Central Park

Embark on a visit to the heart of the charming and welcoming town, exploring its lively Central Park that seamlessly blends local life with vibrant colors.

Visitors Center

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Isabela's giant tortoises and deepen your understanding of its unique fauna. Discover the astonishing process of giant tortoise gestation in this unique experience, with a contribution of $10 USD per person.

Flamingo's Pitt

Step into a landscape that seems to be from another planet as you explore the red water pool with thousands of years of volcanic formation. Uncover the place where flamingos acquire their distinctive color in this visually stunning experience.

Snorkeling at Concha Perla

Plunge into the crystal-clear waters of Concha Perla and swim alongside sea lions, turtles, sharks, rays, and, if luck is on your side, even a Galápagos penguin. Be captivated by the mesmerizing transparency of these waters.

Wall of Tears

Explore the intriguing history of the Wall of Tears, built in the 1950s as a punishment by inmates of a penitentiary. Walk from this point towards the radar, immersing yourself in the unique connection between the past and the present.

Los Tuneles

A spectacular formation of lava tunnels and arches partly submerged in the sea. Here you can snorkel in several places and normally you see turtles, manta rays, sharks, sea lions, penguins among others.

Sierra Negra & Volcan Chico Hikes

Sierra Negra is one of the largest active volcanic calderas in the world at 11km in diameter, where you can take in spectacular views of the volcano that erupted as recently as August 2018.


The Tintoreras are a series of small islands directly in front of Puerto Villamil. A boat takes 5 minutes to cross the bay and goes slowly along the coastline so you can see the Galapagos penguins and boobies.

Wall of Tears

A large wall made of lava boulders constructed by prisoners in 1948. It lies about 7km from the town and the road leading to it is in good shape, suitable for hiking or biking.

Concha de Perla

Concha de Perla is like a natural swimming pool, closed off from the sea. It is a next to the docks. It is a beautiful place to swim and snorkel. It is a 5 minute walk from town and you can visit on your own.

Giant Tortoise Breeding Center

This National Park run center is where the giant tortoises are raised from eggs to adolescence before being set free in their natural habitat in the highlands.


The Wetlands of Isabela Island are located just outside of Puerto Villamil. The Wetlands consist of lagoons, swamps, and mangroves and are home to a variety of unique bird species such as common stilts, whimbrels, white-cheeked pintails, and gallinules.

Flamingo Lake

To the west of Puerto Villamil there are various salt and brackish lagoons which house an impressive variety of coastal and sea birds. Here, visitors can also find the largest concentration of flamingos in Galapagos.

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