Towns & Cities
The most populous town in the Galapagos Islands and home to some of the main tourist attractions, such as the Charles Darwin Research Station and the main dock.
Practical matters for your tourism needs may be solved here, such as access to in-person banking, internet access via cafes, or dining and local arts & crafts via the main street, Avenida Charles Darwin.
Planning Your Cruise
If your cruise or tour of the Galapagos doesn't already include the Charles Darwin Research Station, make sure you stop by to say "hi" to the resident giant tortoises.
Puerto Ayora hosts the main port areas for commercial cruise ships visiting the Galapagos, but you might also see some other unexpected guests seemingly ready for vacation - sea lions!
What to do in Port
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