Galapagos Islands
Galapagos Iguana

Galapagos In Danger

Galapagos Conservancy joins with the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF) in support of the UNESCO decision to inscribe Galapagos as a World Heritage Site in danger. more>

Galapagos Giant Tortoise

Giant tortoise can weigh over 300 kilograms (660 lb) and measure 1.2 meters (3.9 ft) long. Although the maximum life expectancy of a wild tortoise is unknown, the average life expectancy is estimated more>

Galapagos Marine Iguana

Marine iguana is found only on the Galapagos Islands, but has spread to all the islands in the archipelago, and is sometimes called the "Galapagos marine iguana". more>
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Galapagos Islands - Explore the Pristine and Untouched Landscape

Every serious traveler have to visit the wondrous Galapagos Islands for an unusual haven od gigantic turtles, lazy sea lions and oversized iguanas. You will really step back in time in this pristine and unattached landscape, which makes Galapagos an ideal base for discovery. What you will see in the Galapagos is essentially what Darwin saw some 172 years ago. The animals and great number of birds are not afraid of people. The next thing you will experience on various itineraries are the wonderful troop greetings of the beautiful and lazy sea lions everywhere you go. Access to the islands is controlled, so no one island is ever swamped by tourists.

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Learn More About Galapagos Islands

The islands are located at a geological hot spot, a place where the Earth's crust is being melted from below by a mantle plume, creating volcanos. Volcanic craters are on almost every island.

Galapagos Underwater Video

Watch this great video and get familiar with the Galapagos underwater ecosystem.

Galapagos Lizards Video

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is the one that is most adaptable to change. [Charles Darwin, 1859]

Interesting Sites With Info About Galapagos
Find more information about Galapagos and  the Galapagos ecosystem.

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The Galapagos islands are full of gorgeous scenery and exotic wildlife.

Bestselling Galapagos Books
Charles Darwin has described the Galapagos as a world within itself, and it is said that the islands were one of his inspirations for his book The Origin of Species.

Galapagos Video Selection
Video selection for personal explorations of Galapagos and Ecuador.

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