Category Archives: Galapagos

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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Great Galapagos Specials

For passengers with flexibility there are some excellent specials: save up to $400 per person on select Galapagos cruises! Discounts on the Anahi 16-passenger Catamaran for February and March departures: LAST MINUTE: February 19-22, 4-day Cruise, $1350 per person – Save $390 per … Continue reading

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Galapagos Specials!

Our Galapagos Island experts are always keeping track of great specials to these enchanting islands! Below are some superb specials, ideal for travelers with flexible travel dates. Eclipse/ Athala Luxury Boats These are our favorite luxury boats, offering the intimate … Continue reading

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Galapagos on the Athala II

The luxury Athala II is the sister ship to the Eclipse. Built in 2007, it was completely refurbished in October 2011.  Barbara of AWR visited the Athala II right after it was completed and can answer any questions you might … Continue reading

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Galapagos on the Eclipse

Two of our favorite luxury boats in the Galapagos are the Eclipse and the Athala II. The Eclipse has many unique features, two amazing 7-night itineraries, one 5-night itinerary, and two special Photo Safari departures.  Plus read what our customers … Continue reading

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Charity Auction With Go Campaign: Galapagos Cruise Donated to Raise Money

Go Campaign is a remarkable charity that is dedicated to helping children throughout the world build a better future. By raising money and supporting over 60 programs in 19 countries, Go Campaign ensures that many worthwhile, locally-led programs are able to … Continue reading

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Luxury Galapagos Boats: the Eclipse and Athala II

The Eclipse is perhaps the finest mid-sized luxury vessels to cruise the Galapagos. Accommodating 48 passengers, the Eclipse offers unparalleled service, beautifully appointed rooms, and excellent itineraries that show visitors the best of what the Galapagos has to offer. The … Continue reading

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