Located in the South of the Galapagos Islands, Floreana Island is full of human history. In addition, it hosts abundant land wildlife and has one of the best snorkeling sites on the archipelago, Devil’s Crown. Depending on the site you visit (Floreana has 6 different ones), you will learn about this island’s inhabitants including whalers and pirates, entrepreneurs, and settlers with a mysterious story. Furthermore, you will enjoy its black or green beaches, or will fall in love with its land species and amazing marine fauna.
The six visitors’ sites on Floreana Island are:
- Post Office Bay
- Floreana’s Highlands
- Black Beach,
- Cormorant Point
- Devil’s Crown,
- Enderby, Champion, and Gardner Islets.
Highlights and Wildlife: human history, sharks, rays, turtles, sea lions, acer (snakes), hawks, barn owls, rails, three species of finch, the Floreana Mockingbird, sea lion, sea turtle, Galapagos penguin
Activities: Hiking, snorkeling, SUP, kayaking, zodiac ride
Total Area: 107 mi2 / 172 km2
Population: 150 people