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 Archipielago

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

 

Wildlife:

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 Hawks

Flamingos

Frigatebirds

Masked Boobies

Galapagos Mockingbirds

Darwin’s Finches

Flightless Cormorants

Galapagos Land Iguanas

Marine Iguanas

Galapagos Penguins

Galapagos Sea Turtles

Galapagos Tortoises

Lava Lizards

Sea Lions

Fur Seals

Blue-Footed Boobies

Waved Albatross

Golden rays and a variety of other rays

White Tipped Reef Sharks

Tiger Sharks

Hammerhead Sharks

Whale Sharks

Seahorses

Sally Lightfoot Crabs