So, what makes the Galapagos Islands an almost mythological destination? The answer would have to be its isolated volcanic islands and fragile ecosystems. With a Galapagos Islands yacht charter, you’ll experience an unforgettable journey.
The Islands are situated roughly 1,000 kilometers from the Ecuadorian Coast in South America. They lie at a point where three ocean currents merge, making it the richest marine ecosystem in the world.
Galapagos is all about nature on land and underwater. These Islands are gorgeous and enriched with an exotic collection of flora and fauna. You will experience amazing wildlife such as whales, dolphins, fur seals, marine iguanas, and birds. What’s more, you’ll have the unique opportunity to swim and snorkel with sea lions and penguins.
Bartolome Island, located off Sullivan Bay, is a small island known for its famous Pinnacle Rock. You will get plenty of photo opportunities at this ideal destination. Main attractions at Bartolome Island include:
- The north beach for snorkeling as well as swimming.
- Wildlife viewing, such as Galapagos penguins, white-tipped sharks, green sea turtles, and stingrays.
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay
Tortuga Bay Beach is a great place for activities such as:
- Watersports such as surfing, snorkeling, swimming.
- Wildlife viewing, such as sea lions, pink flamingos, pelicans, blue-footed boobies,…and more.
Isla Isabela is the largest of the Galapagos Islands. It is also one of the most captivating islands in the world. This old island is composed of six volcanoes. Popular attractions include:
- Bolivar Channel
- Urvina Bay
- Tuff cones at Tagus Cove
- Amazing wildlife, such as: Galapagos tortoises, penguins, tropical bird species, marine iguanas, Darwin’s finches, and cormorants.
- White sandy beaches
- Quiet lagoons
Los Tuneles (Puerto Villamil)
Los Tuneles is only a 30-minute boat ride from Puerto Villamil. Here, enjoy snorkeling with white-tipped sharks, manta rays, spotted eagle rays, green sea turtles, as well as seahorses in the shallows.
Santa Cruz Island
Santa Cruz is the central island of the Galapagos with a popular urban center. This island is a large dormant volcano. There is a gigantic lava tunnel that is over 2000 meters long on the island that is simply incredible to walk through. Additionally, Santa Cruz offers gorgeous beaches and wildlife. Visit popular attractions such as:
- The Charles Darwin Research Station
- Giant Lava tubes to explore
- Giant Tortoise Preserves
- The mangrove estuary of Black Turtle Cove
The Galapagos Islands have it all! Satisfying both the thrill-seeker – who may enjoy snorkeling with playful sea lions and reef sharks – as well as the more contemplative type who appreciates sight-seeing, bird watching, and lounging on the deck.
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