakes and lava fields, blue-footed boobies, nasca boobies, frigate birds with their bright red crops, saltwater crater lakes, flightless shorebirds, the fa-
                        The Luxury 48-Passenger Ship, M/V Eclipse                                                                               ECUADOR AND THE GALAPAGOS
                                                                                                                                                     MARCH 16-27, 2011
                                                                                                                                                       All cabins are twin occupancy
It is easy to see why the M/V Eclipse is considered by many to be the premier vessel available for your exclusive Galapagos ventures. Bold
                                                                                                                                             Twin Stateroom                         6,380.00
lines, outstanding accommodations, and an excellent staff make this one of the premier experiences in the world. Travelers from around       Private

the world feel as though this opportunity supersedes many other luxury cruises. Besides the outstanding scenery and the magnificent          Superior Stateroom                     6,990.00
                                                                                                                                             Private
setting, you can enjoy the pleasures of a much larger vessel, with the beneficial size of a much smaller yacht. The Eclipse accommodates
                                                                                                                                             Deluxe Stateroom                       7,990.00
up to 48 passengers in staterooms, all with sea views. Fully air-conditioned, the spacious cabins have either a queen or twin bed arrange-   Private

ment and well-appointed bathrooms with fresh towels provided every day and the complimentary use of bathrobes. All the ship’s twin           Single Stateroom                       6,890.00
beds can be converted to king size beds upon request. There is a well-equipped lounge for relaxation and for the nightly briefings on
the day’s discoveries and the following day’s activities. In addition to the elegant indoor dining room, there is an al fresco dining area   PRICING IS IN US DOLLARS.
located on the Weather Deck, where you can enjoy the islands’ spectacular scenery over a delicious lunch. There is also a well-stocked
                                                                                                                                             • For a single supplement rate, please call our
library for quiet study and reading. One of the most popular areas on board the Eclipse is the observation/sun deck, ideal for stargazing,   office.
whale watching, or simply relaxing in the Jacuzzi or on the comfortable sun loungers. For the more active passengers the sun deck is also    • Smoking is only allowed in designated outdoor areas
equipped with two elliptical machines.                                                                                                       and never on shore.


Few cruises can offer the mix of comfort and nature in one experience. We look forward to seeing you onboard.




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                                                                                       TERMS AND CONDITIONS
                               Please read the terms in their entirety - it is important to understand the conditions that apply to your travel arrangements.
your expedition includes: Personalized support from the expedition team; a full pre-departure kit; all
guiding and landing fees; three night’s accommodation in Quito, Ecuador; Explorer Dinner; Full City
tour of Quito; Market tour with bus transport; flight to and from the Galapagos; all transfers; accom-
modations onboard the M/Y Eclipse; all meals onboard and most meals in Quito; the services of our
expedition staff including lectures, briefings, slide/film shows; all group activities and excursions; port
dues and taxes; landing and permit fees; access to public viewing areas and the ship’s bridge; access
to historical sites, museums, special events; safety equipment and major expedition equipment; all
activities; onshore guiding and equipment; photography seminars and a comprehensive expedition
trip log. Snorkel equipment.
not included: International air transportation unless specified; excess baggage charges; independent
transfers for individual arrivals and departures; personal items such as laundry, bar charges, wine,
liquor, telex, fax, telephone charges, insurance, passport and visa fees and gratuities to crew and staff.
Galapagos National Park entrance fees ($100 CASH), alcoholic beverages and soft drinks.
reservAtions: To confirm your place on this Fathom Expeditions program, an advance payment of
US $2000 of the total expedition fee is required at the time of reservation and is payable by VISA,
Mastercard, American Express or cheque. All rates are quoted in U.S. dollars.
finAl pAyment: Final payment is due no later than 90 days prior to departure and is payable by cheque,
money order or wire transfer.
currency fluctuAtions: In order to keep our rates as low as possible, we do not build into the price any
allowance to cover possible increases from currency fluctuation and fuel cost increases. Therefore, as
currencies and fuel costs do fluctuate constantly around the world, it may be necessary for us to raise the trip
cost at any time before departure if there are exceptional cost increases beyond our control.
cAncellAtion policy: Notice of cancellation must be received in writing by Fathom Expeditions. At the time
we receive your cancellation, the following penalties will apply: 120 days or more prior to departure, a full
refund less a cancellation fee of 50% of your deposit will be made. Per person charges for cancellations
received less than 120 days prior to departure are as follows: 119-90 days prior to departure, 25% of the
expedition cost; 89 or fewer days prior to departure, 100% of the expedition cost. We highly recommend
you purchase travel insurance with ample cancellation insurance at the time of booking, as this policy
is strictly adhered to.
shAre policy: Accommodations on most Fathom Expeditions programs are based on double occupan-
cy. If you are travelling alone and wish to share accommodations, a roommate will be assigned to you
wherever possible. If it is not possible to pair you with a roommate, you may be asked to pay a single                                      Fathom Expeditions Inc.
supplement fee for the hotel in Ushuaia only.                                                                                               Toll-Free 1 800 621-0176
itinerAry And trip delAy : Itineraries are based on information available at the time of printing and                                       info@fathomexpeditions.com
are subject to change. Fathom Expeditions reserves the right to change the program dates, staff, itin-                                      Tel - (416) 646-2688
eraries or accommodations as conditions warrant. If a trip must be delayed or an itinerary changed
due to bad weather, road conditions, transportation delays, government intervention, sickness,
or other contingency for which Fathom Expeditions cannot make provisions, the cost of delays or                                             Fathom Expeditions Inc.
changes is not included.                                                                                                                    8 Price Street, Suite 200
insurAnce: No insurance is included in the expedition trip costs. We require you to obtain travel insur-                                    Canada, M4W !Z4
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ance to protect your travel investment. A comprehensive travel insurance policy should cover trip                                           www.fathomexpeditions.com
cancellation for medical reasons, trip delay, trip interruption, medical expenses, accidental death, lost
baggage, and medical evacuation. Medical coverage should include a minimum of US $25,000
                                                                                                                                            Small ship explorations since 1997.
for health and US $25,000 for evacuation. We can recommend a policy provider at your request.
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responsibility : Certain other provisions concerning, among other things, limitations of the company’s li-
ability for loss of property, injury, illness or death during the voyage will be provided to all guests
prior to final payment, and to prospective guests upon request.

				
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