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7 Day Galapagos Cruises

All seven and eight day cruises, sorted by date

What classes of ship are available for a 7 day Galápagos cruise?

Almost all the vessels in our Galápagos fleet offer itineraries that include a 7 day Galápagos cruise - also known as an 8 day Galápagos cruise or a 1 week cruise. You will have a wide choice across all the ship classes and types, meaning a 7 day Galápagos cruise is perfect whatever your budget.

Our luxury and first-class vessels will provide you with an extravagant Galápagos cruise experience, with stunning cabins, staterooms and suites, remarkable facilities and the highest standards of cuisine and guest service.

A mid-range week long cruise in Galápagos provides an ideal balance between cost and facilities, giving you a very comfortable experience with luxurious touches at a reasonable price. This is one of our most popular options for an 8 day Galápagos cruise.

Our budget Galagos cruises are perfect for travellers who want all of their experience to be about the Galápagos islands, and who are not too worried about their ship as part of the experience. All our budget class ships are comfortable, well-maintained and safe, but they will have small cabins, usually with bunk beds, and minimal additional facilities and small public spaces. Nevertheless, they give the budget-conscious traveler a stunning Galápagos experience.

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Planning a 7 day Galapagos cruise

We designed the search system at Galapatours to make planning a 7 day Galápagos cruise as easy as possible! With so many ships in the Galápagos fleet, and many tour operators using middlemen to sell places on them we decided there had to be a better way to let people find their perfect Galápagos cruise and experience the wonder of these Galápagos Islands.

Using our clever filters you can simply enter the dates that you would like to travel and then select a whole range of criteria - from the ship class, facilities on board, and even down to particular islands you want to visit or Galápagos wildlife you want to see!

Once you've found a selection of ships and itineraries that meet your requirements you can then look at each one in great detail, making researching your perfect one week Galápagos cruise easy. We personally curate our listings and we have been on board every vessel, which is why our descriptions and details are simply second to none when it comes to choosing a Galápagos cruise.

On top of all this, we have cut out the middlemen - we only deal directly with the cruise ship owners and operators. This means that we can always give you the best price for any seven day Galápagos cruise and itinerary - guaranteed!

We also believe we've got the most knowledgeable and friendly Galápagos travel advisors in the business. Our team are all huge Galápagos enthusiasts with a great understanding of the islands and of all our ships and itineraries. They are ready to take your phone call or live chat right now and help you put together the ultimate 7 day Galápagos cruise for your trip-of-a-lifetime.

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What is the best time of year for a 7 day Galapagos cruise?

A 7 day Galápagos cruise is one of the most popular options. We believe that taking a one week cruise is a great balance between seeing enough to get a real flavor and understanding of the Galápagos and the cost and time spent. Note that some of our week-long cruises are 7 days, but there are also 8 day Galápagos cruises available, depending on itinerary and when your chosen boat returns to port to drop off passengers and take on new ones.

The wonderful thing about being on the equator is it makes the Galápagos a truly year-round destination. There is no best time to visit Galápagos, nor is there a worst time to visit Galápagos! Whenever you travel you will be able to enjoy stunning, unspoilt landscapes, remarkable and unique animals, and enjoy great hospitality and a wonderful experience on your cruise.

If there are particular species you really want to see, our expert Galápagos travel advisors can help you. Their knowledge of the islands is first-rate, and they will be able to guide you as to the best time of year to see the creatures you are interested in. The wonder mating dances of the Blue-Footed Booby are always popular! Give our team a call or live chat today for help in planning your 7 day Galápagos cruise.

If you are prone to seasickness, then we'd recommend you avoid September, as this often coincides with larger ocean swells as the cold water currents move towards the islands. If you already have your sea legs then this can be a good time to travel as you may have a wider choice as some travellers will be avoiding this period.

If you are a keen snorkeler, a 7 day Galápagos cruise between December and May will coincide with the warmest water temperatures, making for an amazing experience swimming with Galápagos sea lions and marine iguanas.

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