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Embark on a journey to the enchanting Santiago Island in the Galapagos, where the symphony of the ocean's giants awaits. Our 35 meticulously curated whale-watching tours for 2024 offer an unparalleled opportunity to witness these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. Santiago, with its rugged shoreline and nutrient-rich waters, provides a backdrop for an array of marine life, including the awe-inspiring whales. Over the course of 5 to 16 days, you will immerse yourself in the wonders of the Galapagos, from snorkeling with playful sea lions to hiking over ancient lava flows, each moment bringing you closer to the island's unique wildlife and breathtaking landscapes. With a starting point of $3,900, these tours promise not only the thrill of whale watching but also the chance to engage in activities like kayaking, hiking, and wildlife viewing. To set sail on a voyage that will leave you with memories as deep and vast as the ocean itself, contact one of Adventure Life's Galapagos 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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Overlook at Pitt Point
$4,700
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Western Islands

6 Day Itinerary aboard Alya
  • Observe Galapagos giant tortoises
  • See the blue-footed boobies dance
  • Look for Galapagos penguins
  • Cruise along Moreno Point
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Bachas Beach
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy the Western Islands of the Galapagos archipelago and discover all that this wonderful destination has to offer. Snorkel with sea lions and kayak surrounded by unique species. On this 6-day exciting journey, explore the exclusive shores of Santa Cruz, Isabela, Fernandina, and Santiago. …
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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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Bonita Galapagos Yatch
$59,280
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Private Charter - Western Islands Aboard Bonita

7 Day Itinerary aboard Bonita
  • Discover Dragon Hill
  • Visit Espumilla Beach
  • See unique wildlife at Vicente Roce
  • Hike across Urbina Bay
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Los Gemelos (Twin Craters)
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This incredible 7-day private cruise gives the entire family a once-in-a-lifetime wildlife experience. Enjoy the opportunity to explore the western islands of the archipelago as a naturalist guide reveals to you its magical secrets. Wonder at ancient tortoises, snorkel with sea lions, and kayak …
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A Green Sea Turtle swimming around the reefs.
$6,135
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Classic Galapagos

10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endeavour II
  • View endemic wildlife
  • Discover scenic coastlines
  • See varied islands and habitats
  • Experience the Gal├ípagos undersea
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take an incredible journey through the unique world of the Galapagos on this 10-day adventure aboard the Endeavour II. Spend your days exploring the archipelago, encountering sea lions, Galapagos penguins, frigatebirds, flightless cormorants, tortoises, and many more incredible native species. Have …
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Balcony
$93,290
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Private Charter - Western Islands Aboard Ocean Spray

6 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Spray
  • Snorkel with turtles, rays and fish
  • Explore Urbina Bay
  • Hike along lava paths
  • Take a trail along Lake Darwin
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Hiking, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy the highlights of the Galapagos Western Islands on board the 16-passenger Ocean Spray. This 6-day private cruise explores the Baltra, Isabela, Santa Cruz, and South Plaza. Immerse yourself in the clear blue water and admire the ever-curious sea lions, and famed blue-footed boobieswith your …
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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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Sun Deck
$123,790
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Private Charter - Islands Circumnavigation - West Aboard Ocean Spray

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Spray
  • View a sea lion colony
  • Explore underground lava tubes
  • Snorkel with fish and sea lions
  • Visit the blowhole on Espanola
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / San Cristobal Airport
Activities:
Hiking, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Ocean Spray for a western Galapagos circumnavigation private charter cruise. This 8-day voyage visits the islands of Isabela, South Plaza, Espanola, and San Cristobal. Explore striking volcanic landscapes and observe the islands' famously unique wildlife species, such as blue-footed …
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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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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 Espa├▒ola 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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Sea lion on Santiago Island in the Galapagos
$6,743
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Western Islands

Baltra roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard M/Y Passion
  • Visit the Charles Darwin Station
  • Uncover Floreana's rich history
  • Snorkel at Devils Crown
  • Witness unique wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Baltra
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set off on an exciting8-day Western Galapagos Islands cruise aboard M/Y Passion. Starting at Baltra airport, the journey unfolds with explorations of Santa Cruz, home to giant tortoises and the Charles Darwin Station's breeding program, and Floreana's captivating history, snorkeling at …
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Alya, Sun Deck
$71,440
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Private Charter - Western Islands Aboard Alya

6 Day Itinerary aboard Alya
  • Observe Galapagos giant tortoises
  • See the blue-footed boobies dance
  • Look for Galapagos penguins
  • Cruise along Moreno Point
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Bachas Beach
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy the Western Islands of the Galapagos archipelago and discover all that this wonderful destination has to offer. Snorkel with sea lions and kayak surrounded by unique species. On this 6-day private journey, explore the exclusive shores of Santa Cruz, Isabela, Fernandina, and Santiago. …
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A distant view of Kicker Rock
$3,900
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Western Islands

7 Day Itinerary aboard Bonita
  • Discover Dragon Hill
  • Visit Espumilla Beach
  • See unique wildlife at Vicente Roce
  • Hike across Urbina Bay
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Charles Darwin Center
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This incredible 7-day cruise gives the entire family a once-in-a-lifetime wildlife experience. Enjoy the opportunity to explore the western islands of the archipelago as a naturalist guide reveals to you its magical secrets. Wonder at ancient tortoises, snorkel with sea lions, and kayak surrounded …
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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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Sea Lion resting on Red Sesuvium
$3,997
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Galapagos Western Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Corals
  • Discover Vicente Roca Point
  • Take a dinghy ride along Isabela
  • Explore the volcanic Urbina Bay
  • Visit Santa Fe's sea lion colonies
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / San Cristobal Airport
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Prepare for a unique 8-day cruise uncovering the natural wonders of the western islands of the Galapagos and experience a unique blend of activities that makes this the most memorable vacation of your life. Understand the island's incredible history, encounter an abundance of unique wildlife, …
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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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Grace sailing across the Galapagos Islands
$172,200
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Private Charter - Following Darwin's Footsteps Aboard Grace

8 Day Itinerary aboard Grace
  • Relax on an olivine crystal beach
  • Spot land iguanas on a hike
  • Visit Tagus Cove
  • Enjoy exploratory snorkeling
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / Los Gemelos (Twin Craters)
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Immerse yourself in the wonders of the world during this 8-day private charter that takes you and your group to the enchanting Galapagos Islands, making this a truly memorable vacation. There will be many close encounters with the exotic and curious creatures that call these islands their home. …
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Corals during the sunset
$97,510
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Private Charter - Galapagos Western Islands Aboard Corals

8 Day Itinerary aboard Corals
  • Discover Vicente Roca Point
  • Take a dinghy ride along Isabela
  • Explore the volcanic Urbina Bay
  • Visit Santa Fe's sea lion colonies
Starts / Ends:
Baltra / San Cristobal Airport
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on the Corals to discover the incredible history of the Galapagos Islands, see an abundance of unique animals, and enjoy daily land and sea excursions on this 8-day private trip combining the western and eastern islands. Beginning in Baltra, head to the Highlands Tortoise Reserve in Santa …
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