About The Galapagos Islands Naturalist Guides - In 1975, a certification of official naturalist guides at PNG was started.¬† Since that year, more than 600 aspirants from several regions of the country and the world have participated in the courses.
Currently citizens residing on the islands have priority.
Naturalist Guides are responsible for:
Informing and educating tourists about natural history and conservation of the respective areaEnsuring that the actions of the tourists they are responsible for do not violate established legal provisions or technical and administrative provisions contained in the Protected Area Management Plan in which they provide their services so that tourists have a pleasant and satisfactory experience during their visits.
There are three categories of Gal√°pagos Naturalist guides:
- Naturalist Guides I
- Naturalist Guides II
- Naturalist Guides III