Galapagos Information - Columbus TravelSouth Plaza 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.


Highlights: Land iguanas, nesting swallow tail gulls and snorkeling with friendly sea lions
Animals: Land iguanas, lava lizards, Madeiran storm petrels, marine iguanas
Difficulty: Flat trail
Landing: Dry

*Note that the listed activites may differ depending of the time of the day of your visit, cruise itinerary and National Park regulations.