Around 97% of Galapagos is dedicated to protecting its unique wildlife, as many of its fascinating creatures are found nowhere else on Earth. With facilities and accommodation options rapidly improving, never before has it been easier to visit the place that inspired the work of the legendary biologist Charles Darwin. Despite its growth in popularity, few places feel as untouched by modern civilization.
With average daytime temperatures around 30°C, these months are usually the best for spotting wildlife. Young sea lions are often seen along the shores in March and April, whereas sea turtles tend to nest between January and February. This is the rainy season however so be prepared to encounter at least a few showers.