Galapagos: Nature’s Wonderland

RATED:  G | RUNTIME: 45 min. | STUDIO:  nWave Pictures

In the vastness of the Pacific Ocean, there is a paradise unlike any other: the Galapagos Archipelago. Amongst these fascinating and remote volcanic islands, life has played out over millions of years in relative isolation. The result is a wonderland of nature, with a remarkable collection of plants and charismatic animals that have all adapted to this unique environment. Meet giant half-ton tortoises and marine iguanas that spit sea-salt from their noses. Dance with tropical albatrosses and hunt fishes with the colorful blue-footed boobies. Dive into the ocean with flightless cormorants and swim with tiny penguins thousands of miles from their natural habitats.

Around the archipelago, converging cross-winds and deep, cold, nutrient-rich currents have made possible a unique and bio-diverse marine oasis, which boasts everything from abundant microscopic plankton to Galapagos sharks. “Galapagos: Nature’s Wonderland” is a story of discovery, of survival against the odds, and of nature’s ingenuity, all brought to life in stunning IMAX. You’re invited to explore these extraordinary and enchanted islands, whose remarkable inhabitants helped change the way we understand nature.


A yellow warbler enjoying a rare supply of fresh water in the Galapagos Islands | © 2013 Amabel Adcock for Colossus Productions/nWave Pictures


A marine iguana eating moss | © 2013 Colossus Productions/nWave Pictures


A red sally light foot crab on black lava rock | © 2013 Colossus Productions/nWave Pictures


Giant tortoises take a mud bath on Alcedo Volcano, Isabela Island, Galapagos | © 2013 Colossus Productions/nWave Pictures


Wave albatrosses | © 2013 Colossus Productions/nWave Pictures


Nazca boobies staring at the camera | © 2013 Colossus Productions/nWave Pictures


A marine iguana grazes on green algae | © 2013 Colossus Productions for Colossus Productions/nWave Pictures

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“Galapagos: Nature’s Wonderland” a “transporting experience…with striking visual effects…”

Victoria Times Colonist

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