Land animals - the islands - the trip

Galápagos in a nutshell? The Beagle in the background


Marine Iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus, Chinese Hat

Galápagos Marine Iguana


Marine Iguana

Marine Iguana


Galápagos Land Iguana Conolophus subcristatus, South Plaza. There are three species of land iguanas on the Galápagos. This one is found on 6 islands. This could be a hybrid between the land and the marine iguana

Galápagos Land Iguana, South Plaza


Santa Fe Land Iguana Conolophus pallidus. This is the largest land iguana species, and can grow to over 1 meter and weigh 13 kg

Santa Fe Land Iguana


Espanola Lava Lizard Microlophus delanonis

Galápagos Tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra), Floreana


Galápagos Tortoise

Galápagos Tortoise, Floreana


Lush vegetation, Floreana

Santa Cruz Lava Lizard (Microlophus indefatigabilis)


Floreana bushwalk

Isla Bartelome


Vulcanic landscape, Isla Bartelome

Punta Pitt, San Cristobal


A Galápagos hawk watching over the sea lions

Cerro Dragon, Santa Cruz


Lava cactus Brachycereus nesioticus at Isla Bartelome

Giant prickly pear cactus Opuntia spp. at South Plaza, Santa Cruz



Blue-Footed Boobys in fishing frenzy in mangrove lagoon


The Beagle, Gardner Bay, Espanola

The Charles Darwin Research Station in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz


Chinese Hat, Santiago


Relaxing after dinner


The fish market in Puerto Ayora

Crystal-clear waters


Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz

Daniel, the guide


Rigging the sails on the Beagle

At Punta Pitt on San Cristobal. 12 tourists from Europe/North America


The Beagle crew