National Park Rules

  • DSCN0677-webDo not remove or disturb any plant, rock or animal on the islands.
  • Be careful not to transport any organic material to the islands or from island to island. Each Island sustains unique species and cross-invasions may alter that uniqueness.
  • Check your clothing for seeds and insects before disembarking the ship from the shore.
  • Do not touch the animals.
  • Do not feed the animals.
  • Always remain on the path where designated.
  • Always remain with your guide where required.
  • Do not startle or chase any animal from its nest or resting place. Be extremely careful in and around breeding colonies.
  • Do not litter on land or from the vessel whilst at sea.
  • Do not buy any souvenirs made from any native animal part, coral or plant.
  • Do not write graffiti or deface rocks and plants on the islands.
  • Do not hesitate to show your conservationist attitude and explain the rules to others.

2018 San Jose - Galapagos Cruise.