El Barranco


El Barranco, also known as Prince Philips Steps is a trail carved on volcanic rock that leads up to a cliff, with a trail of about 1.5 km in length it can be covered usual in about 2 hours. The cliff other then offering a scenic views also serves as a nesting site in the lava cavities for Petrels,  with an estimated of over 200.000 pairs of Galapagos Petrels, also present is the red footed booby, short eared owl among other.

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Fast Facts about El Barranco

Main Features: Galapagos Petrels, Red Footed Booby, Trail to a scenic cliff
Interaction In Site: Hiking
Type of Landing: Dry Landing: Off a dhingy ride into Bridge/rocks
Fitness: Medium

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