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On our website you will find a great variety of cruises to the Galapagos Islands, one of the most famous sanctuaries in the world, and established as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You can book your stay online to enjoy a trip that will change your life on board our catamarans.
Although the islands are located on the equator, the temperature of the ocean varies widely between 7 and 28 degrees Celsius during the year. Its climate is strongly influenced by the temperature of the sea currents, which creates microclimates that influence the particular habitats of the flora and fauna of each island. The islands in the same way have climatic changes and almost every season has its own characteristics.
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The periods from January to March are the months with the highest temperature and humidity, March being the hottest month of the year. During this season there are lots of plants, and the pleasant sea temperature is perfect for water sports. In the period from July to September we observe smaller precipitations and the islands are drier, but cooler, the temperature of the sea is reduced enough, being the perfect season to see the life of the sea, since the animals have preference for the icy waters.
Where are the Galapagos Islands?
The Galápagos Islands are located in the Pacific Ocean to thousand kms of the western coasts of Ecuador, being its closest continental city Manta. The nearest island lands correspond to Isla Del Coco (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Isla de Pascua (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. Formally, its official name archipelago of Columbus and its location in the map is between 89 ° and 92 ° of western length; and 1 ° 40 ‘north latitude and 1 ° 30’ south latitude.
If you need a summary of what you can find when traveling to the beautiful Galapagos Islands on a cruise for a week, here are some of the tourist attractions that you can visit. If you have questions about the terms of payment and the days, do not hesitate to contact us.
Ranchos of Santa Cruz: Although it is known that in several islands of Galapagos you can see breeding sectors of giant tortoises, there is no more advisable alternative, than to appreciate them in freedom, something that puts at our disposal ranchos and haciendas in the high zones of the island of Santa Cruz. Some of these places are El Chato, Manzanillo and Primicias, with paths that respect the environment, where you can easily see these exotic animals in their natural environment. It is important to emphasize that, during the period from June to August; turtles tend to move to the lowland of the island to nest, diminishing the possibility of observing them.
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.
Santa Fe Island: Uninhabited island by the man, known for beaches of calm waters in the Barrington Bay, where you can walk in both arenas where sea lions abound like diving snorkeling surface. If you like animals, you can see giant land iguanas, unique animals of this island, which reach up to a meter in length.
Mosquera Islet: The Mosquera Islet, also known as Mosquera Island that is located between the Seymour and Baltra islands. Its relief is smooth, has several white sand beaches, where you can do many sports. Has a long maximum of 620 meters per 130 meters of width, and area of 0.46 km2. Physically is a rock reef product of a survey. This small island has one of the largest colonies of sea lions. In the same way is possible to see several species of birds from the coast. From its coast they have been reported occasionally Orcas (Orcinus orca) attacking sea lions. You can get to the Mosquera Islet Mosquera through a beach landing. This can be difficult with low tie or when there are strong waves what usually pass between the months of December and March.
Passengers, especially children, have the possibility to take part in classes and approaches with the tutelage of a real expert. This person is fully qualified to inform us of many details related to the geology and history of Galápagos.