The Galapagos Islands are an archipelago of volcanic islands distributed around the equator in the Pacific Oceans, 972 km west of Ecuador, of which they are a part. Wildlife is its most notable feature. The Galapagos Islands draw thousands of visitors every year, including scientists, students, naturalists, photographers and more. The Galapagos Islands actually make for an outstanding honeymoon destination also. You can cruise through the waters of the Galapagos, look from the deck for dolphins, whales and perhaps a hammerhead shark. The boat is also likely to be accompanied by a tiny Audubon’s shearwaters and playful sea lions. The Islands are also best done on a cruise spread over a few days.
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