Embark on an unforgettable journey as you explore the legendary Galapagos Islands by cruise ship. Formed by volcanic activity, the Galapagos are one of the most fascinating zoological, geological and botanical areas on earth. They lie along the Equator 1000km west of Ecuador, to which they belong. The archipelago is made up of 13 main islands and hundreds of small rocks and islets, covering just 518 sq kms, and protected as a World Heritage site. From your ship you will take excursions on shore with experienced guides, walk amongst sea lions, frigate birds and iguanas, and kayak and snorkel with turtles and hundreds of tropical fish.
Highlights of the Galapagos Islands include:
• Explore this nature lovers paradise by small cruise ship
• Walk beaches crowded with birds, iguanas and seals
• Experience close up wildlife encounters
• View the giant Galapagos tortoise
• Enjoy snorkelling, kayaking and swimming
When to Go
In the Galapagos, the wildlife frolics year-round but you'll find January to April the best time for snorkeling. The temperature at this time of year can be very hot and wet. If you're prone to seasickness, avoid the rough-sea months between Jul - Oct.