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)
|Mar 30-Aug 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.