Galapagos National Park

You will be visiting a Natural Heritage Site, therefore you must follow the rules imposed by the controlling authorities such as the Galapagos National Park. During your visits the naturalist guides will emphasize these regulations: Do not remove animals, plants, rocks or their remains (including shells, bones, and pieces of wood) from the islands. Be [...]

When you arrive in the Galapagos Islands, you are required to pay a National Park Entrance Fee. For the average visitor (adult, non-Ecuadorian) the cost is USD$100. This is one of two fees that you’ll pay to enter the Galapagos. The other fee and document that you’ll need is issued by the Consejo de Gobierno [...]

Juan Fernando Arizaga, discusses the risks to the Galapagos Islands through imported products. http://www.youtube.com/v/gIfjz6sUEIs?version=3&hl=en_US 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 as a Tour Leader. He has traveled extensively with Galapagos Naturalist Guides and [...]

The Galapagos Islands are one of the most unique places on the planet. Here’s why: What are the Galapagos Islands? The Galapagos Islands are an archipelago almost 1000 kilometers (more than 500 miles) off the Pacific coast of South America, and belong to Ecuador. The Galapagos Islands are: a Province of Ecuador a National Park [...]

The Galapagos Islands are a World Heritage Site and a National Park.  The government requires most of the tours to various locations on and around the Islands to be led by a Naturalist Guide. f The Naturist Guides help visitors understand why the Galapagos Islands are so unique and why conservation and preservation is so [...]