Galapagos Islands

Witness firsthand the fascinating biodiversity, lava landscapes and geological history that make the Galápagos Islands so compelling.

Oct. 22-Nov. 1, 2025

This 11-day small group cruise expedition introduces you to the geologically younger western islands, where the archipelago’s volcanic origins are on full display. Here you’ll have the chance to seek out the native and endemic flora and fauna that have specially adapted to these rugged conditions. Accompanied by an expert naturalist guide, you’ll learn about the forces, both natural and human, that have shaped the islands through the years.

Trip highlights:

  • Discover fascinating geological history while trekking volcanoes and lava fields.
  • Encounter the iconic wildlife of the Galápagos, including blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas, Darwin’s finches and flightless cormorants.
  • Visit a local farm in the lush highlands of Santa Cruz Island to look for giant tortoises in the wild.
  • Observe whitetip reef sharks, sea turtles, spotted eagle rays and yellow cownosed rays on a panga ride around Black Turtle Cove.
  • Enjoy a panoramic view of the famous volcanoes Sierra Negra and Cerro Azul from Punta Moreno.

For the full travel itinerary, click here.

For more information fill out our contact form or contact Jennifer Barker at jbarker@indyzoo.com or 317-630-2019.

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