What you’ll likely see
Galapagos Sharks, Black and White Tip Sharks, Hammerhead Sharks, Sea Turtles, Manta Rays, Sun Fish, Dolphins, Sea Lions, Starfish, Sea Urchins, Assorted Fish Species, Blue Footed Boobies, red-footed boobies, Nazca boobies, pelicans, and frigatebirds.
All passengers must arrive at the agency at 7:00 in the morning, where we will prepare all snorkeling equipment, which includes a short wetsuit, fins, mask, and a snorkel.
At 7:30 am, we’ll head to Muelle Acuario I y Zarpe, where you’ll meet your naturalist guide and board the boat.
We will navigate to Kicker rock islet, where you can see the majestic rock of volcanic lava. Once we arrive, the naturalist guide will give you the briefing about the snorkeling areas and the route we will take. We will snorkel in the channel between the two rocks. The naturalist guide may suggest another rock site depending on ocean conditions. The snorkel lasts approximately 45 minutes. At the end of the snorkel, passengers will have time to rest and have some snacks and drinks before Punta Pitt.
Once at Punta Pitt, the passengers will disembark to take a 2 hour walk to reach Pitt Hill and meet one of the most emblematic species of the entire area; The red-footed booby. Likewise, you may see many other species such as blue-footed boobies, Nazca boobies, pelicans, frigatebirds, finches, etc. At the end of the walk, the passengers will return to the boat and begin the return trip.
The return to the port is at approximately 4:30 p.m. depending on ocean conditions.
* This itinerary is subject to change at the discretion of the Galapagos National Park and your naturalist guide in certain cases, depending on ocean conditions. We take security seriously and always strive to provide you with the best and safest experience.
* In light of the pandemic, we will be implementing strict cleaning policies. Each piece of equipment will be fully sanitized between uses, and the agency and boat will be cleaned daily. Hand sanitizer will be available at all times.