Discover North Seymour Island and snorkel in one of the best spots in the Galápagos archipelago!
Starting from Puerto Ayora Port, you will board a bus and cross Santa Cruz Island to the north to reach the Itabaca Channel. During this 45-minute journey, you will admire the island's landscapes and pass through no less than 5 climate zones. When you arrive at your destination, you will board an inflatable boat that will take you to the yacht. On your crossing to North Seymour Island, you will see Daphne Major and Minor islands in the distance, these are volcanic rocks in the archipelago that have broken away over the years.
Once you arrive at your destination, you will set off on a hike to discover the unique landscapes of this island. On your way you will see colonies of frigate birds, gulls and blue-footed boobies living in peace. If you are lucky, you will also spot Galápagos iguanas which can be seen on this island. Most of them have been evacuated to the Charles Darwin Research Centre.
You will then arrive at the white sandy beach of Las Bachas, this is an important nesting site for Galápagos green sea turtles. You will see marine iguanas feeding on the rocks near the turquoise waters. Continuing your walk to the lagoon behind the beach, you will find Galápagos flamingos and migratory birds. You will then return to Las Bachas beach and don your mask and snorkel to enjoy a snorkelling activity. This beach is the perfect place to swim and observe underwater fauna up close since it. is sheltered from the ocean swell.
At lunchtime, a packed lunch, consisting of a typical Ecuadorian meal, will be served. At the end of your tour, you will be taken back to the departure point.