Better Than a Dream

A Galápagos cruise with Hurtigruten Expeditions is beyond imagination.

There are many reasons why the Galápagos Islands are a monumental destination. This collection of remote islands is home to some of the most unique wildlife species on the planet. When you visit Galápagos with Hurtigruten Expeditions, you’ll be surrounded by stunning scenery with the opportunity to encounter a diverse selection of flora and fauna. Winding through the volcanic terrain, you’ll be struck by the profound beauty, surreal landscapes, and historic significance of this incredible place.

Here are our top reasons why Hurtigruten Expeditions’ experience in Galápagos is unmatched.

You'll Experience More


When traveling to Galápagos with Hurtigruten Expeditions, you’ll have the opportunity to explore both land and sea, with daily activities including:

  • Guided expedition hikes through national parks on multiple Galápagos Islands
  • Kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) adventures in tropical waters
  • Whale and dolphin watching on small-boat (RIB) excursions
  • Snorkeling around the immaculate marine life
  • Exquisite dining and unique shopping experiences

You'll Witness the Wild Side


One of the most defining factors of Galápagos is the wide selection of animal species that are endemic to the islands. The “Big 15” animals are the most iconic breeds across the archipelago including: Galapagos giant tortoise, Galapagos Albatross, Galapagos Penguin, Red-footed Booby, Blue-footed Booby, Galapagos Flamingo, and more. During your trip to Galápagos, you are likely to encounter many of these animals.

You'll be Introduced to Small-Ship Sailing


After a long day of exploration, the Santa Cruz II offers a relaxing atmosphere that gives travelers an opportunity to unwind. In the evenings, guests can be found sipping cocktails on the Sky Deck, unwinding in the hot tub, or reading in the corner of the library after enjoying five-star dining options. Each cabin is designed and customized to provide premium comfort to all travelers.

You'll Discover Galápagos with True Experts


Hurtigruten’s Expedition Team members will serve as your invaluable hosts during your Galápagos expedition. They will guide you through a wide range of activities both ashore and onboard, and share their extensive knowledge on everything from marine biology and wildlife to local history and geology, as well as how to travel responsibly in these pristine environments. Their knowledge and operational experience is second to none, and their passion and energy is contagious.

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