Galapagos National Park Rules
In order to visit the Galapagos National Park park protected areas the visitor must be accompanied by a certified Galapagos national park naturalistic guide at all times.
Never feed the animals.
Galapagos is a fragile environment the things the visitor is allow to take from the islands is photographs, video and wonderful memories. Professional shooting needs authorization fron the Galapagos National Park.
Do not spoil the landscape by writing or etching rocks and trees.
All protected areas have mark trails the visitor must respect all signs and stay on the trail limits at all times.
Any type of graffiti while in the islands is strictly forbidden.
Visitors can only be as close as two meters from the Galapagos wildlife in order to avoid the animal getting stress.
Any type of littering while in the islands is strictly forbidden.
Camping is only permitted in designated places by the Galapagos National Park and with a permit issue by the park service.
Camp fires and smoking is completely forbidden in the national park areas.
Conservation is the main goal for the park authorities, cooperation from the visitors is always encourage.
Water skiing, jet skiing, submarines, aerial tourism is forbidden.
Under any circumstance do not introduce foreign organisms to the islands.
Diving can only take place in the designated sites and with local authorized companies or diving cruises.