Galapagos Wildlife

By Allie Almario Just like in Africa, you will encounter what we call the Galapagos Big Five.  These are the wildlife species that you are pretty much guaranteed to see whenever you go in the Galapagos archipelago. SEA LIONS:  On just about any trip to the Galapagos, you’ll find yourself literally tripping over colonies of sea lions (Zalophus wollebaeki).  They are truly a joy to watch. On the beach, they often act as a welcoming committee, barking a hello as you land on...
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Best Time To Go To The Galapagos

By Allie Almario There is never a bad time to travel to the Galapagos. No matter when you go, something is always happening with the wildlife. The hilarious courting behavior of blue-footed boobies is often seen in May on North Seymour Island.  In July, you’ll have the best chance to see whales and dolphins, especially off the western coast of Isabela Island.  Sea lions begin giving birth in September. December is the start of the warm season and giant tortoise eggs...
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