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Swimming with sea lions and other adventures in the Galápagos Islands

by Ann McGovern

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Published by Scholastic in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural history,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Description and travel

  • About the Edition

    In a series of diary entries, a young child describes a trip to the Galápagos Islands, focusing on the exotic animal life.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Ann McGovern
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH198.G3 M39 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24750020M
    ISBN 100590452827
    ISBN 109780590452823
    LC Control Number91013130
    OCLC/WorldCa23692990

    Swimming With Sea Lions: And Other Adventures in the Galapagos Islands Hardcover – 1 Mar. by Ann McGovern (Author) › Visit Amazon's Ann McGovern Page. search results for this author. Ann McGovern (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from HardcoverAuthor: Ann McGovern. A group of visitors touring the Galápagos Islands with Atlas Obscura spotted a sea lion in their hotel pool while having dinner in Puerto Ayora.

    Traveling with family and friends has always been rewarding, and now the rewards can really pile up. Small groups of 5, 6, or 7 can save 5% per person off the land-only portion of the vacation. And don’t forget: in groups of 8 to 15, one person travels at half price; in a group of 16+, one person travels 'll also receive our additional everyday savings. Seek out the incredibly vibrant marine life of the Islands, keeping a watchful eye out for sharks, sea lions, starfish, turtles, and a wide array of colorful fish. Find out just how blue a blue-footed booby’s feet really are! Come explore the Galapagos Islands with the experts in adventure travel!

    See two of the most incredible and iconic wildlife destinations in the world - the Amazon Rainforest and the Galápagos Islands - on this family trip featuring activities suited for ages 6 and up. In the Amazon, look for monkeys, caimans, and three-toed sloths, as well has hundreds of species of birds and blue morpho butterflies in the middle of a 5,acre nature preserve. Then, journey. Galapagos Day 3– We took a boat ride on the Narel II to the Island were greater by some seals and land iguanas. We also saw a variety of birds including blue footed and Nazca boobies. We also saw a red-billed tropicbirds, swallow-tailed gulls, Darwin’s finches, lava lizards, sea iguanas, Sally-lightfoot crabs and green turtles.


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[Ann McGovern] -- In a series of diary entries, a young child describes a trip to the Galápagos Islands, focusing on the exotic animal life. The Galápagos Islands are populated with a whole cast of scene-stealing characters. While the brightly booted antics of the blue-footed booby or the Claymation-style lumbers of iguanas and giant tortoises may take the plaudits of many visitors, in the sea nothing beats the thrill of swimming in close proximity to Galápagos sea lions.

Click to read more about Swimming With Sea Lions: And Other Adventures in the Galapagos Islands by Ann McGovern. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers4/5. Galapagos Islands, Spanish Islas Galápagos, officially Archipiélago de Colón (“Columbus Archipelago”), island group of the eastern Pacific Ocean, administratively a province of Galapagos consist of 13 major islands (ranging in area from to 1, square miles [14 to 4, square km]), 6 smaller islands, and scores of islets and rocks lying athwart the Equator miles.

The Galápagos Islands aren't just all about cruising. This one-week trip keeps you close to the action — and trust us, there’s always plenty of action on the archipelago — while keeping costs lower than you’d expect for a sweet island adventure. Plus, there’ll be no lack of activities to keep you moving, with everything from snorkelling to a volcano hike of Sierra Negra.

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This is an amazing place where the volcanic activity created lava tunnels going under and over the sea level. We can spot the penguins, blue footed boobies, and we will have great snorkeling too. Back to port around 2PM,late lunch and then meet the other group around PM to swim/snorkel at Concha de Perla lagoon.

Easy: B / L / D. Once you visit these isolated Galápagos Islands that teem with an incredible diversity of marine and animal life, you'll understand what makes them so special. Embark on this eight-day sailing tour onboard the Reina Silvia Voyager, our custom-built catamaran, which offers comfortable accommodations always close by.

While exploring the central and eastern Galápagos Islands, you'll witness the. Information from G Adventures Tour description. The Galápagos Islands aren't just all about cruising. This one-week trip keeps you close to the action — and trust us, there’s always plenty of action on the archipelago — while keeping costs lower than you’d expect for a sweet island adventure.

Author of If You Lived With the Circus, Little Wolf, Swimming with sea lions and other adventures in the Galápagos Islands, Down under, down under, The lady in the box, If You Sailed on the Mayflower inArrow book of poetry, Squeals & squiggles & ghostly giggles. Meet your sea lion friends on dry land as well as in the water.

Offer hand signals, touch, feed, play with and swim with sea lions during this unforgettable experience. Our unscripted program is designed to be both personal and always unique. Learn how we care for these amazing animals and how you can help protect them in the wild.

Travel to Isla Plaza Sur in the Galápagos Islands, miles off the coast of Ecuador, where the Galápagos Sea Lions play, swim, eat sardines, and sun bathe. This video was filmed underwater and in the air by Florian Fischer and Patricio Garcés as they went diving off the islands’ coasts.

Native to the Galápagos archipelago, Galápagos Sea Lions are the largest animals on the islands. Swim with Sea Lions.

Witnessing the rare and endangered Australian Sea Lions in their natural habitat is one of the most life-enhancing, wildlife experiences on offer. The inquisitive, gentle nature of these stunning sea creatures is unparalleled in the underwater world.

Your day, swimming with the Sea Lions. A colony of Galapagos sea lions has moved to Peru – and scientists blame global warming.

The Galapagos Islands are home to many endemic species, including the Galapagos Sea Lion, found nowhere else in the world. The lovable Galapagos sea lion is a favorite among Galapagos visitors, delighting travelers with their antics and underwater acrobatics.

G Adventures Inc. 83 Reviews. Quito, Ecuador To Quito, Ecuador. Valid for Departures: 01 Oct - 31 Dec Book with a Travel Advisor. Galápagos Adventure: Snorkelling & Sea Lions (9 days) Day 1 Quito, Ecuador Day 2 Quito, Ecuador.

The variety of sea life is staggering, with sea lions, sea turtles, manta rays and penguins to name but a few. Swimming in the Galapagos is an unforgettable experience, however, you need to be aware that certain marine life such as jellyfish, sharks, sea urchins and coral could be present during the swims.

Dock at the base of a step wooden stairway and climb to the top for incredible views of the island’s volcanic formations. Your yacht repositions to a golden sand beach where you can don your gear and snorkel right off the beach, perhaps meeting nose-to-nose with a sea lion or sighting a Galápagos penguin, swimming past at warp speed.

The Galapagos Islands are a natural laboratory where you can closely observe land and marine life in their native habitats. You may know about El Niño (ocean weather patterns) or have read the book The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin, but you will never before have had a chance to go behind the scenes and watch those theories unfold in front of your own eyes.

Galápagos Adventure: Snorkelling & Sea Lions is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others. The Galápagos Islands aren't just all about cruising. This one-week trip keeps you close to the action — and trust us, there’s always plenty of action on the archipelago — while keeping costs lower than you’d.

From Santa Cruz, the Santa Fe Day tour yielded the most time swimming with sea lions. One of the stops on the tour let us off in some shallow water (~8ft deep) where we spent about an hour swimming with 6 or 7 playful sea lions.

I can't comment on sea lion quantity/quality on Isabela.Combine land and sea adventures in the Galapagos Islands. Start your trip with 2 days in the capital city of Quito, Ecuador. Then fly to the Galapagos where you'll spend 2 days enjoying land-based activities and then 4 days aboard a cruise sailing from island to island.

Beautiful beach which has the perfect mix of swimming, sand for relaxing, Sea Lions for watching and taking photos, and even surfing if you head out of the bay. Great place for watching the sunset in the evening (if its not peak time). If you're up for it and wearing decent shoes, head to the lighthouse and the rocks on the far side of the beach TripAdvisor reviews.