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Posts Tagged: "galapagos"

SwimTrek’s top 5 tips for travelling in Ecuador

Ecuador is home to many beautiful natural sights, including our wonderful Galapagos Islands tour. If you’re looking to extend your time in this charming country on the equator (the name gives it away really!), check out our top 5 travel tips. Find your Ecuador Quito There are so many different...

Guest Photo of the Month - February 2019

February has seen more of of winter sun trips running which means we're taking more wonderful guests on unforgettable trips! This month is a Galapagos special as we've been receiving plenty of photos from our guests in Ecuador who have been spoilt with varied marine life, stunning weather...

Guides Photo of the Month - February 2019

Spring is just around the corner and with it comes more of our exciting trips running! In the meantime, we're celebrating the beauty of our current winter sun trips, and the results of month's guide photo of the month competition show these are destinations certainly not to be missed out...

A Trip of a lifetime, Virginia’s Galapagos Diaries

_Long time SwimTrekker Virginia has swam with us from the Mediterranean to the Middle East and is a self-confessed SwimTrek super fan! Read on for her incredible account of her recent Galapagos adventure… _ Six years to the day since I embarked upon my very first Swim Trek trip, I found myself...

Photo of the Month - April 2018

Spring is just around the corner but things are already hotting up on our most recent SwimTrek trips! Our favourite picks for this month are below. First place We love this incredible shot of guests enjoying the waters of the Galapagos Islands! Second place Our videographer Jess captured guide...

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

The Galapagos Island Join us on a once-in-a-lifetime swimming holiday in one of the most breathtaking locations on the planet: the Galapagos Islands! Lying on either side of the equator in the Pacific Ocean, this vast volcanic archipelago is home to an abundance of plant and animal species not...

Life in and out the waters of the Galápagos

If the lure of the water and the golden beaches isn’t enough to get you to the Galápagos, then maybe I can convince you with the insane wildlife it has to offer. With and abundance of land and sea creatures the Galápagos is a never ending treat for us nature lovers. Galapagos Fur Seal Let’s...

The Galapagos gives, and it’s non-stop giving.

As a lifetime open water devotee, I was intrigued when I stumbled on a advertisement for a SwimTrek holiday back in the early 2000’s. It seemed like such a fantastic idea. I had been on many self-supported bicycle tours, open water events, and competed in local triathlons, but what I really liked...

Photo of the Month- March 2017

March 2017 Winner! The winner of March's photo of the month is Chris Jordinson! He submitted some incredible entries but this photo stood out the most. The Galapagos seal is diving into the water as Chris takes the photo, such great timing. Second Place Our guest Devon Peavoy took this...

Final Swim. A cracker- Fran in the Galapagos

All good things come to an end. Well I guess that’s true as SwimTrek finishes today. Would it be the sensational last day we hope for? You betcha! Everyone was very chatty on the walk to the port. Last day brings an extra energy even though some have picked up coughs and colds! Into the water...