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Looking to give your kids a crash course in exotic wildlife? What better place to visit than “Darwin’s test kitchen,” the Galápagos? On this multi-activity trip, you’ll have the chance to snorkel, hike, kayak, and swim the islands, as well as visit a giant tortoise breeding centre and the Charles Darwin Research Station. Who says learning about nature has to be boring?

Family adventures are designed for groups travelling with children between the ages of 6 and 17. Your group must have a child in order to book a Family tour, and anyone under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The itinerary has been designed with the needs of the whole family in mind.

  • 7 nights guided family adventure
    Highlighs: Encounter incredible wildlife, snorkel and swim with sea turtles and manta rays, kayak at Tortuga Bay, visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, see giant tortoises in their natural habitat.
  • 9 meals: 7 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities, local flights & transport by motorized boat & speed boat
  • Local Representative in Quito.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 10
  • Age requirement: 6+ (anyone 18 year and under must be travelling with an adult)
Jul 27, Aug 3,10, 2024
Adult & Teens from $3799 taxes included
Child (6-11) from $3519 taxes included
Dec 21, 28, 2024
Adult & Teens from $3679 taxes included
Child (6-11) from $3389 taxes included

Galapagos Park Fee (US$100) & Transit Control Card (US$20) payable on trip

Roundtrip Airfare from Canada to Quito additional, but can be added if available!

Day 1 Quito

Arrive at any time

Day 2 Quito/San Cristóbal Island (B/L)

Fly to San Cristóbal. Visit the Interpretation Centre in the afternoon to learn about the natural history of the area.

Day 3 San Cristóbal Island (B/L)

Snorkelling trip to Isla Lobos to search for marine life like sea turtles and manta rays and swim with sea lions. The afternoon is free to enjoy the beaches and surrounding area.

Day 4 San Cristóbal Island/Santa Cruz Island (B)

Travel by boat to Santa Cruz Island. On arrival, visit the highlands of the island to see Galápagos giant tortoises in the wild.

Day 5 Santa Cruz Island (B)

Take a sea kayaking adventure at Tortuga Bay to explore the mangroves. Opt for a surf lesson in the afternoon.

Day 6 Santa Cruz Island (B)

Head out on a boat tour to Lobería, Las Grietas, and Playa de los Perros, where there’s time for some swimming or snorkelling. In the afternoon, visit the Charles Darwin Research Station.

Day 7 Santa Cruz Island/Quito (B)

Fly back to Quito, where the rest of the day is free to explore the city.

Day 8 Quito (B)

Depart at any time.


Terms & Conditions

All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287