Post Office, Galapagos Islands Cruise Port

The Galapagos Islands are a volcanic archipelago, which lies in the Pacific Ocean, and is popular for its scenic natural beauty, geology and a rich diversity of wildlife. It is considered to be one of the first destinations for world life viewing in the world. Since it is isolated, the environment contains some animal and plant species that may not be found anywhere else. The Post Office bay is among the very few sites where human history is the main focus. It began when a group of whalers put a wooden barrel in the year 1793, and named it a post office. Travelers began the practice of leaving their letters in the barrels with the aspiration that other travelers might be headed in the same direction. Featured below are some of the recommended experiences, attractions, and activities that visitors could enjoy after cruising to Post Office, Galapagos Islands:
 
  • Tourists can get the chance to sift through the cards at Post Office Bay, as well as leave their own. The same area is also the site for a colonization attempt that occurred in 1926, by the Norwegians.
     
  • Lovers of aquatic life can go for snorkeling at the Devil’s Crown which is home to an oasis of coral reefs as well as numerous fish species such as the sea lions, white-tipped shark, and hammerhead sharks.The rocky remains of the volcano create a sanctuary for seabirds.
     
  • The tourists can also visit the Asilo de la Paz, which is a cave of pirates as well as the source of the main source of water for the population. This location offers an exciting and interesting opportunity for nature enthusiasts.
     
  • The islands have seen more than forty plant species identified with more species yet to be discovered and named. This makes it as a paradise of sorts to any individual, who is interested in botany, since travelers get an opportunity to observe and study rare plants.

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