Lobo Island and Ochoa Beach
Isla Lobos is a small islet located approximate 40 minutes from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. Is it home to various Galapagos birds, such as Blue-Footed Boobies, Nazca Boobies, and Frigate Birds, as well as a colony of Sea Lions and numerous Marine Iguanas. On this half-day trip you will disembark on the islet for an hour long interpreted walk around the island. Afterwards you will be able to snorkel in the protected bay nearby. Following a lunch onboard you will relocate to Ochoa Beach where you can wander the sand, snorkel some more or relax in the sun.
up to 15 days in advance
- Duration: 4 hrs
- Available Days: Every day
- Schedule: 8:00 AM
- Inquire for Transportation
- Free cancellation up to 15 days prior
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
NOTE: The order of activities are subject to change due to marine conditions.
Moderate to Difficult (due to exposure and trail conditions) :
Unpaved trails with loose lava rock and sand. Dry-landing - boat to stone stairs. Wet-landing - boat to beach. Snorkeling from boat and beach.
Start time: varies
Origin: San Cristobol
Embarcation Point: Main Pier
Group Size: 16 max
Vessel Type: Motor Yatch
Activity level: Moderate
Sailing Distance: 45 min one way
What to Bring
Wind breaker, Sun glasses, suns cream, swim suit, waterproof camera, change of clothe, closed shoes and water. ==================================== NOT INCLUDED: - Wetsuits are not provided - Water - Tips / gratuities. - Entrance to the Galapagos National Park is 100 USD per 1 adult and 50 USD per 1 child. This is paid in cash on spot at your arrival to any Galapagos airport: Baltra or San Cristobal. - Tourist Card INGALA 20 USD for each passenger. It is paid in cash on any departure airport (Quito or Guayaquil) before check-in in your flight to Galapagos.
Sea transport, naturalist guide of the National Park Galapagos, snorkeling gear.
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Our tour guide was excellent. This is a nice easy 1/2 day trip with lots of diversity on one small island.
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