Galapagos Information - Columbus TravelSanta Cruz Island

Puerto Ayora

Puerto Ayora is the economic centre of the Galápagos Islands with many restaurants, souvenir shops, discotheques, bars, internet coffee shops and other stores. A good way to wind down after a Galápagos Islands cruise is to take a stroll through the town of Puerto Ayora. The bay is a good location to spot brown pelicans, golden rays, marine iguanas, herons, lava gulls, frigate birds, Galápagos sea lions, and large numbers of blue-footed boobies.


Highlights: Souvenir shopping
Animals: Brown pelicans, golden rays, marine iguanas, herons, lava gulls, frigate birds, Galápagos sea lions, blue-footed boobies
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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