Kayak with wildlife on the Galapagos Islands

Paddle with whales, sea lions and penguins

Kayaking with wildlife in the Galapagos Islands is a special excursion. Especially if you book a cruise on the Galapagos Islands, check in advance whether the boat also has kayaks on board. So that you can get on the water if something special is spotted in the water. What happens regularly on these unique islands.

Many visitors travel around the Galapagos Islands by boat. Some boats have kayaks on board, which you can use. Sea lions are very curious about the kayaks and like to come and have a look.

You can also book a kayak tour at various places. Where you go out with a guide. And you probably come across a lot of animals. And you sit very low in a kayak, so you have a very good view of the animals. You are almost at eye level.

Kayaking and snorkeling on the Galapagos Islands

You can also combine kayaking with a snorkeling tour, so that you really get in touch with the animals around you. this happens in places where there are no large numbers of sharks, so it is (relatively) safe. Remarkably few accidents have happened during these excursions. So you can go into the water without any problems.

Kayaking among all kinds of wildlife

In your kayak you can encounter all kinds of animals, sea lions in particular are easy to spot. But you may also be able to see the rare Galapagos penguin. And the unique marine iguana that swims in the waters.
But you also have a chance to see whales such as blue whale and minke whale, as well as dolphins and sharks that are common.

Book a tour

You have several options to book these tours. For example, various tours are offered from the hotels. Ask for it. But the Galapagos Cruise is the best choice. With a boat that has kayaks on board. They know the best places with animals, but you also have little or no problems with other tourists.

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