With limits on the number of ships allowed to cruise the islands, basing yourself on land is a good alternative.
I visited the island featured in the terrifying viral clip and had my own encounter with the resident snakes.
When I hopped into our tiny inflatable boat I wasn't expecting to see this.
With no large predators, the wildlife on the Galapagos Islands are practically fearless.
Travelling on your own doesn't mean you can't take island holidays. Here's the secret.
You see many strange and wonderful sights in the Galapagos Islands.
Galapagos is a well-known story. Underwater it is a new, thrilling chapter, writes Ben Groundwater.
The queue at the post office is an unusual one, with Galapagos sea lions reclining on rocky sofas.