Galapagos Cruises

Cruise to the Gorgeous Galapagos Islands

Cruises in the Galapagos Islands are often between seven and 15 days long. This length allows you to truly experience a wondrous archipelago of natural beauty and creatures found nowhere else on Earth.

How does snorkeling in bright blue waters with friendly sea lions, sea turtles, tropical fish, and manta rays sound? You can also hike a long-extinct volcano and explore caves, cliffs, and lava tunnels! Galapagos offers attractions and excursion that focus on its unique natural beauty.

The Galapagos Islands, a province of Ecuador, are made up of more than ten different islands. Each one offers visitors unique experiences to be enjoyed. Whether it's spending time learning at the Charles Darwin Research Station or exploring and seeking out the wildlife in their natural habitat, there is adventure to be had here. All of this awaits when you book one of our Galapagos cruise packages.

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Cruise to the Gorgeous Galapagos Islands

Cruises in the Galapagos Islands are often between seven and 15 days long. This length allows you to truly experience a wondrous archipelago of natural beauty and creatures found nowhere else on Earth.

How does snorkeling in bright blue waters with friendly sea lions, sea turtles, tropical fish, and manta rays sound? You can also hike a long-extinct volcano and explore caves, cliffs, and lava tunnels! Galapagos offers attractions and excursion that focus on its unique natural beauty.

The Galapagos Islands, a province of Ecuador, are made up of more than ten different islands. Each one offers visitors unique experiences to be enjoyed. Whether it's spending time learning at the Charles Darwin Research Station or exploring and seeking out the wildlife in their natural habitat, there is adventure to be had here. All of this awaits when you book one of our Galapagos cruise packages.

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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno
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  • chancerain Saturday 69° | 68°
  • mostlycloudy Sunday 68° | 68°
  • mostlycloudy Monday 68° | 67°
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7 Night Galapagos Cruise
Departing From Baltra (Galapagos)
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  • Baltra (galapagos)
  • Black Turtle Cove (santa
  • Rabida (galapagos)
  • Egas Port
  • Tagus Cove (isabella)
  • Espinoza Point - (fernandina)
  • Urvina Bay (isabella)
  • Vicente Roca Point
  • Bartolome Island
  • Las Bachas - (santa Cruz)
  • Daphne Island
  • El Barranco (genovesa)
  • Darwin Bay (genovesa)
  • Puerto Ayora (santa Cruz)
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  • Ports of Call:
  • Baltra (galapagos)
  • Mosquera Islet (galapagos)
  • Dragon Hill (santa Cruz)
  • Rabida (galapagos)
  • Puerto Villamil (isabella)
  • Wall Of Tears (isabella)
  • Bahia Post Office (floreana)
  • Cormorant Point (floreana)
  • Cerro Brujo (san Cristobal)
  • Kicker Rock (san Cristobal)
  • Los Lobos (san Cristobal)
  • Puerto Ayora (santa Cruz)
  • Suarez Point - (española)
  • Gardner Bay (española)
  • Daphne Island
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  • Baltra (galapagos)
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  • Sullivan Bay (santiago)
  • Bartolome Island
  • Urvina Bay (isabella)
  • Tagus Cove (isabella)
  • Espinoza Point - (fernandina)
  • Vicente Roca Point
  • Egas Port
  • Espumilla Beach (santiago)
  • Puerto Ayora (santa Cruz)
  • El Barranco (genovesa)
  • Darwin Bay (genovesa)
  • North Seymour Island
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  • Ports of Call:
  • Baltra (galapagos)
  • North Seymour Island
  • South Plaza (santa Cruz)
  • Santa Fe Island
  • Punta Pitt (san Cristobal)
  • Puerto Baquerizo (cristobal)
  • Bahia Post Office (floreana)
  • Cormorant Point (floreana)
  • Elizabeth Bay
  • Moreno Point (isabella)
  • Puerto Ayora (santa Cruz)
  • Gardner Bay (española)
  • Suarez Point - (española)
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  • Baltra, Galapagos
  • Isla Daphne Grande
  • Bahia Darwin, Genovesa
  • El Barranco, Genovesa
  • Seymour Norte
  • Bahia Sullivan, Santiago
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  • El Eden, Santa Cruz
  • Galapaguera Cerro Colorado,san Cristobal
  • Punta Pitt, San Cristobal
  • Gardner Bay, Española
  • Punta Suarez, Espanola
  • Estacion Darwin & Puerto Ayora,santa Cruz
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Cruise Lines to the Galapagos Islands

Celebrity Cruises and Silversea Cruises are the two major Galapagos cruise lines: The number of companies allowed to operate here is limited to avoid damaging the ecosystem. Both offer many choices of sailings and excursions, and we can help you find Galapagos cruise deals on either line.

When Is the Best Time to Cruise the Galapagos Islands?

The most popular times to visit are between mid-June and early September and mid-December through mid-January, but you can find discount Galapagos cruises and decent weather at any time of the year. The coolest weather is in June through November, but this attracts rare birds and fish, making it a perfect time of year for nature-lovers.

Popular Highlights of the Galapagos Islands

  • Watching the mating rituals of the blue-footed boobies on North Seymour Island
  • Visiting the Charles Darwin Research Station on Santa Cruz Island
  • Sunbathing with sea lions at Garner Bay on Espanola Island
  • Swimming with Galapagos penguins near Pinnacle Rock on Bartolome Island
  • Seeing the giant tortoise reserve on Floreana Island
  • Snorkeling in the lava tunnels of the Tintoreras Islets on Isabela Island to see puffer fish, giant rays, and white-tipped sharks

Cruise Tips for the Galapagos Islands

  1. Pack weather-appropriately. You will need quick-drying shirts for yourself and plastic baggies to protect items from rain. For the sun, don't forget sunblock, aloe, and a wide-brimmed hat.
  2. There are lava flows all over the Galapagos Islands, and they form rough and sometimes sharp surfaces, so make sure you've packed sturdy shoes.
  3. Bring medication for motion sickness if you're traveling during Humboldt Current season: It can bring choppy seas.
  4. Do a little pre-trip research. Many famous biologists have studied here, and reading On the Origin of Species, The Beak of the Finch, or My Father's Island can add some interesting context to your trip. You could also check out the BBC documentary Galapagos: The Islands That Changed the World.
  5. Make sure you bring your best camera for videos and photos. You'll be able to get some incredible views of wildlife. The animals often allow tourists to get surprisingly close, but a zoom lens is still helpful.

Experience the Wonders of Nature With Our Galapagos Cruise Deals

CruiseDirect is the best source for discount Galapagos cruises: We offer the lowest prices, guaranteed, along with flexible payment plans to make your journey as affordable as possible. When you turn to us for discount Galapagos cruises, you'll pay no booking fees and be able to set up your dream Galapagos cruise with ease. For nature-lovers looking for an adventure, there's no better destination.

Enjoy all that the Galapagos Islands have to offer from the comfort of a beautiful cruise ship full of amenities and guides to help you have the best experience possible. Contact us today to talk with a cruise expert!