Colloquially known by the locals, La Galapaguera (Tortoise Research and Conservation Center), is the main point of interest, a giant turtle sanctuary (Chelonoidis Chathamensis) where we will learn more about these unique creatures in a natural environment.
The highlands reach a maximum elevation of 730 meters (2,400 feet) and have a cooler and more cloudy climate than Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. There are two areas of biodiversity, where frigates birds and other water birds live in “El Junco” lagoon.
Puerto Chino beach, known for its white sands are usually guarded by families of sea lions. To get there, you will walk along a path bordered by beautiful Opuntia cactus.