Why Choose Ecoventura?

tortoise in GalapagosA cruise to the Galapagos Islands is a once in a lifetime experience. You want to be sure you are traveling with a responsible Galapagos cruise company with high-quality vessels, top-level guides and of course good value. Family owned and operated since 1990, Ecoventura offers all that and more. As an award-winning leader in sustainable travel to the Galapagos Islands, Ecoventura has maintained the ecological certification SmartVoyager since 2000 and was the first Galapagos cruise ship company to offset carbon emissions and to install alternative energy sources.

Ecoventura operates a fleet of four expedition vessels in the Galapagos Islands catering to active adults and families; the Eric, Flamingo & Letty, identical superior first-class 20-passenger motor yachts, with departures every Sunday on two unique 7-night itineraries. Small compatible groups of ten guests per naturalist guide ensures highly personalized service and intimate visits on shore. Gourmet style menus feature locally sourced and healthy meals prepared by our culinary school trained chefs. For experienced scuba divers, the 16-passenger luxury dive live-aboard, Galapagos Sky, offers a rare opportunity for Galapagos scuba diving in the northern islands of Wolf and Darwin. Combine a week of diving with a week of land excursions for the best of both worlds.


Guest Reviews

This was my fourth cruise in the Galápagos Islands with Ecoventura. As before, the experience this year was excellent. I teach a course on the natural history of the Galápagos Islands, and this trip is the culmination of that course....

Don Lovett
M/Y Flamingo May 2015 Read More

We traveled in Feb 2015 aboard the M/Y Flamingo I and it's been difficult to consider putting into words how amazing the experience was. First of all, if you have been considering visiting the Galapagos, a 1 week (or hey,...

Derek Fludzinski
M/Y Flamingo February 2015 Read More

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our week on the Letty. I picked Ecoventura because it was an local company, it focuses on the environment, the ships were small and they emphasized snorkeling. The wildlife on the Galapagos islands is...

Don Harbert
M/Y Letty February 2015 Read More

Our family recently completed an 8-day/7-night Itinerary B tour aboard the Flamingo I.  We had a fantastic time and was most impressed by the pristine landscape and scenery of the Galapagos; respect for, preservation and protection of the wildlife; knowledgeable...

Jian Qin, Lirong Ding, and Lan Qin
M/Y Flamingo January 2015 Read More