Is it worth going to the Galapagos Islands? Check the list of best rated tour packages. Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 11 people August 2018
On our website you can find a wide variety of catamaran trips to the Galapagos Islands, one of the best known sanctuaries around the world, and declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You can buy your tickets right now to enjoy magical landscapes in our catamarans.
In the Galapagos Islands two clearly differentiated stations are presented. The rainy season is from January to May, with temperatures between 23 ° and 27 °, and a dry season from June to December, with a maximum of 19 °. The official currency is the US dollar (USD), which is useful to know not to change all the money in Ecuador.
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Tour the Galapagos
Galapagos has 2 airports. If you want to know San Cristobal, there is the possibility of surfing and shallow diving. In addition to the above you will have the opportunity to walk through places like Tongo Reef, La Lobería, Manglecito, Punta Carola and Punta Pitt, Roca Ballena, among others. If you arrive to Baltra, you will be closer to the Santa Cruz Island and you can visit the mating centers of the giant tortoises, the Galapagos Park and the Charles Darwin Station. You will also get to Tortuga Bay which is the largest and most famous white sand beach in all the islands.
Here we present several of the magical tourist attractions that you can visit in some of our trips on a cruise on the Galapagos Islands. It is possible to make your reservation online and get a discount if you buy in advance. Do not miss the opportunity to get to know one of the most beautiful places in the world. If you are looking for catamaran cruises for families, couples or individual trips, GalapagosInformation.com is the best option.
Santa Cruz Island: Thanks to its location in the center and its proximity to the Baltra airport, is one of best known Galapagos tourist places, housing the city with the largest population of all, from where they leave the most of the boats visiting other islands and islets. One of its biggest tourist attractions is The Station Scientific Darwin, a center of scientific research open to the visitors, where is possible observe terrestrial lizards and turtles of big magnitude. Another site that highlights in Santa Cruz Island corresponds to Turtle Bay, paradise white sands beach and crystal clear waters, to the coasts arrived hundreds of turtles to lay their eggs.
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.
Natural Lookout “La Escalera” in Bartolome Island: A natural spectacle located at the top of a hill, at more than 100 meters of altitude, from where are one of the most popular postcards of the islands, composed by a narrow strip of sand separates by the ocean into two bays, with the coast of neighboring Santiago Island as background and a stone strut at one of its ends. After enjoying the views, it is possible to go down to the beautiful beaches, where it is possible to do surface diving and snorkeling. The two most important species of Bartolome are the sea turtles, which choose this place to spawn and the Galapagos penguins.
Sports and entertainment
Very few people can resist the temptation to practice water sports, such as kayaking or snorkeling, enjoying this natural environment and enjoying warm waters on beaches with iguanas and sea lions.