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Sea Star Journey, Galapagos Islands

Sea Star Journey

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    For further information about any of these tours please call 1 855 2037885

    Tailor-made Journeys

    Our travel experts have years of knowledge and between them and have personally inspected or travelled on board many of the boats we offer. This in-depth knowledge allows us to help you objectively narrow down the options based on your brief, to exactly the right holiday, boat and cabin for you.

    Tailor made cruise titleDurationDescription
    Sail the Galapagos Islands9 DaysA transformative sailing voyage around the world’s most treasured archipelago, staying aboard anything from a whimsical sailboat to a state-of-the-art catamaran, an exploration of the Galapagos Islands is the quintessential adventure for wildlife-loving wayfarers.View cruise itinerary

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    Our Galapagos Islands experts have created and curated these holiday ideas to get you started. Take the time to search through them and find something to spark ideas for a unique adventure.

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    Our travel experts have years of knowledge and between them and have personally inspected or travelled on board many of the boats we offer.

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    Roxy recommended that we should add on a trip to the Amazon ahead of our Galapagos Islands journey, and what a brilliant addition it was. We loved every moment of our time in both places, and were impressed with Roxy's advice.

    Destination: Amazon & Galapagos Islands
    Travel Expert: Roxy

    John at Steppes has been excellent, brilliantly helpful, so knowledgeable and always happy to answer questions. He was brilliant at really listening to us in our first conversations, and tailored a trip that suited us perfectly.

    Destination: Galapagos Islands
    Travel Expert: John

    Roxy was excellent at knowing what we needed from our family trip to the Galapagos Islands. Despite booking it with little time to spare, everything was seamlessly arranged with very little effort from us.

    Destination: Galapagos Islands
    Travel Expert: Roxy

    Why Choose Steppes?

    These may be uncertain times but they are, without a doubt, still full of opportunity to discover the extraordinary safely. Through knowledge and expertise, we can connect you to those destinations embracing travellers with the added confidence of flexible booking and decades of insight.

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    Vessel Ice Rating Comparison Chart.

    We use the Llyod Register scale to signify the ice rating of our vessels but you can see how that scale aligns with other scales in the chart below.

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