Date: 9/18/2012 2:06 am
Isabela, the largest island in the Galapagos, is a volcanologists dream. Five young and intermittently active volcanoes create a skyline as dramatic as Manhattan’s but it’s the animals who thrive in this isolated landscape that make the long and frequently rough trip here worth any potential queasiness
Date: 9/18/2012 2:43 am
Puerto Ayora, is the largest town on the Island. A short walk from town is the Charles Darwin Research Station where you can get up close and personal with the giant Galapagos tortoises. You can do surfing and jogging, Another option for those interested in cooling off is the picturesque water hole Laguna las Ninfas. And for divers there is the Academy Bay
Date: 9/18/2012 2:57 am
Bartolome, the island in the centre of the archipelago offers a rare chance to swim after frisky penguins and take in the view of a lunar-like landscape, all in the space of an afternoon. Isla Bartolome is generally a 'must see' for the average boat tour!
Date: 9/18/2012 3:15 am
Isla Espanola raises the experience of spotting beautiful birds and sea lions to another level. And there's more variety to what you can see and do on this island than on most. This island is not reached by small boats, so best to book your cruise beforehand!
Date: 9/18/2012 3:27 am
Punta Espinosa is the best island for animal spotting, located on the volcanic island of Isla Fernandina in the west of the Galapagos. Watch your step, since everywhere you turn there are groups of animals casually waddling or swimming or, in the case of the enormous colony of marine iguanas, just hanging around.