If you’ve got your heart set on heading to the Galápagos Islands this winter, we don’t blame you! As locals, all of us here at Academy Bay Diving have experienced these wonderful islands’ varied seasons many times over – so we know all the pros and cons of visiting at different times of the year. […]
What time of year is it best to visit Ecuador? Wondering when is the best time of year for a trip to Ecuador? As local travel experts based right here on the island of Santa Cruz in the stunning Galapagos Islands, we certainly have the inside scoop when it comes to weather, wildlife, and more! […]
Can You Move to The Galapogos Islands? A Local Explanation Moving to an island paradise is on many people’s dreamy bucket lists. Spending your days in the sea and sun, experiencing the slower pace of life that islands are so famous for…it’s all very alluring. Unfortunately, we’re here to break the bad news. While you […]
What Is a Big No-No in the Galapagos Islands? The Galapagos Islands are a dream destination for nature lovers across the globe. Since the HMS Beagle’s arrival on the islands in 1835 and the subsequent publication of a young Charles Darwin’s reflections on the animals found there, the Galapagos have captured people’s imaginations. But as […]
What is the cost of a trip to the Galapagos? Ready to plan your next vacation but wondering how much a trip to the Galapagos will cost you? As local experts, Academy Bay Diving will give you the full price breakdown for a trip to the Galapagos, from take-off to landing and everything in between. […]
What are the best places to visit in Ecuador? Looking for the best places to visit in Ecuador? As local travel experts living and working in the Galapagos, we can certainly advise visitors on where to go and what not to miss. What Ecuador lacks in size, it more than makes up for with a […]
The animal encounters and diverse scenery of the islands are a nature photographer’s dream. Stay on the trails, keep the recommended distance and follow your guide for some amazing photo opportunities. For those who want to make the most of the chance to capture photographs of the animals, some tips may help.