Galápagos Ocean Cruise Family Multi-Adventure Tour – Older Teens & 20s
Wildlife & Wonder in Ecuador's Enchanted Isles
From $7,998 - $11,499 pp dbl. occ. | 8 days / 7 nights
(+$2,200 to $4,800 for sgl. occ.)
Internal air: $500 to $575
Embark on an island escapade like no other. The Galápagos archipelago is an isolated natural sanctuary, home to some of the world's most unique tropical ecosystems above and below the sea. Share personal encounters with famed endemic species including Galápagos giant tortoises and blue-footed boobies. Explore diverse landscapes of volcanic calderas and stunning beaches. Each day aboard our luxury ship brings you and your family a new adventure, while each night offers gorgeous sunsets and brilliant starry skies. There's nowhere else on Earth quite like the Galápagos Islands and no other trip quite like this one.
- Hike, bike and kayak on specially designed Backroads activities through some of the most phenomenal ecosystems on Earth
- Enjoy epic animal encounters as we sail to uninhabited islands accessible only by our cruise-based itinerary and out of reach to land-based trips
- Snorkel and kayak for a special extended time with Backroads, then return to our ship to indulge in plush creature comforts
- Bike on an exclusively designed ride through the misty highlands of Santa Cruz, keeping an eye out for Darwin's finches and vermilion flycatchers
Days 1-8 Your journey begins in Baltra, the gateway to the Galápagos Islands | Explore the far reaches of this archipelago, which offers endless opportunities for exploration on land and sea | Journey each day to unique coves and remote islands with opportunities to hike, snorkel and kayak at world-class sites | Experience firsthand the rugged beauty of the islands' fiery legacy by hiking along dried lava flows | Watch tiny Galápagos penguins dart and dive among the waves and Nazca boobies perched on rocky cliffs | Donning a snorkel and mask, discover an underwater wonderland of fascinating sea life | Hike through land iguana habitat en route to craggy cliffs where nesting red-billed tropic birds and swallow-tailed gulls play in the currents | Get up close and acquainted with the iconic blue-footed boobies | View giant tortoises and learn about the breeding and life cycle of the islands' most famous residents | Look for lava lizards and frigate birds as you hike among cacti and acacias with panoramic views of picturesque bays and white-sand beaches | Take to the water in sturdy sea kayaks to gain a new perspective of the coastline and wildlife—if luck is on your side, you might spot rays, sea turtles, dolphins or sharks! | Discover a wide variety of endemic inhabitants found only in the Galápagos | Relax on idyllic sandy beaches with sunbathing sea lions | You may even catch sight of an albatross, one of the world's largest birds, taking flight or perhaps witness a display of their unforgettable mating dance | Bike through Santa Cruz's lush highlands and visit an eco farm that produces coffee and sugarcane | Savor a final evening under the stars while moored in the turquoise waters of a sheltered lagoon.
Please note: Due to the multiple stateroom options available on this trip, reservations can only be made by contacting one of our Trip Consultants at 800-462-2848 or via email. Also note that the islands we visit vary by departure. Download a Detailed Itinerary for specifics on each departure date.
PORTS OF CALL Bartolomé Island | South Plaza Islet | North Seymour Island | San Cristóbal Island | Española Island | Floreana Island | Santa Cruz Island | Baltra
Also note that the Galápagos Special Administrative Region Council has postponed until further notice their previously announced requirement that all visitors must provide proof of health insurance covering the duration of their stay in the Galápagos Islands.
The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.
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