Galapagos Information - Columbus TravelSanta Cruz Island

North Trail – Media Luna

This is a 5km trail to a crescent-shaped hill called Media Luna, one of the large volcanic craters in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island. The trail first takes you to the agricultural zone near the National Park Boundary, the Miconia zone, and then leads to the Fern and Sedge zones that are typical of the highlands of the Islands. Birds that can be found there include the peregrine falcon and Galápagos rail.


Highlights: Wonderful views
Animals: Peregrine falcons, Galápagos rails
Difficulty: Easy
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.

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