Snorke Isla San Cristóbal (Chatham Island), Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.
Snorkel in waters of Isla San Cristóbal (Chatham Island), the easternmost island in the Galápagos archipelago, and one of the oldest geologically. Its Spanish (and most commonly used) name "San Cristóbal" comes from the Patron Saint of seafarers, "St. Christopher." Its older English name of Chatham is that of William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham. In 1959, Ecuador declared 97% of the land area of the Galápagos Islands to be Galápagos National Park, which UNESCO registered as a World Heritage Site in 1978. Ecuador created the Galápagos Marine Reserve in 1998, which UNESCO appended in 2001.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download