in Cantón Santa Cruz of Provincia de Galápagos, Ecuador
- Galápagos Islands (Unesco heritage, 118 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -0.740 and -90.314 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -0° 44' 24" and W -90° 18' 49"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Dollar - USD
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 11:58 PM (Monday)
- Timezone: Pacific/Galapagos
- UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:59 am and 6:04 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 2.752 and 95.705 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 2,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Ecuador.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Ecuador. Last Update: 2019-06-17 07:23:54
Discover Puerto Ayora
Puerto Ayora in Cantón Santa Cruz (Provincia de Galápagos) with it's 8,996 citizens is a place in Ecuador about 815 mi (or 1,312 km) west of Quito, the country's capital city.
Current time in Puerto Ayora is now 11:58 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Galapagos with an UTC offset of -6 hours. We know of 3 airports near Puerto Ayora. The closest airport in Ecuador is Seymour Airport in a distance of 20 mi (or 32 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Galápagos Islands in a distance of 118 mi (or 189 km), North-West. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, , , and . To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Lava House Hostal
Ocean Dreams Galapagos
Casa Natura Galapagos Lodge
Gloria Galápagos Inn
HOTEL DEJA VU
Red Mangrove Divers Lodge All Inclusive Adventure
Videos from this area
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Galapagos - Puerto Ayora na Santa Cruz
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Fish marketplace in Puerto Ayora
Watching pelicans and a sea lion begging for leftovers at the fishmarket in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos.
Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, Celebrity Xpedition
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Marine iguanas, Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador, South America
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Santa Cruz Island, The Galapagos Dwyerkev's photos around Puerto Ayora, Ecuador (travel pics)
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Galápagos y su Gente, Puerto Ayora, Carnaval (I Parte) 14-02-2010
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Mercado de Puerto Ayora
En el pequeño puesto de pescados de Avda Darwin en Sta Cruz, Galápagos, está muy animado,transitado y vigilado, aunque clientes hay pocos.
Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands, Galapagos, Ecuador, South America
Puerto Ayora is a town in central Galápagos, Ecuador. Located on the southern shore of Santa Cruz Island, it is the seat of Santa Cruz Canton. The town is named in honor of Isidro Ayora, an...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Santa Cruz Island (Galápagos)
Santa Cruz Island is one of the Galápagos Islands with an area of 986 square kilometres and a maximum altitude of 864 metres . Situated in the center of the archipelago, Santa Cruz is the second largest island after Isabela. Its capital is Puerto Ayora, the most populated urban centre in the islands. On Santa Cruz there are some small villages, whose inhabitants work in agriculture and cattle raising. This island is a large dormant volcano.
Academy Bay is the natural harbor of Santa Cruz Island in the Galápagos Islands archipelago. The bay was named for the California Academy of Sciences, which sent an expedition here in 1905. It is home to the Charles Darwin Research Station, founded in 1959 to preserve and study the Galapagos wildlife. It was here that the crew of the Norwegian ship Alexandra was rescued from in 1906.
Santa Cruz Canton, Ecuador
Santa Cruz is a canton in the Ecuadorian province of the Galápagos. Its area covers the islands of Baltra, Bartolomé, Marchena, North Seymour, Pinta, Pinzón, Rábida, Santa Cruz, and Santiago. As of the 2006 Galápagos census, it has a population of 11,262.|
South Plaza Island
South Plaza is a small island off the east coast of Santa Cruz in the Galapagos Islands. It has an area of 0.13 km and a maximum altitude of 23 metres. South Plaza was formed by lava up streaming from the bottom of the ocean. Despite its small size it is home to a large number of species and it is famous for its extraordinary flora. That is why this island is very popular with visitors.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Puerto Ayora.
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