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Isabela Island (Galapagos)

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Galapagos Islands

Local Time
2019-12-05 16:08

min: 69 °F (20 °C) / max: 78 °F (26 °C) 74°F
23.3°C
Wind: 182°/ 5.7 m/s  Gust: 6.5 m/sWind: 182°/ 5.7 m/s  Gust: 6.5 m/sMod. breeze
5.7 m/s
Min / Max Temperature78 °F / 26 °C
69 °F / 21 °C

Isabela Island is the largest of the Galapagos Islands with a total land area of 4640 km2 (1790 ml2) and length of 100 km (62 miles) almost 4 times larger than Santa Cruz, the 2nd largest of the archipelago. The island was named after Queen Isabella of Spain, but originally it was named after the Duke of Albemarle. Isabela Island strides the equator.

Isabela Island (Galapagos)

One of the youngest, Isabela Island is situated on the western edge of Galapagos archipelago close to the Galapagos hotspot. At nearly 1 million years old, the isle was formed by the merger of six shield volcanoes. The settlements of Santo Tomas and Puerto Villamil were founded in 1893. By 1905, island's inhabitants were 200. Exports at the time were lime made from coral and sulfur mined from fumaroles. Tortoises were used for oil and meat. Popular attractions include the Flamingo Lagoon and El Muro de las Lagrimas wall (built by prisoners at the time when the island was a penal colony). Both are located in the south of Isabela Island.

Isabela Island cruise terminal

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

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

Isabela Island tours, shore excursions, hotels

City Tours and Shore Excursions

Popular Isabela Island shore excursion destinations are:

  • Punta Vicente Roca
  • Caleta Tagus (Tagus Cove)
  • Bahia Elizabeth (Elizabeth Bay)

Port Isabela 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 Isabela 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
2 December, 2019
Monday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Xpedition07:0011:00
3 December, 2019
Tuesday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Xpedition14:0017:00
3 December, 2019
Tuesday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Flora15:0019:00
8 December, 2019
Sunday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineEstrella del Mar
9 December, 2019
Monday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Galapagos
9 December, 2019
Monday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineEstrella del Mar
10 December, 2019
Tuesday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Galapagos
11 December, 2019
Wednesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMonserrat
11 December, 2019
Wednesday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Xpedition15:0018:00
11 December, 2019
Wednesday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Flora14:0019:00
12 December, 2019
Thursday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Flora14:0019:00
13 December, 2019
Friday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineYolita II
14 December, 2019
Saturday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineYolita II
16 December, 2019
Monday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Xpedition07:0011:00
17 December, 2019
Tuesday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Xpedition14:0017:00
17 December, 2019
Tuesday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Flora15:0019:00
22 December, 2019
Sunday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineEstrella del Mar
23 December, 2019
Monday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Galapagos
23 December, 2019
Monday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineEstrella del Mar
24 December, 2019
Tuesday
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Galapagos
25 December, 2019
Wednesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineMonserrat
25 December, 2019
Wednesday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Xpedition15:0018:00
25 December, 2019
Wednesday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Flora14:0019:00
26 December, 2019
Thursday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Flora14:0019:00
27 December, 2019
Friday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineYolita II
28 December, 2019
Saturday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineYolita II
30 December, 2019
Monday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Xpedition07:0011:00
31 December, 2019
Tuesday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Xpedition14:0017:00
31 December, 2019
Tuesday
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Flora15:0019:00
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