Galapagos Island Pictures

Here is a set of some nice Galapagos Island Pictures, a gallery with photos of exotic animals and landscapes.

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The landscapes in Galapagos are incredibly beautiful. But perhaps it is the wildlife that will probably leave the most lasting impressions.

You will be amazed at how close you are able to get to the animals of these enchanted Islands.

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blue footed booby
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Galapagos beach with hundreds of endemic Seals at Gardner bay.

Galapagos Blue Footed Boobies are one of the major attractions.

Galapagos Flamingos are also present in the Galapagos Islands.

Galapagos Birds are a major attraction in the Islands. Because of their isolation from humans, the birds, land and sea animals remain fearless and unaffected by visitors, this is why it is easy to approach them and take beautiful pictures.

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galapagos iguanas

Here's the famous Galapagos giant tortoise.

Galapagos penguins living in a tropical weather, Wow!.

Prehistoric looking Galapagos marine and land iguanas.

Looking at these Galapagos Island pictures you can have an idea of the diversity of Galapagos Wildlife that can be found here. The Galapagos Islands are quite isolated in the immense Pacific Ocean. They are located approximately six hundred miles off the coast of Ecuador in South America.

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Galapagos Island Rabida with red colored sand.

Post office bay. The sunsets in Galapagos are just amazing.

Galapagos are also famous for its volcanic eruptions.

These Galapagos Island pictures are a small example of the beauty you can admire while you visit and explore the enchanted Galapago Islands. The Islands are quite young and all are of volcanic origin and spread over more than 30,000 square miles of Turquoise Ocean.

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San Cristobal Island. Visitors arriving to shore.

Tortuga bay in Santa Cruz Island is a beautiful place to relax.

Here is a general view of Galapagos Gardner bay.

These pictures can suggest you the peace and attractiveness that surrounds the Galapagos. On land you will delight yourself amongst iguanas, as well as nesting Blue Footed Boobies, the famous Galapagos Finches, the playful Galapagos Sea Lions and much more.

Hundreds of zoologists, botanists and geologists from all over the world have found them an endless source of discovery and inspiration. Every visitor has been fascinated by the diversity, uniqueness and tamenessof Galapagos wildlife.

These Islands are uniquely positioned in-between 3 ocean currents, creating a climate unlike any other in the world. This is why, about one forth of the animals in Galapagos are "only found" (endemic) on these Islands.

Recommended Reading

Ecuador & Galapagos (Insight Guides)

Ecuador & Galapagos (Insight Guides)
With 250 photos and tons of great information, this is an essential addition to your pre-Ecuador and -Galapagos reading! There are better guides if you are only interested in the islands, but for a combination trip taking in Ecuador as well, it's hard to beat.

Birds, Mammals, and Reptiles of the Galapagos Islands

Birds, Mammals, and Reptiles of the Galapagos Islands
Small enough to fit into your pocket, yet containing comprehensive information and pictures of all the species you will encounter in the islands, this book is a must-have for nature lovers. Let's face it, Galapagos is largely about the wildlife. This book will NOT disappoint, and you'll have a great memento of your time with the seals, penguins and tortoises!

Galapagos: The Islands That Changed the World

Galapagos: The Islands That Changed the World
Definitely NOT a tourist's guide, but if you're like me, and find the history and geography of the islands irresistible, then this is a title you ought to invest in. Stunningly illustrated, and painstakingly researched, those of you who have been there will be enchanted again -- and those of you who have not will begin planning your trip!

Moon Spotlight Galapagos Islands

Moon Spotlight Galapagos Islands
If you're a seasoned Galapagos regular, then you will probably prefer something weightier. But for first-timers looking for simple, down-to-earth advice on where to go, what to see and the best shopping and eating on the islands, this is the book for you. Small, well-priced, and reliable!

Galapagos: Islands Born of Fire

Galapagos: Islands Born of Fire
The 10th anniversary edition of this photographer's tour of the Galapagos Islands is a stunning book, worthy of anybody's coffee table. This is a perfect post-trip talking point -- a great way to remember what you've seen, and spread the word amongst your envious friends!


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