Category Archive: BREAKING NEWS

Apr 24 2015

New & updated articles shortly

We are in the process of updating and refreshing our database of articles. As our articles are checked, double checked and re-verified prior to publishing. We appreciate your patience as our news department implements new publishing procedures. The main objective of this site is to give tourist & foreigners relevant, accurate and honest news articles …

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Apr 24 2015

M/Y TIP TOP II ACCIDENTS IN GALAPAGOS ISLANDS

At approximately 4am (local Galapagos time) the M/Y Tip Top II experienced an accident near Tortuga Bay (southern coast of Santa Cruz Island) as an apparent result of strong waves. The 16-passenger live-aboard cruise vessel became grounded while enroute from Puerto Villamil (Isabela Island) to Puerto Ayora (Santa Cruz Island). All passengers and crew were …

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Feb 20 2015

INGALA TOURIST CONTROL CARD NOW USD $20

As of March 1st, 2015 the INGALA Tourist Control Card cost is USD $20 per person. Anyone person visiting the Galapagos (Ecuadorian National and foreigners alike, regardless of age) must pay USD $20 per person for the INGALA Tourist Control Card. With many of pre-purchased packages (land-based or live aboard) this fee is included at …

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