Galápagos Islands, Ecuador

Hiking, Biking & Water Sports: Galápagos With Your Family

Discover the natural wonders of the Galápagos with your family and see what Darwin called “a little world within itself” as you set out on expert-led hikes, bike rides, kayak and more.
Rating (5)
Program No. 21987RJ
10 days
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At a Glance

Get up close to the amazing wildlife and surreal landscapes of the Galápagos Islands as you and your family hike, snorkel, paddle and bike your way from one unforgettable natural scene to the next. Along the way, naturalists and local experts teach you, your children and your grandchildren about the unusual birds, sea life and terrestrial animals that have evolved in “nature’s laboratory.” This learning adventure is an opportunity for you and your family to experience the islands’ unique environments in a way that most visitors to the Galápagos seldom do.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Walking up to five hours at a time; one volcano hike is 10 miles round trip. Island transfers can be in rough waters. Kayak and paddle board on calm bays. Ample swimming opportunities. Biking 10 miles on sandy coastal roads. Elevations up to 5,600 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • While hiking, biking and kayaking with your family, come into contact with the rich wildlife of the Galápagos Islands.
  • Snorkel together off remote beaches in search of marine life and hike up to the edge of the largest caldera in the Galápagos Islands, at over six miles wide.
  • Expert naturalists provide fascinating insight into the survival and adaptive techniques of the indigenous animals, including Blue-footed Boobies, Darwin's finches and giant tortoises.

General Notes

This is a Family program for participants, their adult children and grandchildren ages 9 and up. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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