A cruise to the Galapagos Islands is a once in a lifetime experience. You want to be sure you are traveling with a responsible Galapagos cruise company with high-quality vessels and top-level guides. And, these days, the good value does not hurt either.
Shore excursions on Galapagos Island tours include hiking ancient lava fields where you will encounter prehistoric reptiles such as the iconic giant Galapagos tortoise, endemic land and marine iguanas. See the courtship dance of the blue-footed boobies, Galapagos Penguins, Flightless Cormorants and massive Waved Albatross, just to name a few of the comical sea birds. Explore beaches of black, red and green sand leading to the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Being able to snorkel, scuba dive or kayak while on a cruise to the Galapagos Islands is one of the highlights. Encounter a range of ocean life, including sea lions, dolphins, whales and tame sharks in the marine reserve surrounding these extraordinary islands.
Operating a fleet of expedition vessels in the Galapagos Islands cruises catering to active adults and families; departures are every Sunday on two unique 7-night itineraries visiting the southern/central islands on itinerary A and the northern/western islands on itinerary B.
You can also combine the two itineraries for a comprehensive two-week trip and discover the full diversity of these spectacular islands in the archipelago never repeating the same sites twice. Small guide-to-passenger ratios (one expert guide for every ten passengers) ensure highly personalized service and intimate visits on shore.