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We are a surf & kayak shop in Puerto Villamil, Isla Isabela, Galápagos

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  • Last activity: 16 Jun 2024



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    We are a surf & kayak shop in Puerto Villamil, Isla Isabela, Galápagos. We organize kayak snorkeling tours, paddle board tours, and rent surfboards, bikes and more. We work with tourists traveling from all over the world.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travelers will benefit from exploring the enchanted Galápagos Islands with locals. Live in the small beautiful town of Isabela where everything is walkable and there are endless activities such as snorkeling, bike rides, endless wildlife. Free kayak/snorkel tours when available and other discounted tours.

  • Help


    Help out around the shop with basic cleaning (windows, sweeping, scrubbing snorkel equipment, kayak equipment). Lifting of kayaks and gear. Isabela is a small remote island with very few resources, so we want to know what skills you can offer us. It can be anything, think outside of the box. Any skills welcome, such as art (working on a mural right now), online marketing, social media, carpentry, gardening, massage, yoga, chef, tour guides..... the list can go on.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    German: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    Private tent with mattress on rooftop (covered). Ocean breeze and ocean views. Kitchen available for use (Stove top). Outdoor shower. Toilet indoors. We enjoy cooking together or taking turns cooking so if you can cook that helps. Food is not included, we all chip in to eat family style. If hippie living is not for you this is not for you.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Almost everything is walkable or taxis within town are $2 per person. Cooking at home is the cheapest option ($10/day) but can find $5 street food. A typical menu at a restaurant can go for $7-$12. Beers are $3-6. The house where up to two volunteers can stay is an open wooden house where two of our coworkers live downstairs from the rooftop.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    4 hours per day

Host ref number: 796626425843

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