We had a great land-based trip with Galakiwi -it as fun being ashore at night and wandering among the wildlife and with the locals in the street. And staying on an extra couple of days gave us time by ourselves but with full support from the Galakiwi team when we wanted it. The best of both worlds with a great professional approach. Thanks heaps as they say in NZ!
We've been home 4 days and can't stop thinking about our trip. We loved the wildlife, the water, the people, the food and our guide, Pepo. The personal attention from Galakiwi folks was incredible. We especially enjoyed the integration of history, the natural wonder of the islands and the local culture and people on the islands we visited. Our trip exceeded all of our expectations!
We would do it all again in a heartbeat!
My bucket list trip was fully realized with Galakiwi! The team handled our tour with such professionalism and organization which allowed us to simply relax and focus on enjoying the amazing surroundings. Adventure tour was a great active way to experience the islands! Loved, loved, loved it all!
To anybody looking to do a tour of the Galapagos I would offer two pieces of advice. Firstly, do a land based tour. The Galapagos is a national park and you are very restricted in where you can go. Everybody visits the same places both on land and in the sea. The difference with a land based tour is that you get to stay in nice local owned hotels and can enjoy the small town and village atmosphere long after the boat people have returned to their ships. Secondly is go with Galakiwi. Superbly organised with brilliant guides (Pepo) and a nice "family owned" feel to the company.