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galapagos sea lion

The Wildlife

The Galápagos are one of the best wildlife destinations you can find! 

Known for endemic species found nowhere else on earth, the fearless wildlife make close-up photos and friendly interactions easy any time of year.

Warm & Wet Season (January - June)

Higher water temperatures and calmer seas make for better underwater visibility.

Short rain showers and higher humidity, but longer stretches of sunshine and blue skies. 

Warmer weather means prime mating and nesting seasons for giant tortoises, marine iguanas, and sea lions

Cool & Dry Season (July - December)

Lower temperatures and humidity attract more marine mammals, fish, and birds.

Dolphin, whale shark, and humpback whale sightings are at their peak. Green sea turtles are easiest to observe, now in mating season.

Migratory birds and penguins are their most lively; sea lion pups enter the world. 

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