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The diverse landscapes and marine life of the Galapagos' many islands are best discovered on a cruise around the archipelago. Boat trips stop at two different sites each day and you can spot wildlife both on and offshore, with plenty of snorkelling opportunities available. To protect the islands, cruise vessels operate cyclical two-week itineraries, which reduces footfall at the most popular sites. Boat sizes and facilities vary considerably and choosing the right vessel is important. 

Browse some of our Galapagos cruise options below before speaking to a member of our team who can use their first-hand knowledge of the vessels to help you make the right choice.

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Start planning your tailor-made trip by calling one of our Galapagos Islands specialists at 1-855-838-8636

Our suggested Galapagos Islands cruising itineraries

Each of these itineraries features an element, big or small, of experiencing the Galapagos Islands by boat. As we’ve discovered, cruising lets you slow the pace and gain a different — sometimes exclusive — perspective on a destination. As with all our itineraries, treat these as just inspiration for your uniquely created trip.

Boats and ships selected by our specialists

Ranging from luxurious floating hotels to far simpler options, the selection of Galapagos Islands cruise vessels you can choose from all have one thing in common: they offer unparalleled access to sights well off the beaten track.