Santa Cruz, Galapagos

Galapagos Islands
Galapagos Islands

Puerto Ayora is the main town on Santa Cruz Island and there is a great deal to see and visit. Famous for the, Iguana’s, giant tortoise, volcanoes and fantastic snorkelling. There are sea lions, blue footed boobies, flamingos and an amazing array of colourful varieties of fish all of which can be seen naturally in their own environment.

The Charles Darwin Research Station strives to save the unique ecosystems in the Galapagos and offers visitors an opportunity to understand the impact and work that hopefully will ensure the protection of some of the endangered species.

Giant Turtle
Giant Turtle

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