Description of Pinzon Island
Pinzón Island is a small uninhabited island of only 7 square miles and has a maximum altitude of about 1500 feet. This island is located in the center of the Galapagos archipelago. It is known for its unique flora and fauna, including an endangered population of giant Galapagos tortoises, which have been saved through an intensive conservation program. You will be able to observe marine iguanas, sea lions and a wide variety of endemic birds such as Darwin's finches. The waters surrounding Pinzón are also popular for scuba diving, offering encounters with sharks, manta rays and a variety of tropical fish. Galapagos authorities have implemented strict conservation measures to protect the island's fragile ecosystem and ensure that visitors can enjoy the island's natural beauty while minimizing their impact on the environment.