Know Before You Go
Galapagos Wildlife Seasonality
Plants of the Galapagos Islands
When to Go to the Galapagos
Galapagos Wildlife Trivia
Conservation & Community
A Closer Look at Our Private Tortoise Camp
How to Avoid Seasickness in the Galapagos
Weather & Climate
Galapagos Species That Are Back from the Brink
New initiatives in the Galapagos are seeking to rediscover and reintroduce species lost to climate change and human activity like the Fernandina giant tortoise that was found after 113 years of ‘extinction.’
I felt like a small child, in awe of everything I encountered, especially the endless array of colors delivered by these magical islands...
Top Apps to Download Before Your Galapagos Adventure
Here's a list of several useful apps you'll want to check out before and during your Galapagos adventure.
When to see Baby Animals in the Galapagos
According to our expert guides, mating occurs year-round. Different species inhabiting different islands mate at different periods throughout the year. This means that any time you book your trip, you will likely have the good fortune of witnessing mating rituals or seeing baby animals.
Why the Galapagos Is My Happy Place
This special place in the Pacific Ocean with coordinates around 0°0°0° beamed with a flourishing ecosystem, delighted my soul in a profoundly epic way and reminded me what is possible if we make choices that protect these wild places on our beautiful planet. To quote Charles Darwin, “The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.”
Tune In: A Galapagos Binge
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...
Galapagos Coral Reef Discovered
Deep beneath the waters of the Galapagos Marine Reserve and atop a submerged volcano, an ancient coral reef was just discovered by an international group of scientists. It’s the first to be documented inside the protected area since it was established in 1998. Stretching out for several miles, the reef supports a breathtaking mix of marine life.
Five Fun Facts About Blue-Footed Boobies
The most famous bird of the Galapagos is the blue-footed booby. While they are not endemic to the islands, about 50 percent of the world’s breeding pairs live here. These birds’ bright blue feet and sleek brown feathers are sure to make an appearance on any Galapagos itinerary. Keep reading to learn more about these iconic birds!
Sustainable Farm Contributes to Galapagos Giant Tortoise Conservation
Roberto Plaza is the owner of Montemar, a sustainable farm on Santa Cruz Island. Proceeds from purchased Arabic coffee grown on the land fund the restoration of tortoise ecosystems, as the area serves as an important migration route for these rare creatures as they move from the highlands to the coastal lowlands to lay their eggs.
Safeguarding Migration Routes from Ecuador to Costa Rica with the Creation of the Hermandad Marine Reserve
Recognizing that the long-term coexistence of humanity and wildlife requires a sustainable balance, Ecuador's President announced the creation of the Hermandad Marine Reserve, a migratory superhighway that connects the Galapagos Marine Reserve to protected Costa Rican waters.
The Mystery of Charles Darwin’s Missing Manuscripts Has Been Solved!
Discover the contents of Darwin's missing notebooks, including his famous ‘Tree of Life’ illustration from 1837!