Cruise the Galapagos Islands with On The Go Tours
Made up of dozens of volcanic, other-worldly islands in the Pacific Ocean, the Galapagos have been attracting visitors from around the world for years. Boasting an incredible array of endemic species from the bluefooted booby to the marine iguana, these famed islands are a nature lover's paradise and cruises around the islands allow visitors to get up close and personal with the resident wildlife.Read More
Discover the wildlife-rich Galapagos Islands on a 3, 4 or 5 night cruise. With our expert naturalist guide and crew, you'll enjoy two guided excursions at different islands each day, with ample opportunity to swim, snorkel and kayak along the way.
Upcoming Galapagos Trips
|Trip Name||Starts||Departing||From USD||Deal||Map|
|Ultimate Galapagos - 10 days||Quito, Ecuador||15 Dec 2016||USD $10,925|||
|Galapagos Encounters - 7 days||Quito, Ecuador||15 Dec 2016||USD $7,595|||
|Galapagos Discovered - 6 days||Quito, Ecuador||19 Dec 2016||USD $6,555|||
Galapagos Private Tours
Cruise between the unique Galapagos Islands for 4 or 5 nights on the M/V Santa Cruz II making excursions on shore to get up close and personal with the local wildlife. Extend your time in Ecuador visiting the colonial capital of Quito and the incredible Amazon Rainforest.
Choose from our range of Galapagos cruise itineraries starting and ending in Ecuador's charming capital, Quito, for better international flight connections. Sailing on board the M/C Anahi catamaran stop at a number of islands to explore volcanic sand beaches and secluded bays. With return flights between Quito and the Galapagos included, as well as the majority of your meals, you can sit back and relax safe in the knowledge you'll be well looked after.
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Home to a staggering diversity of endemic species, the main drawcard for visitors to the Galapagos archipelago is the chance to see a host of animals, on land and in the sea, up close and personal. Some of the most iconic species include the giant tortoise, the largest land animal found on the islands, the blue-footed boobie with its distinctive coloured webbing and giggle-inducing name, and the marine iguana that often congregate on the sun-kissed beaches, with plenty more species to discover for yourself.
Galapagos Islands Travel Guide
Check out the best time to explore the Galapagos Islands as well as details on travel from money to health with our handy travel guide.
Top islands to explore in the Galapagos archipelago
Information on climatic conditions in Galapagos
Money, shopping, transport, food, health advice & more
Details on what visa you'll need and how to obtain one
Learn more about what wildlife to see when
Available touring combinations in South America
by Kurt Vonnegut
- My Father's Island: A Galapagos Quest
by Johanna Angermeyer
- On the Origin of Species
by Charles Darwin
Facts about Galapagos
- The Galapagos Islands are where Charles Darwin had his breakthrough theory on evolution.
- The giant tortoises, for which the islands are known, can live for as long as 150 years and weigh around 270kg.
- From the 16th century onwards, the Galapagos Islands were used by pirates who would hide their loot there.
Galapagos Travel Advice:
We keep informed of the latest travel updates on the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador and follow advice as set out by the British Foreign Office. Safety of our travellers is paramount and we recommend that you check the latest travel updates from the relevant advisory body in your country.
Online travel resources for the Galapagos Islands:
ALSO SEE: The official Ecuador and Galapagos Islands Tourist Organisation site and the latest Ecuador and Galapagos Weather Updates from the BBC.
Cruise Boats in the Galapagos
Visiting the Galapagos Islands is a trip of a lifetime and the boat you're on is an important part of the experience. While the M/S Anahi Catamaran is our main featured boat, in order avoid availability issues and provide you with further choice we also offer Tip Top II , III and IV, which are all First Class yachts catering for up to 16 passengers, and the more luxurious Santa Cruz, which is a large cruise ship, carrying 90 passengers with excellent facilities on board. On board the M/S Anahi three tasty buffet meals are provided each day and you'll be looked after by an attentive crew, in addition to a knowledgeable Level III naturalist guide.