At Charles Darwin Research Station we will meet Lonesome George and
learn about the efforts that have been done to restore the tortoise
populations in the islands.
In South Plaza there are two species of iguanas: land & marine, a
colony of Swallow-tailed Gulls and sea lions. Beautiful views of nearby
Chance to see the Galapagos hybrid iguana, unique in the world.
Hiking in Santa Fe can be either intermediate or high intensity. Special
sighting opportunities include the endemic Santa Fe land iguana, the
tallest cactus species, and a Palo Santo forest.
Rábida is a red sand beach with a large sea lion colony, Palo Santo
forest and a unique type of cactus. This is the only place where nine
species of Darwin’s finches can be seen, mockingbirds and beautiful
views from the highest spot.
Daphne is an eroded tuff cone that was created by successive volcanic
activity. A prime opportunity to find Blue-footed Boobies, Nazca
Boobies, Red-billed Tropicbirds, Swallow-tailed Gulls, Brown Noddies.