South Plaza Island (Galapagos)

Cruise Port schedule, map, terminals, news

South America - Galapagos

-0.58350 S, -90.16170 W

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South Plaza Island is a small sile located off the east coast of Santa Cruz Island, in the Galapagos Islands archipelago. It has an area of 0.13 kilometers and a maximum altitude of 23 m. South Plaza Island was formed by lava up streaming from ocean's bottom.

Despite its small size, the isle is home to a great number of species and is famous for its exceptional flora. That is why South Plaza is very popular with visitors. It is possible to see a large number of birds on the steep banks, such as nesting swallow-tailed gulls or red-billed tropicbirds. However, most of all, enjoy the unique view from atop or stroll along the base of the cliff is a pleasurable experience. The prickly pear cactus trees (Opuntia echios) are very attractive. The large colony of Galapagos land iguanas is another interesting feature of South Plaza. Depending on the season, the Sesuvium ground vegetation may change its colour from orange and purple during the dry season to intense green during the rainy season.

South Plaza Island cruise terminal

Cruise ships to South Plaza Island dock (anchor) at Puerto Ayora - port town on the southern coast of Santa Cruz Island.

South Plaza Island tours, shore excursions, hotels

City Tours and Shore Excursions

  • guided walks. snorkeling, sea kayaking, daily lecture on the ship

The South Plaza Island cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near South Plaza Island, Galapagos.

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Port South Plaza Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from South Plaza Island, Galapagos. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

  1. October, 2016
Day Ships in port
2 October, 2016
MS Grace(arriving at 02 Oct - departing at 02 Oct)
7 October, 2016
Silver Galapagos(arriving at 07 Oct - departing at 07 Oct)
Celebrity Xpedition(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 11:00)
14 October, 2016
Silver Galapagos(arriving at 14 Oct - departing at 14 Oct)
16 October, 2016
MS Grace(arriving at 16 Oct - departing at 16 Oct)
21 October, 2016
Silver Galapagos(arriving at 21 Oct - departing at 21 Oct)
Celebrity Xpedition(arriving at 07:00 - departing at 11:00)
28 October, 2016
Silver Galapagos(arriving at 28 Oct - departing at 28 Oct)
30 October, 2016
MS Grace(arriving at 30 Oct - departing at 30 Oct)