Galapagos Christmas Vacation | Christmas Tours, Adventures - Galapagos Islands


Not only are we offering $500 off per person, we are also guaranteeing you'll see all of the Galapagos Big 5 on your tour or your money back!  Contact, or 800-214-0579, for more information!  (*limited space, offer expires 02/28/2018)

If you are looking to vacation over the Christmas holiday in the Galapagos Islands, Galapagos Unbound has more Christmas holiday offerings than any other tour operator.  With a variety of options ranging from land based tours, island hopping, family-focused trips, Christmas cruises and even our signature Unbound tour, we are the Enchanted Isles #1 option for vacationing during the Christmas season.

Christmas is a popular time of year that books almost a year in advance with many of our Galapagos tours.  However, be sure to call or email for any last-minute cancelations or other openings that still may be available.  We have exclusive contracts and permits and bulk up our offerings during the Christmas holiday to meet the high demand of anxious Galapagos travelers!

Go to the "itinerary tab" to explore all of your Galapagos Christmas options!




    Galapagos Islands Adventure

    • Days: 6 days
    • Rates: $2859 per guest 

    Galapagos Islands Explorer 

    • Days: 10 days
    • Rates: $4259 per guest


    Galapagos Signature Tour

    • Days: 10 days
    • Rates: $5145 per guest 

    Galapagos By Kayak

    • Days: 9 days
    • Rates: $4500 per guest 



    Christmas Departures

    Galapagos Unbound (Signature Land-Based Tour)

    December 14 - 23, 2018 

    December 21 - 30, 2018 

    The one that started it all, the signature, "Galapagos Unbound,” is a unique, multisport tour that includes sea kayaking, snorkeling, hiking, and amazing wildlife viewing. Unlike most tours of the Galapagos Islands, This journey transports small, personal groups to visit sites that are not on the main tourist routes and allows you to navigate your own adventure. Simply put, there is nothing else like it because of our exclusive access to parts of the National Park nobody else explores!

    • Top Rated on TripAdvisor
    • Exclusive beach camping
    • Swim with sea lions, snorkel with sea turtles, explore the truly un-touched parts of the Galapagos like Darwin did!
    • Rates: $5145 per guest



    Galapagos Islands Adventure (3 Island Tour)

    Trip Dates: 

    Dec 16 - 21, 2018

    Dec 23 - 28, 2018

    Dec 25 - 30, 2018

    Dec 30, 2018 - Jan 4, 2019

    • Rates: $2859

    Itinerary in Brief:

    Day 1: Arrive Baltra Island to Santa Cruz
    Day 2: Santa Cruz to Isabela Island
    Day 3: Isabela
    Day 4: Isabela to San Cristóbal
    Day 5: San Cristóbal
    Day 6: San Cristóbal -Baltra-Guayaquil or Quito


    Galapagos Islands Explorer (Four Island Tour)

    Dec 14 - 23, 2018

    Dec 24, 2018 Jan 2, 2019

    • Rates: $4259
    Itinerary in Brief:
    Day 1: Arrive in Quito, Ecuador
    Day 2: San Cristóbal
    Day 3: San Cristóbal
    Day 4: Floreana 
    Day 5: Isabela 
    Day 6: Isabela 
    Day 7: Isabela
    Day 8: Santa Cruz 
    Day 9: Santa Cruz to Quito, Ecuador
    Day10: Quito to home or stay and explore


    Galapagos Cruise - Luxury Class

    December 21, 2018 - December 26, 2018

    Travel the Galápagos as Darwin did, voyaging from island to island, on our new Galápagos Islands Luxury Adventure Cruise. On board the Petrel, a luxury catamaran, you explore the archipelago with all the freedom, thrill, and adventure that only sailing can provide. Our catamaran cruise is designed around the adventurous spirit of the Galápagos. 

    • Yacht Class: Luxury
    • Days: 6
    • Rate: $5600 per guest


    Galapagos by Kayak

    December 15,  2018 - December 23, 2018

    We've designed this exclusive Galapagos kayak tour for people who are passionate about kayaking and want an adventure with more miles of paddling and more nights spent camping under the stars.  This is the only expedition-style kayak tour in the Galapagos Islands that combines five nights of camping with kayaking along the shores of two distinct islands - Santa Cruz and San Cristobal.  While there are other kayak tours offered in the Galapagos, be aware that they are boat-based and offer limited time for paddling.

    • Kayak-centric tour
    • Exclusive beach camping experience
    • One date only!




    Dates & Rates

    DatesAdult (USD)Child (USD) 
    Dec 01, 2018 to Jan 31, 2019
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    Supplementary Information

    Galapagos Unbound 

    Sea Kayak and Multi-Sport Trip - 10 days,  $5145 per person
    December 14th - 23rd, 2018
    December 21st - 30th, 2018


    Three-Island Lodge-Based Adventures

    6-day, three Island tour - $2859
    December 16 - 21, 2018 
    December 25 - 30, 2018
    December 30, 2018 - January 4, 2019
    December 31, 2017 - January 5, 2018


    Galapagos Island Explorer - Four Island Tour

    10-day, Four Island tour - $4,259 
    December 14 - 23, 2018
    December 24, 2018 - January 2, 2019
    December 28, 2018 - January 6, 2019


    Galapagos by Kayak

    Galapagos kayaking and beach camping - 9 Days starting at $4500
    December 15 - December 23, 2018

    Galapagos Islands Luxury Adventure Cruise

    December 21 to 26, 2018
    Suites  - $5950
    Staterooms $5600
    Single Supplement 50%


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    FAQ & More

    Where are the Galapagos Islands?

    The Galapagos Islands (or Archipelago de Colon)are a Province of Ecuador located about 500 miles (800 kilometers) west of the Ecuadorian coast and are located directly on the equator.

    What's the weather like during Christmas in the Galapagos

    You can visit our Galapagos When To Go page for more details on each month. Here is what December looks like in the Galapagos:

    • Air Temp (Max / Min): 27 / 22C, 81 / 72F
    • Hours of clear skies: 4.0
    • Average Rainfall: 1.3cm, 0.50in (in the highlands)
    • Average Water Temperature: 22.5C / 73F

    What type of wildlife activity is there during the Christmas vacation?

    During Christmas break, with temperatures in the low 80s, it's a perfect time for wildlife activity and breeding. If you are looking to swim with sea lions, see an abundance of iguanas, amazing Frigate birds and Blue-footed boobies, Christmas is the perfect time of year!

    Wildlife Activity:
    • Blue-footed boobies nesting
    • Red-footed boobies and masked boobies breeding and nesting (year-round)
    • Waved albatross nesting
    • Magnificent and Great Frigate birds nesting (year-round on North Seymour Only)
    • Green sea turtles begin mating
    • Marine Iguanas and Land Iguanas begin mating
    • California sea lions breeding
    • Fur Sea lions breeding
    • Flightless Cormorants, Penguins and Greater Flamingoes breeding and nesting (year-round, depending on food supply)

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