The results are in for this year's 2022 Name a Whale Shark Content. Diving with Galapagos Shark Diving means diving in paradise and supporting shark conservation at the same time. For every diver traveling with us Galapagos Shark Diving donates to the Galapagos research project, the "Galapagos Whale Shark Project". Additionally, all profits made by the company will be donated at the end of the year to the research project to support marine conservation in the Galapagos Islands.
We are honored to announce that we have been selected by the South America 2022/23 Prestige Awards as Scuba Diving Centre of the Year. We are so excited about this incredible honor. The judging panel for these awards bases its decisions upon areas such as service excellence, quality of the product/ service provided, innovative practices, value, ethical or sustainable methods of working, as well as consistency in performance.
We are honored to announce that Galapagos Shark Diving was rated #1 for Best Overall Liveaboards in the Pacific and Indian Oceans in Scuba Diving’s 2023 Readers Choice Awards. Readers ranked Galapagos Shark Diving in a total of nine Liveaboard categories, including first place for Level of Value and Best Overall.
Jenny Waack (founder of Galapagos Shark Diving®) and Jonathan Green (Tour Leader of Galapagos Shark Diving® and Director of Galapagos Whale Shark Project) discuss a question they get often, “What is the best time to go diving in the Galapagos Islands?”
We talked with the founder of Galapagos Shark Diving, Jenny Waack, about her eco-tourism organisation. They combine tourism and citizen science so their guests can explore AND restore the Galapagos Islands, one of the world's most protected marine parks.
Read on to learn more about Jenny's job and how you can get involved...
The Galapagos Islands have long been known as destination for scientists, biologists, naturalists and wildlife enthusiasts. Charles Darwin referred to the islands as a living laboratory of evolution and over 40% of the species of flora and fauna are endemic or unique to the Archipelago. They are volcanic in origin and geologically speaking, relatively young. For many divers the Galapagos Islands are know as the shark diving destination including adult whale sharks.