Galapagos Information - Columbus TravelSan Cristobal Island

El Junco Lagoon

El Junco Lagoon, in a small crater which in turn is located within the large caldera of a volcano, is the only permanent freshwater lake in the Galápagos. From the top of the crater there are breathtaking views of the Lagoon and surrounding hills. It is frequented by dozens of frigates and you can normally also see Galápagos pintails, moorhens and pied-billed grebes.


Highlights: Views of the crater
Animals: Frigates, Galápagos pintails, moorhens, pied-billed grebes
Difficulty: Short hike
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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