travel42 Professional Cruise Port of Call Review

Two small moon-shaped islets off Santa Cruz's east coast offer outsized opportunities for spotting wildlife. The northernmost is dedicated to research, so tourists aren't allowed, but South Plaza remains a popular day trip from Santa Cruz.


Visitors go there to gaze at red-billed tropicbirds, which nestle alongside swallow-tailed gulls, Nazca and blue-footed boobies, and a 1,000-strong population of sea lions, one of Galapagos' largest colonies. Meanwhile, tiny land iguanas sunbathe on the...

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