With its maiden voyage on March 20, 2018, the Horizon motor yacht is not only the newest 16-passenger vessel to cruise the waters of the Galapagos Islands, it’s also the newest three-hulled “trimaran” vessel in the region. With greater stability than a double hull, trimaran construction allows the ship not only greater speed and fuel […]


Hermes Galapagos Luxury Cruises provide the perfect way to explore these enchanted islands in style and comfort. The Hermes Mega Catamaran is a state-of-the-art vessel with spacious suites, all-inclusive dining, and a variety of amenities, including a spa, fitness center, and sundeck. Each cruise is accompanied by a team of experienced naturalist guides who will […]

Aqua Mare

Aqua Mare offers a unique and unforgettable experience exploring the enchanting Galapagos Islands. Sail in style and comfort aboard our luxury cruise, designed to provide guests with the best of both worlds – a luxurious five-star experience combined with an intimate connection to nature. Our expert guides will take you on a journey to discover […]

Galapagos + Amazon + Quito Tour

This tour allows you to explore three of the best and most diverse destinations in South America. From mysterious jungles deep in the Amazonian rainforest, to the colonial landmarks of historic Quito in the Andean highlands, and to the exotic evolutionary wonders of the Galapagos Islands, all three of these locations are in the tiny […]

Machu Picchu + Galapagos Islands

What’s progressively becoming trendy is a vacation combo consisting of travel through the Galapagos Islands and to Machu Picchu. And why not? Not only are these highlights of South America, but sites on almost everyone’s “bucket list.”  For such revered destinations, we’ve put together (or rather “tailored”) a sample itinerary that not only allows you […]

Finch Bay

Finch Bay is among the few Galapagos hotels with a beachfront. In fact, this fact puts it in a class by itself, as it’s the only hotel on Santa Cruz Island with a beach right outside its front door. Named after the abundant finches discovered in the area by Charles Darwin, the hotel is situated […]

Island Hopping + Diving

Although known for its challenging sites, the Galapagos Islands is suitable for divers with little experience. As a matter of fact, it’s even doable by those who have no diving experience at all! (Here at Surtrek South American Travel, we can tailor an Open Water PADI diving certification for you prior to your trip). The […]

Galapagos habitat

Located in the Galapagos archipelago on Santa Cruz Island, the Galapagos Habitat Eco-Luxury Hotel Hotel is situated on the waterfront with a full view of the bay, while also bordered by lush mangroves brimming with Galapagos wildlife. All of this gives the sensation of exclusion from the rest of the island, though the hotel is situated within the […]

Island Hopping (6 Night)

On a Surtrek “island-hopping tour,” non-seagoing travelers can enjoy the highlights of the Galapagos Islands without compromising their comfort and need to be on solid land. Instead, travelers spend their nights in modern hotels on the islands, while heading out each morning on speedboats that take them to a different island each day. In this […]

Island Hopping (4 Night)

Surtrek’s “Island Hopping Tours” allow travelers to visit various Galapagos Islands without having to be on board a ship for the entire trip. Instead, travelers spend their nights in modern hotels on the islands, while heading out each morning on speedboats to explore the wildlife and natural wonders of a different island each day. This allows non-seagoing […]