Isabela Island is one of the youngest and most active islands in the entire Galapagos archipelago. The topography differs greatly from those of Santa Cruz and San Cristobal, you’ll also notice the air and land is much drier. There are a multitude of wonderful and exciting attractions to enjoy, from more relaxed experiences to multisport activities.
On Isabela is the active Sierra Negra volcano, hiking it, you can view the astounding immensity of the caldera, one of the largest in the entire world. At sea level, the coast, wetlands and lagoons are filled with wildlife such as flamingoes, marine iguanas, Galapagos penguins, white-cheeked pintail ducks and shorebirds like blue-footed boobies, frigatebirds, pelicans and many more. History is plentiful on this island, both human and natural, which can be learned at the Arnold Tupiza Breeding Center, as well as one of the best tortoise breeding programs.