Lonesome George was born on Pinta Island in Galapagos
Pinta Island got its name from one of the caravels of Columbus. Has an area of 60 km² and a maximum altitude of 777 meters. Swallow-tailed gulls, marine iguanas, sparrow hawks, fur seals can be seen here. The Pinta Island is the original home of Lonesome George
There are landing sites, but the island has no visitor sites and researchers require a permit to visit.