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Undoubtedly one of the greatest refuges of biodiversity, the island is an endless array of natural gems, unique settings among which the turtle spawning on the white sand beaches, the blue-legged birds of Espanola Island, the giant colonies of turtles of San Cristobal or the immaculate spots of North Seymour.
How can you get to the Galapagos Islands?
Seymour Airport on Baltra Island is the one that receives most of the flights, due to its position somewhat more in the middle of the archipelago compared to the other airport. From there, it is possible to take free transport that take people to the small port, where it is possible to sail to Puerto Ayora, on Santa Cruz Island, where it is possible to find most hotels. 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 the vast majority of hotels are located.
If you want a summary of what you can find when visiting the beautiful Galapagos Islands on a luxury cruise, here are some of the sectors of interest that you can meet. In case of questions about the itinerary and the days, do not hesitate to contact us.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
The wildest nature
In our catamaran trips there is the possibility of seeing and entering the habitat of animals that have evolved for ages, with a splendorous diversity and totally still intact.