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Floreana Island (Galapagos)

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Galapagos Islands

Local Time
2019-12-05 17:05

min: 72 °F (22 °C) / max: 73 °F (23 °C) 72°F
22.4°C
Wind: 190°/ 5.4 m/s  Gust: 6.1 m/sWind: 190°/ 5.4 m/s  Gust: 6.1 m/sGentle breeze
5.4 m/s
Min / Max Temperature73 °F / 23 °C
72 °F / 23 °C

Floreana Island is one of the Galapagos Islands, named after the first president of Ecuador, Juan Jose Flores (1800-1864), during whose administration (1839-1845) the government took possession of the Galapagos archipelago.  Just off Floreana's coast (to the northeast) is the small Champion Islet.

Floreana Island (Galapagos)

Floreana was previously named Charles Island (after King Charles II of England, 1630-1685), as well as Santa Maria after a caravel of Columbus. The island has an area of 173 km2 (67 ml2) amd was formed by a volcanic eruption. Like most of the smaller Galapagos isles, Floreana's highest elevation point (Cerro Pajas, 640 m / 2100 ft) is also the volcano's highest point.

Floreana Island (Galapagos)

Points of interest include “Devil's Crown”, a favorite dive and snorkeling site, located off the northeast point of the isle. It is an underwater volcanic cone which offers the opportunity to snorkel with passages of fish, sea lions and sea turtles.

At Punta Cormorant (landing point), a green olivine beach is expecting cruisers who wish to see sea lions, flamingos, sea turtles, Grapsus crabs. Green sea turtles and pink flamingos nest here from December to May. The "joint footed" petrel is also here, spending most of its lifetime away from land.

Floreana Island cruise terminal

Cruise ships to Floreana Island dock (anchor) at Puerto Villamil - a small port village on the southeastern edge of Isabela Island (aka Isla Isabela).

The following map of Galapagos Islands cruise itineraries shows the two main routes and all island stops (ports / landing sites) in the archipelago.

Galapagos Islands cruise itinerary map

Floreana Island tours, shore excursions, hotels

City Tours and Shore Excursions

Popular Floreana Island shore excursion destinations are:

  • Post Office Bay
  • Punta Cormorant
  • nearby Isla Champion (Champion Island)

Port Floreana 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 Floreana 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.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
1 December, 2019
Sunday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineXavier III
6 December, 2019
Friday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMonserrat
8 December, 2019
Sunday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineXavier III
9 December, 2019
Monday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMonserrat
10 December, 2019
Tuesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMonserrat
10 December, 2019
Tuesday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Xpedition15:0018:00
10 December, 2019
Tuesday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Flora13:0020:00
11 December, 2019
Wednesday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Galapagos
14 December, 2019
Saturday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineEstrella del Mar
15 December, 2019
Sunday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineXavier III
20 December, 2019
Friday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMonserrat
22 December, 2019
Sunday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineYolita II
22 December, 2019
Sunday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineXavier III
23 December, 2019
Monday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineYolita II
23 December, 2019
Monday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMonserrat
24 December, 2019
Tuesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineYolita II
24 December, 2019
Tuesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMonserrat
24 December, 2019
Tuesday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Xpedition15:0018:00
24 December, 2019
Tuesday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Flora13:0020:00
25 December, 2019
Wednesday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Galapagos
28 December, 2019
Saturday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineEstrella del Mar
29 December, 2019
Sunday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineXavier III
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