El Junco – Galapagos

San Cristobal Island

El Junco - Galapagos Islands

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El Junco Highlights

Named after a common type of plant found in the area El Junco is a lagoon with 270 meters in diameter, formed inside a small crater which in turn lies within the caldera of a large volcano now extinct. The lagoon source is only rainwater, with 700m above sea level, the lagoon is surrounded by vegetation which has been used by many locals for farms & ranches.


Main Features: Lagoon - a source of Fresh water, Different type of bird species
Interaction In Site: Hiking, Birdwatching
Type of Landing: Dry Landing - Accessible on foot
Fitness: Low

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