Santa Fe Island (Galapagos)

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Santa Fe Island cruise port

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Galapagos Islands

Local Time
2020-08-12 21:25

min: 65 °F (18 °C) / max: 70 °F (21 °C) 67°F
19.3°C
Wind: 181°/ 5.8 m/s  Gust: 6.5 m/sWind: 181°/ 5.8 m/s  Gust: 6.5 m/sMod. breeze
5.8 m/s
Min / Max Temperature70 °F / 21 °C
65 °F / 19 °C
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Santa Fe Island (officially Isla Santa Fe, aka Barrington Island) is a small isle with total area approx 24 km2 (9 ml2). It is located in central Galapagos Islands archipelago, and southeast of Santa Cruz Island.

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  • Geologically, the isle is one of the group's oldest, having around 4 million years old volcanic rocks. Its vegetation consists mainly of brush, palo santo trees, stands of prickly pear cacti.
  • Island's fauna is represented by 1 endemic species (Barrington land iguana) and 1 endemic subspecies (Santa Fe rice rat).
  • At the beaches of Barrington Bay (cruise ship tourists landing point) can be seen large numbers of sea lions.
  • The island has two walking trails, both leading from Barrington Bay beach.

Santa Fe Island cruise terminal

Cruise ships to Santa Fe Island Galapagos dock (anchor) at Barrington Bay - on the northeastern coast.

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

Santa Fe Island tours, shore excursions, hotels

City Tours and Shore Excursions

  • guided walks
  • snorkeling
  • sea kayaking
  • daily lecture onboard the cruise ship
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