What You Will Probably See
Frigates, Nazca Boobies, Blue Footed Boobies, Lava Gulls and Tropical Birds, Sea Turtles, Variety of Tropical Fish, Stingrays, Sea Lions, Marine Iguanas, Blacktip Shark, Whitetip Shark, Hammerhead Shark and giant blanket.
All passengers must arrive at the agency at 8h00, where we will prepare everyone with snorkeling equipment, which includes a short wetsuit, fins and a mask and snorkel.
At 8h00, we will go to the Pier and are embarking the boat.
Departure from the boat to Tortuga Island approximately 30 minutes of navigation, first we have a PANGA RIDE bordering the coastal profile to make a sighting of endemic and native birds such as: frigates, Nazca boobies, blue footed boobies, lava gulls and tropical birds; Our naturalist guide will proceed to give his briefing and provide detailed information about the place and the animals around, then he will indicate that they prepare all the snorkeling equipment since we will start with the snorkeling activity.
We start our surface diving in deep waters around the outer area of Torutga Island, we will do our snorkeling activity for approximately 1 hour, this is one of the most important sites on Isabela Island, since it is a cleaning station and we have a lot of activity animal, the species that are roaming this area are: sea turtles, a variety of tropical fish, rays, sea lions, marine iguanas, blacktip shark, whitetip shark, hammerhead shark and giant manta ray.
After having finished our first snorkeling session we return to our boat and proceed to sail to Loberia Grande, during the journey between Isla Tortuga and Loberia Grande we will carry out an experiential fishing demonstration, in case we catch a fish this is served fresh in the moment as part of the activity.
At the end of the activity, a beverage service will be provided on board and we will enjoy our delicious lunch on board.
Arrival to Loberia Grande where we will have our second snorkeling session in which our guide will give us the briefing and explain about the area and its species, this will be the last opportunity to do surface diving in deep waters.
The return to the port is at approximately 13h30, depending on ocean conditions.
* This itinerary is subject to change at the discretion of the Galapagos National Park and its 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 will implement strict cleaning policies. Each piece of the snorkeling equipment will be completely sanitized between uses, and the agency and the boat will be cleaned daily. Hand sanitizer will be available at all times.