SANTA CRUZ, THE ISLAND:

The most populated island in the archipelago, Santa Cruz is home to the Charles Darwin Research Station. In the city of Puerto Ayora you can see how the locals live and check out the arts and crafts of Charles Darwin Avenue. for unique and beautiful souvenirs

The silent depths of Black Turtle Cove: where stingrays bury their bodies in ocean sand and gasps of sea turtles coming up for air echo against the rocks.

BEST TOURS FROM SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, GALAPAGOS:

Bartolome island and Sullivan Bay visit

On this tour you can take the most popular and famous landscape photo of Galapagos: Pinnacle Rock. We have time to visit neighboring islands while observing wildlife

  • Location: Bartolome Island
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Departures: Every day
  • Altitude: Sea level

Santa Cruz Island Highlands and Garrapatero beach

Visit to the highlands in Santa Cruz to see the giant tortoises and lava tunnels. Afterwards we will visit the hidden and spectacular Garrapatero Beach

  • Location: San Cristobal Island
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Activity Level: Moderate
  • Departures: Every day
  • Altitude: Sea level

Charles Darwin Station and Tortuga Bay

This eight-hour tour includes a visit to the Charles Darwin Station, where we can observe giant tortoises from different islands in different times during stages of life. Afterwards we will visit Tortuga Bay, a famous beach on Santa Cruz.

  • Location: Santa Cruz Island
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Activity Level: Low
  • Departures: Every day
  • Altitude: Sea level

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