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Sail the iconic archipelago with the pioneers of modern expedition travel

Lindblad Expeditions pioneered expedition travel to the remarkable Galápagos Islands more than 50 years ago. Today, we lead expeditions year-round to this magical archipelago famed for its vibrant wildlife. Encounter giant tortoises, blue-footed boobies, playful penguins, and charismatic sea lions in their natural habitats, unfazed by your presence. Enjoy multiple adventures each day on land and undersea, including walks and hikes, kayaking, paddleboarding, and snorkeling. 

In Galápagos, one thing is certain: expect the unexpected! Surrounded by wildlife on land and at sea, you never know what might happen. And that’s been the draw since Darwin landed in 1835.

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A new ship for the Galápagos

Lindblad Expeditions is delighted to welcome the newest member to our Galápagos fleet: an all-suite vessel with just 26 suites and a 1:1 guest-to-crew ratio. National Geographic Islander II elevates the guest experience in the Galápagos Islands to an entirely new level. National Geographic Islander II, a best-in-class expedition ship, is expertly refitted to facilitate the active exploration at the heart of the Lindblad experience. Guests will enjoy more space and amenities while exploring the Galápagos Islands.

Limited-time offer

Reserve your suite now and be one of the first guests to enjoy the next-level comfort of the new, all-suite National Geographic Islander ll's inaugural season. Enjoy $1500 special savings and free round-trip air from Miami on the Oct. 28 Wild Galápagos & Peru Escape sailing and Nov. 5 Wild Galápagos Escape sailing.

If you are unable to join us on one of these special voyages, we are delighted to extend free round-trip air from Miami to Galápagos on the Nov. 10 Wild Galápagos Escape sailing and Nov. 11 Wild Galápagos & Peru Escape sailing. For the ultimate experience, book an Islander Suite (category IS) on any of these select departures and we will upgrade you to business class from Miami to Guayaquil round-trip. New bookings only. Book by Oct. 31, 2022.

(4) Galápagos Itineraries

NOTE: For expeditions departing April 2024 onward, Day 1 of our itineraries will no longer reflect “departure from the U.S.” and will reflect “arrival to the city” where your expedition begins.  Durations of expeditions will remain unchanged. More details. 

Galápagos

Galápagos Aboard National Geographic Endeavour II

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Duration

10 days
  1. Year Round

From

$7,710

Prices are per person

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Highlights

Galápagos

Galápagos Aboard National Geographic Endeavour II

Duration

10 days
  1. Year Round

From

$7,710

Top Highlights

  • See more of the archipelago’s varied islands and habitats
  • Have up-close encounters with incredible wildlife
  • Experience the Galápagos undersea, too
  • Benefit from our 50+ years of experience in Galápagos and deep knowledge of the archipelago to see all you came for and more

Special Offers

  • SOLO TRAVELER SAVINGS IN 2022
  • FREE ROUND-TRIP AIR ON SELECT DATES
  • 4TH GUEST TRAVELS FREE

Galápagos

Peru

Galápagos Aboard National Geographic Endeavour II + Peru's Land of the Inca

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Duration

16 days
  1. Year Round

From

$13,910

Prices are per person

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Galápagos

Peru

Galápagos Aboard National Geographic Endeavour II + Peru's Land of the Inca

Duration

16 days
  1. Year Round

From

$13,910

Top Highlights

  • Have up-close encounters with Galápagos wildlife and explore the undersea, too
  • Benefit from 50+ years of experience and relationships in Galápagos to see all you came for and more
  • Explore fabled Machu Picchu, royal sanctuary of Inca Pachacuti, over two days
  • Discover Cusco’s array of cultural influences and explore the Sacred Valley of the Inca
  • Explore the massive Inca stone fortress of Ollantaytambo

Special Offers

FREE ROUND-TRIP AIR ON SELECT DATES

Galápagos

Peru

Wild Escapes

Wild Galápagos & Peru Escape

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Duration

11 days
  1. Year Round

From

$10,450

Prices are per person

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Highlights

Galápagos

Peru

Wild Escapes

Wild Galápagos & Peru Escape

Duration

11 days
  1. Year Round

From

$10,450

Top Highlights

  • Soak in the scenery and culture of the Sacred Valley of the Inca
  • Journey between Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu by Inca Rail
  • Remain into the late afternoon at fabled Machu Picchu
  • Voyage aboard the 48-guest National Geographic Islander or National Geographic Islander II with a team of naturalists
  • Maximize your time in Galápagos with options to hike, Zodiac cruise, and snorkel every day

Special Offers

  • FREE AIR IN 2022
  • FREE AIR IN 2023

Galápagos

Wild Escapes

Wild Galápagos Escape

Special Offers

Duration

8 days
  1. Year Round

From

$9,390

Prices are per person

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Highlights

Galápagos

Wild Escapes

Wild Galápagos Escape

Duration

8 days
  1. Year Round

From

$9,390

Top Highlights

  • Experience all Galápagos offers in just one week, with departures on Saturday and Thursday
  • Add a two-night post-expedition extension in Quito, Ecuador
  • Snorkel and kayak in rich waters among shimmering fish, sea turtles, penguins, and playful sea lions
  • Walk among colonies of wildlife and seabirds unfazed by your presence
  • Maximize your time in the islands with options for exploration every day including hiking, kayaking, snorkeling, and more

Special Offers

  • FREE AIR IN 2022
  • FREE AIR IN 2023
  • SOLO TRAVELER SAVINGS IN 2022
  • 4TH GUEST TRAVELS FREE

Expedition Highlights

Dive in and experience Galápagos with all your senses. Choose how you want to explore—hike, paddleboard, kayak, snorkel, or arrange to dive (on select departures). Take a long hike or just relax on the beach. Our generous staff-to-guest ratio means you can always find a naturalist whose interests and approach you share whether you want to focus on birding, human history, photography, the undersea, or more. Since the first international tourist expedition cruise to the Galápagos Islands in July 1967 with Lars-Eric Lindblad, we’ve introduced generations of guests to these strange and wonderful islands, the world’s first UNESCO World Heritage site.  

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Discover Galápagos

The Galapagos Islands are a spectacular archipelago, but not all islands are the same; each one has its unique character. This was what inspired the great naturalist Charles Darwin when he was visiting the islands in 1835.

Anahi Concari, Naturalist, January 23, 2022

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From climate conditions, to water temperature, to packing the right footwear. Find answers to the questions our Expedition Specialists get most often.

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