Lava Tunnels, SANTA CRUZ ISLAND

Lava Tunnels, SANTA CRUZ ISLAND - The Galapagos Islands

The lava tunnels on Santa Cruz were formed as the outer skin of molten lava solidified but the liquid magma inside continued flowing, leaving behind a series of empty tubes. Visitors can walk through these underground channels, often more than a kilometer in length, and may have the opportunity to glimpse barn owls here...

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About Lava Tunnels

Description:

  • Possible Activities: Walking
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Type of Landing: Dry landing
  • Highlights: Lava tunnels, barn owls, finches, wild turtles, giant tortoises