Well this is crazy but true. I was in contact with the hotel in the Galapagos Islands we will be staying at in a few weeks. I was getting info on the type of kayaks they use at their place. The person told me that the national park has recently banned kayak in the islands. She also told me that kayaks on the water cought by the park service would be confiscated! Unfortunetly she did not know specifically why, but there will be no kayaking while I'm down there.
All I can say is that as the owner of a kayak shop this is my definition of hell! I'm sure some A-hole did something really bad to some wildlife but still. That's like saying some one cought a fish out of slot size and kept it so no more fishing! Kayaking is one of the most eco friendly activities ou can do. I mean if there is a problem with it there has to be a better way to solve the problem then banning it.
I am so mad I would cancell my trip if I could get out of my airline, cruiseship, and hotel reservations. THis was my #1 activity and now I'm S.O.L.