CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA | Quito, Galápagos Islands
Galápagos Islands Expedition Cruise
Unleash your adventurous spirit as you travel on a unique expedition cruise, where you'll explore the diverse islands and ecosystems of the Galápagos Archipelago. Experience the pristine beauty of this equatorial region where you may get up close with the many endemic species, including marine iguanas, Giant Land Tortoises, sea lions, blue-footed boobies and many more. Choose from 4 different routes, each offers amazing adventure as only Adventures by Disney can provide.
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9 DAYS / 8 NIGHTS
Quito, Galápagos Islands
Minimum Age: 7
Suggested Age: 8+
Arrive: Mariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO)
Return: Mariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO)
8 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches, 7 Dinners
Gardner Bay & Osborn Islets – Española Island
Tour the gorgeous white sand beaches of the southernmost and one of the oldest of the Galápagos Islands.
Darwin Research Center & Fausto Llerena Breeding Center – Santa Cruz Island
Visit this center, set in the Galapagos National Park Service, dedicated to the conservation of the Galapagos Archipelago.
Explore this snorkeling haven that is home to the Post Office Barrel—the oldest post office in the Pacific.
Black Turtle Cove – Isabela Island
Board a panga for an exploration through mangrove forests in an internal lagoon accessible only by sea.
El Barranco – Genovesa Island
Take the steep rocky path known as Prince Phillip’s Steps up to a cliff face and then to an expansive lava field.
Darwin Bay – Genovesa Island
Keep watch for the endemic lava gull, the rarest gull in the world, as you trek through the magnificent scenery.
Hiking in the Galápagos
Traverse the trails through terrain as diverse as rainforests, beaches, jungles and bays.
Snorkeling in the Galápagos
Enter an aquatic world where you’ll spot an array of diverse marine life with a backdrop of underwater extraordinary views.
Kayaking in the Galápagos
Paddle the turquoise waters of the Galápagos as you explore the surrounding ecosystem from atop a glass-bottom kayak.
Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado – San Cristóbal Island
Get a fascinating look at tortoises in various life stages at this nature reserve and tortoise breeding center.
Egas Port – Santiago Island
Trek across black volcanic sand, passing a fur seal colony, lava lizards, sea lions, waders and other Galápagos natives.
Tagus Cove – Isabela Island
Embark on an adventure with a piratical history in this amazing locale that was a favorite of Charles Darwin.
See What’s Included on an Adventures by Disney Expedition Cruise
- Service of knowledgeable team including: Shipboard naturalists, Disney-trained Adventure Guides and exclusive Disney Special Guests on select sailings
- Smaller, purpose-built ships allow for access to remote and otherwise inaccessible areas
- Zodiac boat excursions and landings to immerse you in the pristine natural beauty of the region
- Engaging on-board activities for adults and Junior Adventurers alike
- Intimate accommodations that offer comfort, an array of conveniences & delicious dining options
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Discover the Disney Difference
Become immersed in the diverse and exhilarating destinations your expedition cruise vacation takes you as you delight in the service and storytelling of Disney-trained Adventure Guides who attend to every detail of your travels both on ship and on land.
Naturalists & Disney Special Guests
Adventures by Disney Expedition Cruises immerse you in the destinations you visit unlike any other vacation. On every sailing naturalists will share their specialized knowledge so that you can engage in the wonders that surround you with an elevated appreciation and view it through the eyes of an expert. Plus, select sailings feature immersive presentations, workshops and gatherings hosted by Disney Special Guests that will enrich the experience for Adventurers of all ages.
Wherever your expedition cruise takes you, you can be sure that when you travel with Adventures by Disney your trip will include transportation, including all internal flights, transfers, excursions and a host of amenities that will ensure your vacation is hassle-free.
Adventure for All
Discover an amazing array of unique activities, both onboard the ship and on land—from adventures to enjoy as a family, tailor-made fun for Junior Adventurers and special activities just for adults. There’s always something happening that will help you create unforgettable memories to share for a lifetime.
Whether you’re traveling to the polar beauty of Antarctica or the enchanted isles of Galápagos, you’ll sail in style. Our ships offer a unique combination of comfort, intimacy and serene well-being; along with special areas for Junior Adventurers, an array of amenities and dining options that will satisfy the whole family.
Experience very different itineraries for very different destinations with Adventures by Disney Expedition Cruises. Guests embarking on the Antarctica & Patagonia Expedition Cruise will find that no 2 adventures are the same, as nature takes the spotlight when it comes to setting a more spontaneous itinerary. Guests traveling to the magnificent Galapagos Islands, on the other hand, will enjoy carefully-planned itineraries featuring island hopping adventure and fun-filled activities complete with engaging—and sometimes unexpected—visits from local wildlife.