The Galapagos Archipelago is unquestionably one of the most extraordinary places on planet Earth. Steeped in history, possessing natural landscapes unlike anywhere else, and home to a menagerie of marvelous creatures in the sea and on land, the Galapagos Islands should be on the bucket list of any self-respecting adventurer!
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Is the Galapagos one of your bucket list destinations? When you arrive in this place of unparalleled beauty, do you want to ensure you explore as much of it as you possibly can? Then our 14-day Complete Galapagos package is ideal for you.
Taking in four islands over two weeks, you’ll get to dive in various genuinely unique locations and uncover the flora and fauna that inspired Charles Darwin 187 years ago, changing mankind’s entire understanding of life on this planet.
From the El Chato Tortoise Reserve to the sea lion covered beaches in San Cristobal, you’ll have ample time to explore all the iconic sites of the Galapagos Islands.
The remote nature of the Galapagos Archipelago means that for many guests, a visit here is a once-in-a-lifetime experience — our Complete Galapagos option will surely be an adventure you’ll never forget.
Of all the incredible creatures in the Galapagos, it is perhaps the hammerhead sharks that generate the most excitement among our guests. Our 8-day Shark Encounters tour option will bring you to the Galapagos’ most frequented shark sites to get up close to hammerheads.
But it isn’t just the legendary schools of scalloped hammerheads that inhabit the waters around Santa Cruz, you’ll also spot black and white-tipped reef sharks and the elusive Galapagos sharks. If sharks aren’t your thing…never fear! Those who don’t want to dive near sharks can spend their days getting close to other beautiful animals, such as sea lions, colorful reef fish, turtles, various types of rays, and even manta.
Worried you don’t have the diving experience required? If you aren’t yet certified, join us for a PADI Open Water Diver course. You’ll spend a few days learning all about diving and honing your skills, including open water dives to blow your first bubbles!
Nobody forgets their first experience of scuba diving…why not enjoy yours in one of the world’s most diverse and fascinating destinations?
If you are not looking to dive every day why not take a look at this option; our 8-day Discover Galapagos? This medium-length tour package is ideal for those visiting the islands for the first time and wanting to ensure they don’t miss any of the archipelago’s key attractions.
The Discover Galapagos package gives you a taste of everything the islands have to offer. You’ll get the chance to explore the Galapagos by land and sea. We can take you to dive at some of our favorite dive sites (and we know all the best sites), where you’ll get to swim next to hammerhead sharks, rays, and other extraordinary aquatic creatures.
Enjoying some island hopping, we’ll also explore by land, ensuring you get up close and personal with majestic giant tortoises. We’ll give you insider knowledge of what life is like in the Galapagos for locals, and you’ll get to indulge in the region’s delicious cuisine.
And, of course, you’ll be surrounded by enchanting scenery throughout. From lush forest terrain to volcanic landscapes and dramatic stretches of coastline, you’ll never take so many Instagrammable pictures as when you’re in the Galapagos.
Perhaps you already have arranged a trip to the Galapagos, and you’re only looking for single-day excursions? We offer a range of Daily Galapagos Land Tours and Scuba Diving Day Trips in the Galapagos.
However long you intend your visit to last, no matter what your budget is, Academy Bay Diving has Galapagos Islands experiences right for you.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.