Evolution's Playground

Galapagos Islands – Limited Time Only Trips

Leader: Juan Manuel Salcedo
Group Size: 14
Days: 8

Safari Overview

Sail on the most in-depth itinerary possible around the Galapagos Islands, famous for charismatic wildlife.

Sail on an in-depth itinerary around the southeastern or northwestern islands of this archipelago famous for charismatic wildlife unafraid of you or your camera. Embark on the Samba a voyage around the Enchanted Isles. With our expert resident leader, discover endemic reptiles, tropical land birds, breeding boobies, albatross, penguins, marine mammals, sharks, tropical fish, and much more! With early and late landings to coincide with peak wildlife action, this special expedition caters to photographers and wildlife enthusiasts alike. The evolutionary story of the Galápagos Islands has been told many times but only through immersing yourself in its splendor can you truly appreciate the impressive forces that shape nature here.


  • Experience the diversity of the archipelago’s southeastern or northwestern islands.
  • Snorkel with sea lions, penguins, tropical fish, sharks, rays, and rare coral formations.
  • View mating behavior of frigatebirds, blue-footed boobies, or waved albatross.
  • Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station and learn about conservation and restoration programs.



Updated: September 20, 2021

Our Trip Leaders

Juan Manuel Salcedo

Juan grew up in the Galápagos Islands where he developed his passion for wildlife while sailing on his father's boat. He received a degree from the University of San Francisco, Quito after studying Applied Ecology, Biology and Geology. Juan also earned a skipper certificate after studying sailing and navigation in Los Angeles. Involvement in Environmental Education projects in the Galápagos Islands and on mainland Ecuador fills his spare time.

Galapagos Islands Limited Time Only Trips

Sail on the most in-depth itinerary possible around the Galapagos Islands, famous for charismatic wildlife.

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Cost & Payments

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