Western Galápagos Cruise
8 Days Galápagos cruise on board the Integrity
8 DAY GALÁPAGOS CRUISE
The Trip Highlights
The best snorkeling in Galapagos: Vicente Rock Point
Thousands of Marine Iguanas at Espinosa Point
Scientific insights at C. Darwin Research Station
Green Turtles nesting at Espumilla Beach
Galapatours 'Plus' Experience
Some of the very best guides
Stunning luxury yacht
English-speaking guide for all activities
Lectures in the evening
Get to know the highlights of Galápagos with this Naturalist cruise on board the beautiful Integrity! On this Expedition Cruise, you will discover the incredible wildlife of the Galápagos Islands: Fernandina, the youngest island, will blow your mind with its rugged lava landscapes. The youngest island in the archipelago, it is still being formed by volcanic eruptions and makes for a wonderful, otherworldly contrast to the other islands. During our visit to Floreana, you will have the opportunity for some great dinghy rides, extensive snorkeling, and learning more about the fascinating human history of the Galápagos. Isabela, the biggest of all islands in the Galápagos, offers you fantastic hikes, views and arguably some of the best snorkeling spots in the Archipelago. On North Seymour, an incredible hike and snorkeling session awaits you. This island is the archipelago condensed into very little space, and you'll be able to see almost all the iconic Galápagos species in just a few hours. During your time on Santa Cruz, you will have the chance to observe the famous Galápagos Giant Tortoises in the wild and learn more about the preservation and scientific study of these amazing animals. On Santiago, an island formerly inhabited by pirates, you will be able to enjoy hikes and dinghy rides.
Your ship: Integrity
- Stunning luxury yacht
- Enormous suite available
- State-of-the-art stabilizers
- Choice of Western and Eastern itineraries
The word “stunning” is used a lot to describe Galápagos cruise yachts, but in this case, we believe it’s entirely justified. This 141 ft long beauty is one of our favorites, and her owner Rolf is justifiably proud of her. He insists that everything is perfect for every guest, and his crew are among the highest-rated in the Galápagos fleet.
The height of grandeur
Built in 2005, Integrity was designed to offer best-in-class accommodation, and she certain … Read more about Integrity
Transfers to and from ship
$500 discount for children age 8-17
Snorkel gear (free)
Internet / WIFI
French guide possible
All meals throughout the cruise
100% CO2 carbon footprint offset
Kayaks on board
Beer+wine with dinner
Air conditioning & private bathroom
Single travellers can share cabin
Water, Coffee, Tea & fresh juices
German guide possible
Sundeck with jacuzzi
Food & Drinks
The food on our Galapágos Cruises is among the very best you will find in South America. Most of the on-board chefs are internationally trained and have prior experience working in the best hotels and restaurants in Ecuador and indeed around the world.
You can expect a first-class selection of food, including a good variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, locally sourced poultry and fish/seafood, rice and pasta dishes. Most boats will always include some typical Ecuadorian dishes on the menu during your cruise. If you have specific dietary requirements then these can usually be accommodated by the chef providing you have given advance notice. Please make sure you tell us about any allergies or dietary requirements you have at the time you book with us. If you leave it until you arrive at the dockside, then it may well be impossible to accommodate your needs.
Most boats serve a range of options at meal times in a relaxed buffet-style. At the first class and luxury end of the market, some boats have more formal dining where you will be served at your seat. However the atmosphere is always relaxed on board our cruises, and never stuffy or formal.