Kayaking in the Galapagos Islands is the perfect way to explore its rugged coastlines and hidden bays, getting a completely different perspective across the water and shoreline at this low-lying level. Slowly paddling under your own steam and without a noisy motor is an ideal way to get up close to Galapagos penguins, sea lions and nesting sea birds, while spotting marine life below the water’s surface at the same time.

No experience is needed to participate in kayaking excursions in the Galapagos Islands during a cruise-based tours, with instruction offered by experienced guides who ensure the safety of all guests. Double kayaks allow young visitors to be paired with adults, ensuring kayaking excursions can be enjoyed by guests of all ages. It’s also a great way to get some exercise while exploring the calm waters surrounding the islands, with distances paddled relatively short and within close proximity to the main vessel at all times.

Galapagos kayaking allows you to access some of the archipelago’s more remote destinations which are visited on these trips, offering exclusive access to sites that few other tourists see.