Opportunity for whale-watching from Moreno Point to Elizabeth Bay, and from Tagus Cove to Espinosa Point.
Fernandina Island is the youngest island of the Galapagos and offers
beautiful volcanic landscapes; it is probably the only island in the
world completely free of introduced species.
Espinosa Point offers a nice walk with the largest marine iguana of the Galapagos, a sea lion colony and tidal pools.
Puerto Villamil on Isabela Island is one of the few inhabited areas of
the Galapagos; visit Sierra Negra and a giant tortoise breeding center,
with a chance to see flamingos at a lagoon in town.
Opportunity to spend time with Galapagueños and learn about life in the Islands.
Tagus Cove offers a visit to Darwin Lake with a medium intensity walk.
Great place for deep-water snorkeling with sea turtles and penguins, as
well as a dinghy ride to observe sea birds.
Humedales in Puerto Villamil are the best sites in the entire
archipelago to observe migratory birds to possibly find more than 20
species in a single spot.
Punta Moreno has a panoramic view of three volcanoes, the most active of
the Galapagos: Sierra Negra, Cerro Azul of Isabela Island and La Cumbre
of Fernandina Island.
At Charles Darwin Research Station we will meet Lonesome George and
learn about the efforts that have been done to restore the tortoise
populations in the islands.
In South Plaza there are two species of iguanas: land & marine, a
colony of Swallow-tailed Gulls and sea lions. Beautiful views of nearby
Chance to see the Galapagos hybrid iguana, unique in the world.
Hiking in Santa Fe can be either intermediate or high intensity. Special
sighting opportunities include the endemic Santa Fe land iguana, the
tallest cactus species, and a Palo Santo forest.
Rábida is a red sand beach with a large sea lion colony, Palo Santo
forest and a unique type of cactus. This is the only place where nine
species of Darwin’s finches can be seen, mockingbirds and beautiful
views from the highest spot.
Daphne is an eroded tuff cone that was created by successive volcanic
activity. A prime opportunity to find Blue-footed Boobies, Nazca
Boobies, Red-billed Tropicbirds, Swallow-tailed Gulls, Brown Noddies.