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San Cristobal Interpretation Center

| 2 km Southwest of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
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Great spot to go on a rainy day. It's mostly a lot of text for reading. I'll admit, I didn't feel... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
stephjac711
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San Francisco, California
in depth and interesting

Just a short walk from the center of San Cristobal the Interpretation center is an enjoyable way to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
elaine m
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Ayr, United Kingdom
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“worth a visit” (9 reviews)
“an easy walk” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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| 2 km Southwest of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
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"galapagos islands"
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"worth a visit"
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"an easy walk"
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"interesting history"
in 5 reviews
"self guided tour"
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"great place to start"
in 3 reviews
"current issues"
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"nice walk"
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"nice museum"
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"native vegetation"
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"free admission"
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"great trails"
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"inside the building"
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"entire history"
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"great info"
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"nice overview"
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"worth seeing"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great spot to go on a rainy day. It's mostly a lot of text for reading. I'll admit, I didn't feel like reading a book on my feet, but my husband loved this place. Lots of information about the Galapagos.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a short walk from the center of San Cristobal the Interpretation center is an enjoyable way to pass a few hours. A well laid out foot path takes you to the center. Here the history of the Galapagos Islands are explained with the aid...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The center is nice and very informative about the islands. After the center follow the path, go to the right for the overlook and then down to the bay. Bring your snorkeling gear! A must do on San Cristobal!

Thank Sherry Q
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found the interpretation center enjoyable. The walk itself to the center is pleasant (though it can be hot and there's not much shade). Inside the center there's plenty to learn about the history of the Galapagos, as well as the current state of the...More

Thank Stefan G
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

This well conceived and arranged center walks you through the history of the Galapagos. You can do it in an hour and it is well worth your time. Additionally, pathway from there lead you to wonderful sights.

Thank gf1349
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Nice hike along a boardwalk to the Interpretation Center - interesting displays that explain the history, development, and Charles Darwin’s role in the Galápagos Islands. Continue on to scenic viewing areas, a great spot to snorkel, a monument to Darwin, and a path to a...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

This was our last stop before flying back to Ecuador. The displays are very informative and well laid out.

Thank Dora V
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

The center was an introduction to the history and geology of this unique archipelago provided in both English and Spanish. Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is the capital city for the Galapagos Islands with an airport so the Interpretation Center for visitors is a good introduction to...More

Thank MKBTG
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

The interpretation center will take you though the life of the Galapagos from first discovery to Charles Darwin and to the dilemma they are having today with human intervention and the necessity to remove all plastic bottle from the islands, since they are interfering with...More

Thank Kelly T
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

This was worth the walk from town, interesting in itself as you pass a local beach. Unlike many museum, the English explanations were there alongside the Spanish, for those ignorant of the local language like us. geared to children, but still very informative, and a...More

Thank Yoni R
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