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Location
Description
Activities

Baltra Island map

Baltra Island Map
Baltra location
This island is not part of the Galapagos National Park, and is only used as an entry and exit point of the Park.  The principal features are the Baltra airport and the Baltra harbour / dock.
  • Airport arrival / depature
  • Start and/or end point of most cruises.
Physical characteristics
Flora
Fauna
  • Basaltic plateau; uplifted by tectonic activity.
  • Area: 25.09 sq. km
  • Flat & extremely arid
  • One of the driest islands in the archipelago.
  • Endemic Malacophylla (species of Palo Santo)
  • Land iguanas
  • Lava lizards
  • Sea lions
Baltra airport
Airport arrival & departure
Baltra airport from plane