Bay Tour

Santa Cruz

1 day

Duration

Low

Difficulty

5 years old

Age

Tour details

Our tour will take you to discover some of the most impressive natural wonders of this unique region in the world. From close encounters with marine life to exploring pristine beaches and bird nesting sites, this adventure promises to leave you amazed. Get ready to immerse yourself in the rich biodiversity and scenic beauty of the Galápagos Islands Bay as you embark on a journey you’ll never forget.

Wildlife you will have the opportunity to observe

At sea:

  • Galapagos Sharks
  • Black and White Tip Sharks
  • Sea Turtles
  • Dolphins
  • Sea Lions
  • Starfish
  • Sea Urchins
  • Various Fish Species

Birds:

  • Blue-footed Boobies
  • Gulls
  • Pelicans
  • Frigatebirds

Equipment:

mascara snorkel

Snorkel mask

IMPORTANT: All passengers must arrive at the agency one day before the tour for the equipment test between 3:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Tour includes:

Naturalist guide

Snorkel equipment

Transportation

Snacks

Fruits

Drinks

Towels

Life jacket

Itinerary:

Meeting and Boarding at the Port

All passengers must arrive at our agency at 8:40 a.m. on the day of the tour. At 9:00 a.m., we will head to the Santa Cruz port where we will board a comfortable coastal boat to begin our exciting adventure.

La Lobería: Encounter with Sea Lions

We will sail towards La Lobería, a small islet located just 10 minutes from the port. Here, you will have the unique opportunity to snorkel and swim alongside playful sea lions. Dive into the crystal-clear waters and enjoy a close encounter with these charismatic animals.

Punta Estrada: Bird Watching and More Snorkeling

Next, we will move to Punta Estrada, where you can spot a variety of seabirds, including blue-footed boobies, seagulls, and pelicans. Additionally, you’ll have the chance to engage in another snorkeling activity and explore the fascinating underwater world, where you might encounter sea lions, rays, and reef sharks.

Dog Beach and Channel Islands

Our next stop is Dog Beach, an area surrounded by volcanic rocks and home to marine iguanas. We will continue to the Canal del Amor and Shark’s Channel, where you can spot reef sharks in their natural habitat. These experiences will bring you even closer to the fascinating marine life of the Galápagos.

Las Grietas: Snorkeling in Volcanic Channels

Our last stop takes us to Las Grietas, impressive water channels amid volcanic depressions. Here, you’ll engage in another snorkeling activity to explore these unique underwater landscapes and marvel at the marine life that inhabits them.

Back to the port

After a day full of exploration and adventure, we will return to the port of Santa Cruz. The exact return time may vary depending on ocean conditions, but we estimate to be back around 1:30 p.m. Stay tuned for the surprises that the Galápagos nature has in store at every corner of this incredible journey.

Gallery:

Recommendations:

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To bring sunscreen, closed-toe shoes, a hat, sunglasses, a water bottle, and personal items for your trip.

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If you have your own snorkeling or diving gear, you can bring it either a day before and leave it at the agency or on the same day of the tour.

Conditions:

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This tour can also be conducted in the afternoon, starting at 2:00 pm and returning to the port around 5:00 pm approximately.

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Este itinerario está sujeto a cambios a discreción del Parque Nacional Galapagos y su guía Naturalista, en ciertos casos, dependiendo de las condiciones del océano. Nos tomamos en serio la seguridad y siempre nos esforzamos por brindarle la mejor y más segura experiencia.
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A la luz de la pandemia, hemos implementado estrictas políticas de limpieza. Cada equipo se desinfecta completamente entre usos, la agencia y el bote se limpian diariamente. El desinfectante para manos está disponible en todo momento.

$75

Tour price

We will go to the port of Santa Cruz to embark to La Lobería (small islet located 10 minutes from the port), where we will snorkel and have the chance to swim with sea lions.

 

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