Galapagos Islands Yacht Charter
Mythological Destination of Biodiversity
So, what makes the Galapagos Islands an almost mythological destination of biodiversity? The answer would have to be it’s isolated volcanic islands and fragile ecosystems. The Galapagos is mainly comprised of 61 volcanic islands of divine beauty that stretch along the equator in the Pacific Ocean. With a Galapagos Islands yacht charter, you’ll embark on an unforgettable journey through this unique and fascinating ecosystem.
The Islands have huge marine reserves with an archipelago situated roughly 1,000 kilometers from the Ecuadorian Coast in South America. Geographically, the Galapagos Islands lie at a point where three ocean currents merge, making it the richest marine ecosystem in the world. The Galapagos Islands are known as ‘the living museum and showcase of evolution’.
Galapagos is all about experiencing nature on land and underwater. These Islands are geologically young, naturally beautiful, and enriched with an exotic collection of flora and fauna. You will experience amazing wildlife such as whales, dolphins, fur seals, marine iguanas, and frigate birds. What’s more, you’ll have the unique opportunity to swim and snorkel with sea lions and penguins.
Bartolome Island (Isla Bartolome), located off Sullivan Bay, is a small beautiful island known for its famous Pinnacle Rock. The geological structure of the island is simply incredible! You will get plenty of photographic scopes at this ideal destination. Main attractions at Bartolome Island include:
- The north beach with ample opportunities for snorkeling and 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 famous destination in the Galapagos. This white sandy beach is a great attraction for many things including:
- Watersports: 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. Visitors from around the world rush to this island for its unique geological structure. 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. You will want to visit this alluring and outstanding destination on your Galapagos Islands yacht charter. Here you’ll enjoy snorkeling with: white-tipped sharks, manta rays, spotted eagle rays, green sea turtles, and 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. Popular attractions include:
- The Charles Darwin Research Station which you will want to visit
- 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 appreciate sight-seeing, bird watching, and lounging on deck. You will enjoy freedom and adventure beyond compare on a Galapagos Islands yacht charter arranged by Luxury Yacht Charters.
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