This bay is located on the island's northwestern coast and consists of two distinct coves. It has spectacular sea life. Here you might see seahorses and sea turtles as well as the fascinating Mola mola (sunfish). This bay is ideal for snorkeling and diving.
This new site is located in the northeastern part of San Cristobal Island. It can be reached by car in approximately one hour from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. The Breeding Center will allow you to observe hatchling turtles, from their birth to 120 days after their maturity.
This bay is located on the island's north coast and consists of two distinct coves. It has spectacular sea life. Here you might see seahorses and sea turtles as well as the fascinating Mola mola (sunfish). This bay is ideal for snorkeling and diving.
Buccaneer Cove is testament to the fact Santiago Island was once home to British buccaneers. The protected bay was used by the pirates to repair and stockpile tortoise meat, among other things. It is a stunning sight to see the steep cliffs where hundreds of seabirds perch on the red sand beach.
El Barranco's steep and rocky paths lead up to a high, dramatic cliff-face. From here, you can enjoy a stunning view. You will also find palo santo plants, red-footed boobies and short-eared lava owls at this site. Galapagos swallows and Galapagos doves can also be found here.
A half-mile trail (0.5km) leads to this white sand coral beach. It winds through mangroves full of land birds. Here you can find red-footed and swallow-tailed birds, as well as Nazca boobies. Further along the path, you will find tidal swimming pools where sea-lions play. The end of the path offers a stunning view from a cliff.
North Seymour Island is home to magnificent frigatebirds, blue-footed bobies, and Galapagos sea Lions. Submarine lava and sediment layers formed the island. These sediments were then uplifted by tectonic activities. It is known for its dry vegetation zone.