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Wild Galápagos Escape Fall 2025

turtle in the galapagos islands

Thursday, October 9, 2025 to Thursday, October 16, 2025 

Amazing, enchanting, and wonderfully wild—no other corner of the world delivers the kind of exhilarating encounters like the Galápagos. Experience all the magic of the archipelago in one action-packed week aboard the sleek and elegant, 48-guest/all-suite, new National Geographic Islander II. You’ll walk up-close among lively colonies of wildlife, all legendary for their lack of fear—see marine iguanas, frigatebirds, blue-footed boobies, the famous giant tortoises, and more. Plus, explore the dazzling undersea as you paddle board, kayak,  Zodiac cruise, and snorkel in rich waters teeming with fish, sea turtles, penguins, and curious sea lions. And discover the islands’ array of  interesting habitats—from lush green highlands and stark volcanic landscapes to pristine beaches and mangrove thickets. 

You’ll share the adventure with an exceptional expedition team whose knowledge and passion for the islands is the key to your once-in-a-lifetime experience. They’ll go above and beyond to ensure you see, do, and learn more. A certified photo instructor helps you capture all  the unforgettable moments at the heart of your voyage; while an undersea specialist provides video footage from their dives to further  illuminate the fascinating underwater world. Kids and teens are invited to join our exclusive Global Explorers’ program. With multiple options to choose from each day, this thrilling itinerary is crafted to offer you a diverse experience of the islands. 

Oct 9, 2025 - Oct 16, 2025