San Cristobal Island

Things to do in
Galapagos Islands


The easternmost island of the Galapagos hosted the first landing of Charles Darwin and today hosts a population of more than 6,000. It is also home to the capital of the Galapagos archipelago, Puerto Barquerizo Moreno.

Populations of sea birds, sea lions, marine iguanas, and even the giant tortoise live on the island. A great site for viewing wildlife exists at Punta Pitt, while the only freshwater lake in the entirety of the Galapagos exists, El Junco.

Getting there

Although San Cristobal has an airport, your best bet for visiting the island is by cruise itinerary.

Selecting a cruise itinerary

Inner loop itineraries or those featuring stops in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno and Punta Pitt enjoy call to port in San Cristobal Island.

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