Santa Cruz Island

Encountering Giant Tortoises On Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos

Santa Cruz, the most populated and commercially developed island in the Galapagos, is also the most visited.  Near the international airport some 650 miles west of mainland Ecuador, Santa Cruz is the site of the Charles Darwin Research Station and Galapagos National Park, which lead conservation programs in the islands. While you might spot other […]

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Galapagos Wildlife Calendar For January And February

In the Galapagos, the wildlife is the main attraction.  Below is an indication of what you can expect to see in January and February during your Galapagos Tour. January Beginning of the rainy season. Land birds start nesting, generally after the first rain. On Hood (Española) Island, adult marine iguanas become brightly colored (green, red, and black). The green […]

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