This tour takes you to some of the Galápagos Island’s excellent bird watching and snorkeling. First you’ll visit North Seymour Island, and then you’ll continue to a beach called Las Bachas on Santa Cruz Island.
- 8 hrs
- Available Days:
- Mon Tue Thu Sat
- 8:00 AM
- Inquire for Transportation
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
North Seymour is a small island in the Galápagos, with significant populations of rare species. While you’re here you can see some of the Galápagos most unusual birds, including the Magnificent Frigate Bird and the blue-footed boobie. These bids both have interesting mating rituals — the Magnificent Frigate Bird inflates a giant red throat sac, and the blue-footed boobie does a seemingly ungainly dance.
North Seymour Island also has a thriving colony of land iguanas. You can see lots of iguanas and sea lions near the shore.
Your craft will continue to the Las Bachas beach, which has white sand and clear, turquoise water. Wade into the water and look down to see a tropical fish swimming in the shallows. This tour provides snorkeling equipment to get a closer look. In this area, you might also spot some pink flamingos wading in the shallows.
What to Bring
Wet suit, entrance card (with fees paid for national park), bottled water, and money for tips and personal expenses.
- 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.
Land and sea transportation, lunch, naturalist guides, snorkeling equipment, and towels.
Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “BOOKING REQUEST” for full details.
We loved this whole day. The destination, the yacht, the snorkeling, the logistics - everything was fantastic.
Sea lions are everywhere, ad not afraid of people. This is an excellent place to spend 2 days!
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Santa Fe is one of the oldest islands in the Galápagos archipelago. It only covers about 9 square miles , but offers an incredible proliferation of wildlife, both on land and in its surrounding waters. You’ll have plenty of time to observe the animals that live here – this tour begins at 8:00 AM, and lasts around 7 hours, returning to Puerto Ayora at 3:00 PM. It includes a break for lunch on board the yacht.