About Isla Espanola

Española Island (Spanish: Isla Española) is part of the Galápagos Islands. The English named it Hood Island afterViscount Samuel Hood. It is located in the extreme southeast of the archipelago and is considered, along with Santa Fe, one of the oldest, at approximately four million years. A popular tourist stop, Isla Española is the most southerly island in the Galápagos Archipelago. It is about a 10- to 12-hour trip by boat from Isla Santa Cruz. Tourists come to see the Waved Albatrosses (from March to January, almost the entire world population breeds on the island) and the mating dances ofBlue-footed Boobies on Española Island