Royal Galapagos
Interpretation Center & Galapaguera
Tortoise Breeding Center in San Cristobal

“Jacinto Gordillo” Breeding Center

This is a new visitor site in the northeast part of San Cristobal Island and can now be reached in roughly one hour by road from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. In the Breeding Center, you will be able to admire the hatchling turtles from their birth until the are 120 days old when the grown turtles are taken to their natural habit.


Possible Activities: Short hike (0,6 mi / 1Km)
Difficulty: Easy / moderate
Type of Landing: Dry
Highlights: Giant tortoises in captivity, snorkeling with sea lions, land and sea birds, blue-footed boobies, hatchling turles.

Puerto Chino

Located (15.2 miles / 24.5 km) away from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno and a few miles from the Breeding Center Cerro Colorado, this walk takes approximately 30 to the beach.


Possible Activities: Hiking, swimming, snorkeling
Type of Landing: Dry
Difficulty: Moderate / difficult
Highlights:

White sandy beach, marine birds, snorkeling