Galapagos Islands Tours & Holidays

Step into an isolated world. See giant tortoises roaming and unforgettable landscapes unfurl before your very eyes. 

Get ready to observe wildlife the way Charles Darwin did hundreds of years ago. Inquisitive sea lions and spiky marine iguanas breach and bask between island and shore. Hammerhead sharks patrol the deep waters while blue-footed boobies and albatross cut through the sky. Nowadays, these Ecuadorian islands host a steady stream of modern-day explorers cruising from isla to isla. Snorkel in crystal-clear waters, traverse volcanic landscapes and spot animals you've only ever seen pictures of. To sum it up, there's simply no place on Earth quite like the Galapagos. 

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Transport in the Galapagos Islands

Intrepid believes half the fun of experiencing a new country is getting there, and getting around once there! Where possible, Intrepid uses local transport options and traditional modes of transport - which usually carry less of an environmental impact, support small local operators and are heaps more fun.Depending on which trip you're on while in the Galapagos Islands, you may find yourself on:

Grand Queen Beatriz
Grand Queen Beatriz
BOAT TYPE: Yacht PASSENGERS: 16
Experience the ‘Enchanted Islands’ in our new custom-built yacht, the Grand Queen Beatriz.
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Grand Daphne motor yacht off Las Bachas in the Galapagos
Grand Daphne
BOAT TYPE: Yacht PASSENGERS: 16
Grand Daphne is a brand new ship that started sailing in 2021, making it one of the newest boats on the market.
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Galapagos Islands tour reviews

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Best of Galapagos

Catherine · Traveled April 2024
Our Galapagos trip was all that we dreamed of - an outstanding guide, beautiful wildlife, incredible geology and a wonderful group of like- minded people to share our unforgettable experience. Simply superb!
Review submitted 07 May 2024

Best of Galapagos

Hannah · Traveled April 2024
A trip of a lifetime. It was a truly magical experience. Galapagos is must visit for animal lovers.
Review submitted 07 May 2024

Absolute Galapagos (Grand Daphne)

Andrea · Traveled April 2024
Wow! If you love wildlife and want the holiday of a lifetime in a very special place, this is it. A beautiful boat with a lovely crew taking you to islands with magical wildlife, and your own naturalist on hand to guide your up close encounters with animals, reptiles, birds and fish.
Review submitted 03 May 2024

Best of Galapagos

Leanne · Traveled April 2024
What an amazing experience. So much wildlife and snorkelling. Our guide Katty was the best. Highly recommend.
Review submitted 24 Apr 2024

Classic Galapagos: Central Southern Islands (Grand Queen Beatriz)

Deborah · Traveled April 2024
We loved our luxurious trip on board Queen Beatrix to see the wondrous Galapagos. A trip of a lifetime!
Review submitted 30 Apr 2024

Galapagos Islands at a glance

  • CAPITAL CITY

    Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

  • POPULATION

    26,640

  • CURRENCY

    US dollar (USD)

  • LANGUAGE

    Spanish

  • TIME ZONE

    (GMT-06:00) Galapagos

  • CALLING CODE

    +593

  • ELECTRICITY

    Type A (North American/Japanese 2-pin), Type B (American 3-pin)

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