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Grab your camera and join us for one of Olivia’s most popular trips, our Amazing Galapagos Adventure. Discover the origin of Darwin’s inspiration as you journey to a land of unrivaled beauty, one that set Charles Darwin's imagination aflame and changed the course of science. This Olivia adventure promotes eco-aware travel and environmental conservation, with a focus on improving the welfare of the local population.
Watch "Exploring the Galapagos Islands" (3:42)
Make new friends and explore this natural paradise with the women of Olivia on our 10-day Galapagos cruise. Relish the isolation of these remote islands. The Galapagos are a World Heritage Site, providing a refuge and breeding ground for marine iguanas, the Galapagos tortoise, sea lions, and adorable penguins. As you step ashore for the first time, you'll discover wildlife in every nook and crag of this legendary archipelago. Don’t forget your camera and your sense of adventure!
We'll explore a myriad of unique and curious creatures who call these islands home. Scan the skies for red-throated frigates wheeling and courting. Take a dip with doe-eyed sea lion pups in the clear equatorial waters of Bartolomé. Set your shutter speed to S-L-O-W for the giant tortoises (including the singular Lonesome George) moseying along, and ogle the incredible blue-footed boobies performing their intricate mating rituals. And because there have never been predators on these islands, the wildlife rests in comfortable oblivion, unmoved by the gentle-stepping human visitor. So snap away!
Travel in comfort aboard Lindblad's ms Islander, featuring a restaurant with Ecuadorian flair, a posh lounge and a cozy library. This ship is expedition-ready with Zodiac landing craft, snorkeling gear, wet suits, hydrophone, video microscope, underwater splash-cam, and an experienced staff of naturalists on hand who will acquaint you with the wonders of this extraordinary wildlife sanctuary. Olivia is proud to tour with Lindblad Expeditions, winner of Conde Nast Traveler’s Ecotourism Award.