"Arriving to/leaving Galapagos Islands" Isla Baltra by MalenaN

Isla Baltra Travel Guide: 5 reviews and 100 photos

When you fly to Galapagos Islands from mainland Ecuador you will either arrive at the airport in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno on San Cristóbal, or to the main airport on Isla Baltra. Isla Baltra is a small, flat island just north of Isla Santa Cruz. There are no visitor sites on Isla Baltra, but people are transferred from here to Isla Santa Cruz, or directly to their cruise boat.

I visited in 2011, 2013 and 2014.

  • Last visit to Isla Baltra: Aug 2014
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Jan 4, 2015 at 1:37 PM

    Lovely little page with handy transportation tips.

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Oct 25, 2014 at 12:00 PM

    interesting to read that the entrancefee is 100 $ and they really accept 100 $-bills for that ! ;-)
    I know of course that with large bills it is always a Problem, BUT I have never heared of a place where a given Price has to be payed by smaller notes instead of the exacte amount !

    • MalenaN's Profile Photo
      Oct 25, 2014 at 12:35 PM

      Thank you for visiting my page Michael! It is just recently they have started to accept 100 -dollar bills.

  • rosata's Profile Photo
    Sep 27, 2014 at 5:01 AM

    Great information! Lia

  • jayjayc's Profile Photo
    Sep 17, 2014 at 10:26 PM

    Not sure if this Island (Galapagos) in Ecuador is the one I read about having great sites for diving.. I may be wrong.. Cheers!

    • MalenaN's Profile Photo
      Sep 18, 2014 at 8:14 AM

      Galapagos Islands have some excellent diving, especially around the islands Darwin and Wolf. This page is about the island Baltra where the main airport is situated and where there are no visitor sites.

    • jayjayc's Profile Photo
      Sep 18, 2014 at 10:27 AM

      Great. Thanks for the updates. Cheers!

  • starship's Profile Photo
    Sep 17, 2014 at 6:08 AM

    Great information! I hope I can make use of it some day! You're so lucky to have traveled to the Galapagos several times!

    • MalenaN's Profile Photo
      Sep 17, 2014 at 9:33 AM

      Sylvia, I do hope you get the chance to go to Galapagos Islands one day.

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Aug 18, 2014 at 12:30 PM

    Some day I hope to travel to these Islands as well !

    • MalenaN's Profile Photo
      Aug 18, 2014 at 8:57 PM

      I hope you will! It is an amazing place and I was actually there for the third time only a few weeks ago.

  • Kuznetsov_Sergey's Profile Photo
    Mar 3, 2014 at 10:12 AM

    Very helpful transportation tips though as for me unfortunately almost no chances ever to follow them...

    • MalenaN's Profile Photo
      Mar 3, 2014 at 10:28 AM

      I hope you will get the opportunity to go to Galapagos Islands one day!

  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Jan 14, 2014 at 2:59 AM

    Very handy information!

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Jan 11, 2014 at 10:43 AM

    Most useful tips and great photo's too! Nice page!

  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    Mar 19, 2012 at 3:44 AM

    Very useful and precise transportation tips.

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