The Galapagos Islands is a unique destination, meaning that no other area in the world matches its characteristics.
Experiencing a yacht charter vacation is the only way to tour and explore the volcanic islands. Numerous are the activities and destinations to discover during this amazing yachting holiday, both on water and on land.
The Galapagos surrounding waters form a national park and a biological marine reserve. It is formed by a group of 61 atolls and 13 destinations which are possible to tour and visit with your charter yacht. With your yacht, you can cruise and sail to exotic destinations such as Pinta, Santa Fe, Santa Cruz, Pinzon, Fernandina, and Isabela. In these islands, there is the possibility to discover and enjoy the beautiful nature and to experience unforgettable itineraries and tours.
Concerning the beauties inside the territory, the islands are home to different collections of exotic flora and fauna. Galapagos is the home of giant turtles, as there are no predators for this creature. Furthermore, the islands were declared as a world heritage site by UNESCO, offering charterers multiple activities and sightseeing destinations.
While cruising through the islands of Galapagos, you will have the chance to discover the great variety of wildlife. These species include charming seals, playful dolphins, big whales, and white giant albatrosses that fly everywhere to catch food and snacks.
The yacht charter vacation in the Galapagos Archipelago can be divided into four main areas: south, center, north, and west. Each of these islands have different features and geologic landscapes that highlight and trace their own and distinguishing characteristics. Going hiking and participating in nature trails are certainly two of the highly recommended activities, to discover the large variety of animal and plant life. The wildlife, typical of these islands, is highly characteristically since many of the species cannot be found in other parts of the world. Two of the most known islands on the western side of the territory are Isabela and Fernandina.
The Fernandina island is one of the youngest in the territory and has been named after King Ferdinando of Spain. It is the most volcanic active island of the Galapagos, and, even if it is not very rich in plant life, it hosts numerous animal species.
This island is known to be the home of a population of “Galapagos Land Iguanas”. These animal species make a long trip from the rim of the volcano to the floor of the caldera where they rest and begin building their nest. These iguanas are rarely traced by the tourists, and this is why many visitors have the thrill and desire to try and see them.
The Galapagos Archipelago is one of the most unique and thrilling charter destinations, mainly known for their famous whale and dolphin sightings. Hosting numerous different islands, the adventures are unique and constantly changing, thus offering the possibility to tailor your vacation following your own desires.