The Galapagos Islands are home to some of the world's most fascinating animal life. When you embark on Avalon’s Galapagos cruises, you'll encounter giant tortoises, penguins, sea lions, lizards, and a whole host of diverse bird species. Your cruise to the Galapagos Islands starts in Quito, Ecuador. From there you’ll fly to Baltra Island, then board your luxury yacht and cruise from island to island, discovering the wildlife that inspired Charles Darwin. Your Galapagos cruise tour with Avalon will provide memories to last a lifetime.