The Plazas Islands are two small islands to the east of Santa Cruz Island. South Plaza is slightly larger and can be visited. Its landscape is characterized by the Sesuvium plant that is green during the rainy season and red during the dry season.
On South Plaza Island, you can see both land and marine iguanas which is very unusual. Therefore, you also have the chance to see hybrid iguanas – the crossbreed between a male marine iguana and a female land iguana.
A large population of sea lions is spread over the whole island, from the shore to the center and up to the cliffs.

Highlights: Marine, land and maybe hybrid iguanas, sea lions, Sesuvium plant
Permitted activities: Hiking
Tip: Spot schooling fish from the cliffs as the water surrounding South Plaza is crystal-clear.

Activities and visits may vary according to the cruise.

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