The Wall of tears,
Breeding Center, Isabela Island
Located just outside Puerto Villamil, the wetlands, comprising of lagoons, swamps and mangroves, are a paradise for migratory birds such as stilts and flamingos. Next, a visit to the intriguing historical site known as The Wall of Tears built by prisoners between 1945-1959, sheds light on the island’s human history. Finally, a visit to the Breeding Centre provides a rare opportunity to see giant tortoises at all stages of development and find out about the invaluable work that is being carried out to preserve and protect this incredible species.