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Galapagos Islands: Land-based island hopping

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Land-based island hopping

The volcanic, ruggedly beautiful  Galápagos Islands  are home to giant tortoises, iguanas, penguins, frigate-birds, waved albatrosses and blue-footed boobies as well as a wealth of rare flora. But the lava strewn cliffs and forested mountains, lagoons and swamps and bleach-white beaches are exquisitely beautiful in themselves.

Most visitors discover the islands on a 3-10 day cruise, dropping anchor at a selection of islands and making wet landings to explore for an hour or so with a naturalist guide. This used to be the only way of exploring the islands but now we can offer you the flexibility of a land-based adventure. Not for you the rolling sea and rigidity of a fixed timetable limiting your experience on each island…  

This way, you can visit 3 very different islands, hopping from one to the other by speedboat:  that alone is exhilarating.  You’ll get a more comprehensive, intimate and diverse knowledge of each: not only will you enjoy observing the unique wildlife and natural landscapes but you can also take part in active adventures: hiking, kayaking, snorkelling and stand-up paddling. 

Our holidays including Land-based island hopping

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Bartolome Island

Signature Galapagos: Island hopping

Private journey

10 days from £4,575pp

Galapagos watersports and giant tortoises

Blue footed bird

Bird watching in the Galapagos


Snorkeling

Snorkelling in the Galapagos

Seal

Wildlife watching in the Galapagos

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