Baltra is the central hub of the Galapagos Islands, where many travellers begin their explorations of the unique nature and wildlife. Book your flights to Baltra with LATAM, the region’s largest airline, and enjoy on-demand entertainment and comfortable seats, so you’re ready for your adventure as soon as you land.
- In Baltra, keep your eye out for a variety of birds, from small finches to pelicans and frigates that call the dry, flat grasslands home. If you’re lucky, you may spot a sea lion.
- Tour the remains of the United States Air Force Base, used to protect the Panama Canal during World War II.
- Visit nearby Santa Cruz Island to explore the important Charles Darwin Research Center and stroll through Puerto Ayora, the largest town in the archipelago.
- Head to the largest island, Isla Isabela, to snorkel the lava formations at Los Túneles, or hike along the Sierra Negra Volcano.
Baltra Travel Tips
A ferry departures from the south of Baltra to nearby Santa Cruz Island and Puerto Ayora, where you can find the best dining in the Galapagos. No matter how you experience Baltra, book your flight to the Galapagos Islands with LATAM.