This is the time to take a Cruise to the Galapagos Islands from Ireland, here is available all the information that is advisable to be clear when take the decision.
The Galapagos Islands, known worldwide, are the product of countless eruptions of submarine volcanoes. Due to exceptional location have developed a unique species in the world, a wealth impossible to believe. For this reason they are one of the favorite destinations of all travelers who love nature and wild species.
Oceanic and jungle landscapes, a variety of species that do not leave indifferent and volcanic rocks that are whisper of a historical account of almost five million years, are three characteristics that captivate those who travel to the Galapagos Islands, a still wild sector where there are two thousand unique species, including the famous marine iguanas and the Galapagos penguin.
Are you looking for panoramas in the Galapagos Islands? No problem! Booking with us a tour around the islands, you can spend up to two weeks touring all the natural beauties that this incredible place of Ecuador has to offer. All inclusive trips can be booked online up to 30 days before your arrival, with the option of payment by credit card.
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 (Italy) in where it´s said that was the birthplace of Columbus. It is the ideal location for the ornithologists by the abundant presence of birds, highlighting some as seagulls of tail separated or lava seagulls, which are the only gulls in the world who have nocturnal hunting habits.
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Genovesa Island is an extinct volcano, which has suffered several landslides due to its ancient activity. We can find two areas of visit which is can access through a fissure that exists to the feet of the volcano doing this walk an unparalleled adventure. The island has shaped of horseshoe. Millions of years ago were a huge volcano whose southern wall collapsed, forming the Great Darwin Bay, where currently some birds have their nests. In the center of the Genovesa Island is the Arcturus Lake, of salt water, where resides the marine iguana smaller of the archipelago. In the same way, it is possible to see marine iguanas, fur seals and a huge forest of Palo Santo. At Darwin Bay, It is possible to dive along the inner to the outer wall. Another possibility is from the outer side of the volcano through the channel in the boiler. Genovesa is home of a great number of oceanic birds, both for breeding and nesting, including large frigates, blue-footed boobies, seagulls of frac, tropical birds, finches of Darwin and petrels.
Santiago Island: Natural oasis uninhabited by humans, characterized by its unique volcanic formations, beautiful beaches and diving sites where diving into a unique biodiversity.One of the major attractions is the Sullivan Bay, where there are amazing lava formations that have altered the surface with soft waves, a perfect place to see large colonies of marine iguanas and Red-legged crabs. Among its beaches attract attention such Espumilla Beach, which has a spectacular landscape of forests of lignum and sea turtles that come to spawn in its coasts; as Puerto Egas, a beautiful beach with black volcanic sand, where as in Sullivan Bay is easy to observe a significant number of sea iguanas. Cousin’s Rock ends to increase the attractive of the island Santiago, undoubtedly one of the most important places of diving in the world, is a triangular rock that is to ten meters above the water, and in whose waters is possible to dive between dark coral, endemic seahorses, sea lions, sharks tip white, hammerheads, eagle rays and stingrays.
Dragon Hill: It has its name because to for a long time, was one of the few places in the Santa Cruz Island where were land iguanas in healthy state. This place was part of varied efforts to maintain the colonies of iguanas, in order to ensure their reproduction. At present there are no dogs in Dragon Hill, although the Galapagos National Park carries out a lot of controls of other animals that can be dangerous. In the beautiful lagoons present in this site, there is shrimp (Artemia salina), the same as the food of the flamingos. At certain times of the year there is more abundance and therefore the quantity of these birds is larger. In times with many precipitations the water becomes too sweet and therefore the population of crustaceans is smaller, which has consequences on the amount of flamingos. Dragon Hill has been open to the general public since 1993. The beach has rocky formations. At high tide it is an excellent sector to do surface diving.
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The most important itineraries
We offer two options to travel 7 nights / 8 days walking in the beautiful landscapes of the Galapagos Islands. Both itineraries allow you to enjoy views of the ocean and the rich flora and fauna. The lists of activities are established by the Galapagos National Park, and cannot be changed.