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.
While Scuba Diving in the Galapagos Islands, you can see various shark species, including hammerheads, whale sharks, Galapagos sharks, Tiger sharks, blacktip reef sharks, silky sharks, whitetip reef sharks, and more. Learn more about these incredible species and how we are working to protect these majestic creatures.
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.
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...
This combined data was then presented to the governments of Ecuador and Costa Rica and in October of 2021, the Presidents of the two nations declared the Swimway a Marine Protected Area, effectively creating a conservation area of 120,000km2 (75,000 sq. miles).