Eruptions on Fernandina Island Eruptions on Fernandina Island

Galapagos volcanic activity

Recent guests on Galapagos Island cruises have been treated to a volcanic eruption on one side of Fernandina Island.


World Journeys says volcanic activity is common in the Galapagos, and rather than disrupting a cruise, it can add to the experience. Reports from World Journeys’ operator say guests witnessed beautiful sunset colours, with molten lava reflected in low-lying clouds, and at night watched rivers of lava coming down the side of the volcanoes. Agents should be assured guests will still enjoy a spectacular cruise, even if their usual route is altered slightly. For Galapagos cruise options go to

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