Where to go

6 locations rich in marine life to discover…

Marine life

Galapagos & Ecuador has a wealth of marine life to discover but here are the most popular animal species and marine life events. Let us know the ones you would particularly like to see…

Wildlife trips

1 related trip idea. All our trip ideas are offered to inspire you, but our strength is in tailoring your itinerary.

When to go

The high season for divers in the Galapagos coincides with the arrival of whale sharks

Seasons

  • Wet season

    Dec to May: December to May is the wet season, when the waters are calmer and warmer.
  • Dry season

    May to Nov: The dry season in the Galapagos runs from May to November. July to October can be windy and choppy.

Wildlife events

  • Jan: Green turtles arrive to lay their eggs
  • Jan to May: Hammerhead sharks are seen year round but 'walls' of hundreds of individuals are encountered during the manta season
  • Dec to May: Manta and mobula rays can be encountered in large numbers in the wet season
  • Dec: Green turtles begin their mating display
  • Jun to Nov: Start of the prime whale shark viewing season in the Galapagos
  • Aug: Galapagos sealions begin to give birth
  • Sep: Galapagos penguins are at their most active on Bartolome

Resorts

6 related resorts. But there are more options we can offer, just ask us for more details.

Liveaboards

3 related liveaboards. But there are more options we can offer, just ask us for more details.

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