The Galapagos Islands in October are in the midst of the Garúa (‘misty’) season. Also referred to as the cool or dry season, this period stretches ..
Charles Darwin first visited the Galapagos Islands in September, exploring the islands and discovering the creatures that remain there today. He was a..
The Galapagos Islands were sought after by the United States since 1911, three years before the Panama Canal made the archipelago a refueling stop for..
While the natural history of Floreana Island dwarfs the human tales of the 1.5 million year old island; there are stories about pirates, a marooned Ir..
August in the Galapagos sees the dry, or garúa, season in full swing. The nutrient-rich waters of the Humboldt Current are a feeding ground for school..
As summer break approaches and families are gearing up for an adventure exploring the islands, we’ve put together a guide about some of the trails ..
The Galapagos Islands put travelers of all ages in the thick of the action, bringing families together for a safari holiday in the heart of Darwin’..
July in the Galapagos sees changes in the sea. The cooler Humboldt current is taking hold, mixing with the warm wáter throughout the islands and pr..
Snorkeling sites in the Galapagos Each day of a Galapagos safari holiday is an adventure that shines a new light on the natural world of the ..
Taking a trip to the Galapagos with your family is a journey that inspires everyone. Imagine days filled with adventure while exploring the nooks ..
The Galapagos Islands are justifiably regarded as one of the best family travel destinations on the planet, and for good reason. The unique wildlif..
June in the archipelago brings the best of the dry and wet seasons together; pleasant days are balanced by cool waters, lush landscapes, and abunda..
The Galapagos Safari Camp began when Stephanie Bonham-Carter and Michael Mesdag visited the islands on vacation. While exploring the highlands of S..
Solo travel in the Galapagos is an experience that reveals the nuances of the islands; taking the worry out of traveling alone and replacing it wit..
At the Galapagos Safari camp we are passionate about providing our guests with a genuine adventure in the archipelago that exceeds expectations. Th..
May signals the return of the southeast trade winds and the Humbodlt Current in the Galapagos. The cold waters from Antarctica bring a refreshing c..
When Jerry Toth and Carl Schweizer founded To’ak chocolate in 2014, they were on their way to mastering the art of chocolate making, elevating it t..
April is an extraordinary month to visit the Galapagos Islands as the conditions conspire to make the journey a trip to remember. The islands tha..
March in the Galapagos is one of the warmest months both above and below the sea in the islands. It’s one of the best months for surfing, with nort..
The Colors of the Islands A visit to the Galapagos in February takes you into an explosion of color anywhere the eye travels. Pink Flamingos..
As part of our Family Safari, guests spend a festive day with a local fisherman learning the tricks of the trade while exploring the sea and discov..
January in the Galapagos Islands brings a vibrant change to the archipelago, and signals the end of the garúa season. The Panama current arrives from ..
Announcing our New Culinary Director and his Small Plate Menu At Galapagos Safari Camp we strive to provide an all-encompassing, exceptional..
A fragile eco-system hangs in the balance every time a plane lands or boat anchors in the Galapagos Islands. Like any hard to reach destination wor..
Katrien Bauters landed in Ecuador in 2009, stepping off the plane with two bags, a handful of words in Spanish and a job at a tour agency in Quito...
Here are some questions to ask yourself about your choices: Does it offer a child-friendly atmosphere? Is there flexibility (both in iti..
Roughly every seven years since the last Ice Age, the Galapagos Islands experience the warm weather phenomenon called “El Niño”, a natural event la..
Galapagos Tourism for An Exciting Getaway to These Islands
Galapagos tourism has progressed to the point where the multi-faceted medley of conservation efforts are at odds with the many options for exploring the archipelago.
Read Galapagos Tourism Blog To Stay Updated
This blog is to keep you informed about our efforts towards positive Galapagos tourism, and the ground-breaking projects that others are involved in. We cover the issues that hit close to home, and invite you to discover the latest developments at the camp, in the national park, and beyond each month through our articles.
The scope of Galapagos tourism is such that it has permeated every aspect of the islands. While there are safeguards in place that include limiting the number of people who can visit each site, there is a need for more responsible travel practices in the islands.
Using the classic African safari as our model, we strive to combine conservation with discovery. We grow plants that replenish the land while conscientiously conserving water out of a commitment to preserve the fragile eco-system of the Galapagos.
Plan Galapagos Tourism with Us for Peace of Mind
Our priority is to show our guests the wild beauty and breathtaking grandeur of the Galapagos from an informed perspective. Using this philosophy, we aim to make Galapagos tourism a positive force; giving back to the islands instead of intruding on the environment.
In addition to our work at the camp, we are involved with efforts elsewhere in the archipelago that have similar goals that protect the environment through Galapagos tourism. We partner with organizations that are making a difference through innovative practices that foster community involvement towards a positive impact.
It’s important to know your options and the pros and cons that Galapagos tourism has on the islands when planning a trip. If you have a question about how your travel plans can help protect the environment or would like to know more about the people, places, and projects that we cover in our blog, please contact us through this site for more information.