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Galapagos Unbound - ROW Day Tours and Adventures

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Address: Lugo Centre N24-255, Ecuador
Phone Number: 866.836.9335
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Description: A land based program where you can swim with sea lion pups, bathe with...
A land based program where you can swim with sea lion pups, bathe with Blue Footed Boobies, walk near nesting sea tortoises, camp on island beaches, sea kayak to Leon Dormido and eat lunch on a volcano!
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Excellent outfit, a very knowledgeable and passionate guide. My daughter is a vegetarian and at every occasion the outfit took care of her without issues. Always a good... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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New York, NY
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Excellent outfit, a very knowledgeable and passionate guide. My daughter is a vegetarian and at every occasion the outfit took care of her without issues. Always a good option was made available for her. The organization, from the moment we landed to the time we got on the plane to come back was immaculate. The amount of activities were just... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

ROW Adventures is the ONLY way to really see the Galapagos Islands. They have access to hidden coves, private beaches, and you are in very capable, knowledgeable hands at all times. The food is amazing, the guides are fun and incredibly helpful, and the whole trip was perfect. There were 12 in our group which was a great size too.... More 

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Peter G, Manager at Galapagos Unbound - ROW Day Tours and Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent trip to the Galapagos with us! I am glad to hear you enjoyed the experience, as well as our guides. We really appreciate you adventuring with us, and hope you'll join us again sometime! Cheers! More 

Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The Galapagos have been at the top of my bucket list for a number of years, and so I had very high expectations for this trip. ROW's Galapagos Unbound exceeded my expectations. I chose this trip mainly because it was the only land-based tour I came across - I really didn't want to experience the Islands from a cruise ship.... More 

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Peter G, Owner at Galapagos Unbound - ROW Day Tours and Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review. It is great to hear you enjoyed the experience! Such incredible wildlife and activities on the islands. Hope you'll join us again sometime! More 

Calgary, Canada
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The leadup to the trip was a bit of a mess with inaccurate and misleading information from the ROW representative in the US. However once we were on the islands the trip was excellent. The guide Edwin Perez was outstanding and worked very hard to keep everything running smoothly which was difficult due to weather issues. Saw a lot of... More 

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Peter G, Manager at Galapagos Unbound - ROW Day Tours and Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for writing a review of your recent trip with us to the Galapagos. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your trip to this incredible place! But I am sorry that our representative mislead you in some things leading up to your trip. If you would like, please send us an email with more details so we can address this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Incredible trip. Well led by ROW guide. Great small group of 11 clients. All permits, reservations, inter-island and intra-island transport was handled well.

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Peter G, Owner at Galapagos Unbound - ROW Day Tours and Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review! Glad to hear you enjoyed the experience. The Galapagos Islands are an incredible! More 

Houston, Texas
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76 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

My husband and I rarely travel with a tour group. ROW Adventures did a good job organizing activities considering that park officials cancelled our first two nights of beach camping and all water activities for the first couple days of our trip. Our overall guide, Edwin Perez was excellent. The local Galapagos guides were OK; they should have all been... More 

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Peter G, Manager at Galapagos Unbound - ROW Day Tours and Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. It is unfortunate that your beach camping and water activities were cancelled for the first few days, but glad to hear you still got to see the wildlife and other great attractions of the area! Cheers. More 

Gainesville, Florida
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Everything about this trip was wonderful, even the bugs on the camping beach!! ROW did a great job on planning every detail. Our guide, Henry was knowledgable and personable. I don't know which part of the trip was best - campaign, snorkeling, kayaking, hiking, food, hotels - all were amazing. We went onto Peru after Galapagos Unbound with ROW and... More 

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Peter G, Owner at Galapagos Unbound - ROW Day Tours and Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for writing a review of your Galapagos trip with us! It's great to hear you all enjoyed the experience, and even got to visit Peru after. I hope you can join us again sometime! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Having traveled with ROW before on the Salmon River in Idaho, we knew they were the ones to trust with our visit to the Galapagos. We wanted to steer clear of the large cruises and do something a bit more adventurous. The itinerary crafted by ROW and the local staff they hired to guide us through every experience were absolutely... More 

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Peter G, Owner at Galapagos Unbound - ROW Day Tours and Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review! I am so glad to hear how much you enjoyed the trip with your entire family. What a special experience to share with the whole crew. And thanks for including the pics. Looking forward to having you join us again in the future. Cheers! More 

Portland, Oregon
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This was one of the best trips I have been on. Relaxing, yet full of adventure. Day after day of amazing moments - my favorites were walking among the land Tortoises and swimming with the sea turtles. So many opportunities to snorkel seeing new things every time. All the wildlife was up close and personal and made the whole trip... More 

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Peter G, Manager at Galapagos Unbound - ROW Day Tours and Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write this review! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the experience. The Galapagos are such an amazing place, and the wildlife is truly incredible. As you said, the land-based tour really does give you more time to explore! I hope you'll join us again sometime! More 

New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This was a most enjoyable adventure trip. The logistics (and there was much that needed to be planned) worked like a clock. The guide Andres was one of the best compared to the other travel we have done. The accommodations and the food were very good as well. ROW guides attention to detail and specific needs and wishes of everyone... More 

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Peter G, Owner at Galapagos Unbound - ROW Day Tours and Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you taking the time to write a review of your trip to the Galapagos! It wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your trip. The Galapagos are an amazing place, and it's important that you are happy with your experience. I hope you'll join us on another adventure in the future. Cheers! More 

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