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Galapagos Islands Stories & Articles

Experience what it’s like to swim with playful sea lions, cruise by blue-footed boobies and come face to face with giant tortoises in the Galapagos. Discover the wildlife encounters of Nat Hab travelers and staff in these awe-inspiring accounts of island adventures. The links below open each article in a new tab.
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Reconnecting with the Natural World
in the Galapagos

Reconnecting with the Natural World
in the Galapagos

—By Camie Kirkevold
It was time to experience the natural wonders of the Galapagos Islands, to give my mind the opportunity...
Galapagos Rainbow

Galapagos Rainbow

—By Chris Kassar
I felt like a small child, in awe of everything I encountered, especially the endless array of colors delivered by these magical islands... 
Galapagos Through My Daughter’s Eyes

Galapagos Through My Daughter’s Eyes

—By Rick Guthke
Never did I predict that my zest for exploration abroad would be redoubled with the chance to take my eldest daughter on her first family adventure...
Tune In: A Galapagos Binge

Tune In: A Galapagos Binge

—By Jennie Lay 
Plunked on a remote string of volcanoes and surrounded by some of the planet’s most animated and eye-catching animals, it’s hard not to reassess...
Being Present and Finding Peace
in the Galapagos Islands

Being Present and Finding Peace
in the Galapagos Islands

—Suzanne Kiser 
During my first Galapagos Islands tour, I found myself blown away by the captivating natural beauty...
Galapagos: A Land Without Time

Galapagos: A Land Without Time

—By Anne Avellana
During the next week, our main companions on the islands would be iguanas, frigatebirds, giant tortoises and sea lions. "Do blue-footed boobies care what...
Traveler Story: A Galapagos Sistercation

Traveler Story: A Galapagos Sistercation

—By J. Justice
We decided to take a dream “sistercation” to the Galapagos Islands with Nat Hab, as we love wildlife, nature and outdoor adventures...
The Magic of the Galapagos Islands

The Magic of the Galapagos Islands

—By Lauren Deeley
Have you ever had a moment where you have to pinch yourself because you don’t quite believe that this experience is really happening to you? If not...
Top Apps to Download Before
Your Galapagos Tour

Top Apps to Download Before
Your Galapagos Tour

—By Jess Signet
Here's a list of several useful apps you'll want to check out before and during your Galapagos adventure.
Traveler Story: Galapagos Hiking &
Kayaking Adventure

Traveler Story: Galapagos Hiking &
Kayaking Adventure

—By D. Fischer
The Galapagos Islands, or “Enchanted Isles,” are, indeed, enchanted. Magical, mystical, magnificent...
Galapagos—A Natural History
Classroom for All Ages

Galapagos—A Natural History
Classroom for All Ages

—By Olaf Malver
The whole family was already out of their berths at the rapid rise of the equatorial sun and their...
A Rare Moment with Galapagos Sea Turtles

A Rare Moment with Galapagos Sea Turtles

—By Emily Kleinburd
The Galapagos Islands are filled with magic, and everywhere you turn there is something new and interesting to marvel upon. Whether it’s watching...
Five Astounding Animal Adaptations in the Galapagos Islands

Five Astounding Animal Adaptations in the Galapagos Islands

—By Matt Kareus
Pretty much everyone knows by now that the strange creatures Charles Darwin encountered in the...
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