Where is the Charles Darwin research Center located?

Where is the Charles Darwin research Center located?

Puerto Ayora
The Charles Darwin Research Station (CDRS) is located in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island and is the operative branch of the Charles Darwin Foundation (CDF).

Where is the Darwin Research Station located and what is its mission?

It is located in Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos Islands and is included on both of our itineraries A & B. “Our mission is to provide science that will help to conserve the environment and biodiversity of the archipelago and that enables decision-makers to work towards a truly sustainable Galapagos.

How do I get to Darwin Research Station?

You’ll find the research station located within a mile of Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island. From Puerto Ayora, walk or take a taxi east on Charles Darwin Avenue until you reach the property.

What can you see at the Charles Darwin Research Station?

The main attraction at the Charles Darwin station is the Fausto Llerena Breeding Center. Here the stars of the show are the giant tortoises, reared in captivity until they reach an age where they can be introduced into the wild. Adult tortoises from various subspecies roam in large corrals.

What is the rank of Charles Darwin University?

According to Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings of 2021, Charles Darwin University is ranked 501-600th in the world and 29th in Australia. It is also ranked 101-150th in the world in the 2020 Times Higher Education 100 Under 50, making it the youngest university in Australia to make this list.

What is the greater Darwin region?

The Greater Darwin region of the Northern Territory comprises the three local government areas of Darwin, Litchfield, and Palmerston and the city of Darwin (refer to land use map below).

Is Galapagos part of Ecuador?

Galapagos Islands, Spanish Islas Galápagos, officially Archipiélago de Colón (“Columbus Archipelago”), island group of the eastern Pacific Ocean, administratively a province of Ecuador.

Can you visit Darwin Island?

Getting to Wolf and Darwin Islands Wolf and Darwin Islands are only accessible to visitors travelling on a liveaboard scuba diving boat. As mentioned above, not all Galapagos Islands cruises offer diving – in fact, very few do, and they are liveaboard boats with diving itineraries.

What are the islands that Charles Darwin visited?


  • San Cristobal Island was the first island Charles Darwin visited arriving to the Galapagos on September 16th, 1835.
  • Floreana was the second island explored by the Beagle expedition.
  • Isabela was the third island to arrive in his voyage on September 29th, 1835.

Is Charles Darwin University legit?

CDU is a top 100 university globally for quality education It provides comprehensive and balanced comparisons across three broad areas: research, outreach and stewardship. The assessment includes 1,115 universities from 94 countries.

What is the number 1 University in Australia?

Australian National University

QS World University Rankings 2021 – Top 10 Universities in Australia
Aus. Rank Global Rank University
1 31= Australian National University (ANU)
2 40 University of Sydney
3 41 University of Melbourne

What is the richest suburb in Darwin?

Unsurprisingly Darwin suburb Fannie Bay topped the list of most expensive suburbs in the Northern Territory, followed by Lyons and Parap.