SOUTH PLAZA ISLAND - The Galapagos Islands

South Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galápagos. It is also home to marine iguanas and a hybrid iguana whose fathers are marine iguanas and mothers are land iguanas. There are cliffs with spectacular views and a rocky trail circumnavigates the island displaying the combination of dry and coastal vegetation zone. The island is home to enormous prickly pear cactus and the endemic succulent sesuvian.

The Galapagos Islands


About South Plaza Island...


  • Activities: Hiking
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Type of Landing: Dry landing
  • Highlights: Land iguanas, Lava lizards, Marine iguanas, Sea lion colony, Audubon´s shearwaters, Nesting swallow-tailed gulls, Nazca Boobies, Madeiran storm petrels, amazing landscape with cliffs.