Santiago (James) Island

Santiago (James) Island Santiago is the fourth largest of the islands and has several excellent visitor sites within its 585 sq km. In a long,

Santa Fe Island (Barrington)

Santa Fe Island (Barrington) Santa Fe Island has been formed by lava streams that were extruded beneath the sea and later were uplifted (although recent

Santa Cruz Island

Santa Cruz Island Santa Cruz Island (Infatigable) is the second biggest island of the archipelago with an area of 986 sq km. The highest point

San Cristobal Island

San Cristobal Island San Cristóbal (Chatham) is the easternmost island in the Galápagos archipelago, and one of the oldest geologically. It’s Spanish (and most commonly

Rabida Island

Rabida Island Rabida Island is situated south of the island Santiago. The landing site of this 5 sq km island is a dark red coral

South Plaza Island

Baltra Island Only the southern partner of two small crescent-shaped islands that lie just a few hundred meters off the east coast of Santa Cruz

Seymour Norte

North Seymour North Seymour Island was lifted from the ocean floor by a seismic event, and its origins as a seabed give the island its


Mosquera Island Mosquera Island is a tiny sandy island of 0,06 sq km that lies between Baltra Island and Seymour Island. There is no trail

Isabela Island (Albemarle)

Isabela Island (Albemarle) Isabela is the biggest island of the archipelago and occupies about 60% of all the land area of Galápagos. It was formed


Genovesa (Tower) Genovesa Island occupies about 14 km² and its maximum elevation is 64 m. The horse-shoe shaped island has a volcanic caldera whose wall