Big Five Tours & Expeditions

Precious Journeys® The Galapagos Islands: Of Fish & Fishermen

  • Explore an organic coffee plantation to learn about responsible, small-scale farming in the islands and try your hand at picking some beans as well as tropical fruit and harvesting cacao
  • Explore by sea kayak, spotting marine iguanas and blue footed boobies diving into the depths and countless shore birds; and discover an extensive mangrove system and a fresh water lagoon often inhabited by pink flamingos and Bahama ducks
  • Spend a day on a classic safari in search of wildlife and go snorkeling with sea lions on one of the uninhabited islands, accompanied by your naturalist guide
  • Head out to sea with local fishermen to learn about sustainable fishing that helps protect local fisheries from depletion
  • Visit famous Charles Darwin Research Station to learn about the research taking place; and then, the children have an opportunity to meet and interact with local kids at the neighborhood playground