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Galapagos Islands: Wildlife watching in the Galapagos

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Wildlife watching in the Galapagos

Imagine a natural sanctuary where giant tortoises plod beside marine iguanas, while penguins and sea lions dart through an ocean brimming with tropical marine life... Welcome to the Galápagos Islands, where wildlife enjoys a fearless existence free from predators and unthreatened by man.

No matter which islands you visit, you'll see wildlife in huge numbers and from very close range – these exotic creatures are completely unfazed by your presence. You can walk among languid colonies of iguanas and sea birds, snorkel with playful sea lions and watch blue-footed boobies perform their delightful mating dance right before your eyes. Between June and October there’s even a chance of sighting humpback whales breaching beside your boat.

Each island is surprisingly different to the next, both geographically and ecologically, and we can help you choose an itinerary that visits particular habitats if you are keen to see a specific species. However the truth is that there isn't a corner of the archipelago that won't enchant wildlife lovers, and the simple privilege of sharing this unique environment with the creatures who call it home is enough to make any visit a richly rewarding experience.


Our holidays including Wildlife watching in the Galapagos

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Galapagos tortoises

Value Galapagos: Budget cruising in the Enchanted Islands

Private journey

11 days from £3,683pp

Albatross

Albatross: Ecuador's highlands and Galápagos

Group tour

16 days from £5,118pp

Iguana

Signature Galapagos: Island hopping

Private journey

10 days from £4,450pp

Galapagos Hawk

Galapagos Hawk: Peru and Galapagos

Group tour

15 days from £4,918pp

Tailor-made holidays

We specialise in creating bespoke holidays designed according to your specific requirements.

Our tailor-made holiday service includes:

  • • A dedicated and friendly specialist to guide you through the planning process
  • • Our unrivalled knowledge of the region based on over 36 years' of expertise
  • • Access to the widest range of accommodation and activity options
  • • Your perfect itinerary, crafted exclusively for you

Speak to an expert 020 8747 8315

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