Remote and starkly beautiful the Galapagos Archipelago is filled with unique and diverse species. Formed by volcanic activity, the Galapagos are one of the most fascinating zoological, geological and botanical areas on Earth.
Located 1,000km west off the coast of Ecuador, the archipelago is made up of 13 main islands and hundreds of small rocks and islets, covering just 518 square kilometres. Due to its biodiversity however, the entire region is protected as a World Heritage Site.
The islands can be explored in two ways; by staying at one of the permanent hotels on the islands and enjoying day trips to neighbouring islands, or on a sensational cruise travelling from island to island and dropping anchor wherever that may be.
Natural Focus specialised in luxury, small-ship cruises. From the comforts of your vessel, enjoy daily excursions on shore with experienced guides, walking amongst sea lions, frigate birds and iguanas. Kayaking and snorkelling excursions are also very popular, allowing you to get up close to marine life including turtles and a myriad of fish species. Each of the 13 major islands of the archipelago each offer unique attractions.
The islands were made famous by Charles Darwin after he published his ground-breaking “On the Origin of Species” in November 1859. Since then they have inspired explores and visitors of all ages to explore their dramatic volcanic landscapes, crystal clear waters and unique wildlife.
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