The El Junco lagoon is located 19 kilometers from the port inside a large volcano, now extinct. The lagoon is one of the favorite places for frigatebirds that fly and brush their wings with fresh water.
Located in front of the islet León Dormido. The bay is surrounded by mangroves, its waters are calm and suitable for swimming. From the beach you can see hermit crabs, lava gulls, pelicans and blue-footed boobies feeding.
From the upper part of San Cristóbal there is a silhouette of a lion. It consists of a rocky rock in the shape of an obelisk that emerges from the sea. Between the rocks a special channel for diving is formed.
Located a few minutes north of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, its extension is 300 m and is made up of dry forest vegetation. On the beach there is a large colony of sea lions among the vegetation of salty forests; marine iguanas are present on the rocks.
The climate is divided into two seasons: the hot season, with temperatures around 30 ° C (86 ° F) from January to May / June and the cool and dry season, with temperatures around 22 ° C (72 ° F) ) from June / July to December.
Seafood is not lacking in the cuisine of the Galapagos Islands. There are different ways to consume them and each restaurant stands out for offering them with a particular touch.
Swimming, surfing, kayaking, snorkeling, deep diving, (scuba), horseback riding, mountain biking, bird watching.
El Junco is the only freshwater lake in the entire archipelago. During the rainy season the level increases and the frigates use their waters to clean their feathers of sea salt.
You can hire services: navigable cruising tour, navigable diving tour, daily diving tour, land tour, bay tour, experiential fishing.
You can help the conservation of this World Heritage called Galapagos, make good ecotourism practices. Save water, avoid using plastics, save energy, consume local products.