Galápagos Islands

Evolving like no other

Located near the west coast of Ecuador, the Galápagos is the birthplace of Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. These volcanic islands began emerging from the ocean millions of years ago, and it’s here that you can find the highest level of endemism in the world.

The Galápagos is known for its anomalies. Red-footed boobies, swimming marine iguanas and the northernmost penguin are species that have developed like no other. Its wildlife is fearless of human presence, so you can expect fur seal pups and other curious creatures to get within close proximity to you.

As shark numbers drop globally, our scientists can show you how to tag scalloped hammerheads or other species to monitor their movements and behavioural patterns. They will invite you on board a research vessel to watch footage from underwater cameras or release tagged sharks back into the deep blue waters.

Our submersible pilot can take you underwater to where few have been. As dives of this sort are infrequent in the Galápagos, you could be the first to discover a new species or hidden cave.

Just an overnight sail from the main archipelago, the distant islets of Wolf and Darwin are rarely visited by explorers, with uncovered wonders and the best dive sites in the world.

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