Everything you Need to Know About a Galapagos Cruise with Ecoventura – Our 5 Most Helpful Blog Articles

AUTHOR Daniel Andino

Deciding to go on vacation to a new destination is fun and exciting, but it also comes with a bit of uncertainty…

  • What type of travel package should I book?
  • What will it be like to travel to a new country? What do I need to know beforehand?
  • What health concerns should I be aware of?
  • What should I pack?

Whether you are a first-time visitor to Ecuador, a newbie to cruises, or a repeat passenger, we want to ensure you have all the information you need to prepare for your next trip with us. To help, we have compiled a round-up of our most informative blog articles on some of your most burning questions. Please be sure to also visit our Travel Details page for more information.

Choosing A Galapagos Cruise: Premium or First Class? – You have made the decision to spend your time exploring the Galapagos with Ecoventura… and trust us, you won’t be disappointed! But maybe you are unsure of which yacht you would most enjoy your trip on. Is one of our premium class vessels more your style, or do our first class yachts interest you? Find out the similarities and differences of each cruise experience in this article.

While you are at it, learn more about our newest premium class vessel, the MV ORIGIN.


5 Tips from Galapagos Network to Know Before your Departure Day – This blog post covers information on our most frequently asked questions from passengers once they have booked an Ecoventura cruise all the way up to their departure day. From details around booking flights to WiFi on yachts, this post has you covered!


Zika Virus: What You Need to Know if Traveling to Ecuador and Galapagos – The Zika Virus has been a hot topic in the global news these past few months and there is a lot of information (and misinformation) being circulated about this virus and how it’s affecting travel in South America.


We want to ensure you feel safe and healthy during your Galapagos cruise with Ecoventura, so we have broken down the hard facts and everything you need to know about this virus (and how to prepare), both as you are making your travel plans and during the days leading up to your departure.

Visiting the Galapagos Islands During El Nino 2015 and El Nino 2015 – latest Update – Galapagos is known for its unique ecosystem, one that has been formed by natural events such as El Niño – a complex weather pattern that happens every 5 – 7 years resulting from variations in ocean temperatures in the Equatorial Pacific. So, what does this all mean – and how does it impact the weather, nature and wildlife of the Galapagos, as well as your trip with us?

Find out more in these two articles and watch this informative video for even more details.


The Complete Packing Guide For The Galapagos Islands – we have written A LOT about the topic of packing. Whether you are trying to figure out what to pack for your day activities or want to learn more about our Pack for a Purpose program, we have your back… Now you just need your backpack!


We hope this information will help with any pre-travel jitters you may have and answers any questions you have around cruising with Ecoventura. Please also review our Pre-Departure Information PDF for more tips and contact us ( if you have additional questions… We hope to see you onboard with us soon!