Declared a World Heritage Site, the group of islands is almost completely a National Park, comprising 13 islands and more than a hundred islets and rocky outcrops. Thousands of tourists travel every year to observe incomparable natural beauty all over the world, as many animal and plant species from the Galapagos Islands are nowhere to be found, so it is necessary to travel to this place to see them live. This is a powerful experience that many people change their lives, to discover the real beauty of nature.
Oceanic and jungle landscapes, a surprising variety of species and geological traces that are witness of a story of millions of years, are characteristics that love those who travel to the Galapagos Islands, a still virgin place where almost two thousand unique species coexist, among they are the famous giant land turtles and the Galapagos dwarf heron.
How to arrive to the Galapagos Islands?
From the cities of Quito and Guayaquil there are flights every week that make trips to the Galapagos Islands, having as destination the two airports of the archipelago: Seymour Airport in Baltra Island and San Cristobal Airport located in the island of the same name.
Here are some of the wonderful places you can visit on some of our catamaran trips around the Galapagos Island. It is possible to make your reservation 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 catamaran cruises for families, couples or individual trips, GalapagosInformation.com is the best choice.
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.
Fernandina Island: The Island most recent of the group of islands, where is one of the largest active volcanoes in the world, from various types of lava that can be seen. His only place to visit constitutes Punta Espinoza, a strip of lava and sand that extends from the volcano itself to the sea, on whose coasts are the largest groups of marine iguanas of the archipelago, along with birds, penguins and sea lions.
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Education and Learning
When booking one of our trips in the Galapagos, travelers, especially children have the possibility to participate in experiences and meetings with the guidance of an expert. This person is trained to tell you all the information related to geology and history, and tell them part of the history of this magical place.