The Expedition Experience

Experience the magic and mystery of the Galápagos Islands. Get closer than ever to wildlife, surrounded by an incredible tropical backdrop. Book your voyage today.

You’ll be among animals unafraid of you. Snorkel, hike, paddleboard, cruise by Zodiac. Join us this 50th anniversary year to get everything Galápagos has to offer, aboard the brand-new National Geographic Endeavour II or the yacht-scaled National Geographic Islander. Since the first international tourist expedition to Galápagos 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. Sailing twice weekly, all year round. Explore the undersea on our Galápagos cruise tours. In the nearly 50 years we’ve been exploring here, we’ve introduced generations of guests to the magic and mystery of Galápagos— the best islands in the world.


What It's Like/What You'll Do

We call our Galápagos expedition a 360º experience. See what makes it so

Galápagos Wildlife

Nowhere else on earth can you get this close to wild animals. See how close

Celebrating Our 50th

A Partner in Galapagos Conservation

Galápagos Expedition Team

Is your key to a deep, rich, fun Galápagos experience. See who they are

Pack Your Camera

Our Expedition Photography program helps you take your best photos ever. Smile

Life Aboard

Amenities, great food, camaraderie, comfort & wellness—see life aboard

Introducing National Geographic Global Explorers

Is an awesome experience for all ages to share—on and off ship

Daily Expedition Reports

What happens out there? Daily field reports with photos and video

Read Up, Gear Up

Smart books & useful recommendations on what to get, wear, pack, & more

Galápagos FAQs

Answers to your questions about our Galápagos expeditions

Top 10 Reasons

See why traveling to the Galápagos with us should be on your must-do list

Global Stewardship

Preserving wildlife and clean water from the rivers to the ocean

In the News

Historic conservation event & exploration news

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