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Take nothing but photographs and leave nothing but footprints

  • Do not disturb or remove any native plant, rock or animal.
  • Always follow the trails that are marked out by the National Park Service.
  • Do not eat or smoke on the islands.

  • Do not litter or write graffiti of any kind.
  • Do not feed, touch or pet the animals.
  • Do not use flash photography for close up animal shots.

  • Visitors to any of the protected areas in the Galapagos National Park must be accompanied by a certified Galapagos National Park Guide.
  • Do not buy any souvenirs made from native Galapagos products (except for wood).
  • Clean the soles of your shoes after islands excursions in order to avoid transporting seeds.