Cerro Brujo is located on the north coast of San Cristobal Island.Its main attraction is the powder like sandy beach other than species if flora and fauna.In the lagoon located at Cerro Brujo the people of Port Barquerizo Moreno mine salt for preserving cod beed and tortoise.Today it is a place for watching lake and coastal birds.Cerro Brujo offers an excellent landscape where you can see kicker Rock geological formation the southern part of Upper San Cristobal and the coast adjacent to Cerro Brujo.
Los Gemelos, Spanish for The Twins, are two depressions of volcanic material, formed by a long process of slow sinking of the ground and they are located on the highest part of Santa Cruz. The Twins are located in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos Archipelago. Some species of beautiful Galapagos finches can be seen here.
El Barranco lies on Genovesa Island, Galapagos. El Barranco’s steep, rocky path leads up to a high cliff-face. A marvelous view can be appreciated from here. This site is also home to palo santo vegetation as well as red-footed boobies, short-eared lava owls, Galapagos swallows, and Galapagos doves.
Genovesa Island is located at the inner part of Darwin Bay, it is a small and relatively flat island, rim of a sunken crater that forms Bahia Darwin. The island is geologically young and the only island north of the equator that tourist are permitted to visit and is well worth the effort. It is also rich in wildlife as the other islands of the Galapagos.
North Seymour is a small island near to Baltra Island in the Galapagos Islands. It was was created by seismic uplift. The whole island is covered with low, bushy vegetation. North Seymour has a visitor trail approximately 2 kilometres in length crossing the inland of the island and exploring the rocky coast.
Bahia Gardner is located on the northeastern part of Espanola Island, the oldest of the Galapagos Islands. Here there is a long, white sandy beach, colonies of sea lions, sea turtles swim offshore and inquisitive mockingbirds. The beach is great to explore and view land iguanas. Snorkeling at Gardner Bay is a great attraction, with the chance to swim with the Sea Lions, the large colorful tropical fish and white-tipped sharks.
Punta Mangle is a rocky point located on the northern coast of Fernandina Island, which is one of the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific Ocean. It is known for its unique and diverse wildlife, including marine iguanas, sea lions, and a variety of seabirds such as cormorants, blue-footed boobies, and Galapagos penguins.
Visitors can enjoy hiking along the lava fields and observing the unique flora and fauna in the area. Snorkeling is also a popular activity as there is a diverse underwater world to explore, including various species of fish and sea turtles.
Punta Moreno is known for its diversity of species and is a great place for nature lovers to explore and experience the unique ecosystem of the Galapagos Islands!
Punta Moreno is located on the western coast of Isabela Island, which is part of the Galapagos Islands archipelago in Ecuador. The site is known for its impressive lava formations and the variety of wildlife that can be observed there.
The area is home to several brackish lagoons where visitors can spot various bird species, such as flamingos, herons, and gallinules.
In addition to the birdlife, visitors can observe marine iguanas, sea lions, and sometimes even sharks in the waters off the coast.
Rodriguez Breeding Centre is an important and informative destination for visitors to the Galapagos Islands who are interested in learning about the unique wildlife and conservation efforts of the region!
The Rodriguez Breeding Centre, also known as the Centro de Crianza Jacinto Gordillo, is a conservation facility located on the island of San Cristobal in the Galapagos archipelago of Ecuador. It is named after Jacinto Gordillo, a local conservationist who worked tirelessly to protect the unique flora and fauna of the Galapagos Islands.
The center is dedicated to the conservation and breeding of the endangered giant tortoise species found in the Galapagos Islands.
In addition to the giant tortoises, the center is also home to a variety of other endemic species, including land iguanas and several species of birds.
Espanola Island is a popular tourist destination in Galapagos islands. Punta Suarez is a picturesque spot in this area famous for its wildlife. Sea lions, large iguanas and numerous species of birds are possible to be seen here. It is, also, the only place in the world that albatross nest. It has scenic white sandy beaches so it is a nice opportunity for diving and snorkelling activities. The rocky volcanic surroundings make the scenery unique and perfect for photographs!
San Cristobal is the easternmost island in the Galápagos archipelago, and one of the oldest geologically. Its name comes from the patron saint of seafarers, St. Christopher. "Kicker Rock" is a worth-visiting area that represents the remains of a lava cone. It is a magnificent island in the middle of the sea. For those who adore sea activities,the island offers an amazing snorkelling and diving experience. The sea life you see there is unbelievable! You will have the chance to experience swimming with sharks, turtles, dolphins and rays.
Santa Fe Island (Isla Santa Fe) is a small island located in the Galapagos archipelago, which is a group of volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean that belong to Ecuador. Santa Fe Island is located in the southeastern part of the Galapagos and is known for its unique flora and fauna, including the Santa Fe land iguana (Conolophus pallidus) and the Galapagos hawk (Buteo galapagoensis). The island is also a popular destination for tourists who come to the Galapagos to see the archipelago's diverse wildlife and explore its beautiful landscapes.
Sullivan bay located on Santiago island in Galapagos, offers a unique volcanic experience. A coral beach landing leads you at a lava field which proves the volcanic origin of these islands. A special type of lava, pahoehoe, make the scenery just perfect. Enjoy swimming in beautiful, pristine beaches. Snorkelling here is, also, an interesting activity. Explore the landscapes by walking across the lava which is an amazing experience!
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DESIGNED FOR THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS
Introducing Silver Origin
The most elegant ship ever to sail the Galapagos.
The first destination specific ship built by Silversea, Silver Origin is the height of experiential travel in the Galapagos. Never before have the islands been so superbly presented: a team of Ecuadorian national expert guides, the highest crew-to-guest ratio in the Galapagos, 8 Zodiacs, seamless hybrid spaces that offer an extraordinary voyage – for extraordinary people. All-suite accommodation, Horizon Balconies, butler service, sophisticated interiors, interactive basecamp, Ecuadorian inspired cuisine … no aspect of Silver Origin has been left to chance. The most environmentally conscious ship we have ever built, take a vertical leap and transform your idea of travel with Silver Origin.
YOUR DESTINATION BEGINS ON BOARD
No matter where you are on Silver Origin, you will feel like the Galápagos is right there with you. The natural beauty of the archipelago makes it one of the best destinations in the world and Silver Origin makes sure that no view is left unseen. The ship features 24-hour sweeping views over the Galápagos, thanks to large floor-to-ceiling windows that extend throughout the ship, while the Observation & Stargazing Platform offers uninterrupted views, which follow you to your suite. And you might spot a sea lion relaxing on shore through the glass horizon balcony or private ocean-view shower!
Silver Origin’s floor-to-ceiling windows, Horizon Balconies and interactive basecamp make her the only option for exploring the Galapagos in ultra-luxury. View the deck plan here.
|Length||331.4 feet / 101 metres|
|Width||52.5 feet / 16 metres|
Let us take you on a personal journey of discovery. Amid the tranquillity of the sea and the exuberance of distant lands, we will arouse your curiosity and seduce your senses. We will stimulate your imagination and spark new insights. Our aim is to create experiences that will enrich your life for years to come. From the moment you step onboard to the time you say "Arrivederci", our Italian sense of style will shine. The ebullience of our hospitality, the genuine warmth of our service and our evident appreciation of the finer things in life are genial qualities of our founders and owners. They are the principles on which Silversea were founded.
Small is beautiful and bountiful. With fewer guests and a high staff to guest ratio, we can tailor our unobtrusive service to individual needs. And you can join a select on board community of travellers with similar aspirations. The intimate ambience on our shιps has parallels with the atmosphere of a refined club. We are happy to sail against the tide. While most cruise lines build larger and ever-larger ships, we prefer to stay small. In this way we can preserve the special Silversea experience our guests have come to expect ... the intimate ambience, personal service and access to more intriguing secluded ports.
SMALLER GETS YOU CLOSER
Our small ships are agile enough to visit more remote, lesser-known ports and to bring you closer to some of the world's greatest destinations. They can sail up narrow waterways into the heart of a city, they can navigate around tiny islands and they can tie up right at the dock while others must anchor offshore. In the world of upscale cruising, less is more... considerably more, as our seven small ships offer infinite opportunities across all seven continents.
SILVERSEA CLASSIC FLEET
Silver Cloud - 296 Guests Resembling a private yacht, Silver Cloud sets the standard of excellence as the inaugural ship. Recently refurbished in 2012, she provides the most intimate sailing experiences, the luxury of space and the ability to slip into exotic ports off the beaten path.
Silvel Wind - 296 Guests Embraces Silversea's most lauded features ... fewer guests, more space and highly personalised service. One of the most intimate ships, afloat, she is still large enough to offer multiple entertainment venues, plenty of room on deck and a spacious spa.
Silver Shadow - 382 Guests takes award-winning, all-suite luxury to the next level while maintaining Silversea's genuine hospitality and intimate, elegant ambience. This ship features one of the highest space-to-guest ratios in cruising.
Silver Whisper - 382 Guests Maintaining an intimate ambience offers many amenities usually found only on larger ships. She reinforces Silversea's reputation for combining small-ship service with a choice of wide-ranging facilities.
Silver Spirit - 540 Guests combines our distinctive luxuries and celebrated lifestyle with new enhancements, including six dining venues, an expansive 8,300 square foot spa, a resort-style pool, four whirlpools, and the largest suites in the Silversea fleet - 95% with private verandas.
SILVERSEA EXPEDITION FLEET
Silver Explorer - 132 Guests Designed for navigating waters in some of the world's most remote destinations, including both polar regions, our purpose-built expedition ship can push through ice floes with ease. She offers a level of luxury and service unmatched in expeditiong cruising.
NEW Silver Galapagos - 100 Guests With a proven skill for navigating the waterways throughout the Galapagos Islands, the newest addition to our fleet is naturally suited for in-depth explorations of this spectacular region. Rest assured, she offers Silversea's intimacy and elefgant sophistication.