Charles Darwin Research Center

Galapagos Islands

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Charles Darwin Research Center

The over 100 scientists, educators, researchers and volunteers who work at the Charles Darwin Research Center carry out extensive scientific research and oversee the conservation and safeguarding of the islands' natural resources and wildlife. Visitors are welcome to visit and learn about how they are continuing the scientific inquiries started by Darwin himself, and how their efforts are helping to preserve the wonders of the Galapagos.

Do & See

The Galapagos Islands feature some of the world's most interesting volcanic formations, and the landscapes often look like something out of fiction or fantasy. Caves, lava fields, beaches, and volcanoes offer visitors exceptional hiking, swimming, and scuba diving. And wherever travellers spend their days on the islands, they are always surrounded by abundant fascinating and unique wildlife. Getting up close and personal with this wildlife is a truly unique experience.