Santa Cruz is situated in the centre of the archipelago, it is the second largest island after Isabela. Its capital is Puerto Ayora, the most populated urban centre in the Galapagos Islands. Santa Cruz with in exuberant vegetation, beautiful landscapes and varied climate, has unique species of flora and fauna, giant turtles in the Chato and la Caseta region, Scalecia Wood, giant cancti and variety of lealy trees and edible fruit.

ISLAND SANTA CRUZ GALAPAGOS

bird in tourtuga bay

Puerto Ayora can be reached by air or by sea from the mainland. Here you can find the charles Darwin Research station. It has a centre for breeding Galapagos turtles and interpretation centre, where you can see a synopsis of the consevation work being carried out by the institution, which is working to protect the econosystem of the Galapagos National Park. Many attractions, tourtuga bay and visit lonely George, the only turtle of this species left.

ruta del sol tour
amazonia
Journey in the wood enchanting meeting in the amazonian forest along Rio Napo. A trip close to nature and the ancien traditions.
volcanous ecuador
Journey on the volcanos, organized hiking tour on the volcanos for expert people. Ecuador gives the opportunity of several itineraries of high altitude.
foto galapagos
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