Santa Cruz Island (Galapagos Islands) » Travel Reports


Santa Cruz is the most populated island of the Galapagos Islands and the second largest island after Isabela. The island is of volcanic origin and its highest point is 864 meters above sea level. On the south coast of Santa Cruz of the island is Puerto Ayora, the largest city of all Galapagos Islands with about 15,000 inhabitants. There is also the Charles Darwin Research Station, named after the evolutionary researcher Charles Darwin.