Meet Sullivan Bay, Rabida Island, Sleeping Lion and other magical places on the Galapagos Islands. Cruises to the Galapagos Islands for 16 people May 2018.
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Although the islands are located on the equator, the temperature of the sea varies greatly between 7 and 28 degrees Celsius throughout the year. The time is very determined by the temperature of the marine currents, which creates microclimates that modify the particular environments of each island. The islands in the same way have drastic climatic changes and each season maintains certain peculiarities.
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The periods from January to March are the months with the highest temperature and humidity, March being the hottest month of the year. In the humid season plants abound, and the ocean temperature is ideal for snorkeling. In the period from July to September we observe less rain and the islands are drier, but cooler, the temperature of the water decreases quite, being the perfect season to observe the life of the sea, since the animals prefer the icy currents.
Location of the Galapagos Islands
They are located in the Pacific Ocean a thousand kilometers from the coast of Ecuador, being the closest city Manta. The nearest island lands correspond to Isla Del Coco (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Isla de Pascua (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. Formally, its official name Galapagos Archipelago and belong to the Republic of Ecuador.
Do you want to know what to do in the Galapagos Islands? No problem! Hiring us a walk around the islands, you can spend several days knowing all the natural beauties that this incredible place of Ecuador has to offer. All-inclusive trips can be booked online up to a month in advance, with the option of payment by card or transfer.
Santa Cruz Island: Thanks to its location in the center and its proximity to the Baltra airport, is one of best known Galapagos tourist places, housing the city with the largest population of all, from where they leave the most of the boats visiting other islands and islets. One of its biggest tourist attractions is The Station Scientific Darwin, a center of scientific research open to the visitors, where is possible observe terrestrial lizards and turtles of big magnitude. Another site that highlights in Santa Cruz Island corresponds to Turtle Bay, paradise white sands beach and crystal clear waters, to the coasts arrived hundreds of turtles to lay their eggs.
La Lobería on San Cristobal: One of the most visited places in the Galapagos is this beautiful beach of coral sand and crystalline waters, named after the large number of sea lions that can be seen every day, lying between the rocks or plunging into the sea. In addition to sea lions, turtles and sea iguanas are frequent on the beach, as well as several species of birds, such as the Maria canary, frigates and various kinds of finches. It is also possible to snorkel and if you have good fortune to swim with a sea lion.
Fernandina Island: The Island most recent of the group of islands, where is one of the largest active volcanoes in the world, from various types of lava that can be seen. His only place to visit constitutes Punta Espinoza, a strip of lava and sand that extends from the volcano itself to the sea, on whose coasts are the largest groups of marine iguanas of the archipelago, along with birds, penguins and sea lions.
The wildest nature
On our catamarans there is the possibility of observing and approaching the home of animal species that have been hidden for millennia, with an incredible diversity and totally immaculate.