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Guide to the Galapagos Islands

A glittering array of volcanic islands sure to steal your breath at every turn.

Replete with nature and surrounded by inviting waters, the Galapagos Islands have remained a source of continued interest amongst intrepid and discerning travellers. A true paradise, the Galapagos Islands offer visitors the experience of enjoying an undisturbed myriad of destinations with only the signature wildlife populating the awe-inspiring scenery. With thirteen main islands and six smaller ones to explore, the islands are also home to over a hundred islets.

With a remarkable variety of islands to choose from, visitors to the archipelago are truly spoilt for choice. For fans of sequestered bays and marine life, Isabela Island, the largest and third most populous of the Galapagos Islands is sure to impress. Likewise, for those more inclined towards gentle repose will find a veritable sanctuary over at Genovesa Island located towards the north east.

Charter vacations in the Galapagos Islands typically undertake passages which ensure visitors get a true sense of the nature and landscapes which abound around the archipelago. As well as unwinding on a series of picturesque beaches, charterers are also welcome to make use of their diving and scuba gear to explore a number of highly regarded dive sites.

Historically fascinating as well as visually outstanding, the Galapagos Islands featured heavily in Charles Darwin’s studies on the nature of evolution. Keen to preserve such a distinguished heritage, the authorities in this region have allocated a number of conservation points to ensure visitors are able to appreciate the natural beauty in the same way the iconic scientist once did.

Bringing together beauty, history and crystalline waters, the Galapagos Island offer a dynamic range of delights to be enjoyed, from the quiet repose of far-flung bays to the marine life populating the highly acclaimed dive spots. With a superyacht providing no doubt the best means of accessing such delights, the Galapagos Islands are no doubt a necessary destination for any and all kinds of charterers.

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Reasons to Visit

Abundant in outstanding marine life
A huge variety of islands to discover
Expertly preserved waters
A number of excellent dive sites
Home to numerous isolated beaches

Good For

  • Snorkeling
  • Marine Life
  • Nature
  • Diving
  • Volcano

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Charles Darwin Research Station
Museum, Wildlife Park, Attraction & Activity
Charles Darwin Research Station

Learn all about conservation and preservation of the archipelago’s wildlife and nature

Darwin's Arch
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Darwin's Arch

Natural rock formation that attracts thousands of species of marine life

Pinnacle Rock
Landmark, Beach, Attraction & Dive Site
Pinnacle Rock

One of the most photographed landmarks in the Galapagos

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