Punta Pitt Day Tour

San Cristobal

1 day

Duration

Low

Difficulty

5 years

Age

Tour Details

Immerse yourself in the majesty of nature on the Isla Pitt Tour in Galápagos. This journey will transport you to a world of underwater marvels and unique terrestrial treasures on the remote Isla Pitt. From the moment you embark on our adventure, you’ll be surrounded by a spectacle of marine life and stunning landscapes. From snorkeling sessions in crystal-clear waters to encounters with extraordinary birds, this day promises a complete immersion in the natural beauty and biodiversity of the Galápagos.

Wildlife you’ll have the opportunity to observe

At sea:

  • Hammerhead Shark
  • Sea Turtles
  • Sea Lions
  • Manta Rays
  • Whitetip Sharks
  • Blacktip Sharks
  • Galapagos Sharks
  • Pufferfish
  • Starfish
  • Barracudas
  • Tuna
  • and more

Birds:

  • Red-footed Boobies
  • Blue-footed Boobies
  • Nazca Boobies
  • Pelicans
  • Frigatebirds
  • Finches

Equipment:

Short wetsuit

Fins

mascara snorkel

Snorkel mask

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

Tour includes:

Lunch

Snacks

Drinks

Fruits

Towels

Life jackets

Naturalist guide

Snorkel equipment

Water

Itinerary:

Preparations and Boarding

All passengers must arrive at the agency at 6:50 a.m. on the day of the tour. At 7:00 a.m., we will head to Acuario I Pier, where you will meet your naturalist guide and your navigation towards the spectacular Punta Pitt will begin.

Underwater Exploration at Bajo Pitt and Pitt Islet
Upon arriving at Punta Pitt, you will prepare for your first snorkeling session at Bajo Pitt. Your naturalist guide will provide instructions before you immerse yourself in this unique experience. After the first session, you’ll enjoy a well-deserved break with snacks and drinks. Following this, you’ll continue with the second snorkeling session at Islote Pitt. Each session lasts approximately 45 minutes and offers the opportunity to observe a varied marine life, from sea turtles to whitetip and blacktip sharks, Galapagos sharks, hammerhead sharks, rays, pufferfish, starfish, barracudas, and more.
Land Adventure at Cerro Pitt
After your snorkeling experience, you’ll enjoy lunch on board before embarking on a approximately 2-hour round-trip hike to Cerro Pitt. Here, you’ll have the chance to meet the fascinating red-footed booby, one of the island’s most unique species. Additionally, you may spot other species such as blue-footed boobies, Nazca boobies, pelicans, frigatebirds, finches, among others. Once the hike is completed, you’ll return to the boat to begin the return journey.
Return to the Port
After a day filled with exploration and impressive sightings, you’ll return to the port at approximately 5:00 p.m., subject to ocean conditions.

Gallery:

Recommendations:

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Bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, a water bottle, personal items for your trip.

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

Conditions:

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This itinerary is subject to changes at the discretion of the Galapagos National Park and your Naturalist Guide in certain cases, depending on ocean conditions. We take safety seriously and always strive to provide you with the best and safest experience.
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Each piece of equipment is thoroughly disinfected between uses, the agency and the boat are cleaned daily. Hand sanitizer is available at all times.

$200

Tour price

Passengers when arriving at Punta Pitt will carry out their first snorkeling session in Bajo Pitt, the naturalist guide will give you the briefing and then you will launch into the sea. 

 

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