The Galapagos Islands are located 1000 km from the Ecuadorian mainland directly on the equator. The archipelago is made up of 13 major islands, 5 of which are inhabited, and countless smaller islands and islets.
The Islands were formed by volcanic eruptions and some, Fernandina and Isabela, are still active. Due to their strange and arid landscapes, the Islands sustain hardy flora and fauna that have adapted to the harsh conditions and varying significantly from island to island.
The unique biodiversity and the pristine colorful waters make the Galapagos Islands a paradise waiting to be explored by you.
The 13 Major Islands:
Santa Cruz (inhabited), San Cristobal (inhabited), Isabela (inhabited), Floreana (inhabited), Rabida, Bartolome, Santa Fe, North and South Seymour, Baltra, Española, Fernandina, Genovesa
The Galapagos Islands boasts an array of wildlife. Explore the Islands and encounter fearless animals up close and personal. Submerge beneath the water snorkeling or scuba diving and discover another world.
What you may encounter in the Galapagos Islands:
Galapagos Land Iguanas
Galapagos Sea Turtles
Golden rays and a variety of other rays
White Tipped Reef Sharks
Sally Lightfoot Crabs