Whale Bay – Galapagos

Santa Cruz Island

Whale Bay - Galapagos Islands

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Whale Bay Highlights

Located in the west coast of Santa Cruz lies a small cove of green sand, originating from volcanic materials, Whale Bay beach contains a large amount of olivine crystals that were formed when the magma was still underground. A Historical location where ceramic relics can still be found. Climbing the hill is permitted


Main Features: Green Sand, Historical Location, Shorebirds
Interaction In Site: Beachcombing, Hill Hike
Type of Landing: Dry Landing - Accessible on foot
Fitness: Low/High

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