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San Cristobal

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San Cristobal, Galapagos
East Islands

Overview

San Cristobal island is the Capital of the Galapagos, the easternmost island in the archipelago and among the oldest ones. San Cristobal is the 2nd island to have an airport for commercial airlines entering & exiting the islands. San Cristobal island is home to a variety of wildlife, cetaceans & marine species in its surrounding waters, a variety of visit points are available in the island for visitors to observe its wildlife and land attractions. El Junco is the largest fresh water lake found in the archipelago, and its located in a crater in the highlands. As found in the other 2 main islands (Isabela & Santa Cruz) La Galapaguera is San Cristobal's breeding Center for giant tortoises.

More Information: San Crsitobal Island - Wikipedia


Fast Facts about San Cristobal

Location: Easternmost Galapagos
Extent of Island: 557 sq Kilometers / 215 sq Miles
Highest Point: 730 Meters / 2395 Feet
Highlights: Galapagos Capital, Airport Near Port, Red Footed Booby

Visit Points

Interpretation Center

The Interpretation Center in its core...[read more]

Interaction In Site: Walking Detour

Galapaguera Colorado Hill

Galapaguera Colorado Hill is located 22.4...[read more]

Interaction In Site: Walking Detour

Kicker Rock

Kicker Rock is a popular destination...[read more]

Interaction In Site: Dinghy Ride, Snorkeling, Kayaking, Diving

Lobos

Lobos Island has  a trail of...[read more]

Interaction In Site: Dinghy Ride, Snorkeling


Pitt Point & Pitt Islet

Pitt Point & Pitt Islet are ...[read more]

Interaction In Site: Dinghy Ride, Snorkeling, Kayaking, Diving, Hiking

Cerro Tijeretas

Cerro Tijeretas is named after the...[read more]

Interaction In Site: Snorkeling, Surfing

Cerro Brujo

An eroded tuff cone known as...[read more]

Interaction In Site: Dinghy Ride, Snorkeling, Hiking, Kayaking

El Junco

Named after a common type of...[read more]

Interaction In Site: Hiking, Birdwatching


Galapaguera Natural

Galapaguera Natural is a great location...[read more]

Interaction In Site: Dinghy Ride, Hiking

La Loberia

La Loberia with only 10 minutes...[read more]

Interaction In Site: Hiking, Snorkeling

Ochoa Beach

Ochoa beach is only 30 minutes...[read more]

Interaction In Site: Snorkeling, Beachcombing

Chinese Port

Not far from Galapaguera Colorado Hill...[read more]

Interaction In Site: Hiking, Snorkeling, Beachcombing


San Cristobal Airport

Located in the southeastern end of...[read more]

Interaction In Site: Entrance & Departure of Galapagos Islands

David Rodriguez Breeding Center

Located in the South East of...[read more]

Interaction In Site: Hiking, Sightseeing, Wildlife Exploration, Educational


*Visit point inclusion is subject to cruise programs and logistics. These are regulated by the galapagos national park.
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