Santa Cruz Island
things to see & do
Santa Cruz Island is located smack dab in the middle of the Galapagos. It is one of the larger islands and the most populated in the archipelago. A wide variety of activities are available throughout the island and it’s home to the Galapagos National Park offices and the Charles Darwin Station. Baltra Airport is located a short ferry ride from Santa Cruz where travelers are shuttled to the bustling port town of Puerto Ayora, there are all kinds of different shops and cafes, while in the highlands, agriculture thrives with crops such as avocados, coffee, sugarcane, lemons, bananas, and oranges.