Puerto Ayora, Galapagos Is

Santa Cruz island is the center of tourism in the Galapagos. It is a large island with a variety of geology, vegetation and wildlife. The largest settlement area is Puerto Ayora, which is home to the National Park Services and the Charles Darwin Research Station.

The hub of most activity in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora is a charming port town offering international cuisine, oceanfront hotels, outdoor bars, scuba diving schools and an avenue of boutiques.

Things to See and Do

* Charles Darwin Research Station
* National Park Services
* Souvenir shopping
* Explore the town

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – U.S. dollar2 (USD)
Language – Spanish
Population –12,000 approx
Land Area – 585 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 593

Port Location – Puerto Ayora is the main port town on Santa Cruz island.

Transport Links – Flights to the Galapagos are relatively easy to arrange and depart from Quito and Guayaquil on a daily basis for the Isla Baltra airport, which is about two hours by public transport from Puerto Ayora, the main settlement of the Galapagos, on the central island of Santa Cruz.

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Cruises from Puerto Ayora, Galapagos Is

Cruise Date Duration
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 22/10/19 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 05/11/19 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 19/11/19 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 03/12/19 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 17/12/19 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 31/12/19 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 14/01/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 28/01/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 11/02/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 25/02/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 10/03/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 24/03/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 07/04/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 21/04/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 05/05/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 19/05/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 02/06/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 16/06/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 30/06/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 14/07/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 28/07/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 11/08/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 25/08/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 08/09/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 22/09/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 06/10/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 20/10/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 03/11/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 17/11/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 01/12/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 15/12/20 7 nts
Grace, Galapagos Cruise ex Puerto Ayora to Baltra 29/12/20 7 nts
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