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Known as World Heritage, the group of islands is almost entirely a National Park, totaling a set of thirteen islands and more than one hundred islets and rocky outcrops. Thousands of tourists come every year to observe a natural beauty that has no equal in the world, since a large number of species of flora and fauna of the Galapagos Islands are not found anywhere else, so it is imperative to travel until here to see them. This is an extraordinary experience that not only changes your life, discovering the real beauty of nature at its best.
Undoubtedly one of the last refuges of biodiversity, the Galapagos Islands have an endless amount of natural treasures, wonderful scenarios among which the attention of the spawning of sea turtles in the beaches of white sands, the blue-legged boobies of the Espanola Island, the colonies of giant turtles of the San Cristobal Island or the immaculate spots of the North Seymour Islet.
Location of the Galapagos Islands
They are located in the Pacific Ocean to 960 km of the western coasts of Ecuador, being its closest continental city Manta. The nearest island is Coco´s Island (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Pascua´s Island (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. In formal terms, its name is officially Galapagos Archipelago and its precise location is between 89 ° and 92 ° east longitude; and 1 ° 40 ‘north latitude and 1 ° 30’ south latitude.
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These are several of the must-see places that can be seen in some of our trips on a cruise on the Galapagos Islands. It is possible to book online and get a discount if you pay in advance. Do not miss the opportunity to know one of the most beautiful places on the planet. If you are looking for cruise trips for one or more people, this is the best option.
Santa Cruz Island: Thanks to its location in the center of the islands and the proximity to the airport of the Baltra island, it is one of the most famous tourist places in Galapagos, the location of the city with the largest population in the whole of Ayora Port, place from where almost all the boats that make trips in the other islands leave. One of its most important attractions is the Darwin Station, a research center open to tourism, where you can see specimens of land lizards and turtles, including the world-renowned George Solitaire, the last Geochelone Abingdoni turtle, which died in 2012. Another place that embellishes Santa Cruz is Tortuga Bay, a paradisiacal beach of white sands, whose coasts thousands of turtles come to spawn.
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.
Do you want to know everything about the Galapagos Islands? What better way than traveling to this beautiful place for your future vacations? A catamaran cruise on the Galapagos Islands can be a unique and unforgettable adventure.
Ideal for learning
When booking one of our trips in the Galapagos Islands, tourists can participate in a series of experiences and meetings together with an expert guide. This person is able to tell all the interesting facts related to geology to stories, and tell them the history of millions of years of this magical place.