Active, Authentic & Sustainable Travel In South America

Handcrafted Galapagos Islands Adventures

Handcrafted Galapagos Islands Adventures

WHO WE ARE

  • Award-winning Galapagos specialists
  • Same or better pricing as when booking directly with cruise
  • Truly customized, private trips
  • Family-owned, boutique company
  • Knowledgeable, fun, local guides
  • Stress-free travel experiences

WHY KNOWMAD

Knowmad offers door-to-door trip planning; we help you navigate the different boat options, itineraries, and seasonal differences, coordinating Galapagos and mainland Ecuador travel for a holistic, seamless and safe experience, all at a guaranteed best value.

  • 98% traveler satisfaction rate
  • We listen, we care, we deliver

GALAPAGOS islands

  • Wildlife like nowhere else in the world
  • Best small-ship expedition style cruises
  • Unique, privately guided Galapagos adventures (land or ship based)
  • Carefully crafted itineraries
  • Ideal year-round destination
Renee Davies - Knowmad Adventures

Talk To Someone Who Has Been There! Renee fell in love with the surreal wildlife, extreme landscapes, timeless traditions, and warm people that make Galapagos and Ecuador so special during her many travels there. She and the award-winning Knowmad team have nuanced knowledge of the most reputable and well-run Galapagos cruises and land-based experiences.

 

A passionate animal lover, Renee loves creating each traveler’s ideal Galapagos adventure – call 612-315-2894 ext 105 or email renee@knowmadadventures.com.

What’s the Right Cruise for Me?

Find the best cruise for your personal travel style, wish list and dates by planning your experience with Galapagos experts at Knowmad Adventures, winner of Travel + Leisure’s A-List and Condé Nast Traveler Experience Makers awards. Our team has personally inspected or cruised on all the boats we work with.

Below are just a few of our favorite luxury Galapagos cruises. To check availability and get information on pricing, itineraries, dates and possible deals, call a Knowmad Galapagos trip specialist at 612-315-2894 or email travel@knowmadadventures.com.

Custom Galapagos Islands Trip Luxury 16-Passenger Catamarans – Ocean Spray, Cormorant & Petrel Sister Ships Luxurious cabins all with private balconies
Galapagos Islands Custom Trips Luxury 16-Passenger Yacht – Natural Paradise One of the newest luxury boats, spacious suite great for groups of three
Galapagos Islands Custom Travel Luxury 48-Passenger – La Pinta Upscale, larger ship with amenities like a glass bottom boat and gourmet cuisine

 

Press Knowmad Adventures

Don’t Take Our Word For It!

“Customized travel to areas off the beaten path.”

– Condé Nast Traveler

Don’t Take Our Word For It!

“Thanks again for everything. We really were blown away by the trip, everyday better than the next and I’m not one of those guys to just say that.”

– Daniel, Marietta, GA | Custom Peru Trip
Press Knowmad Adventures

Don't Take Our Word For It

“Expertly-curated insider tours to South America”

- Travel + Leisure

Don't Take Our Word For It

“The trip well exceeded my expectations in every way. I tell everyone who asks my opinion to be sure to put Ecuador on their travel list–and, of course, to contact Knowmad for seamless arrangements. Thanks again for all of your attention to detail. We had the best time.”

– Mary, West Salem, WI | Custom Ecuador Trip

Don't Take Our Word For It

“Quite simply the best trip we’ve ever taken. Destinations astounded, logistics and planning flawless, and your intimate knowledge and relationships made for a trip that was personal every inch of the way.”

- Deanna and Rachel, Santa Barbara, CA | Custom Chile Trip
  • Travel + Leisure A-List Top Trip Specialist 2013 - 2020
  • Condé Nast Traveler Experience Makers Award 2015 - 2020
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    “Customized travel to areas off the beaten path.”

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    “Thanks again for everything. We really were blown away by the trip, everyday better than the next and I’m not one of those guys to just say that.”

    – Daniel, Marietta, GA
  • Press Knowmad Adventures

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    “Expertly-curated insider tours to South America”

    - Travel + Leisure
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    “The trip well exceeded my expectations in every way. I tell everyone who asks my opinion to be sure to put Ecuador on their travel list–and, of course, to contact Knowmad for seamless arrangements. Thanks again for all of your attention to detail. We had the best time.”

    – Mary, West Salem, WI
  • REVIEWS

    ico-star ico-star ico-star ico-star ico-star

    “Quite simply the best trip we’ve ever taken. Destinations astounded, logistics and planning flawless, and your intimate knowledge and relationships made for a trip that was personal every inch of the way.”

    - Deanna and Rachel, Santa Barbara, CA