Tintoreras Kayak Tour


1 day




5 years old


Tour details

On this journey, you’ll have the opportunity to paddle through the crystal-clear waters of Puerto Villamil Bay and get up close to the astounding marine life of this iconic archipelago. Accompanied by our expert naturalist guides, you’ll discover a fascinating underwater world and observe marine species like sea turtles, sea lions, sharks, and an incredible variety of tropical fish. Additionally, you’ll enjoy a relaxing kayak ride surrounded by stunning coastal landscapes.

Wildlife you’ll have the opportunity to observe

At sea:

  • Whitetip Sharks
  • Sea Turtles
  • Stingrays
  • Starfish
  • Sea Urchins
  • Lobsters
  • Seahorses
  • Octopuses
  • Various species of fish


  • Blue-footed Boobies
  • Pelicans
  • Frigatebirds
  • Lava Herons



mascara snorkel

Snorkel mask

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

The tour includes:


Life jacket

Naturalist guide

Snorkel equipment



Meeting at the Agency

Start your day early at our agency at 9:45 a.m., where you will meet with our team of expert naturalists and get to know your fellow excursion companions. Get ready for a day filled with exciting experiences on the beautiful Isabela Island in the Galápagos.


Kayak Exploration to Tintoreras

We will begin our thrilling journey in the picturesque bay of Puerto Villamil, where we will embark on kayaks to explore the natural beauty of Tintoreras. As we navigate, our experienced naturalist guide will share their extensive knowledge about the fascinating marine life and the diverse bird species that call this stunning area home.

Exploration of Tintoreras and Snorkeling in Concha Perla

Upon reaching Tintoreras, you will immerse yourself in a marine world full of awe and diversity. Our naturalist guide will provide detailed information about the area and its incredible fauna. Here, in this special enclave, you will enjoy an exciting snorkeling session that will allow you to observe a varied range of marine life. From brightly colored tropical fish to elegant rays, majestic turtles to curious sea lions, and even the thrilling presence of penguins, white-tip and black-tip sharks, every moment underwater will be a unique adventure.

Afterward, we will head to Concha Perla to engage in a snorkeling activity around the bay, where you can observe a variety of marine life such as sea lions, rays, turtles, seahorses, and more.

Return to the port

Our thrilling adventure comes to an end when we return to the port around 12:30 p.m. While this is the estimated return time, please note that it may vary depending on ocean conditions.





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


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 day of the tour.



The tour can also be conducted in the afternoon, starting at 2:00 p.m. and concluding at 4:30 p.m.

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.
In light of the pandemic, we have implemented strict cleaning policies. Each piece of equipment is thoroughly disinfected between uses, the agency and the boat are cleaned daily. Hand sanitizer is available at all times.


Tour price

On this tour, you will have the opportunity to paddle through the crystal-clear waters of Puerto Villamil Bay and get closer to the amazing marine life of this iconic archipelago.



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