Tijeretas (Frigatebird Hill), SAN CRISTOBAL ISLAND

Tijeretas (Frigatebird Hill), SAN CRISTOBAL ISLAND - The Galapagos Islands

Cerro Tijeretas is located 2km from the Interpretation Center, on the southwest of San Cristobal Island. It is named for the frigatebirds that make it their home and was one of the first places Charles Darwin landed. It is the ideal place to enjoy a spectacular view of white sand beaches on one side and the roofs of Puerto Baquerizo on the other.The site also offers a diverse array of flora, and safe snorkeling and swimming...

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About Cerro Tijeretas


  • Highlights & Animals: Frigatebirds, cacti, red mangroves
  • Activities: Snorkeling, swimming
  • Type of Landing: Dry Landing
  • Difficulty: Easy