Friday, 26 September 2014 00:00

South Plazas Island

Island

South Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galápagos. It is also home to marine iguanas and a hybrid iguana whose fathers are marine iguanas and mothers are land iguanas. There are cliffs with spectacular views and a rocky trail circumnavigates the island displaying the combination of dry and coastal vegetation zone. The island is home to enormous prickly pear cactus and the endemic succulent sesuvian.

  • Activities: Hiking
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Type of Landing: Dry landing
  • Highlights: Land iguanas, Lava lizards, Marine iguanas, Sea lion colony, Audubon´s shearwaters, Nesting swallow-tailed gulls, Nazca Boobies, Madeiran storm petrels, amazing landscape with cliffs.