Floreana Island, Ecuador
Floreana Island is an island of the Galapagos islands. It is infamous for its history of pirates, whalers, convicts and mysterious disappearances. It is also a popular location for diving cruises and snorkeling with sea lions.
Places of interest on Floreana Island include Punta Cormorant where there is a green sand beach inhabited by sea lions. At a nearby lagoon visitors can see pink flamingoes, rays and sea turtles. “Devil’s Crown” is popular with divers and snorkelers for its schools of fish, sea lions and turtles.
Things to See & Do
* Galapagos Flamingoes
* Cormorant Point
* Post Office Bay
* “Devil’s Crown” – dive and snorkeling site
* Cerro Alieri & Asilo de la Paz
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – U.S. dollar (USD)
Language – Spanish
Land Area – 173 km²
Population – 100 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 593
Port Location - The port at Floreana Island is located at Puerto Velasco Ibarra.
Transport Links – A boat service is available from Santa Cruz, arriving approximately every two weeks.