Galapagos Information - Columbus TravelFloreana Island

Puerto Velasco Ibarra

The small town of Puerto Velasco Ibarra lies on the northwest side of Floreana. Descendents of the Wittmer family, made famous by The Galapagos Affair, still own and run a recently renovated and expanded hotel in the town. From Puerto Velasco Ibarra you can visit Black Beach and look for the medium tree finch, found only in the humid zone on Floreana.


Highlights: Medium tree finch
Animals: Medium tree finch
Difficulty: Easy
Landing: Dry

*Note that the listed activites may differ depending of the time of the day of your visit, cruise itinerary and National Park regulations.

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