Galapagos Islands Cruises

4 - 16 nights starting from $5,999 per person
Galapagos Islands Cruises

From the giant tortoises that bear the Galapagos name, to the marine iguanas and "Darwin" finches, the Galapagos Islands afford visitors the chance to observe a living laboratory of adaptation.

Galapagos Islands Cruises

The Galapagos Islands, found west of Ecuador, are one of the most intriguing and highly protected places on earth. Here, while viewing wildlife found nowhere else, Darwin created his theory of evolution which has sparked controversy ever since.

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What can I do on a Galapagos Cruise?

While visiting the Galapagos Islands you will encounter a number of exciting adventures and exotic wildlife. Your excursions may include climbing to the top of the hill on the Island of Bartolome for a classic view of the island. You can also visit the Charles Darwin Research Center to see the Giant Tortise breeding and rearing program. The islands of Isabela and Floreana include unique animals such as the Galapagos Penguins. Or snorkel with the native sea lions and sea turtles. Hiking, biking and kayaking are also available on a number of the islands.

Where does a Galapagos cruise go

The Galapogos Islands are made up of the following islands. Itineraries and ports of call may vary by cruise line.

  • Baltra
  • Bartolome
  • Darwin & Wolf
  • Espanola
  • Fernandina
  • Genovesa
  • Isabela
  • Marchena
  • North Seymour
  • Pinta
  • Pinzon
  • Rabida
  • San Cristobal
  • Santa Cruz
  • Santa Fe
  • Santiago
  • South Plaza

When can I go on a Galapagos Cruise

The Galapagos Islands may be visited year-round. January through May is considered the Wet season, with May through December as the Dry season. Average temperature highs are 85-90 degrees Fahrenheit, lows are 65-70.

How do I get there?

Galapagos cruises set sail from the port of Baltra. Lindblad Expeditons cruises may also include a stop in Guayaquil, Ecuadour.

There are two major cruise lines that offer cruises to the Galapagos Islands. Celebrity Cruises offers the Celebrity Xpedition - a small luxury ship holding 92 guests. You'll see the sights up close and personal with Celebrity's naturalists guiding you.

In addition to Celebrity Cruises, Lindblad Expeditions has two ships sailing to the Galapagos: the National Geographic Islander and Endeavour. Each offers a unique experience on the islands and includes a team of Naturalists as your guides.

What is the local currency and language?

The primary language spoken is Spanish. The official currency in Ecuador and Galapagos Islands in the US dollar.

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Month Number of Cruises From Price
Oct 2016 5 cruises On Request
Nov 2016 29 cruises $3,499
Dec 2016 37 cruises $3,799
Jan 2017 33 cruises $4,299
Feb 2017 34 cruises $5,799
Mar 2017 52 cruises $6,049
Apr 2017 60 cruises $5,799
May 2017 55 cruises $5,949
Jun 2017 60 cruises $5,949
Jul 2017 57 cruises $5,499
Aug 2017 50 cruises $5,249
Sep 2017 50 cruises $4,899
Oct 2017 51 cruises $4,849
Nov 2017 46 cruises $4,949
Dec 2017 54 cruises $4,899
Jan 2018 38 cruises $4,899
Feb 2018 38 cruises $4,749
Mar 2018 46 cruises $4,749
Apr 2018 36 cruises $5,149
May 2018 42 cruises $5,599
Jun 2018 43 cruises $4,999
Jul 2018 39 cruises $4,949
Aug 2018 45 cruises $4,549
Sep 2018 40 cruises $4,499
Oct 2018 38 cruises $4,449
Nov 2018 45 cruises $4,749
Dec 2018 37 cruises $4,449

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