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Baltra Island is a small, flat island in the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador. It's located near the centre of the archipelago, and while it's not part of the Galapagos National Park itself, there are efforts underway to protect the environment. The island is arid and covered in vegetation like salt bushes, prickly pear cactus, and palo santo trees. Birdwatching is a popular activity here, with boobies and frigatebirds being commonly spotted. Because there are no visitor sites on Baltra itself, you might want to explore nearby islands like North Seymour, Mosquera, and Daphne Major. These islands offer opportunities to see the unique wildlife that the Galapagos are famous for. The climate in Baltra is hot and dry year-round, with average temperatures in the high 70s to low 80s Fahrenheit.

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Airports near Baltra

Reach Baltra your way. You can easily travel to Baltra using any of these 4 airports.

José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport

approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes drive from Baltra. This airport offers both domestic and international flights, making it a convenient option for travellers.


Mariscal Sucre International Airport

approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes drive from Baltra. This airport is the busiest in Ecuador and offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.


Seymour Airport

located on the neighboring island of Baltra, this airport is the closest to Baltra. It is a small airport primarily serving domestic flights within the Galapagos Islands.


Tame Airport

if you are unable to find a direct flight to Baltra, you can consider flying to San Cristobal and then taking a connecting flight to Baltra. San Cristobal is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes away from Baltra by boat or a short flight.

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Things to do in Baltra

Baltra has an abundance of attractions to see - to make things easier, here's our top 3:

Visit the Seymour Centre

This visitor centre is a great introduction to the wildlife of the Galapagos Islands. Here you can learn about the different species of plants and animals that can be found in the archipelago, and see exhibits on the history and conservation of the islands.

Take a wildlife tour

There are many tour operators that offer wildlife tours from Baltra Island. These tours can take you to some of the best spots in the Galapagos to see wildlife, such as Santa Cruz Island, Isabela Island, and North Seymour Island.

Relax at the beach

There are a couple of beaches near the airport on Baltra Island where you can relax and enjoy the sunshine. These beaches are not the best for swimming as the water can be quite cold, but they are a good place to spot some marine wildlife such as sea lions and sharks.

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