Baltra Island,or Isla Baltra is as small island of the Galapagos Island.Also known as South Seymour(named after Lord Hugh Seymour),Baltra is a small flat island located near the created by geological upfit.The island is very arid and vegetation consists of salt bushes,prickly pear cactus and palo santo trees.
Daphne Island has much to offer to those who love volcanos due to a tuff crater that exists on the island. Also visitors who love birds might have the only chance to see some of the most spectacular species.
Daphne Island at Galapagos is devided in two islands Daphne Major and Minor. Daphne Major is a volcanic island just north of Santa Cruz Island and just west of the Baltra Airport in the archipelago Colon. Although easily accessible to most visitors to the Galapagos,the national park service has restricted visits to the island. Daphne Major is the area in which two biologists Peter and Rosemary Grant examined for about 20 years examined the behaviour and life cycles of finches, with the results confirming Darwin's theory of evolution.
Galapaguero Cerro Colorado lies on the island of San Cristobal, Ecuador. It is a part of land that is used as a turtle breeding center. There are some short trails through the reserve. Admission is free but a guide is required.
The Charles Darwin Research Station is a biological research station operated by the Charles Darwin Foundation. It is located in Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos Islands. Ecuadorian and foreign scientists work constantly on research and projects for conservation of the Galapagos terrestrial and marine ecosystems.
El Barranco lies on Genovesa Island, Galapagos. El Barranco’s steep, rocky path leads up to a high cliff-face. A marvelous view can be appreciated from here. This site is also home to palo santo vegetation as well as red-footed boobies, short-eared lava owls, Galapagos swallows, and Galapagos doves.
Genovesa Island is located at the inner part of Darwin Bay, it is a small and relatively flat island, rim of a sunken crater that forms Bahia Darwin. The island is geologically young and the only island north of the equator that tourist are permitted to visit and is well worth the effort. It is also rich in wildlife as the other islands of the Galapagos.
North Seymour is a small island near to Baltra Island in the Galapagos Islands. It was was created by seismic uplift. The whole island is covered with low, bushy vegetation. North Seymour has a visitor trail approximately 2 kilometres in length crossing the inland of the island and exploring the rocky coast.
Punta Pitt is located in the northeast of San Cristobal Island, Galapagos. It is a popular site for visitors, mostly because it’s the only Galápagos visitor site where you can see all three types of Booby as well as both types of Frigatebirds. There is a 90 m long beach at Punta Pitt, which is home to sea lions, lava lizards and marine iguanas. The sand is an olive-yellow color, the result of the ocean’s erosion of lava rock and shells.
Bahia Gardner is located on the northeastern part of Espanola Island, the oldest of the Galapagos Islands. Here there is a long, white sandy beach, colonies of sea lions, sea turtles swim offshore and inquisitive mockingbirds. The beach is great to explore and view land iguanas. Snorkeling at Gardner Bay is a great attraction, with the chance to swim with the Sea Lions, the large colorful tropical fish and white-tipped sharks.
Plaza Sur is a small island belonging to Ecuador off the east coast of Santa Cruz, in the Galapagos Islands. Plaza Sur was formed by a lava flow from the bottom of the ocean. Despite its small size it is home to a large number of bird species and it is famous for its extraordinary flora. That is why this island is very popular with visitors. Enjoying the beautiful view from atop the steep banks or strolling along the cliff is an extremely pleasurable experience.
Espanola Island is a popular tourist destination in Galapagos islands. Punta Suarez is a picturesque spot in this area famous for its wildlife. Sea lions, large iguanas and numerous species of birds are possible to be seen here. It is, also, the only place in the world that albatross nest. It has scenic white sandy beaches so it is a nice opportunity for diving and snorkelling activities. The rocky volcanic surroundings make the scenery unique and perfect for photographs!
Rábida Island, is one of the Galápagos Islands. The island has also been known as Jervis Island named in honour of the 18th-century British admiral John Jervis. In Ecuador it is officially known as Isla Rábida. The island is located in the eastern Pacific Ocean, has red sand beaches and a saltwater lagoon inhabited by flamingos and a bachelor sea lion colony. The landscape is studded with small volcanic craters along sharp slopes and cliffs. The rich wildlife attracts a large number of tourists.
San Cristobal is the easternmost island in the Galápagos archipelago, and one of the oldest geologically. Its name comes from the patron saint of seafarers, St. Christopher. "Kicker Rock" is a worth-visiting area that represents the remains of a lava cone. It is a magnificent island in the middle of the sea. For those who adore sea activities,the island offers an amazing snorkelling and diving experience. The sea life you see there is unbelievable! You will have the chance to experience swimming with sharks, turtles, dolphins and rays.
Sullivan bay located on Santiago island in Galapagos, offers a unique volcanic experience. A coral beach landing leads you at a lava field which proves the volcanic origin of these islands. A special type of lava, pahoehoe, make the scenery just perfect. Enjoy swimming in beautiful, pristine beaches. Snorkelling here is, also, an interesting activity. Explore the landscapes by walking across the lava which is an amazing experience!
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