Galapagos Dining

Ever wanted to venture off the beaten path? How about way, way off the beaten path? Feeling adventurous one afternoon during my Galapagos vacation in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, I went to the municipal fruit and vegetable market, or mercado municipal. At this market, vendors sell piles of fruit, vegetables, raw meats, fish, eggs to the locals. Other vendors [...]

This is a guest post by Monica Paez, Operations Manager. On August 10th the Galapagos National Park authorized the beginning of the lobster season for this year.  Normally the lobster season goes from September through December, but considering the sea cucumber season will not be allowed this year, they extended the lobster season a little bit [...]

This is a transcript of the video interview below with Juan Fernando about a couple of favorite foods in the Galapagos Islands. Our restaurant on Floreana Island belongs to a family that was actually the first Ecuadorian family to arrive on Floreana Island. They are the Cruz family and they have very special cuisine, homemade cuisine. Their specialty is [...]

Juan Fernando Arizaga discusses the types of seafood available in the Galapagos Islands and the allowable fishing methods. Please note: Juan Fernando Arizaga works as the Sales & Diving Coordinator. In this video, he speaks from his own experience and training. Juan has lived and worked in the Galapagos. He has traveled extensively with Galapagos Naturalist Guides [...]