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What should I bring to the Galapagos?

Galapagos Packing List

In this section, we’ve included a handy list of everything you’ll want to bring with you to the Galapagos Islands. Please remember that flights to Galapagos restrict checked luggage to one (1) piece that does not exceed 23 kg (50 lb). Hand luggage cannot exceed 8 kg (17 lb).


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Guests at the Galapagos Post Office

The Galapagos Post Office offers a fun experience for people of all ages.

  • 1 Small backpack (waterproof, if possible)
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sneakers with rubber soles
  • Shorts
  • Long pants
  • T-shirts
  • Long and Short-sleeved shirts
  • Windbreaker
  • Bathing suit (wetsuits* are recommended for snorkeling during the colder months between July and December)
  • Socks
  • Hat or cap
  • Biodegradable amenities (Note: we provide these free of charge.)
  • Sunblock
  • Sunglasses
  • Binoculars
  • Camera and/or camcorder
  • Any important medicine you might be taking
  • A good book and notebook

*Wetsuits are available onboard for rent.