About The Galapagos Islands

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Learn About The Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos archipelago is made up of 18 main islands, 3 smaller islands and 107 rocks or mini islands, and is located in the Pacific Ocean, about 1000km from the west coast of Ecuador with a population density of approximately 25,000 inhabitants.
Due to its unique flora and fauna, the Galapagos Islands are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with about 97% of the Galapagos Islands and 99% of the surrounding waters (within the exclusive economic active zone) being strictly protected.

The Galapagos Islands are a fascinating place! Learn more about the best times to visit the Galapagos  and the islands amazing flora and fauna.

On our geography page, learn where the Galapagos are located.

The Islands have an exciting history. You can also learn about the unique geology of the Islands.

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Visit the Galapagos Islands

Do you want to visit the Galapagos? Check out all the ways to vacation in the Galapagos. Here are some of the unique Galapagos animals that you can expect to see.

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