Where to go

14 locations rich in wildlife to discover…

Wildlife trips

17 related group tours. 4 related trip ideas. All our trip ideas are offered to inspire you, but our strength is in tailoring your itinerary.

When to go

The Galapagos Islands are a year round destination. In April and May the skies are warm and clear, the sea is calm, and the flowers are in bloom. November to December is also good.

Seasons

  • Green season

    Jan to May: Warm with mainly afternoon rain that leaves everything fresh; calm seas
  • Dry season

    Jun to Dec: Cool with often overcast skies and some sea mist. Choppy seas Aug-Sep.

Wildlife events

  • Jan to May: Green turtles arrive on the beaches to lay eggs
  • Mar to Dec: The first waved albatrosses arrive on Española
  • Jun to Aug: Giant tortoises migrate from the highlands of Santa Cruz
  • Jun to Aug: Cetaceans (whales and dolphins) seen in the ocean
  • Aug to Nov: Sealion pupping season

Places to stay

2 related places to stay. But there are more options we can offer, just ask us for more details.

Expedition vessels

7 recommended vessels.

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