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Galapagos Islands Cruise: 4-Day Catamaran Sail Aboard the 'Nemo I'

Galapagos Islands Cruise: 4-Day Catamaran Sail Aboard the
4 days
USD 1457.99
Dreamed of sailing and exploring the Galapagos Islands at the same time? This 4-day catamaran cruise aboard the ‘Nemo I' fulfills your wish. Discover the eastern side of the UNESCO-listed archipelago with stops at Charles Darwin Station, San Cristobal, Santa Fe and Santa Cruz, with wildlife residents including giant tortoises, all manner of birds, dragon-like iguanas and giant cactus trees. Sunbathe on the boat’s hanging nets, and snorkel or kayak alongside sea lions and turtles. Stay three nights in a twin cabin on this small-group tour limited to just 14 passengers.

8-Day Galapagos Budget Island Hopping Tour

8-Day Galapagos Budget Island Hopping Tour
8 days
USD 1426.72
This 8-day program takes you to the main attractions of the Galapagos Island with visits to San Cristobal, Santa Cruz and Isabela. The islands are the perfect combination of fertile volcanic land and unique flora and fauna species. These animals inspired Charles Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection after his visit in 1835. This beautiful journey will take you to amazing landscapes located 1,000 kms from the South American continent.

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Where is Galapagos Airport?  

Galapagos Airport (IATA: GPS, ICAO: SEGS), officially Galapagos Seymour Airport, also referred to as Baltra Airport or Galapagos Islands Airport, is located on the island of Baltra, one of the Galápagos Islands, in Ecuador. Situated at just 63 metres (207 feet) above mean sea level. This Ecuador airport has just one runway.

The Galapagos Island airport has became famous as the world’s first “green” airport. While the new terminal is getting press in 2015, GPS first claimed the monikor in December 2012. As the world’s first ecological airport, GPS earned a gold certificate from the USA's Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Built of 80% recycled materials, primarily used steel tubes from oil drilling operations in the Amazon, the new terminal uses wind and solar energy, has its own desalination plant.

Airlines that fly to Galapagos Airport include Avianca Ecuador, LAN Ecuador and TAME.

Cities with flights to Galapagos Airport include Guayaquil, San Cristóbal and Quito.

Your best bet for a Galapagos Airport transfer is a bus - there are two types: one takes cruise passengers, and the other takes passengers to the Itabaca channel between the island of Balta and the island of Santa Cruz (and the town of Puerto Ayora).

Or, to truly arrive stress free, treat yourself to a private Galapagos Airport transfer from IHateTaxis.

Tip: upon arrival, before you get your luggage, you will first pass through the Galapagos national park queue, and pay your USD 100 park entrance fee.


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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2017