our Galapagos ship agents services, we are updating,
New Galapagos Park regulations-
Please read carefully and if you have any questions, we will
be glad to answer you.
The following are the governmental
regulations for non commercial vessels entering the Galapagos National
You are not allowed to conduct
any tourist activities on the vessels.it means it is not
allow for commercial vessels.
megayachts, to cruise the islands on your
own Yacht, the folllowing Galapagos Park fees, general procedures,
with a Govermental permit or Autograph,
1.- The boat should obtain
permission to enter Ecuadorian waters through the pertinent authorities.
2.-If you want to visit
the Park in the same ship, you need a governmental permit or autograph
and must pay the National park entrance fee of
U.S. $ 100 .00 per person for person older than
12 years old and U.S. $50.00 for children under
the age of 12.
3.- There is a Park
cruising fee (taxes) of US$ 200.00 per
person for each day they go on their cruising itinerary with a governmental
permit.These charges are only for the days of the Itinerary approved
by the GNP, Further, the services of a naturalist guide is considered
a normal requirement for all ships that visit the Park.
of immediate payment, valid for 30 days from authorized entry to
the Galapagos, in favor of the DGNP. The guarantee will be equal
to 25% of the total Park fees for cruising the
protected areas of Galapagos, this deposit will be reinbursed at
the end of the yacht cruise,
5- To avoid the entrance
of foreign organism to the Islands , the ship must obtain a certificate
of fumigation from the last port it was stationed at.
6- Navy Port charges are
Harbor charges and
International Arrival US$
0.85 x Gross Tonnage
Access Channel US$ 0.90 x GT
Anchoring US$ 2.95 x GT while anchored
Lights and buoys US$ 3.00 x GT one time
Radio Frequency use US$
Format US$ 0.37
Departure US$ 0.85 x GT
Immigration Fee ( Single Payment Per Vessel)
To enter the Country US$ 30.00
To leave the Country US$ 30.00
National Park Entrance Fee
Adult US$ 100.00
Child US$ 50.00
Galapagos Park vessel Inspection,
environmental control at Cristobal Island arrival, $50.00
Naturalist guide certified
by the Galapagos National Park, between, $250.00
and $350.00 each day of the approved Itinerary,
highest cost are for the most knowledgable and private yacht experienced
Ingala transit control card
US $ 20.00 PP
foreign vessels may only visit the Galapagos Protected Areas once
a year, with a maximun of 15 days and cannot make passenger
changes during the visits,
yachts or small boats, in transit, who will not cruise the islands
on their own vessel without
a Governmental permit or autographo:
1.-If you prefer to anchored
the ship or vessel in one of the islands, without a Govermental
permit and/or use the services of the local vessels, you must pay
only the entrance fee to the National Park.,which is US
$100.00 per person, one time charge, and Port charges.
2.-For yachts or small vessels
who are not willing to obtain a permit or Autografo , or to pay
the Galapagos cruising fee of $200 per person,
per day, should arrive in either Santa Cruz, or Cristobal islands
with less than 10 persons onboard, may enter to either Santa Cruz
or Cristobal, the inhabited islands without a govermental permit
but will must remained anchored at the same port,
for no more than 20 days.
note: small vessels that even if obtaining a permit
or autograph, through an agent, and arriving at the inhabited islands
of cristobal or Santa Cruz ,can move their boats
to these islands of Cristobal, santa Cruz and Isabela ,but is obliged
to do an environmental Inspection in Cristobal Island at your arrival,
obtaining a fumigation certificate from your last port of call,
pay the Galapagos Park entrance fee, $100 PP one time charged, (tourist
card) and Port charges, (harbor charges are posted at top of this
for vessels in transit, that will like to purchase more than 200
gls, of diesel fuel, will need an agent assistant to get the permit,
in order to process the FUEL CODE from the Ecuadorean
Cruz, Puerto Ayora,
North or Baltra, Navy base, Airport and Fuel dock,
Fumigation Certificate from
the last Port of call will be needed, to present it once you arrive
in the Islands .
Harbor and buoys
Academy Bay (Puerto
Ayora, Isla Santa Cruz)
Latitude: 00°45' S Longitude: 90°19' W
Puerto General Villamil
Latitude: 00°59' S Longitude: 90°59' W
Wreck Bay (Puerto
Baquerizo, Isla San Cristóbal)
Latitude: 00°53,9' S Longitude: 89°36.9' W
Puerto Velasco Ibarra
(Isla Floreana )
Latitud: 01°16' S Longitud: 90°29' W
SESA Galapagos environmental
The Ecuadorian Service for
plant and animal health in the Galapagos (SESA-GAL) is responsible
for inspection and quarantine control enforcement in order to prevent
exotic species, plagues and diseases from being introduced and spread
on the islands.
Any Vessels arriving in Galapagos entering the protection zone established
by law, i.e. 40 nautical miles from the baseline, are subject to
regulations governing the transport of products such as plants,animals,etc
that may endanger Galapagos natural species.
Before arriving in the islands,
we as your agent, must enter your Yacht data, into the Ecuadorean
Navy Control system
regulations to be followed:
1. To allow visits and inspections by credited inspectors of SESA-GALAPAGOS
2. Jetskies, any motorized water scooters, submarines, are not allowed.
2. No plant or animal is
to be taken ashore during your visit to the islands.
3. Pets on board are not to be taken anywhere ashore.
4. Should your pet be sick or die, please inform SESA-GALAPAGOS
5. Garbage and waste must be kept in tightly sealed containers.
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