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

4.9 out of 5 based on 692 reviews submitted.
Reviews are from travellers who have completed their trip and want to share their experience. We show all reviews, but may remove any that include profanity or inappropriate content, are unrelated to the trip or reveal personal details.

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Galapagos Island Hopping

Lesley · Traveled May 2024
Intrepid once again met and exceeded all my expectations and hopes, making for another fabulous, active, energising holiday. Intrepid’s environmental responsibilities and thoughtfulness added to my enjoyment, knowing how they help the are we travelled to too. I will definitely travel with Intrepid again. Thank you for an amazing trip.
Review submitted 03 Jun 2024

Best of Galapagos

Laura · Traveled May 2024
The Intrepid tour Best of the Galapagos was an outstanding adventure that I would recommend to people of all ages. Intrepid managed to show us most of the many highlights Galapagos has to offer. Through their organisation, excellent & knowledgeable. local guide & the wildlife of the Galapagos they enabled a trip of a lifetime while showing a genuine interest in protecting local community, culture, wildlife & environment. Great fun too.
Review submitted 04 Jun 2024

Best of Galapagos

Anthony · Traveled May 2024
This trip was amazing! Swimming with sea lions, sea turtles, and sharks was awesome. And the land animals were equally stunning.
Review submitted 03 Jun 2024

Best of Galapagos

Robin · Traveled May 2024
To say this was a trip of a lifetime would be understating it! The wildlife and itinerary was so worth the money & effort!
Review submitted 03 Jun 2024

Galapagos Island Hopping

Susana · Traveled May 2024
My trip to Galapagos with Intrepid was unforgettable and mesmerising. It was like I was part of a documentary. I gained so much knowledge and the tour was so well organised . Would highly recommend this beautiful nature experience in one of the most unique and beautiful places of the world.
Review submitted 29 May 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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