• Published: Thursday, 15 November 2018 19:25
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Ecuador Galapagos

The Galapagos islands encapsulate a truly wonderful travel experience combining breathtaking volcanic landscapes and unique wildlife. OLA offers cruises, diving and hotel packages.Economy, Middle Class & Luxury yachts.

 

Yacht

Economy

Loops Price Days Capacity

Includes

dive / HW

style

Golondria

South 8 day North

$$
4,5,8
14
no/yes
MS

Rumba

South
$$
4,5,8
10
no/no
MB
Sulidae South
$$$
8
12
no/no
MS

Amigo

South
$$$
4,5,8
16
no/yes
MB

Guantana

South

North

$$$$
5
16
no/yes
MB

Floreana

South

North

$
8
16
no/yes
MB

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The Galapagos Islands are part of the South American country of Ecuador. They lie almost exactly on the equator at latitude: 0° 54'' South
longitude: 89° 36'' West. They are 1,088 km / 676 miles from the nearest large city on the mainland - Guayaquil and 1,236 km / 768 miles from the capital city of Quito.

The Galapagos group consists of 13 major islands, 8 smaller islands and 40 islets. There are 3 airstrips on the larger islands of Isabela, Santa Cruz and San Cristóbal

The population is growing and numbers nearly 20,000 people in 2005, four of the islandsIsabela, Santa Cruz, San Cristóbal and Floreana have major settlements.

Cruise prices:

 

Include: twin-room accommodations, 3 meals per day and island excursions with an English-speaking naturalist guide.

 

Exclude: airfare, national park entry fee, bar drinks and tips.

Please Click to see a more detailed brake down of your chosen yacht Class! Cool Middle Class Galapagos,

1st & Luxury Class Cruises or Economy Class,

 

 


 

January
  • Beginning of rainy season
  • Ideal time for Snorkelling
  • Green turtles arrive to the beaches to lay their eggs
July
  • Seabird communities are active
  • Whales are more likely to be found off western side of Isabela
  • Lava lizards start mating rituals
February
  • Few penguins sighted on Bartholomew
  • Masked boobies on Espanola are at the end of their nesting season
  • Sea lion pups are born
August
  • Galapagos Hawks court on Espanola and Santiago
  • Temperature of the ocean lowers to 18ºC (64ºC)
  • Migrant shore birds start to arrive
  • Giant tortoises return to the highlands of Santa Cruz
March
  • Rainy season reaches the highest precipitation
  • Sun and hot climate; air temperatures can reach up to 30ºC (86ºC)
  • After Mar 21, arrival of waved albatross on Espanola
September
  • Air temperature reaches its lowest 19ºC (66ºC)
  • Penguins and Sea Lions are very active
April
  • Courtship of waved albatross on Espanola begins
  • Land iguanas hatch on Isabela
  • Green sea turtles begin to hatch
October
  • Galapagos fur seals begin their mating period
  • Giant tortoises continue laying their eggs
  • Boobies raise their young on Espanola
May
  • Blue-footed boobies begin their courtship on North Seymour
  • Most of the marine iguanas’ eggs hatch from nests on Santa Cruz
  • Albatross on Espanola start laying their eggs
June
  • Beginning of the garua season
  • Giant tortoises on Santa Cruz migrate from the highlands to the lowlands in search of nesting places
December
  • Hatching of giant tortoise’s eggs begins & lasts through April
  • Rainy season begins and the vegetation starts turning green again

 

 

Galapagos Temperatures

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Max air temp. ˚F

84

86

88

86

82

78

76

74

76

77

78

80

Min air temp. ˚F

70

74

74

72

72

68

66

64

62

64

66

68

Ave. sea temp ˚F

74

76

76

76

74

74

72

66

68

70

72

74

Ave. rainfall (inches)

1

1

2

1.5

.75

.25

.50

.25

.50

.25

.50

.50

 

 

To read more about Galapagos Yachts and select one that is right for you and your family, click below. Link to Galapagos flight info!