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Although the islands are located in Ecuador, the temperature of the ocean varies greatly between 6 and 27 degrees Celsius depending on the season. Its time is determined by surface temperature and underwater currents, which create microclimates that, influence the particular habitats of each island. The islands also suffer climatic changes and almost every season has its own characteristics.
The period from January to March are the rainy months, with March being the hottest month of the year. At this time there are lots of plants, and the pleasant water temperature is ideal for marine sports. From July to September, there is less rain and the islands are drier, but cooler, the water temperature drops to a great extent, being the perfect season to observe aquatic life, since the animals prefer the icy currents.
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Location of the Galapagos Islands
They are located in the Pacific Ocean to almost thousand kms of the east coast of Ecuador, being its closest town Manta. The nearest island is Isla Del Coco (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Isla de Pascua (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. Formally, its name is officially archipelago of Columbus and its location is between 89 ° and 92 ° of western length; and 1 ° 40 ‘north latitude and 1 ° 30’ south latitude.
Below we show you some of the magical tourist attractions that you can visit in some of our trips around the Galapagos Islands. You can book online and get a discount if you pay in advance. Do not miss the opportunity to visit one of the most beautiful places in the world. If you are looking for cruise trips for groups or solo travelers, GalapagosInformation.com is the best choice.
Gardner Bay in Espanola Island: Gardner Bay is another of the incredible beaches that hide the archipelago, with little more than a kilometer of white sands and turquoise water, very famous for the colonies of sea lions that are usually resting very close to the ocean. Like all places on the islands, it is possible to enjoy with the abundance of birds that surround the area, being here three species of endemic Darwin´s birds.
Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay, site of one of the most beautiful habitats of the archipelago, with impressive lava spaces solidified in waves, like a landscape of mars. A journey of about a mile and a half, allows tourists to know the most relevant areas of interest of the Bay, appreciating interesting mineral samples, among which there are figures of trees, before being calcined by the eruptions of the island .
Santa Fe Island: Uninhabited island by the man, known for beaches of calm waters in the Barrington Bay, where you can walk in both arenas where sea lions abound like diving snorkeling surface. If you like animals, you can see giant land iguanas, unique animals of this island, which reach up to a meter in length.
Mosquera Islet: The Mosquera Islet, also known as Mosquera Island that is located between the Seymour and Baltra islands. Its relief is smooth, has several white sand beaches, where you can do many sports. Has a long maximum of 620 meters per 130 meters of width, and area of 0.46 km2. Physically is a rock reef product of a survey. This small island has one of the largest colonies of sea lions. In the same way is possible to see several species of birds from the coast. From its coast they have been reported occasionally Orcas (Orcinus orca) attacking sea lions. You can get to the Mosquera Islet Mosquera through a beach landing. This can be difficult with low tie or when there are strong waves what usually pass between the months of December and March.
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