Galapagos Islands Kayaking adventures along lava channels, blue lagoons, quiet coves and white sand beaches.
This is an active adventure travel that will embark you into one of the best experiences of your life.
Sea kayaking is always enjoyable but never more so than in the beautiful aquamarine waters of the Galapagos Islands, with its close-up view of Galapagos wildlife.
Galapagos kayaking takes you straight into the heart of the great outdoors: no motors, no noise, no pollution only the silence of nature all around you.
You go with the flow, gliding effortlessly beneath towering peaks or along rocky shorelines while floating above sea life unapproachable in any other craft.
Galapagos Islands kayaking is one of the best ways of adventure travel because sea kayaking offers what is otherwise literally inaccessible.
Few places on Earth allow for such intimate contact with a dazzling array of wildlife as the Galapagos Islands.
Words cannot describe the intense wonder of exploring these oceanic Islands where the birds and animals have little or no fear of humans.Imagine yourself
sea kayaking in Galapagos in the fresh ocean air, pulling your paddle out of the clear water, when suddenly a marine turtle comes up for air right next to you.
Or imagine gliding into a solitary bay and finding a Galapagos Beach inhabited solely by sea lions, marine turtles or large marine iguanas.
Galapagos Islands kayaking allow you to get closer to sea turtles and have sea lions pop up and swim alongside with you. Get within a few feet of Galapagos Boobies, marine iguanas and the giant Galapagos tortoises.
The environment beneath the ocean surface is equally extraordinary, with large tropical and cold water fish found swimming together.
Galapagos penguins, rays are underwater as well as Galapagos dolphins, whales, rays and whale sharks which are frequent visitors to this Archipelago.
You will have the opportunity to get close to the rocks and the small, rocky Islands, the beaches, and mangrove lagoons where there are no landing possibilities, and where you can also practice Galapagos Snorkeling which will widen your possibilities of seeing the Islands and its wonders in a different way.
The Galapagos Islands live up to the dream of sheltered waters far removed from the usual concerns.
The skies are almost always sunny and the light sea breezes create that perfect air temperature which instantly relaxes your body.
The Galapagos Islands ocean is an ever inviting turquoise blue. There are crystal coves and mangrove lagoons.
But what will make your Galapagos Islands kayaking journey truly exceptional are the many opportunities for close encounters with wildlife.
Finch Bay Hotel has itineraries that allow for kayaking in areas defined by the Galapagos National Park. One of the most intimate ways to experience this Archipelago is definitely by kayak.
With 250 photos and tons of great information, this is an essential addition to your pre-Ecuador and -Galapagos reading!
There are better guides if you are only interested in the islands, but for a combination trip taking in Ecuador as well, it's hard to beat.
Small enough to fit into your pocket, yet containing comprehensive information and pictures of all the species you will encounter in the islands, this book is a must-have for nature lovers.
Let's face it, Galapagos is largely about the wildlife. This book will NOT disappoint, and you'll have a great memento of your time with the seals, penguins and tortoises!
Definitely NOT a tourist's guide, but if you're like me, and find the history and geography of the islands irresistible, then this is a title you ought to invest in.
Stunningly illustrated, and painstakingly researched, those of you who have been there will be enchanted again -- and those of you who have not will begin planning your trip!
If you're a seasoned Galapagos regular, then you will probably prefer something weightier.
But for first-timers looking for simple, down-to-earth advice on where to go, what to see and the best shopping and eating on the islands, this is the book for you.
Small, well-priced, and reliable!
The 10th anniversary edition of this photographer's tour of the Galapagos Islands is a stunning book, worthy of anybody's coffee table.
This is a perfect post-trip talking point -- a great way to remember what you've seen, and spread the word amongst your envious friends!