Alternatives to Cruise to the Galapagos Islands from Antigua and Barbuda, here you will find all the information you should know when making the decision.
The Galapagos Islands are the product of constant volcanic eruptions that continue to happen today. Due to particular location they have developed a species unique in the world, of a beauty and variety difficult to describe. For this reason they are one of the most required places for travelers who love wild species.
Undoubtedly a true museum of biodiversity, the set of islands hide a myriad of natural jewels, scenarios among which are the spawning of turtles on the beaches, the blue-legged birds of Espanola Island, the giant tortoises of San Cristobal or the North Seymour sites.
Where are the Galapagos Islands?
The Galapagos Islands are located in the Pacific Ocean to 960 km of the coast of Ecuador, being the closest continental city Manta. The nearest island lands correspond to Isla Del Coco (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Isla de Pascua (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. In fact, its official name is Galapagos Archipelago and belongs of the Republic of Ecuador.
Are you looking for panoramas in the Galapagos Islands? No problem! Booking with us a walk around the islands, you can spend up to two weeks touring all the beauties that this incredible place in Ecuador has to offer. All inclusive packages can be ordered online with 30 days or more in advance, with the possibility of payment online.
Know more: Nemo I Itinerary A
Espanola Island: With 300 million years corresponds to the oldest island famous for its number of birds, among which are the funny blue-footed boobies, birds known for their mating rituals, where the male exhibits his blue feet to the female. One of its most interesting sites is Punta Suarez, an area of abyss in where we can see species that not is presented in the rest of the archipelago, as marine iguanas turquoise with red, mockingbirds, lava lizards and colonies of up to 15.000 albatross
Santiago Island: Paradise uninhabited by humans, characterized by its unique volcanic formations, beautiful beaches and diving sites where diving into a unique biodiversity.One of the major attractions is the Sullivan Bay, where there are amazing lava formations that have altered the surface with soft waves, a perfect place to see large colonies of marine iguanas and Red-legged crabs. Among its beaches attract attention such Espumilla Beach, which has a spectacular landscape of forests of lignum and sea turtles that come to spawn in its coasts; as Puerto Egas, a beautiful beach with black volcanic sand, where as in Sullivan Bay is easy to observe a significant number of sea iguanas. Cousin’s Rock ends to increase the attractive of the island Santiago, undoubtedly one of the most important places of diving in the world, is a triangular rock that is to ten meters above the water, and in whose waters is possible to dive between dark coral, endemic seahorses, sea lions, sharks tip white, hammerheads, eagle rays and stingrays.
Sullivan Bay: Is located to the southeast of the Santiago Island. Here you can see interesting lava formations, which called the attention of scholars and scientists around the world. Sullivan Bay enjoys a height of 114 meters above sea level, where you can observe marine and terrestrial birds, a colony of sea lions and iguanas. Several plants stand out of the rocks. At Sullivan Bay there is a road of a kilometer and a half long. In this peculiar island you can enjoy swimming and make snorkeling from the edge of the beach.
IMPORTANT: GalapagosInformation.com is the perfect portal to find your catamaran cruise on the islands. Make your reservation online now with maximum security.
When booking one of our trips in the Galapagos Islands, tourists can participate in a series of experiences and meetings in the company of a guide. This person is able to tell all the fascinating details that relate to geology to stories, and tell them the million-year history of this incredible place.