Category Archives: Galapagos

Update: Galapagos Boats with Triple Cabins

These boats can accommodate 3 adults in a cabin: Coral I & II Eclipse Eric/Flamingo/Letty Grand Odyssey/Sea Star La Pinta Legend (Standard Plus and Junior Suites, 3rd person gets 25% discount) Millennium New Flamingo Reina Silvya Santa Cruz II Seaman   For … Continue reading

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Galapagos for Solo Travelers

All boats will accommodate single travelers in a single cabin with a pretty hefty single supplement. Some boats will offer the regular rate if you are willing to share a cabin. Legend These boats have a single cabin available with … Continue reading

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Galapagos for People who get Seasick

The best options if you get seasick is a larger, more stable boat, or in a wide catamaran. You will want a cabin on a lower deck, mid-ship. The Galapagos limits the number of people on a boat to 100 … Continue reading

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Scuba Diving in the Galapagos Islands

The most famous dive spots in the Galapagos are at Wolf and Darwin Islands. Two of our favorite dive boats are Galapagos Sky Aggressor Some boats are now offering at least 1 day of diving on their regular itinerary. These … Continue reading

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Galapagos for Luxury Travelers

Our favorite luxury boats are Eclipse Athala II (private balconies) Cormorant Ocean Spray Millennium (private balconies, 2 suites with jacuzzis) Grand Odyssey (2 jacuzzis on board) Luxury boats will have larger cabins, great guides, good food, included extra amenities.

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Galapagos Islands for Active Travelers

Activities available in the Galapagos Islands include Hiking Snorkeling Sea kayaking Scuba diving Horseback riding (island hopping only) Surfing (island hopping only) Biking (island hopping only) Bird watching All cruises will have hiking and snorkeling opportunities daily. These boats also … Continue reading

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Galapagos for Families

Our favorite boats when taking kids are Legend (kids program) Eric/Flamingo/Letty (family departures) Eclipse (Family-friendly departures accept children 4 years and up) Explorer II (50% child discount) Grand Odyssey (All cabins have sofa beds, 4 connecting cabins, children 15% off … Continue reading

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Last-Minute Galapagos Cruise Specials on the Anahi – May/June 2013

Last-minute Galapagos travelers can take advantage of these special rates on the Anahi first-class catamaran – 4-day cruises are only $1385 per person (normally $1840 per person)! 8-day cruises only $2775 per person (normally $3670 per person)! Rates do not include … Continue reading

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The Perfect Post-Galapagos Hotel in Quito?

On a recent hotel site inspection tour in Ecuador, I had the wonderful opportunity to meet Amber Laree de Freire, who co-owns Quito’s Hacienda Rumiloma with her mountaineer husband Oswaldo. She graciously invited me to stay at the property for … Continue reading

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New Airport Opens in Quito, Ecuador

The new airport in Quito, Ecuador (Tababela Airport) opened on February 20, 2013. This new airport will be used to service all our Ecuador tours and Galapagos cruises. Travel time from the new airport into the city center of Quito … Continue reading

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