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 close proximity of the wildlife in the Galapagos is amazing.DW, Stevenage
The Galápagos Islands were fantastic and beyond our wildest expectations.AC
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
The Galápagos was so amazing - we were not at all disappointed even though we had looked forward to it so much. Every part of our cruise was special, and we loved the Athala and her itinerary.RJ, Kenilworth
A truly wonderful and privileged experience!RD, Ashford
The Galápagos cruise was just so good. I don't think I can remember enjoying a recent trip so much.NJ, London
So many (highlights) it's hard to single some out. The Galapagos are a joy from start to finish.JC, Littlehampton
Highlight?: Probably a sea lion playing underneath me and showing off whilst I was snorkelling. Beautiful.DD, Uxbridge
Visiting the Galápagos islands and coming so close to so many special species of animals and birds was a memorable experience.JB, Chiswick
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
Highlights?: Snorkelling with green turtles sea lions and penguinsPW, Twickenham
The Galápagos Islands were something else- quite outstanding for the wonderful wildlife and abundant sea life while snorkelling.CP
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
A truly unique place on earth.KS, Southampton
The trip to to the Galapagos was the highlight undoubtedly - and the memories will remain with us for a long time -along with the huge photographic archive taken!CG, Stratchcarron
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
The most memorable experiences were 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
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 Galápagos were above expectation – the best thing we have done.DL, Dulwich
Most Memorable Moment?: The obvious answer is the whole thing! If I had to choose, I'd say the experience of arriving at the top of the Prince Phillip Steps on Genovesa to be confronted by a sea of roosting and nesting seabirds completely unfazed by our presence. Of course I'd read about it in advance but nothing really prepares you for experiencing it for yourself. Another key moment was going snorkelling for the first time at the age of 70 and immediately having underwater encounters with a sea lion and a green sea turtle. My prescience in investing in a GoPro camera ahead of the trip paid huge dividends in terms of lasting memories.DM, Nottingham
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
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 Galápagos Islands were out of this world.DJ, Chesterfield
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
The trip around the Galápagos was spectacular and I have never experienced anything like it before.LB, Enfield
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 Galapagos tour was our highlight because of the proximity and abundance of the wildlife.AB, St Neots
The wildlife in the Galápagos was so totally unbothered by our presence.SB, Leyland
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
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