The Galapagos Islands, known throughout the world, are the product of successive volcanic eruptions that continue to happen in the present. Because of their unique location they have allowed the appearance of a unique species in the world, a beauty impossible to believe. For this reason they are one of the favorite destinations of all travelers who love wildlife.
Undoubtedly one of the largest biodiversity hotspots, the islands hide an exquisite variety of natural gems, unique landscapes among which turtle spawning on the white-sand beaches of Tortuga Bay, blue-footed penguins The Spanish Island, the giant tortoises of the Island of San Cristobal or the virgin scenes of North Seymour.
Where are the Galapagos Islands?
They are located in the Pacific Ocean a thousand kilometers from the coast of Ecuador, being the nearest continental city Manta. The nearest island is Isla Del Coco (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Isla de Pascua (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. In fact, its name is officially Galapagos Archipelago and is part of the Republic of Ecuador.
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Below we show you some of the must-see places you can see on some of our Galapagos Islands cruises. You can book online and get a discount if you buy in advance. Do not miss the opportunity to visit one of the most beautiful places on the planet. If you are looking for cruises for groups or single travelers, this is the best option.
San Cristobal Island: Undoubtedly one of the most entertaining points of Galapagos, on whose coasts we can find some of the largest colonies of turtles of the archipelago. To the southeast of San Cristobal, is the Galapaguera of Cerro Colorado, a project of rescue resettlement of giant turtles that allows can be a few steps from these magnificent creatures during their first two years are cared in captivity. Moving to the northeast of this island, we find the Natural Galapaguera, place where you can see turtles in their own environment, on the beach where they nest or in the sand dunes where they spawn. An area of outstanding beauty is The Loberia, beach of coral sand where you can see many sea lions and marine iguanas, also birds like Canary Maria, and several species of finches surround the area. On its western coast is The Baquerizo Moreno port, the sector populated more important of San Cristobal and the second in the archipelago, where you can find a wide range of hotels and airport. His second attractive more visited is Gardner Bay, a beach recognized for its beauty, where lives a significant colony of sea lions sleeping peacefully in their arenas.
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.
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Source of inspiration
Something for which these catamaran trips are known worldwide is for be a source of inspiration and creativity. Many playwrights, novelists and painters have said that touring the archipelago has made them more creative. For both professionals and amateurs, cruises are a great option for those who crave inspiration.