Learn More about the Galápagos Islands
If you want to learn about Galápagos Islands travel, Absolute Travel is your source for private luxury touring in this world-famous archipelago. The Galápagos belong to the country of Ecuador and lay 620 miles to the west of the South American continent. Whether you want to split your tour between Ecuador and The Galápagos, or you want to tour the islands exclusively, Absolute Travel has Galápagos Islands travel information for you. We have quite a few Galápagos Islands travel tips and we highly suggest taking a luxury cruise to see as many of the islands as possible.
The Galápagos are greatly attributed to helping spawn Charles Darwin’s Theory of Natural Selection and the islands are home to giant tortoises, sea lions, blue-footed boobies, penguins, albatross, marine iguanas and many other rare and intriguing species. Learn about the Galápagos with travel tips for conservation and a historical background of the islands from the Interpretation Center on San Cristóbal, and see giant turtles at the breeding center at Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado. Head to Espańola, one of the oldest islands, it is a great place to observe colonies of albatross and blue-footed boobies. See giant tortoises in the wild at El Chato Tortoise Reserve, snorkel at Punta Estrada Beach, or visit the Charles Darwin Station on the Island of Santa Cruz.
Genovesa is an ornithological wonderland, home to the largest red-footed boobie colony in the islands, in addition to Nazca Boobies, giant frigate birds, and over 200,000 Galapagos storm petrels. Isabela is the largest island and is a great access point for a number of superb dive sites; this island is also host to Puerto Villamil, the largest town on the island. The island of Fernandina is also a must see, if for nothing more than Punta Espinosa, a volcanic site overflowing with curious marine Iguanas.
Learn about Galápagos Islands travel and get Absolute’s comprehensive Galápagos Islands travel information so you can travel this unique destination in style. The Galápagos are unlike any other South America travel destinations and luxury travel in the Galápagos is truly an amazing journey through the Earth’s evolutionary history. Call or contact us online to plan your tour today!