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Known as World Heritage, the group of islands is almost entirely a National Park, comprising a set of thirteen islands of volcanic origin and more than one hundred islets. Thousands of travelers come every season to see a natural spectacle without equal, because a great quantity of species of animal and plants of the Galapagos Islands do not exist anywhere, reason why we must travel here to be able to see them. Without a doubt, it is a unique experience that many people change their lives, to discover the beauty of nature at its best.
Considered a true museum of biodiversity, the archipelago hide an endless amount of natural treasures, unique spectacles among which are the spawning of turtles on the beaches, the blue-legged pelicans of the Espanola Island, the giant tortoises of San Cristobal or the immaculate locations of North Seymour.
Where are the Galapagos Islands?
The Galapagos Islands are located in the Pacific Ocean to 960 km of the western coasts of Ecuador, being the closest town Manta. The nearest island is Isla Del Coco (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Isla de Pascua (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. In fact, its name is officially archipelago of Columbus and its location is between 89 ° and 92 ° of western length; and 1 ° 40 ‘north latitude and 1 ° 30’ south latitude.
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If you want a brief summary of what you can find when traveling to the famous Galapagos Islands on a catamaran cruise, below are some of the sectors of interest that can be visited. If you have questions about the conditions of the trip and the days of duration, please contact us.
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.
Bartolome Island: One of the places of Galapagos that receives greater fascination thanks to its volcanic landscapes, rock formations that have tones red, orange, green and black. His two visitable sites correspond to “La Playa” and the “Escalera”, the first located between abysmal cliffs, allows you to immerse in the world below the shallow, making diving among penguins, turtles and others unique fishes in the world. The Escalera on the other hand, is the viewpoint of most amazing natural origin of the archipelago, on the top of an extinct crater, being possible to see an overview of the same island with his lava cones.
Black Turtle Cove: The Black Turtle Cove is a mangrove estuary on the north coast of Santa Cruz Island. It maintains very strict regulations to protect its flora and fauna. The tourists are allowed to reach to the cave aboard of small boats, but without starting the engine. Many rays, turtles, penguins, and other wild animals live in this area, so that not a few groups of academics transiting the area, either to analyze the formations of volcanic origin, as the important existing fauna.
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In our cruises you can observe and approach to the habitats of animals that have evolved for thousands of centuries, with a wonderful variety and completely intact.