Live the complete experience of your visit to the wonderful San Cristobal Island by doing our tour around the island in a comfortable yacht, the largest boat to carry out this tour on the island. On this navigable tour you can snorkel with turtles and sharks, take pictures of yourself in the majestic Cerro Brujo and even enjoy and rest on its beautiful beaches.
Leon Dormido (Kicker Rock)
Rosa Blanca Bay
It is the second most eastern island of the Archipelago. It is the capital of the Galapagos province, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. Here is the best shipping port; as well as one of the two airports in the Galapagos Islands. San Cristobal has a hotel infrastructure, restaurants and bars suitable for enjoying a relaxing trip, in the middle of a natural paradise, where inhospitable landscapes of rugged volcanic rocks coexist with seabeds of extraordinary beauty.
A complete tour of San Cristóbal Island, visiting beaches, bays and the Leon Dormido. One of the newest tours in the Galapagos Islands is the 360° tour, the idea is to go around San Cristobal Island completely, visiting places like Rosa Blanca, Sardina Bay, Punta Pitt and Cerro Brujo.
Located in the north of San Cristóbal Island. It is one of the most beautiful white sand beaches on the island where you can snorkel (different types of fish, sea turtles and sea turtles) and rest. From the beach you have a good view of the Sleeping Lion and the highlands of San Cristóbal. Behind the beach there are several saltwater lagoons.
It is a set of eroded volcanic cones and presents a scenery of varied colors, due to its different types of lava, as well as its colorful vegetation, typical of xerophytic plants, in addition to its beautiful climate.
Thanks to its geographical location Punta Pitt is one of the few places in the Galapagos Islands where you can find all the three species of booby and the two species of frigate.
The word booby refers to clown like feet, this colorful pair call the attention of the tourist but mainly the other bobies, it is a way to show how healthy and well fit they are. The pigments that reflect this blue turquoise color are inclose inside of particular feet cells, when the cells are not complete turgent or immature, the pigment decrease or won't be enough and the color turn pale green. If the cells are weak, the pigment get darker, and the color is dark purple-blue. When the cells are turgents and the pigment well distributed, the result is a bright turquoise which is the best color to breed.
The Galapagos sea lion is widely distributed in the archipelago, however the biggest breeding colonies are located in San Cristobal island. The sea lion population was reduce over 50%. The sea lions can include more than 34 species of fish plus octopus and even squids. The breeding success is estimate one young every two years. The females never share milk or adopt, some pups had been seen waiting for the females to fall asleep to steal milk, something that can put their lives in threat.
Sharks are perhaps one of the most ancient fish in our ocean, among this group they have common characteristics like the aerodynamic scales, very small that is impossible to distinguish to the naked eye, when you touch in the right direction you feel like sandpaper. Other important adaptation is the Lorensini fossetts that allow them to feel electromagnetic fields. This organ is very important and highly dense on the hammerheads front and bottom of the head since most of them are bottom feeders using the head like a metal detector, can discover their preys (rays, flounder and sole fish), in dark and muddy bottoms.
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
Kicker Rock, Ecuador
Bahía Sardina, Ecuador
Punta Pitt, Ecuador
We recommend for this day to wear comfortable cloth, hiking shoes, long sleeve shirt, and bring a jacket or a windbreaker. Also don’t forget your camera and sun protection.
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