Four of the Galapagos Archipelago’s thirteen major islands are inhabited by people. This means that 97% of the Galapagos Islands’ land mass is unpopulated and maintained as a national park. The remoteness of the islands and their international fame for being home to magnificent animals means that the archipelago’s 30,000 human residents are often overlooked. […]
We’re often asked at Academy Bay Diving whether Ecuador makes for a great holiday destination. It is, after all, generally the first stop on any traveler’s visit to the Galapagos Islands. Ecuador is home to the Andes mountain range, abundant wildlife such as monkeys and sloths, and one of the most biodiverse places on Earth: […]
With our new Diving, bites and escapades itinerary we offer our guests the chance to experience the Galapagos culture and community and included in this exclusive package is a Ceviche cooking (and tasting!) class with the Galapagos Chefs.
At Academy Bay diving we get many enquiries about what can be expected from scuba diving in the Galapagos Islands. The wildlife is rarely doubted due to the plethora we have here but what are the water conditions, are there currents and, how warm, or not, is the water?