Galapagos Information - Columbus TravelSan Cristobal Island

Puerto Chino

Puerto Chino is a white sand beach reached by a hike over lava fields. Here you can see first hand the dry forest habitat particular to San Cristobal. At Puerto Chino Beach there are many opportunities for viewing some of the more well-known shore birds of the Islands including the blue-footed booby and the magnificent frigate bird.


Highlights: Viewing shore birds
Animals: Blue-footed booby, magnificent frigate bird
Difficulty: 2-mile trail
Landing: Accessed from Cerro Verde

*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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