Leon Dormido, San Cristobal island, Galapagos
'Leon dormido' is a rock formation located off the coast of San Cristobal island, in the Galapagos archipelago. It is the remain of a lava cone which is home to sea lions, blue-footed boobies, masked boobies and magnificent frigate birds on the cliffs. Local boat tours take visitors to this popular dive site from San Cristobal island.
Things to See and Do
* Sea lions
* Frigate birds
* Scuba dovomg
* Blue footed boobies
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – U.S. dollar2 (USD)
Language – Spanish
Population – 40,000 approx (Galapagos islands)
Land Area – 558 km² (San Cristobal island)
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 593
Port Location – The main port town on San Cristobal island is Puerto Bazuerizo Moreno.
Transport Links – TAME has flights twice weekly (Wednesday and Friday) from the mainland. Icaro has just started flights to the islands. EMETEBE has flights to Baltra-airport and Isabela if there is enough demand.
There are daily boats from Puerto Ayora in Santa Cruz. The two hour boat ride is rough and noisy and cost $25 one-way.