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Galápagos Islands, Ecuador

The Galápagos: Natural and Cultural History

Program No. 6043RJ
Gain a comprehensive understanding of the Galápagos as you learn about iconic wildlife, delicate ecosystems, volcanic activity and the science-altering legacy of Charles Darwin.

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DATES & PRICES

Ship Outside
A cabin with a window or porthole to view the outside.
Filling Fast!
Aug 16 - Aug 26, 2024
Ship Outside 5,999
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Aug 21 - Aug 31, 2024
Ship Outside 5,999
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Sep 4 - Sep 14, 2024
Ship Outside 6,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Sep 13 - Sep 23, 2024
Ship Outside 6,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Oct 2 - Oct 12, 2024
Ship Outside 6,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Oct 14 - Oct 24, 2024
Ship Outside 6,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Galaxy I. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Oct 23 - Nov 2, 2024
Ship Outside 6,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Nov 13 - Nov 23, 2024
Ship Outside 6,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Nov 20 - Nov 30, 2024
Ship Outside 6,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Nov 27 - Dec 7, 2024
Ship Outside 6,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Dec 4 - Dec 14, 2024
Ship Outside 6,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Dec 6 - Dec 16, 2024
Ship Outside 6,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Dec 9 - Dec 19, 2024
Ship Outside 6,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Galaxy I. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Jan 1 - Jan 11, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Full Inventory
Jan 6 - Jan 16, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Galaxy Diver II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Jan 17 - Jan 27, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral I with capacity for up to 30 participants. The group will be divided into two smaller groups, each with a corresponding Group Leader, for field trips in Quito and the Galapagos; meals and lectures will be held together. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Jan 22 - Feb 1, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Jan 29 - Feb 8, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

GROUP - Glacier Bay Friends - This program date sails on the Tip Top II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Jan 31 - Feb 10, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral I with capacity for up to 30 participants. The group will be divided into two smaller groups, each with a corresponding Group Leader, for field trips in Quito and the Galapagos; meals and lectures will be held together. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Feb 3 - Feb 13, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Galaxy Diver II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Feb 12 - Feb 22, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Feb 14 - Feb 24, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Feb 19 - Mar 1, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Feb 26 - Mar 8, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Feb 28 - Mar 10, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Mar 3 - Mar 13, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Galaxy Diver II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Mar 5 - Mar 15, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Mar 12 - Mar 22, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Mar 19 - Mar 29, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top IV. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Mar 28 - Apr 7, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral I with capacity for up to 30 participants. The group will be divided into two smaller groups, each with a corresponding Group Leader, for field trips in Quito and the Galapagos; meals and lectures will be held together. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Apr 2 - Apr 12, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Full Inventory
Apr 14 - Apr 24, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Galaxy Diver II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Apr 16 - Apr 26, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Apr 23 - May 3, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top IV. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

May 7 - May 17, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
May 14 - May 24, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Full Inventory
May 23 - Jun 2, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral I with capacity for up to 30 participants. The group will be divided into two smaller groups, each with a corresponding Group Leader, for field trips in Quito and the Galapagos; meals and lectures will be held together. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

May 26 - Jun 5, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Galaxy Diver II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Full Inventory
May 28 - Jun 7, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top IV. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Full Inventory
Jun 4 - Jun 14, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top IV. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Jun 11 - Jun 21, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Full Inventory
Jul 21 - Jul 31, 2025
Ship Outside 6,299
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Galaxy Diver II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Full Inventory
Aug 15 - Aug 25, 2025
Ship Outside 6,299
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Full Inventory
Aug 20 - Aug 30, 2025
Ship Outside 6,299
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top IV. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Full Inventory
Sep 1 - Sep 11, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Galaxy Diver II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Full Inventory
Sep 10 - Sep 20, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Sep 24 - Oct 4, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Full Inventory
Oct 8 - Oct 18, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top IV. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Full Inventory
Oct 13 - Oct 23, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Galaxy Diver II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Oct 24 - Nov 3, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Full Inventory
Oct 29 - Nov 8, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Full Inventory
Nov 10 - Nov 20, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Galaxy Diver II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Full Inventory
Nov 12 - Nov 22, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top IV. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Full Inventory
Nov 19 - Nov 29, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top IV. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Full Inventory
Nov 24 - Dec 4, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Full Inventory
Dec 3 - Dec 13, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top IV. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Full Inventory
Dec 8 - Dec 18, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Galaxy Diver II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Dec 10 - Dec 20, 2025
Ship Outside 6,499
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

DATES & PRICES

Ship Outside
A cabin with a window or porthole to view the outside.
Filling Fast!
Aug 16 - Aug 26, 2024
Ship Outside 7,699
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Aug 21 - Aug 31, 2024
Ship Outside 7,699
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Sep 4 - Sep 14, 2024
Ship Outside 7,899
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Sep 13 - Sep 23, 2024
Ship Outside 7,899
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Oct 2 - Oct 12, 2024
Ship Outside 7,899
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Oct 23 - Nov 2, 2024
Ship Outside 7,899
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Nov 13 - Nov 23, 2024
Ship Outside 7,899
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Nov 20 - Nov 30, 2024
Ship Outside 7,899
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Nov 27 - Dec 7, 2024
Ship Outside 7,899
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Dec 4 - Dec 14, 2024
Ship Outside 7,899
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Dec 6 - Dec 16, 2024
Ship Outside 7,899
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Jan 1 - Jan 11, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Jan 17 - Jan 27, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral I with capacity for up to 30 participants. The group will be divided into two smaller groups, each with a corresponding Group Leader, for field trips in Quito and the Galapagos; meals and lectures will be held together. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Jan 22 - Feb 1, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Jan 29 - Feb 8, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

GROUP - Glacier Bay Friends - This program date sails on the Tip Top II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Jan 31 - Feb 10, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral I with capacity for up to 30 participants. The group will be divided into two smaller groups, each with a corresponding Group Leader, for field trips in Quito and the Galapagos; meals and lectures will be held together. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Feb 12 - Feb 22, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Feb 14 - Feb 24, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Feb 19 - Mar 1, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Feb 26 - Mar 8, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Feb 28 - Mar 10, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Mar 5 - Mar 15, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Mar 12 - Mar 22, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Mar 19 - Mar 29, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top IV. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Mar 28 - Apr 7, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral I with capacity for up to 30 participants. The group will be divided into two smaller groups, each with a corresponding Group Leader, for field trips in Quito and the Galapagos; meals and lectures will be held together. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Apr 2 - Apr 12, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Apr 16 - Apr 26, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Apr 23 - May 3, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top IV. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
May 7 - May 17, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
May 14 - May 24, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
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May 23 - Jun 2, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral I with capacity for up to 30 participants. The group will be divided into two smaller groups, each with a corresponding Group Leader, for field trips in Quito and the Galapagos; meals and lectures will be held together. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Full Inventory
May 28 - Jun 7, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top IV. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
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Jun 4 - Jun 14, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top IV. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Jun 11 - Jun 21, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
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Aug 15 - Aug 25, 2025
Ship Outside 7,999
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
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Aug 20 - Aug 30, 2025
Ship Outside 7,999
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top IV. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
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Sep 10 - Sep 20, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Sep 24 - Oct 4, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
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Oct 8 - Oct 18, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top IV. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
Oct 24 - Nov 3, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
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Oct 29 - Nov 8, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
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Nov 12 - Nov 22, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top IV. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
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Nov 19 - Nov 29, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top IV. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
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Nov 24 - Dec 4, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Coral II. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

Filling Fast!
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Dec 3 - Dec 13, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top IV. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

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Dec 10 - Dec 20, 2025
Ship Outside 8,199
Itinerary Note

This program date sails on the Tip Top V. Cruise Itinerary varies by date. Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice.

At a Glance

Study unique animal and plant species on this small ship voyage in one of the world’s most extraordinary settings — the Galápagos Islands. Encounter the fascinating wildlife that inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution.
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Daily walks on sharp volcanic stones and loose rocks. Potentially rough water transferring from yacht into a Zodiac. Wet and dry Zodiac landings onshore. Almost daily snorkeling; from beach or deep sea. Quito, Ecuador has an elevation of 9,350 feet. Some participants fly in a day early to acclimate.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

What You'll Learn

  • Encounter exotic animals that made the Galápagos famous including Blue-footed boobies, Darwin finches, iguanas and giant tortoises.
  • Navigate inlets, swim with sea lions and snorkel off remote beaches in search of tropical marine life.
  • Learn about the unique and hardy vegetation of the Galápagos including lava cacti, Scalesia trees, lichens, mangroves and Opuntia cacti.

General Notes

Actual cruise itinerary and islands visited are assigned by the Galapágos National Park and can be changed without prior notice. Please refer to the date-specific detailed itinerary on the Road Scholar website to check on the vessel and visitor sites included in your program. The expedition-style Galápagos vessels offered on this program can hold 16 passengers in comfortable cabins with en suite facilities.
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Edgar Vargas
Edgar Vargas was born and raised in Ecuador's famous Galápagos Islands. He attended college in Guayaquil, on the mainland, with additional studies at the University of Colorado. Prior to becoming a naturalist in the Galápagos in 1990, Edgar taught environmental education for the Charles Darwin Research Station as well as biology and chemistry classes at a local high school. In the mid 1990's, Edgar became the head of tourism for the Galápagos National Park. Being a PADI diver, he is just as comfortable exploring the underwater world as he is living on land.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Edgar Vargas was born and raised in Ecuador's famous Galápagos Islands. He attended college in Guayaquil, on the mainland, with additional studies at the University of Colorado. Prior to becoming a naturalist in the Galápagos in 1990, Edgar taught environmental education for the Charles Darwin Research Station as well as biology and chemistry classes at a local high school. In the mid 1990's, Edgar became the head of tourism for the Galápagos National Park. Being a PADI diver, he is just as comfortable exploring the underwater world as he is living on land.
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Although he is a native of Quito, Eduardo Borja lived in the U.S.A. for a time as a child, then perfected his English at the American School of Quito after returning to Ecuador. Following high school, he rediscovered his passion for Ecuador’s wonders and his enjoyment of sharing them. He returned to the U.S.A. to earn a bachelor’s degree in hotel and restaurant management. Today, Eduardo lives in Quito and enjoys both the city’s cultural offerings and the natural beauty of Ecuador’s countryside.
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While in high school, Ana Lucia Huerta had the chance to travel a few times within Ecuador. Those experiences awakened a love of travel that only grew stronger over the years. She holds a bachelor's degree in ecotourism and is an advocate of mindful tourism; believing that every person has a part to play in making the world a better place. When she's not leading educational groups or exploring new destinations, she enjoys spending time outdoors birding. Other personal favorites include painting, reading and practicing her slackline skills.
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Diego Barahona is a certified Galápagos Islands National Park naturalist and a chemist. He is a native Galápageño with a passion for science and travel. Diego studied abroad on scholarships and completed his B.S. in chemistry and M.S. in fundamental and applied chemistry at the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia. After working for Petroamazonas and Ecuador’s food and drug administration, he gave in to the pull of his beloved islands and became a naturalist in 2017. Diego enjoys scuba diving, snorkeling, hiking, and playing soccer.
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