The Voyage of a Lifetime!

Join James Randi, "Bad Astronomer" Phil Plait, and other special guests aboard this once in a lifetime voyage of discovery.

10 Nights to Galapagos, Departing from Quito, Ecuador August 8-18, 2008 Aboard JREF-Chartered Xpedition

Once you arrive in Ecuador, you'll tour Quito, and then board the state-of-the-art Xpedition, one of the most advanced vessels afloat. On board, everything is included, from cocktails to gratuities. Several naturalists are on board to guide you in your daily activiites on that day's island, and you choose your own level of exertion. Hike, snorkel, swim.. it's your day.. make of it what you will.


Celebrity's unique high-tech Xpedition, the most state-of-the art vessel allowed to call on Galapagos. Cruise aboard this JREF-only voyage and you'll experience a sense of intimacy that can only be achieved aboard a smaller ship. And yet, Celebrity Xpedition is filled with touches that are luxuriously familiar. More


Start with a tour of historic Quito, and then island hop for a full week, seeing 13 different locations in the Galapagos on land and sea.

Galapagos Video


philplait  James Randi and Phil Plait will join you for intimate conversation, meals, and excursions. More


We have a full schedule of exciting activities planned. Everything from on the ship get togethers to the actual visits to the islands. Click HERE for the full schedule

Exclusive to the amaz!ng adventure:

  • JREF chartered vessel. Everyone on board will be "one of us."
  • Lectures, activities and gatherings on board.
  • Round-Robin dining gives you a chance to dine with Randi or other guests each night.
  • All naturalist led excursions included.
  • All cabin and dining tips, government fees, taxes, and onboard bar drinks included!
  • Casual social time with speakers and other travellers.
  • Airfare from Quito Ecuador to Baltra, Galapagos included.