Description of Genovesa Island
Genovesa Island, also known as Tower Island is considered one of the hidden gems of the Galapagos, as it is home to a wide variety of animal species and remarkable natural beauty. Genovesa Island is a popular destination for nature and wildlife enthusiasts, as it is home to a wide variety of seabirds, including red-footed boobies and frigate birds. Visitors can also see marine iguanas, sea lions and reef sharks, among other species.
Some of the most popular attractions on Genovesa Island
- El Barranco (Prince Philip's Steps): This tour consists of a hike along a series of wooden steps that lead to a steep lava cliff. Visitors can observe seabirds such as red-footed boobies, Galapagos owls and frigate birds. Visitors can also see marine iguanas and crabs. - Bahia Darwin (Darwin Bay): This tour takes visitors to a white sand beach and crescent-shaped bay that is home to a wide variety of marine life, including green turtles, white tip sharks and rays. Visitors can also spot seabirds such as red-footed boobies and frigate birds.