Galápagos Travel Info

All of our blog posts about traveling to and visiting the Galapagos islands.

ocean sunset viewed from sandy beach with lava rock and galapagos cruise boats

Galapagos Trip Costs

Planning a trip to Galapagos can be overwhelming and the prices may seem out of range for many travelers. In this post, we help you break down the costs of a Galapagos vacation. Note that the prices outlined below are the average across an entire calendar year and do not include international flights. There are …

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Galapagos Packing List

This is our comprehensive list of things to bring on your Galapagos vacation. It includes tried and true brands that we have used for years as well as some of our Galapagos Surf Discovery apparel. Everything you may need should fit in one carry-on and one checked suitcase. Important documents for travel to Galapagos Clothing …

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Galapagos finch on orange flower

Galápagos National Park Rules

The following information is courtesy of the Galápagos Conservancy, a U.S.-based non-profit dedicated exclusively to the protection and restoration of the Galápagos Islands. When visiting the Galapagos Islands, a National Park and World Heritage Site, all visitors are expected to act responsibly and to treat the environment with respect. Below are 14 rules of the …

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Galapagos sea turtle feeding on algae

Best time to visit Galapagos: weather and seasons

Probably the most frequently asked question when planning a Galapagos vacation is: WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT? The short answer is that there is no “best” or “worst” time for Galapagos travel. The islands are a fabulous year-round destination, and Galapagos weather is pleasant throughout the year. There are no extremes here, no …

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