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Law Transparency


Native and endemic species


Introduced animals


Introduced plants


Island Control and Monitoring


Applied marine research


Fisheries Management


Marine control and surveillance


Site and Naturalist Guides


Visitor Management System


Quotas and patents of operation


Naturalist Guides Area


Environmental management in populated areas


Special use for protected areas


Agricultural development

     Exploring the 145

 visitor sites

               by the hand of naturalist guides

Galapagos retains its visitor
sites in a magnificent state
of conservation.

Today, you can still bask
in the same emotions towards nature that the first visitors to the islands did.

Naturalist guides

For more information contact:
María Gabriela Ortiz, +593 (0)5 252 6189 Ext. 225, mortiz@dpng.gob.ec

The archipelago has 70 terrestrial visitor sites and 75 marine visitor sites, and more than 320 naturalist guides qualified by the Directorate of the Galapagos National Park.










Our work
MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS






Monitoring of
terrestrial visitor
sites 




Monitoring of
marine visitor
sites 




Administration of the Naturalist Guide System 




Control of tourism operation 






TOURISM



Visitor site and naturalist guides




Visitor management system




Quotas and operating patent















INSTITUTION

Directory, regulation, management, finances, etc.


NEWS

SERVICES

CONTACT

NATIONAL PARK

Management of native
and endemic species


Control and eradication
of introduced animals


Control and eradication
of introduced plants


Island control and monitoring


MARINE RESERVE

Applied marine research

Management and support for fisheries

Marine control and monitoring


TOURISM

Visitor sites
and naturalist guides


Visitor management
system


Local participation,
quotas y patents



DEVELOPMENT

Environmental management
in populated areas


Special use
of protected areas


Agricultural development


SCIENCE

Approved projects, applications, field
protocols, etc..