ISABELA ISLAND (Albermarle)
Isabela is the Westernmost, youngest, and largest landmass in the Galapagos Islands, and it has a fascinating combination of wildlife and volcanic landscapes. Its visitor’s points have several of the most beautiful and unique species on the archipelago. Isabela is an island that visitors can explore in many ways. Along with Genovesa, Isabela Island is considered an important site for birdwatchers as its sites host some of the most unique and representative species of the Galapagos Islands. There are also several fabulous snorkeling sites.
Due to its size, Isabela Island has many visitors sites, and they are described below:
Highlights and Wildlife: landscapes, sulfur mines, whitetip reef sharks, reef fish, large sea horses, sea turtles, starfish, blue-footed boobies, flamingoes, herons, oystercatchers, pintail ducks
Activities: Hiking, snorkeling, horseback riding, kayaking, and zodiac ride
Total Area: 1.771 mi2/ 2.850 km2
Population: 2.200 people