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Sierra Negra Volcano Erupted in Isabela Island

On June 26, 2018, the largest volcano in the Galapagos Islands and one of the most active volcanoes in the world began to erupt. Volcano Sierra Negra is located at Isabela Island, which is the biggest island of the archipelago. According to the Ministry of Environment of Ecuador and the Galapagos National Park Authority, approximately […]

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Traveling to Galapagos with Kids

Traveling to Galapagos with kids is not just a once in a lifetime adventure, it’s an education for the entire family wherein nature becomes the classroom. There is so much to see, so many family-friendly places to go, and a fantastic range of family activities to enjoy in the Galapagos Islands. Children of all ages […]

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How to Pick the Best Galapagos Cruise

One of the most common questions that our passengers ask, and one that is difficult for us to answer is “which is the best Galapagos Cruise?” That’s because the answer depends on the travelers´ interests, budget, and availability. With approximately 100 vessels sailing along the Galapagos archipelago, the categories of Galapagos boats are quite diverse. […]

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Floreana Island

The origin of the Galapagos History Floreana Island has, arguably, the most interesting human history of all of the Galapagos Islands. Interesting enough Floreana was the home for the first post office in 1793 and the first resident of the Galapagos in 1807 and the first to be colonized by Ecuadorians in 1832, which did […]

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Isabela Island

The Galapagos treasure One of the younger islands, Isabela Island was formed by the joining of six shield volcanoes — from north to south — Ecuador, Wolf, Darwin, Alcedo, Sierra Negra, and Cerro Azul. All of the volcanoes except Ecuador are still active, but not directly dangerous to humans. Eruptions have been recorded in the […]

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San Cristóbal Island

The snorkeling paradise San Cristóbal is the fifth largest island of the Galapagos. It is comprised of four fused volcanoes, all extinct. It is home to many government offices, an Ecuadorian Navy facility, and an airport. There are approximately 5,400 residents, making it home to the second largest human population in Galapagos, after Santa Cruz. […]

Bartolome Island

Bartolome Island

The land of contrasts Bartolome is probably the most visited and most photographed island. Visitors have access to two sites: one that involves a hike to an incredible viewpoint and the other at the beach where snorkeling and swimming is enjoyed. Bartolomé Island was named after Sir Bartholomew James Sulivan, Charles Darwin’s who served as […]

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Fernandina Island

The land of endemic wildlife Fernandina Island first appeared in 1684. Its Spanish name, Fernandina, was given to honor King Fernando of Spain, who sponsored Christopher Columbus’ trip. The island is most famous for its continuing series of volcanic eruptions who have been witnessed by its early visitors. The most famous of these is the […]

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Española Island

The land of albatrosses Large amount of endemic species inhabite the island such as: the Española mockingbird, the Española lava lizard, and the waved albatross, to name a few make the island one of the most specials. The Española giant tortoise species was rescued from extinction and is now one of Galapagos’ greatest conservation success […]