Meet the Galapagos Islands on a first class luxury catamaran. Birthday to the Galapagos Islands February 2018.
On our website you can find the largest variety of cruises to the Galapagos Islands, one of the most important nature sanctuaries in the world, and established as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You can book your stay online to start enjoying a unique stay aboard our exclusive catamarans.
Although the islands are located on the equator, the temperature of the ocean surface varies widely between 78 and 28 degrees Celsius depending on the time of year. Its climate is very influenced by the temperature of the submarine currents, which generates microclimates that have influence in the particular habitats of each island.
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The islands in the same way have drastic climatic changes and each season presents its own peculiarities. The period of time that goes from January to March are the months with greater temperature and humidity, being March the warmest month of the year. At this time there are lots of plants, and the pleasant ocean temperature is perfect for snorkeling. From July to September there are fewer rainfalls and islands are less humid, but cooler, the temperature of the ocean is quite low, but it is the perfect season to observe more aquatic life, since animals prefer cool currents.
Catamaran Cruises on the Galapagos Islands
The word “catamaran” means two trunks connected by a rope and is used in generic form to describe a great variety of boats. In the Galapagos Islands, catamarans are preferred because of their stability, speed and size. Having the enormous privilege of knowing the Galapagos Islands by catamaran is one that you cannot miss. The luxury cruises in Galapagos offer you all-inclusive packages of several days where you can enjoy a quiet and relaxing trip. All our luxury cruises have comfortable cabins, restaurants serving exquisite dishes of national and international food, recreation areas with swimming pools, terraces and everything you need to make your stay wonderful.
Here are some of the must-see places you can visit on some of our Galapagos Islands cruises. You can book online and receive a discount if you buy 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, GalapagosInformation.com is the best option.
Genovesa Island: Genovesa island is also known as the island Tower and is considered as the most striking island of the archipelago. Its name comes from the city of Genova in where according to few historians was the birthplace of Columbus. It is the ideal place for lovers of birds by the abundant presence of birds, highlighting some as seagulls of tail separated, which are the only gulls in the world who have nocturnal hunting habits. Genovesa Island is an extinct volcano, which has suffered several landslides due to its ancient activity. Have 2 areas to go to which is can access through a fissure that exists to the feet of the volcano… Makes thousands of years were a huge volcano, whose wall south is collapsed, forming the Great Bay of Darwin, place in where an abundant number of birds make their nests.
Leon Dormido on San Cristobal Island: A place also called Kicker Rock; correspond to two huge rock formations of lava, which rise for more than 100 meters over the ocean, which can be from the ocean from Puerto Baquerizo. Its curious name comes from similarity to a sleeping sea lion, to see them from a distance. This place is one of the most famous tourist areas of Galapagos for snorkeling and diving, being possible to swim with stingrays, sharks, sea lions and fishes. Its sharp rocks also make of the habitat of enormous colonies of birds, coexisting varieties like blue-footed boobies, frigate birds and pelicans.
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.
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.
Sports and adventures
No one can resist the opportunity to practice water sports, such as kayaking or snorkeling, enjoying this natural environment and warm waters on beaches with turtles and sea lions.