The Galapagos Islands are unlike anywhere else on earth - an exotic haven of flora and fauna, where the interference of humans has been kept to an absolute minimum.
A once-in-a-lifetime voyage to this mysterious unspoilt corner of the world will open up a land that is rarely seen; discover 1,900 unique species, breathtaking nature and true peace and serenity.
Each new stop will reveal new enchantments. From the prehistoric land iguanas nestling on Dragon Hill to flamingos in the hypersalinic lagoon, every experience on your Galapagos cruise is an unforgettable one. What’s more, your cruise is completely allinclusiveall-inclusive – we provide virtually everything you need including snorkelling equipment, meals, drinks and shore excursions
Our Galapagos adventures now come in all sizes
Celebrity Cruises will soon be offering the widest range of holiday experiences available in the Galapagos Islands! From early 2017, guests can look forward to more up-close encounters, distinctive itineraries and immersive explorations thanks to the acquisition of 48-guest Celebrity Xperience and 16-guest Celebrity Xploration.
To book a 2017-18 Celebrity Xperience or Celebrity Xploration cruise, call our UK based personal cruise specialists on 0844 493 2043*
There are very few major cruise lines offering all-inclusive trips to this isolated archipelago, making you one of the most exclusive visitors in the world.
Your adventure will bring you face to face with some of the rarest animals in the world. 1,900 species live here that cannot be found anywhere else, so Galapagos cruises are a must for nature lovers!
Access to the experts
Highly qualified naturalist guides accompany every sailing, sharing their deep knowledge of this archipelago as you trek over each island on your itinerary. They’ll introduce you to Galapagos tortoises, penguins, sea lions, sea turtles, blue-footed boobies, prickly pear cacti and more. Back onboard, your education continues with presentations on the fauna and flora you’ve seen, and what lies ahead. As you’d expect, our ships are optimised to meet the highest levels of environmental stewardship, ensuring we leave these islands untouched for future generations.
Extend your experience
To create a truly comprehensive Galapagos adventure, you can combine your cruise with pre- and post-cruise land journeys through Quito, Ecuador, Lima and Cuzco, Peru, including the Sacred Valley of the Incas and the legendary ruins of Machu Picchu.
The first of our Xpedition Class ships, Celebrity Xpedition is a little different to the rest of the Celebrity Cruises fleet. Sailing to the legendary Galapagos Islands, Xpedition offers a unique experience that is half luxury cruise, half intrepid exploration.
Celebrity Xperience is our new mid-sized ship offering 24 stylish staterooms, where absolutely nothing is middle-of-the-road. With a capacity of 48 guests, you’ll find it easy to unwind and get to know your fellow travellers.
On Celebrity Xploration you can say ‘hello’ to the sense of community that can only be enjoyed on a small ship. With a capacity of only sixteen guests, this new charter-only ship is perfect for families or small groups that want to discover the mythical archipelago together.
When you join us on a voyage of discovery in the Galapogas Islands, we provide virtually everything you’ll need including*:
• All beverages - bottled water; wine, beer & spirits; tea, coffee, espresso & cappuccino service
• All meals - plus room service & in-stateroom dining during meal hours
• All shore excursions - choices of activity levels & locations
• All snorkelling equipment - masks, snorkels, fins, wetsuits & flotation devices
• Park entrance & Galapagos Tourist Card fees
• Pre- and post-cruise hotel accommodations & tours on packages of 10 nights and over
• All transfers & air** to/from Quito and Baltra on packages of 10 nights & over
• All gratuities
Celebrity Cruises' conservation work in the Galapagos
As part of RCL's global commitment to help ensure the long-term health of the oceans and the destinations its ships visit, Celebrity has had a longtime commitment to conservation work to help preserve and protect the natural and cultural resources in the Galápagos Islands. Past and current projects include a reforestation effort in Galápagos National Park, programs to give residents access to medical care, agricultural development, and support for local fishing families.
Bartalome offers you countless unique experiences: see Galapagos penguins, explore vast volcanic landscapes or snorkel on incredible beaches.
Daphne Island is known for its incredible variety of birds and marine wildlife. Observe schools of fish on a zodiac ride, or ascend to the cliff shore to spot sea lions and pelicans.
Cerro Brujo, San Cristobal
Experience one of the Galapagos’ most incredible beaches at Cerro Brujo. Take a zodiac ride or walk along the beach, before embarking the ship and sailing past a volcanic cone.
Puerto Ayora, Isla Santa Cruz
There is so much to see and do on the most densely populated area of the islands. Visit the National Park or the Charles Darwin Research Station.
Step off the ship and be guided by our experienced team on one of our shore excursions (all included as part of your holiday).
Cormorant Point in Isla Floreana
Travel to the tiny island of Champion to see the rare Floreana Mockingbird, as well as sharks, Spotted Eagle rays, barracuda and sea turtles.
Black Beach on Isla Santiago
Get your blood pumping with an inland hike and snorkelling from the Black Beach on Isla Santiago.
Cruise and Stay packages to the Galapagos Islands
cruiseandstayCreate a truly comprehensive, once-in-a-lifetime Galapagos adventure by combining your cruise with pre- and post-cruise land journeys. We've thought of everything you could need to relax and explore these legendary islands.
Indulge in 5-star accommodation in Quito and privately chartered luxury air transfers to and from Celebrity Xpedition®. Enjoy expertly guided tours and excursions (two a day) that cover all there is to see and do in the most diversely unique chain of islands in the world. For your added convenience, it’s all-inclusive – even covering snorkeling equipment, wetsuits, binoculars and tips (and your meals and drinks of course).
10/11 night Galapagos Experience
1 2-night pre-cruise and 1- or 2-night post-cruise hotel accommodations, meals, tours, and beverages during meals. VIP check-in/check out services at the JW Marriott hotel. Luggage service including mandatory agricultural inspection of all luggage at the hotel pre-departure.
2 Full-day guided tour of historical Quito, including a visit to Middle of the World Park and the Colonial City Center.
3 Round-trip airfare Quito-Baltra-Quito, on exclusive non-stop flight, with meet-and-greet services by Celebrity Xpedition® Naturalists, all airport transfers and pier-to-Zodiac transfers.
4 7-night all-inclusive Celebrity Xpedition cruise (including all gratuities, shore excursions, open bar, Internet service, etc.)
5 Park entrance fee and Galapagos Tourist Card fee
13 night Best of Ecuador & Peru Package
1 2-night pre-cruise Quito package (all-inclusive)
2 7-night Galapagos Cruise on Celebrity Xpedition (including all gratuities, shore excursions, open bar, Internet service, etc.)
3 4-night Peru post-cruise expedition with 1 or 2 days in Lima, and 3 days in Cuzco, the archaeological capital of the Americas and center of the former Inca Empire. Daily tours to: Urubamba Valley, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, and the Orient Express Hiram Bingham train to Machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas.
4 Round-trip airfare Quito/Baltra/Quito, on exclusive non-stop flight. Also included is air from Quito to Lima, and round-trip Lima-Cuzco-Lima.
5 Hotel accommodations (Country Club in Lima and Hotel Monasterio in Cuzco)
Celebrity Concierge service/tour escort, daily guided tours, park entrance fees, meals and beverages with meals, transfers and all gratuities.
* Charge applies for: laundry; massage services; select spirits, aperitifs and wines.
** Please note there is a luggage weight limit on flights between Quito and Baltra. See booking conditions for more information.