Rabida (Jervis) Island

A small island (5 sqkm2) covered by dry and coastal vegetation that has a central volcano of 367 m2. Rabida contains the largest variety of lava types, red being the dominant color. Located off James Island. Rabida has the most diversified volcanic rocks of all the islands and is considered the geographic center of Galapagos. This dark red-colored beach is volcanic in origin. The trail leads to a salt-water lagoon, where we may find the great flamingo feeding. The mangrove at the far side of the lagoon is a nesting area for the brown pelican. After the walk, there is an excellent opportunity to snorkel.

Rabida (Jervis) Island

Also it is possible to find white-cheeked pintail ducks, sea lions, common stilt, palo santo and opuntia cactus.

Travel guide

Adventure lovers will be keen to explore the Ecuadorian Amazon or to climb one of the country’s volcanoes. This tiny country packs a lot of punch and this travel guide can help you make the most of your trip.

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Guillermo Gandara, / MEXICO
2016-04-05, 09:24
Servicio Excelente, Excelente trato y servicios de Ely, Jorge, Andrés y Cristina
De haberlos conocido antes habríamos hecho Galapagos con ustedes
Gracias por todo!

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