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Galapagos Alternative

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Avenida Charles Darwin S/N, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 99 465 5018
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Galapagos AlterNATIVE helped us have a flawless Galapagos experience.

We chose Galapagos AlterNATIVE because it was a local organization with good reviews. By email... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Local flavor and knowledge with first class service

Absolutely first class land-based service that arranges for any or all of your stay. A must for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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At Galapagos Alternative we specialize in personalized land-based tour packages. We offer unique experiences of the islands the way we see them: as locals. Choose the sights and activities most interesting to you, stay at local places, eat at local restaurants, and of course, get up-close experiences with the amazing animals that make the Galapagos Islands so special. We can help you find the best options to fit your timeframe, budget and preferences. We can help with all aspects of your trip, from booking unique accommodations to daily activities and transport between the islands. We are Jill and Javier Moreno, and we'd like to welcome you to our home. We look forward to treating you like family, showing you our favorite places, and ensuring that you have the experience of a lifetime in the amazing and beautiful Galapagos!
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  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Avenida Charles Darwin S/N, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 99 465 5018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose Galapagos AlterNATIVE because it was a local organization with good reviews. By email, using a survey and back and forth discussions, they helped us decide on the best tours and activities for us, within our budget. We only had a week, and decided...More

2  Thank rjte4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely first class land-based service that arranges for any or all of your stay. A must for the islands. As seasoned world travelers, we were initially skeptical of the offer, but realized quickly how valuable, comprehensive, convenient this group is. Good guides, excellent local knowledge...More

1  Thank Try007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I could not have had a better experience with Galapagos Alternative- the booking process was extremely smooth with them listening to my every want and need, answering any and all questions, and creating the perfect personalized itinerary for our group. They answered all e-mails in...More

1  Thank Lily R
Reviewed 7 January 2018

It was my second trip to the Galapagos islands and once again I decided to go with Galapagos Adventure after enjoying their perfect arrangements the year before. I can only confirm my former review: The service before and during the trip was excellent, everything was...More

1  Thank marceschenbach
Reviewed 28 December 2017

My husband and I do a great deal of traveling and rarely use tour companies as we like to schedule activities ourselves. This was a very pleasant experience with GA. Hotels were nice, activities were well organized and safe, food was great. Scenery of course...More

1  Thank beccaTS
Reviewed 23 December 2017

We were very happy with the excellent customer service provided by Galapagos Alternative. I provided Maria with the islands we wanted to see during our 11 days Island Hopping, types of activities/ hotels and she booked everything for us. On each island we were in...More

Thank Ursula I
Reviewed 20 December 2017

They were awesome to work with - i provided Maria with the islands i wanted to see, types of activities, etc and she booked EVERYthing for us (hotels, reservations, transport, etc). She met us when we got to Santa Cruz, gave us a detailed overview...More

1  Thank Ssagar7
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Short trip but they picked great places. María was there every evening to tell us what we are going to do next day. Galapagos alternative treats you like vip everyday. Luckily for us we went there in November so the sun was not so bad...More

Thank Krzysztof D
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We were very happy with the excellent customer service provided by Galapagos Alternative. From our initial planning with Maria who was very patient with multiple questions through the VIP treatment provided throughout our week of "Island Hopping". Every detail was managed without a snag. We...More

Thank Terri W
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

My mom, sister and I recently came back from our week long visit to the Galapagos Islands. Galapagos Alternative did an excellent job is organizing this trip. This was truly VIP treatment from start to finish. Someone met us at the airport and we waited...More

Thank Elisa C
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emily b
7 February 2017|
Response from jilapagos | Property representative |
The best way to contact us is through our website or email us directly.
3 February 2017|
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Response from aj0reilly |
Thanks Jill, my husband is already in dialogue with Leone.
Henrik B
29 June 2016|
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Response from jilapagos | Property representative |
Thanks Sean! Yes we are happy to help. We recently had problems with our email but it is back up now. Info at galapagosalternative . com is the best way to get started with us for an itinerary catered to your travel style.