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Catamaran cruises to the Galapagos Islands. Do you want to reach one of the most beautiful places in the world? On our website you will find all the alternatives for the most extraordinary trip of your life.
In the Galapagos Islands there are two distinct seasons. The rainy season runs from January to May, with temperatures ranging from 23 ° to 27 °, and a rainless season from June to December, averaging 19 °. The official currency is the US dollar, which is useful to avoid changing all the money we have when arriving in the country.
These are several of the wonderful places that you can tour on some of our catamaran trips around the Galapagos Islands. It is possible to make your reservation online and get a discount if you pay in advance. Do not miss the opportunity to visit one of the most beautiful places on the planet. If you are looking for cruises for one or more people, this is the best option.
Floreana Island: It is located 60 kms to the east of the Espanola Island. Floreana is well known for its attractive history of pirates, whalers, and settlers. Here you can observe between December and May pink flamingos and nesting sea turtles. Also you can find a small population of galapagos penguins. Floreana also known as Santa Maria Island has approximately 150 habitants and is one of the four islands populated in Galapagos. His access port is Prieta Beach. In the inside of the island at the top, you can visit the Chakras of Ritter and, to the South, the Haven of Peace.
Isabella Island: Even though is the largest island of all, it has a unique town corresponding to Villamil Port, a beautiful village in which there are numerous accommodations and whose atmosphere is notable for being rather more quiet than Ayora Port. Inside its main attractions stand out Punta Moreno, where live flamingos and many other types of birds, from where you have a beautiful view of Sierra Black, Blue Hill and the top of Fernandina Island. To discover other kinds of wildlife is a good idea to move to Urbina Bay, where there are iguanas, sea lions, cormorants, penguins and blue-footed boobies.
Punta Espinoza on Fernandina Island: Punta Espinoza is a fine lava and sand ledge that connects the Fernandina volcano with the sea, famous for its marine iguana population, whose high number sometimes makes it difficult to walk between them. They share the space with iguanas, penguins, sea lions, crabs and the non-flying cormorant, a species that can only be seen in Fernandina and Isabela, well known for being the only cormorant that has lost the ability to fly. The surrounding environment is made up of lava fields of the volcano, one of the most active in the world.
Chinese Hat: Chinese Hat is a small island close to the southeast of the Santiago Island and whose extension is less than a 0.25 km2. It’s a recent volcanic cone. The traditional form of the Chinese hat can be seen clearly from the north side. In front of Chinese hat, on the rocky edge near to Santiago, you can see easily the galapagos penguins. A short 400m long trail passes through the cove, and steps from a colony of sea lions and iguanas that covering the horizon. The volcanic scenery is very interesting, and it is possible to practice snorkel.
Tranquility and relaxation
Almost no one can resist the opportunity to perform marine sports, such as kayaking or deep-sea diving, enjoying this natural environment with temperate waters on beaches with turtles and sea lions.