Charles Darwin Station – Galapagos

Santa Cruz Island

Charles Darwin Station - Galapagos Islands

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Charles Darwin Station Highlights

The Charles Darwin Station = CDS is a joint breeding program regulated by the Galapagos National park & the CDS,  eggs are brought from different islands: Pinzon, Santiago & Santa Cruz to be artificially incubated, 5 years later they are reintroduced into the wild. The CDS main objective is to promote scientific research in the islands and the associated logistics.


Main Features: Breeding of Giant Tortoises in captivity
Interaction In Site: Walking Detour
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.