Looking for a snapshot of the Galapagos islands, this is your tour. Ride along the bay area, do a little trekk in Tintoreras islet and some good snorkeling. Have the chance to see penguins, blue footed boobies, iguanas, sharks and more wildlife.
Isabela is the youngest inhabited island of Galapagos. It is also the largest island in the archipelago. Isabela island is known for its spectacular landscapes, immense biodiversity and also the feeling of a peaceful small town of welcoming islanders.
It will leave a mark on your heart and memory. Tintoreras islet is just off the shore of the island Capital, Puerto Villamil. A quick ride by the bay will be enough to meet some penguins and blue footed boobies before heading to the islet for a little trekk of nature discovery in the search for tintorera sharks.
Enjoy the great snorkeling afterwards, if the weather is right you might even get to swim with sea turtles! In this tour there is a good chance to see: penguins, blue footed boobies, rays, sharks, marine iguanas and colorful fish.
The tour operator will pick you up from the hotel about 30min before departure. They will take everyone to the pier where you will be boarding the boat to take you first around the bay area to spot some penguins, blue footed boodies and some other wildlife.
You will enjoy a little trekk on Titoreras island and a great snorkeling after. Keep your eyes open, there is a good chance to see iguanas, sharks and maybe even a sea turtle.
Pick up will start 30min before departure, please allow some time for the pick up because they have to pick up every passenger in each hotel. Make sure you don’t eat much before this activity , especially if you get sea sick.
The weather in the islands is generally warm but the water can get really chilly in the rainy season (starting in July through to December, the coldest temperatures being around September). Make sure you bring your windbreaker jacket for the boat ride.
This is the perfect opportunity to bring along underwater cameras and get some award-winning shots of the marine wildlife. It will not be necessary to bring a towel because one will be provided. If you think you will need a wetsuit for this activity let us know to arrange one for you at an extra cost.