Discover the best alternatives for traveling on a catamaran to Galapagos Islands. Luxury cruises to the Galapagos Islands USA 2017
At GalapagosInformation.com is a great variety of trips to the Galapagos Islands, one of the most known nature sanctuaries around the world, and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You can buy your stay online to start enjoying magical landscapes aboard our catamarans.
Although the islands are in Ecuador, the sea temperature is not constant, between 7 and 27 degrees depending on the time of year. Its climate is very determined by the temperature of the ocean currents, which generates microclimates that have influence in the particular environments of the flora and fauna of each island. The islands also have drastic climate changes and each month maintains certain peculiarities. The period from January to March are the hottest and wettest months, with March being the hottest month of the year. At this time there are lots of plants, and the pleasant sea temperature is perfect for snorkeling. In the period from July to September, there are fewer rainfalls and the islands are drier, but cooler, the temperature of the ocean is quite low, being the perfect season to witness more ocean life, since the animals prefer cold water.
How can I travel to the Galapagos Islands?
Seymour Airport is the one that receives most of the flights, due to its position a little more in the middle of the archipelago compared to the other airport. From there, it is possible to access to free transportation that take travelers to the small port, where you can embark to Puerto Ayora, on Santa Cruz Island, since most of the hotels are located here. From San Cristobal Airport, located on the island of the same name, you can take taxis or walk (the distance is not too much) to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, where you can find almost all the accommodations.
Here are some of the must-see attractions you can visit on some of our catamaran trips on the Galapagos Island. You can 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 in the world. If you are looking for cruises for families, couples or single trips, 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.
North Seymour Island Trail: The small island of Seymour North is considered one of the most extraordinary places on the islands to see birds, housing the largest colony of royal frigates, as well as blue-footed boobies and bifurcated seagulls. The island maintains only a running trail, which, two kilometers in length allow us to appreciate its rocky landscapes, where there are only some shrubs and cactus, there are countless birds and iguanas.
A fabulous educational experience
The tourists of our cruise, especially the children, have the possibility to take part in classes and meetings with the tutelage of a real specialist. This person is full trained to inform us of all the details that have to do with the volcanic formation and history of the islands.