Little Know Facts

  • You can stay for as long as 3 months in Galapagos on any of the 4 inhabited islands.
  • The $100 National Park fee is valid for 1 year.
  • There are fully furnished apartments and houses to rent by the month.
  • It is possible to buy land in the Galapagos.
  • In spite of the islands laying athwart the Equator, for half the year from June to November the climate is subtropical with average sea temperatures of 22 degrees C. The ocean is also rough at this time of year. December to May the weather is tropical with an average ocean temperature of 25 C.
  • Low season for tourism is May 1st to June 15th and Sep 1st to Oct 31st. At this time the airfare is discounted and some yachts offer lower rates.
  • There is telephone and internet service in Puerto Ayora and Pto. Baquerizo Moreno.