Budget for the Galápagos Islands

In total, we spent about $2700 for two people spending 13 nights on the Galápagos Islands. This includes flights from Ecuador mainland, all accommodation, food, drinks, tours, entrance fees, taxis, bike hire and snorkel hire.

Below is a breakdown of our costs:

INITIAL COSTS Flight Guayaquil-Baltra TAME $194.84 p.p $389.68
Flight San Cristobal-Guayaquil Avianca $123.38 p.p $246.76
Galápagos Entrance fee $100 p.p $200
Ferries between islands $30p.p x 3 journeys $180
$1,016.44
SANTA CRUZ Accom. Air BnB 5 nights x $25/dbl private room/per night $125
Tour de la Bahía Academy Bay Dive Centre $45 p.p $90
Pinzón Island Tour Academy Bay Dive Centre $120 p.p $240
Snorkel hire Academy Bay Dive Centre $5 p.p x 2 days $20
El Chato taxi + entrance fee $2.50 + $2 p.p $9
Water taxis approx. 50 cents p.p x 4 $2
Food 2 meals out $20 x 2 $40
Making own sandwiches + home cooked dinner, beers + ice cream 5 days x approx $12 per day for 2 people $60
Drinks out $6 each approx $24
Water $2-3 per 5 litres. 4 bottles $10
  $620
ISABELA Accom. Brisas del Mar Hostel 4 nights x $15/p.p/per night $120
Bike hire $15 per bike per day $30
Taxi to Muro de Las Lágrimas $5
Volcano Trip Sierra Negra Expeditions $35 p.p $70
Lava Tunnels Tour Sierra Negra Expeditions $80 p.p $160
Snorkel hire $5 p.p x 2 days $20
Food $7.50 meal shared between 2 x2 $15
Making own sandwiches + home cooked dinner, beers + ice cream $12 per day for 2 people x 4 days $48
Drinks out $6 each approx $24
Water available free at hostel
$487
SAN CRISTOBAL Accom. Hostal San Fransisco 4 nights x $20/p.p / dbl private room $160
Kicker Rock tour Wreck Bay Diving Centre $120 p.p $240
Taxi to airport $5
Snorkel hire $5p.p  x 2 days $20
Food Restaurant – fish $20 x2 (shared between 2 people) $40
Restaurant – cheap menu $3.50 x 4 $14
Making own sandwiches, beers + ice cream $8 per day for 2 people x 4 days $32
Drinks out $6 each approx $32
Water $2-3 per 5 litres. 3 bottles $9
$552
TRIP TOTAL: $2,655.44

 

Kicker Rock, Galápagos Islands
Kicker Rock, Galápagos Islands

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