Galápagos Islands tour

You’ll love the Galápagos Islands – they’re like no other place on earth.

Next tour = October 2023.  Expressions of Interest now open.

The Galápagos Revealed tour is not a tour for people who want to tick Galápagos off their list with a 3 or 5 day FIFO (fly in, fly out) visit.  The Galápagos Revealed tour is land based.  You spend time with the locals and see how Ecuadorian and international people live and work on the Galápagos.  Oh, and you see all the amazing birds and animals … and marine life, as well as have time to enjoy them. The Galápagos Revealed tour is about immersion in Galápagos, not a skim over the top.  Your amazing photos will attest to that. Does this tour sound like what you are looking for?

The Galápagos Revealed tour 11 day tour of three different Galápagos islands plus 1 day in Lima and 4 days on mainland Ecuador. Extensions (prior or post) are available. For example, you can link the Galápagos Revealed tour with the Cusco & Machu Picchu tour or take an optional cruise of the Galápagos Islands afterwards.

Just imagine:

  • being at arm’s length of giant tortoises and wonderfully grotesque marine and land iguanas,
  • marvelling at the rhythmic bobbing of lava lizards,
  • delighting in the diving antics of pelicans and blue-footed boobies,
  • swimming with playful sea lions and marine turtles or just
  • being awe-inspired by the diverse volcanic landscapes.

Galápagos is an experience you simply cannot miss.

We have visited the Galápagos Islands on 16 occasions – in 1995 as tourists, in 2000 as designers and tour leaders, in 2001 as leaders of a team of Australian consultants, lending planning, horticultural and educational skills to the Charles Darwin Research Station and as tour leaders in 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, twice in 2014, 2015, 2018, twice in 2019.

You travel in a small group, maximum of 14 people.  You are escorted by Michèle, Rod and/or James plus our trusted and knowledgeable local naturalist guides when required.

To whet your appetite, see a delightful encounter with a young sea-lion playing with a star-fish whilst we were snorkelling at Darwin Cove on San Cristobal Island, Galápagos in 2019.

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“Explanations of the geology & biology were excellent” – Greg.

“I appreciated your Spanish speaking skills and understanding of my special needs (gluten free diet). You were very attuned to feelings of the group” – Pam.

“I was happy with Michèle and Rod’s leadership. I couldn’t fault them. I liked the hotels we stayed in” – Ylonne.

“The Galápagos, among all our travel experiences, shines brightest” – Angus.
  • We take care of you.
  • We are a family business specialising in personal attention.
  • We take a maximum of 14 people on tour.
  • We escort you (plus our trusted local guides) but we make sure you have time to explore on your own.
  • You stay in typical 3-4 star boutique accommodation so that you can experience some of the local culture.
  • You will have a great time with lots of fun – not so much a holiday but a safe, enjoyable adventure with friendly people.
  • You will love the time we spend together.

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