Exploration of Darwin's discoveries in the Galápagos Islands

"…it was beyond awesome! Oh, my it was incredible, a for sure bucket list trip."
— Sandy S., Dayton, OH (Galapagos)

Ecuador welcomes with Spanish colonial architecture, though chances are you’re here for the wildlife. Get in a snorkel with green sea turtles or a guided amble past blue-footed boobies, flamingos, penguins, and iguanas. Darwin’s famed giant tortoises watch over their natural habitat reminding you that this is the ancient world—for you to explore. Click here to explore the guide.

Adventure Cruise

Darwin's Discoveries—the Galapagos Islands




Roundtrip Guayaquil

La Pinta

April-August, October 2019, 2020

Land Packages / Extend Your Trip

You’ve traveled so far, take it all in—the Amazon basin, Native cultures, exotic wildlife; Incan ruins, Peruvian culture, Machu Picchu. We’ve put together the land packages—see what’s on your bucket list.

Seasonal Variations

The seasons don’t change drastically in the Galápagos, and when it comes to wildlife, it’s spectacular any time.

Whether drawn to the islands by prolific bird species, marine life, or landscapes, this chart will help you gauge what discoveries you may make.

Adventure Activities

Dive into the past visiting pre-Columbian sites. Hike along an island cliffside passing bustling bird nests. See the celebrated tortoise in its highland habitat.

Each day will be stunning, and full of adventure. Here are a few of the many ways you’ll explore.

Wildlife & Plant Life

Lava lizards doing push-ups. Graceful, observant tortoises. High-stepping blue-footed boobies. Raucous sea lions.

What might walk, literally, across your path—unafraid of humans and busy with their day? Here are likely suspects, both flora and fauna.

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