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SANTA CRUZ ISLAND

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Location
Description
Activities
Puerto Ayora Map

Puerto Ayora map (above)
Santa Cruz Island (below)

Santa Cruz Island
Santa Cruz location
This island is visited at some point in all yacht itineraries, including a visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station.  The main town, Puerto Ayora, is also used as basis to do land-based scuba diving.  Other interesting sites on the island: the highlands (including the Twin Craters & Lava Tubes), Tortuga Bay, Cerro Dragon & Bachas Beach.
  • Hiking & Snorkeling
  • Wet & dry landings
  • Scuba diving
  • Shopping
  • Hotels
Geology
Flora
Fauna
  • Lava tubes & beaches
  • Central volcano - Cerro Crocker
  • Area: 986 sq. km
  • All vegetations zones, including a cloudforest.
  • Cactus
  • Fern
  • Sea lions
  • Pelicans
  • Marine iguanas
  • Land iguanas
  • Most bird species
Puerto Ayora dock
Puerto Ayora harbour
Giant tortoise at Darwin Station

Robin Slater
General Manager - Guide2Galapagos
Marketing Manager - Sangay Touring
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