Quasar's Galapagos Guides

ALEX COX
naturalist Guide
conservation specialist
and friend
Level 3 Certification
by the Galapagos National Park
A University degree in biology, tourism and similar branches is required
At least 6 years of experience as a naturalist guide for the Galapagos National Park is required
Fluency in en and English with many speaking a third language
At least 6 years of experience as a naturalist guide for the Galapagos National Park is required

To have successfully completed the rigorous Level 3 training course offered by the Park which includes:

Safety training for onboard and for when on the islands
First Aid training
Detailed test of the biology and geology of the islands
Problem and emergency management training

Our naturalist made the difference between a "good" and an "exceptional" experience.

- Hattie Katz : California, US

Quasar Expeditions has carefully selected only the most knowledgeable, professional and friendly naturalists in the region, with an average of 15 years of experience guiding on the Islands. Our naturalists are professionals who will provide you with all the information you want to know about the wonders you will discover every day. They are also all very well versed in safety and first aid so you know you are in great hands while on your Galapagos travel adventure. Our Galapagos naturalists are experts who are there not only to show you and tell you about nature, but to immerse you in it so that you can greater appreciate and cherish your exploration.

Click here to learn more about each guide.

In Galapagos, Quasar Expeditions offers only level-3 licensed guides, the highest level of expertise attainable by a naturalist guide in Galapagos. Below is a list of the requirements that all our guides meet and that is part of a level 3 certification.

Quasar's Galapagos Crew

Our onboard crew is expertly trained both in high standards of service and in safety. They aim to exceed your expectations but will put your safety first and foremost. From the moment you decide to contact us, our supporting staff will make the booking and pre-trip process simple and effortless. Your requests will be handled professionally and in a timely manner. We understand that your Galapagos experience starts now. To this very day, our founders hand pick the staff and crew that will serve you. The basis for selection is actually quite simple: love for their job and love for the islands. You will get to know the quality of people that serve you. You will find out that, in their hearts, they are good people, willing to accommodate you in any way possible. They want nothing more than to leave you with an experience that will last a lifetime.