Santa Cruz Island since the 60´s has been committed to provide accessibility to nature through tourism. The different options that are offered have been developed by the people always thinking of nature first. This thriving community is working to guarantee quality and sustainability in tourism so the preservation of the patrimony of Mankind is ensured. The Galapagos Islands have been an icon for evolution and conservation since Charles Darwin arrived on the archipelago in 1835. The central island of the archipelago is Santa Cruz Island and is home to the largest town and also to species that are unique. The priority for the different institutions is to preserve this site as natural as possible and allowing development to happen under the umbrella of sustainability. The city of Santa Cruz has been the leader on the islands in processes like recycling, environmental education, programs of sustainable tourism through best practices.