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Let the Land that Inspired DARWIN Inspire YOU

CFI Travel Club—Galápagos Expedition

Join the CFI Travel Club on
an expedition to The


June 20-30, 2014

Straddling the equator at the confluence of three ocean currents lies one of the greatest living museums on Earth: the Galápagos Archipelago. Once an outpost for whalers and a hideout for buccaneers, the Galápagos Islands are still an icon of adventure, but now the treasure is scientific—and the passage is vastly improved!

When Charles Darwin set foot here in 1835, he had no idea how important the island wildlife would be to his understanding of all life, but his observations here were a key inspiration for his theory of evolution.

This is your chance of a lifetime to observe what he observed, to experience the abundance of Galápagos wildlife, and to learn from nature’s living laboratory, all while enjoying the company of like-minded people!

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Evolution Showcase

Every day you’ll come face to face with the extraordinary animals that inspired Darwin’s Greatest Idea. Imagine your very own close encounters with the famous Galápagos giant tortoises, blue-footed boobies, terrestrial and marine iguanas, penguins, finches, sea lions, fur seals, frigate birds, albatrosses, cormorants, flamingos, dolphins, rays, and sea turtles!

Daily Discoveries

On our expedition, you will experience:

  • Treks and Zodiac outings with top-rated naturalists to the many islands of the Galápagos Archipelago, including Daphne, Española, Bartolomé, Santa Cruz, San Cristóbal, and others;
  • Incredible landscapes and geologic marvels, from white sandy beaches and moon-like lava fields to mile-high volcanos and lush highland forests;
  • Swimming and snorkeling in the world’s second-largest marine reserve;
  • Quito, Ecuador, with a two-night pre-cruise and a one-night post-cruise stay, including guided tours of the capital city;
  • and much, much more!
Ronald Lindsay

“Please join me and our special guests for an unsurpassed adventure—one that will be both intellectually rich and awe-inspiring.”

Ronald A. Lindsay
Center for Inquiry President & CEO

R. Elisabeth Cornwell, Lawrence Krauss, and Harry Kroto

Special Guests

R. Elisabeth Cornwell · Evolutionary Psychologist

Lawrence Krauss · Renowned Physicist · Director, Arizona State University’s Origins Project

Sir Harold Kroto · Nobel Prize-winning Chemist · Professor, Florida State University

There never was a finer chance for a person of zeal and spirit! An offer has been made to me to recommend a proper person to go out as a naturalist with this expedition… I believe that person is You. You will be treated with every consideration… This is a rare opportunity and it would be a great misfortune if it was lost

make your reservation today!