Galapagos Magic Camp
Set in the highlands away from Santa Cruz's waterfront crowds the unique Galápagos Magic Tented Camp has raised safari tents and elevated tree houses with gorgeous views.
Set in the highlands of the Galápagos island Santa Cruz (and away from the waterfront crowds), this unique property has six raised safari tents and four elevated tree houses with gorgeous views.
The lodge has an open-air fire, where fresh dinners are prepared, and for a truly unique and even eerie experience you can have a pre- or post-dinner drink in lava tunnels in the subterranean Lava Lounge.
The comfortable walk-in double safari tents have their own private bathrooms. The more basic screened tree houses are equipped with a flush toilet and a basin with running water, as well as a small deck and bench. Twin beds are provided and windows allow you to watch the stars.
Giant tortoises roam here throughout much of the year, and you might see a handful slowly moving through the grounds or dotting the meadow. Galápagos tortoises are probably the best loved creatures of all the endemic species of the archipelago. But they do need a bit of help to flourish. Galápagos Magic has launched an initiative to put aside 12 hectares of its property to create and restore the ideal habitat for tortoises to thrive; planting trees and creating water drinking pools. There’s an interpretive centre dedicated to the tortoises and an interpretive trail around the reserve for visitors.
What our clients say
97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.
The Galápagos Islands are a wonderland. If I say that of all places I have visited in the world only the Grand Canyon is their equal in impact and living up to expectation you will have an idea of how they affected both of us.DW Lingfield
The Galápagos offer amazing access to stunning wild-life and a great week living on a boat.PJ, London
The Galapagos blew me away. was even better than I expected. it never felt crowded and the guides and crew made us feel as thought we were special., Surbiton
Everything came up to expectations but the highlight was the Galápagos IslandsSC, London, SW11
Visiting the Galápagos islands and coming so close to so many special species of animals and birds was a memorable experience.JB, Chiswick
The wildlife on the islands (obviously the major reason for the trip) was spectacular and wonderful to experience. I’m please to have made the trip and would certainly recommend the Galápagos to anyone with similar interests and sufficient money.PM, Chesterfield
This was our holiday of a lifetime fulfilling a long held desire to visit the Galápagos Islands, and it lived up to all our expectations.SH, Aylesbury
The attention to environmental concerns on the Galápagos was first rate. The national park is a pristine environment and every effort is being made to keep it that way.PT, Peterborough
"The Galápagos Islands and the amazing Machu Picchu ruins. A real once in a lifetime experience."MCP Richmond
The Galápagos - just breathtaking - walking in woodland with wild giant tortoise grazing in clearings, watching wild land iguanas amble through long grasses, peering at eye level into the nests of red footed boobies, watching penguins and sea lions hunting fish whilst snorkelling, and as a finale, watching huge sharks circling in the boat lights during our final evening meal.JW, Newcastle
The wildlife in the Galápagos was so totally unbothered by our presence.SB, Leyland
Galapagos was incredible. We loved it. The guides were all excellent and we especially enjoyed having guides with a naturalist qualification.LE, Poole
Highlights?: Snorkelling with green turtles sea lions and penguinsPW, Twickenham
Our time on the Galápagos Islands was unique to us, the wildlife was fabulous, we enjoyed every minute of it.BT, Ware
So many (highlights) it's hard to single some out. The Galapagos are a joy from start to finish.JC, Littlehampton
How close we could get to the wildlife in the Galápagos.DG, Neston
The Galapagos Islands are spectacular and we are so glad we had the time to visit. After a busy four days onboard La Pinta it was good to have a days break at Finch Bay. It was certainly a well needed rest for us both.EK, Saltash
The sealions were brilliant fun and the pups so cute, and so close. All the wildlife was great and seeing it all up close as nothing is afraid of humans, was amazing.KH, Weybridge
Being able to visit the Galápagos with a reputable company was a highlight - the boat was fantastic and everything about the holiday was first rate.KF, Norfolk
Without a doubt, the Galapagos Islands were amazing. We feel very privileged.SM, South Croydon
I had wanted to travel to the Galápagos for many years. My husband did not want to go, so I arranged the trip by myself and had a memorable time, whilst feeling very well looked after by JLA.JG
A holiday in the Ecuador and the Galápagos is a once in a lifetime experience. A four day cruise whilst being an excellent 'overview' is just not long enough. Encourage all your customers to take the longest possible cruise.LF
Snorkelling with penguins, turtles, sea lions and marine iguanas. Unbeatable.DJ, Saltash
The highlight was always going to be the Galápagos and it lived up to our expectations. It is a unique place and unlike our last visit we came away with hundreds of photographs to remind us of the trip.NW, Wells
It's very difficult to pick out one thing. Seeing the animals everywhere we went was amazing. We fell in love with the sea-lions. I loved the walk up to the view over Pinnacle Rock and then being on the beach by the rock afterwards. Seeing a white tipped shark from the beach was something I never expected.NR, Swindon
Impossible to choose between the Galápagos and Easter Island - both are magical, special places.SM, Wandsworth
The Galapagos animals, scenery and sea were out of this world, just fabulousCH, Epsom
The Galapagos tour was our highlight because of the proximity and abundance of the wildlife.AB, St Neots
A truly unique place on earth.KS, Southampton
The close proximity of the wildlife in the Galapagos is amazing.DW, Stevenage
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