Our new travel guide

This book showcases the evolution and peculiarities of this unique place, from the formation of the volcanic islands to the colonization by plants, animals and -more recently- humans. Many questions are answered in 6 different chapters. More than 330 full-color photographs and illustrations is taken on a visual tour, while learning about the latest science and research activities that contribute to the conservation of the islands. Plus, an illustrated guide identifies more than 125 commonly seen species of animals and plants.

You can order the book at any time in English or German at a price of 29.50 CHF. (Members of our association pay 25 CHF). Send an email with your order and your shipping address to: freunde.galapagos@zoo.ch and transfer the purchase price plus 9 CHF shipping costs to Great Britain with the note "book German" or "English" to our account:

In favor of
Freunde der Galápagos Inseln (Schweiz)
c/o Zoo Zürich
Zürichbergstrasse 221
CH-8044 Zürich

Account information
IBAN CH51 0483 5021 7275 3100 0
BIC/Swift CRESCHZZ63A
Account No. 0823-217275-31


The book will be sent to you directly after receipt of payment.