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Address: Ave. Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora 4569, Ecuador
Phone Number: 593-4-2 886085

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Trip to Quito, Ecuador and the Galápagos Islands.

My mom, sister and I just returned from a week-long trip to paradise! We used Veronica and Columbus travels and could not have asked for a better trip! The person (I do wish I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2013
Jennifer C
Woodstock, Georgia, United States
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Woodstock, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

My mom, sister and I just returned from a week-long trip to paradise! We used Veronica and Columbus travels and could not have asked for a better trip! The person (I do wish I could remember his name in order to give him a shout-out) who met us at the airport to get us to our hotel were nice, professional,... More 

1 Thank Jennifer C
Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Just returned from 4 week tour of Ecuador, Matchu Pichu,& Galapagos Is. arranged by Columbus Travel in Quito. Everything was excellent. We highly recommend this company & sales rep Vero.

Thank hamidm
Boynton Beach, Florida
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

We just returned from a fantastic 9 day trip to the Galapagos,Ecuador. The Celebrity Expedition is a 5 star way to explore the most magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. Giant tortoises, iguanas, sea lions , birds and the fabulous Blue-footed Boobies. The professionalism of the Naturalist Guides, zodiac drivers and the entire Celebrity crew allows me to rate this... More 

3 Thank doc1365
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Imagine snorkeling with sharks, Humboldt penguins, sea lions, sea tortoises and thousands of fish. Imagine walking along side a huge land tortoise. Imagine visiting Darwin's Institute and learning about its successful process for saving the land tortoise and the land iguanas from extinction . We did all of this and more on our cruise with National Geographic/Linblad. We saw frigates... More 

2 Thank Judyness
Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2011

Although the islands are available year round, May is a particularly great month to visit for several reasons. First, The Magnificent frigate bird mates during this time as does the Nasca Booby. And these birds are only seen on Isla Genovesa, a must see island. The land iguana, also rare, is best seen on this island. The Wavey Albatross is... More 

7 Thank TalakeSea
Appleton, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2011

We spent one day diving with Sub Aqua during a wonderful, week long Galapagos trip. We were very dissatisfied with the lack of professionalism and disorganization that we experienced with Sub Aqua. We needed rental equipment and were fitted for a wetsuit and BCD prior to leaving, but all other equipment (fins, mask, weight belt) was hurriedly distributed with litte... More 

7 Thank randainwis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2011

Diving in the Galapagos is unbelieveably beautiful. My 2 brothers and I have been on over 7000 dives and this is the best. We saw pegnuins, sharks, turtles, Sea lions, etc. Sub Aqua could not have been more helpful. They set up all the equipment and did a great job poiniting out tthings. They knew the hidinng places of the... More 

2 Thank eyemdatlanta
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2011

On this Christmas I wanted to do something different. I planned a trip with my friends. We all decided to celebrate this Christmas on a Cruise. We have searched on internet and after exploring various places, we finalized the Galapagos tour. I have gone through various websites which were offering Galapagos tour packages and also read many reviews. I need... More 

3 Thank Wendyfiallos
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2011

I dove with “Galapagos Sub-Aqua” in Feb. 2011. They had a decent boat and good crew.

Thank jysel2011
Hallandale Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2011

The Galapagos Islands contain some of the world's most beautiful island formations and fascinating species of animals. My wife and I had a most enjoyable learning experience from the extremely knowledgable naturalist guides on the Galapagos Legend cruise boat. I want to give high praise to Columbus Travel and the extremely efficient and excellent service we received from their sales... More 

5 Thank Worldtraveler34275

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