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How To Visit Santa Cruz Independently

For many, Santa Cruz is the jumping off point for a trip to the Galapagos islands. And what an introduction it is! ...

How To Visit the Galapagos Independently

A common myth is that the only way to see the Galapagos islands is to take an expensive cruise. But you absolutely can ...

Playa de la Estacion

It might not be the best beach in the Galapagos, but Playa de la Estacion makes a nice stop after a scorching hot walk ...

Darwin Station and Tortoise Centre

The Charles Darwin Research Station lies just a short walk east of Puerto Ayora. Right next door is the Fausto Llerena ...

Las Grietas Independently

Las Grietas is a scenic gorge where freshwater and seawater meet, and is a popular spot for snorkelling on Santa ...

Tortoise Ranches, Lava Tunnels & Gemelos

On the day that we moved from Isabela to San Cristobal, we passed once more through Santa Cruz. With some time to kill ...