Isla Santa Fe, Galapagos Islands
Santa Fe island is a small island belonging to the Galapagos archipelago, located to the south east of Santa Cruz island. It is one of the oldest of the islands; volcanic rocks dating back four millions years have been found here.
Visitors to Santa Fe island can walk the loop trail which leads to a prickly pear cactus forest and stunning views of the cove beneath the summit. There are opportunities to snorkel with playful seal lion pups and colorful fish.
Things to See and Do
* Bird watching
* Loop trail
* Land Iguanas
* Sea lion colonies
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – U.S. dollar (USD)
Language – Spanish
Population – 40,000 approx (Galapagos islands)
Land Area – 24 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 593
Port Location – There is a wet landing site at Barrington Bay on the northeastern side of the island.
Transport Links – Flights to the Galapagos are relatively easy to arrange and depart from Quito and Guayaquil on a daily basis for the Isla Baltra airport, about two hours by public transport from Puerto Ayora, the main settlement of the Galapagos, on the central island of Santa Cruz.