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Whether its on a land-based trip or in a cruise, don't miss the opportunity of a once in a life time experience. The Galapagos, considered a living museum and showcase of evolution, are a melting pot of marine species. Ongoing seismic and volcanic activity reflect the processes that formed the islands. These processes, tighter with the extreme isolation of the islands, led to the development of unusual animal life providing a magic opportunity to explore a pristine natural ecosystem.

The Galapagos Islands are the real deal-500 miles off shore from mainland Ecuador, the archipelago is an always changing world unto itself. Giant tortoises roam freely on land, humpback whales gracefully breach the open waters at sea, and sea lions appear at visitor sites as the unofficial greeters for those that make the journey. 

A sense of wonder and awe is commonplace here. Whether on a cruise that takes you to uninhabited islands, an island-hopping tour that explores the shores and inlets of Isabella, San Cristobal, Floreana, and Santa Cruz, or a combination of the two-expectations are rarely unmet.

This is a place where nature’s wheels are constantly in motion. A tropical paradise that has an astonishing variety of animals that live free of fear-walking trails puts you at arm’s length from blue-footed boobies, and snorkeling finds you eye to eye with penguins, rays, and sea turtles.

On land and at sea, time spent in the Galapagos Islands is an once-in-a-lifetime, eye opening experience that reconnects you to the wonders of nature. The team at Ground Control Tours are passionate when it comes to making your holiday the best that it can be, and are waiting for your inquiry to let you know the options available for an adventure that stays you with long after the trip is done.




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