Get to know the Charles Darwin Research Station, Isabela Island, Floreana Island and other incredible places on the Galapagos Islands. Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 3 people December 2017
Catamaran cruises in the Galapagos Islands. If you dream of living an incomparable day, travel with us on one of our catamaran cruises that travel through the most important landmarks of this magical place. The favorite place of travelers from all over the world to see the most unique flora and fauna in the world
Unparalleled landscapes, a biodiversity that does not leave indifferent and geological traces that speak of a story of five million years, are three unique characteristics that captivate those who make trips to the Galapagos Islands, an area still untamed where there are two thousand endemic species, Among them the famous marine iguanas and the Galapagos sea lion.
How can you get to the Galapagos Islands?
Seymour Airport is the one that receives the majority of the flights, due to its position somewhat more in the middle of the islands in relation to the other airport. From the point, it is possible to access free transports that transfer people towards the small port, where it is feasible to sail towards Puerto Ayora, since in this place most of the accommodations are found. From San Cristóbal Airport, which is on the island of the same name, you can take taxis (the distance is not great) to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, where most of the accommodation is available.
If you are looking for a brief summary of what you will be able to discover when traveling the beautiful Galapagos Islands on a cruise, we show you some of the tourist places that you can visit. If you have doubts about the conditions of the trip and the days, 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.
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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.
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.
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.
A fabulous learning experience
The passengers of our catamaran trips, especially the minors, have the possibility to participate in classes and approaches with the company of a real expert. This person is able to inform us of absolutely all the details that have to do with the volcanic formation of Galápagos.