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Embark on a journey to the enchanting isle of Rábida in the Galápagos, where the sapphire waters teem with majestic whales, and the landscapes are painted with the most vivid hues of red sands and verdant cacti groves. Our 20 distinctive whale-watching tours for 2024 offer an unparalleled opportunity to witness these gentle giants in their natural habitat, alongside a myriad of other wildlife spectacles. Over the course of 6 to 15 days, adventurers can immerse themselves in the Galápagos, kayaking alongside playful sea lions, snorkeling in crystal-clear waters, and hiking across volcanic landscapes that tell the story of our planet's fiery past. Starting at $4,120, these tours are a testament to the wonders of evolution and the profound beauty that emerges from the depths of the sea. To set sail on a voyage that will stir the soul and awaken a deep connection with the natural world, contact one of Adventure Life's Galápagos specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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Wildlife in the Galapagos
$9,750
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Volcanic Wonders

Northern & Western Route - 8 Day Itinerary aboard M/V Origin, Theory & Evolve
  • Cruise around Kicker Rock
  • Hike up Prince Philip's Steps
  • Observe Galapagos flora and fauna
  • Snorkel or stand up paddle board
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy this 8-day cruise through the western islands of the Galapagos on the M/V Origin. Highlights of the west include beautiful Santa Cruz, wildlife-rich Isabela, cliff-laden Fernandina, and the amazing black beaches of Santiago. The wildlife here is abundant and the landscape is stunning to …
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Pinnacle rock on Bartolome
$9,490
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Western & Eastern Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard M/C Elite
  • Visit the beautiful Junco Lagoon
  • Bird watching at North Seymour
  • Snorkel & Kayak across Tintoreras
  • Discover Sierra Negra volcano
Starts / Ends:
San Cristobal Airport / San Cristobal Interpretation Center
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the Arnaldo Tupiza Breeding Center, where two species of giant tortoise are bred to increase the population of these incredible animals, plays an essential role in protecting the future of the Galapagos. Explore Moreno point and walk along one of the trails soon reveals a multitude of …
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Flamingo Lagoon
$9,490
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West & Central Islands + Genovesa

8 Day Itinerary aboard M/C Endemic
  • Kayay & Snorkel around Genovesa
  • Walk over recent lava flows
  • Visit Arnaldo T. Breeding Center
  • Hike along cactus groves at Rabida
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the wonders of the Western & Central Galapagos Islands while on this amazing 8-day cruise. This paradisiac archipelago is made up of rocky islets which are home to many spectacular species of Galapagos wildlife including penguins, the Galapagos Hawk, Nazca Boobies, finches, …
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Galapagos penguin on a rock
$7,090
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Luxury West & Central Galapagos Cruise

6 Day Itinerary aboard M/C Endemic
  • Hike & swim at Santigo Island
  • Admire Isabela's abundant bird life
  • Look for penguins at Tagus Cove
  • Visit Rabida Island
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
With no other place like it, the Galapagos is the earth’s living laboratory. Home to some of the most endemic species, these islands are reputed not only for their ancient and diverse wildlife but for their stunning natural beauty. Whether you are a birder, botanist or simply just curious, …
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The beautiful colorful shores of the Galapagos.
$4,300
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Western Islands

6 Day Itinerary aboard EcoGalaxy
  • Learn about tortoises of Galapagos
  • Hike along the base of the Volcano
  • Explore Egas Port
  • Ride around Tagus Cove
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 6-day Western Islands cruise on the ship, the EcoGalaxy, explores the islands of Isabela, Fernandina, Santa Cruz, and more! A great way to observe the unique wildlife and landscapes of the Galapagos!
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Cruise the Galapagos on the Corals
$7,413
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Galapagos Islands Circumnavigation

15 Day Itinerary aboard Corals
  • Visit the Charles Darwin Station
  • Snorkel & swim at Bartolome Island
  • Visit Mosquera Islet's sea lions
  • Hike across Española Island
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Circumnavigate the Galapagos islands on this 15-day voyage. Take in the best the archipelago has to offer, visiting Santa Cruz, Bartolome, Isabela, Fernandina, Santiago, North Seymour, Santa Fe, South Plaza, San Cristobal, Española, and Floreana Islands.Wildlife viewing opportunities abound …
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Santa Fe land iguana
$7,789
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Western Islands

7 Day Itinerary aboard La Pinta
  • Snorkel around Champion Islet
  • View lava how flows
  • Hike across North Seymour Island
  • Play with sea lions
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 7-day Western Islands cruise aboard La Pinta explores the islands of Isabela, Santa Cruz, Rabida and more. Enjoy viewing wildlife including marine iguanas or the Sally Lightfoot crab.
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Cruise the Galapagos on the Galaxy II ship
$65,360
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Private Charter - Western Islands Aboard EcoGalaxy

6 Day Itinerary aboard EcoGalaxy
  • Learn about tortoises of Galapagos
  • Hike along the base of the Volcano
  • Explore Egas Port
  • Ride around Tagus Cove
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 6-day Western Islands private cruise on the ship, the EcoGalaxy, explores the islands of Isabela, Fernandina, Santa Cruz, and more for a great way to observe the unique wildlife and landscapes of the Galapagos.
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La Pinta
$373,835
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Private Charter - Western Islands Aboard La Pinta

7 Day Itinerary aboard La Pinta
  • Snorkel around Champion Islet
  • View lava how flows
  • Hike across North Seymour Island
  • Play with sea lions
Starts / Ends:
North Seymour / Baltra
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join La Pinta on a 7-day private exploration of the Galapagos. This trip takes you to the archipelago's genuine origins, a world freshly formed by the Earth's crust. Fernandina Island is one of the world's most pristine island environments, where life has evolved naturally without human …
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Snorkel the crystal, warm waters of the Galapagos archipelago
$4,120
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Eastern & Western Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Galapagos Legend
  • Visit Bachas Beach
  • Observe swimming fur seals
  • Set foot on dark-red sand beaches
  • Snorkel at the Bolivar Channel
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Cerro Colorado
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on this 8-day adventure that explores the incredible eastern and western islands of the Galapagos. Highlights of the west include wildlife-rich Isabela, picturesque Santa Cruz, cliff-laden Fernandina, and the fantastic beaches of Santiago. Be entertained by the antics of friendly sea lions …
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Cruise the Galapagos on the Legend ship
$257,740
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Private Charter - Eastern & Western Islands Aboard Galapagos Legend

8 Day Itinerary aboard Galapagos Legend
  • Visit Bachas Beach
  • Observe swimming fur seals
  • Set foot on dark-red sand beaches
  • Snorkel at the Bolivar Channel
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Cerro Colorado
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Highlights of the west include wildlife-rich Isabela, picturesque Santa Cruz, cliff-laden Fernandina, and the fantastic beaches of Santiago. Spend your days exploring the archipelago, encountering sea lions, Galapagos penguins, frigate birds, flightless cormorants, tortoises, and many more unique …
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Galapagos Legend
$257,740
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Private Charter - West & Central Islands Aboard Galapagos Legend

8 Day Itinerary aboard Galapagos Legend
  • Meet Nazca and red-footed boobies
  • Tour a land iguanas' nesting site
  • Explore Santa Fe's white beaches
  • Snorkel with sea lions
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Galapagos Legend and set sail for an 8-day cruise adventure around the west and central islands of the Galapagos. Highlights of the west include beautiful Santa Cruz, wildlife-rich Isabela, cliff-laden Fernandina, precious Genovesa, and the amazing black beaches of Santiago. Be …
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Beach on Isabela island
$10,900
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Darwin's Discoveries: The Galapagos Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard La Pinta (UC)
  • Set foot on seven islands and islet
  • View marine life
  • See the nesting birds and wildlife
  • Visit Galápagos Islands
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Begin your amazing 8-day expedition at the riverfront Wyndham Guayaquil then discover the unique Galapagos Islands, a perfect destination that mixes resting and adventuring perfectly! Tour the Charles Darwin Research Station, and witness the exceptional conservation program where baby tortoises, …
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Floreana Island
$8,900
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Western and Eastern Islands

15 Day Itinerary aboard Angelito
  • Hike past a flamingo lagoon
  • Search for dolphins and whales
  • Swim and snorkel Las Bachas Beach
  • Leave a letter at Post Office Bay
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Flamingos, lava gulls, marine iguanas, and Sally Lightfoot crabs are only a few of the animals you see on your 15-day tour of the Western and Eastern Galapagos Islands aboard the Angelito. Travel to islands including Isabela, Fernandina, Mosquera, and more! Don't miss out on the opportunity to …
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Galapagos penguin on a rock
$7,642
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Galapagos Circumnavigation

15 Day Itinerary aboard Galapagos Legend
  • Hike through a volcanic landscape
  • Visit a sea turtle nesting site
  • Explore Rabida's red sand beaches
  • Observe the Galapagos tortoise
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy an extensive adventure into the unique world of the Galapagos on this incredible journey. This 15-day voyage offers the traveler an opportunity to become immersed in the unique splendor these islands. This is an ideal tour for gaining a true understanding of the history of these islands and …
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A Green Sea Turtle swimming around the reefs.
$4,120
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West & Central Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Galapagos Legend
  • Meet Nazca and red-footed boobies
  • Tour a land iguanas' nesting site
  • Explore Santa Fe's white beaches
  • Snorkel with sea lions
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on this 8-day adventure that explores the incredible western and central islands of the Galapagos. Highlights of the west include beautiful Santa Cruz, wildlife-rich Isabela, cliff-laden Fernandina, precious Genovesa, and the amazing black beaches of Santiago. Be entertained by the antics of …
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Origin & Theory Galapagos Yachts
$199,000
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Private Charter - Volcanic Wonders

Northern & Western Route - 8 Day Itinerary aboard M/V Origin, Theory & Evolve
  • Cruise around Kicker Rock
  • Hike up Prince Philip's Steps
  • Observe Galapagos flora and fauna
  • Snorkel or stand up paddle board
Starts / Ends:
San Cristobal Airport / San Cristobal Airport
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy this private group 8-day charter cruise, which takes youthrough the western islands of the Galapagos on the M/V Origin & Theory yachts. Highlights of the west include beautiful Santa Cruz, wildlife-rich Isabela, the cliffs of Fernandina, and the amazing black beaches of Santiago. The …
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Sea lions on beach in Rabida
$141,690
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Private Charter - West & Central Islands + Genovesa Aboard M/C Galapagos Endemic

8 Day Itinerary aboard M/C Endemic
  • Hike along cactus groves at Rabida
  • Visit Arnaldo T. Breeding Center
  • Walk over recent lava flows
  • Kayay & Snorkel around Genovesa
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Relax in luxury on a weeklong private cruise across the Western Galapagos Islands onboard the M/C Endemic. Additionally, it includes a brief visit to Genovesa Island, located in the northeastern region, an excellent stop for bird enthusiasts. Your journey begins at Baltra, where you may swim or …
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