LOOKING FOR SEA LIONS

Code: SPG-IH008

SAN CRISTOBAL – SANTA CRUZ – ISABELA

8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

Embark on an extraordinary journey unlike any other as you join us for the mesmerizing Looking for Sea Lions Tour! Prepare to be captivated as you explore the breathtaking beauty of the Galapagos Islands, hopping from one enchanting island to another. This unforgettable 8-day adventure promises to be an experience of a lifetime.

Get ready to immerse yourself in the magical world of the Galapagos as we take you on an incredible voyage to the best destinations these islands have to offer. Throughout our tour, we will be visiting three unique islands, each with its own distinct charm and awe-inspiring landscapes: San Cristobal, Santa Cruz, and Isabela.

Join us on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, where you’ll create unforgettable memories and forge a deep connection with the captivating wonders of the Galapagos Islands. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to witness the Galapagos Sea Lions in their natural habitat.

Book your spot today and let the Galapagos Islands cast their spell upon you!

(L: Lunch)

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Learn about the history of the Islands, in their natural, human, and conservation contexts.
  • View Point of León Dormido “Kicker Rock” and Darwin Bay.
  • Viewpoint to learn about a North American cannon that dates from the Second World War.
  • Viewpoint to take pictures of the statue of the Scientist Charles Darwin in honor of his trip to the Galapagos Islands.
  • Snorkel and swim with sea lions, and marine turtles and take a look at tropical fishes.
  • We can enjoy the sea lions resting on the sand.
  • It is also the perfect place to have a romantic afternoon looking at the sunset.

Return to the hotel. Lodging. (San Cristobal Island)*Snorkel (Mask, tube, fins)

(B: Breakfast, L: Lunch)

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • A beautiful nature view picture of a high rock shaped like a sea lion.
  • Enjoy the viewing of various species of seabirds such as blue-footed boobies and phaetons, as well as sea lions.
  • Snorkel along species of fish, sea turtles, rays, and hammerhead sharks.
  • Beach Time to enjoy and relax.
  • Different species of animals such as patillos, teros reales, zarapitos amongst so much other native wildlife.
  • *Snorkel (Mask, tube, fins)

**The Beach after the visit to León Dormido could be Playa Manglecito or Playa Ochoa. Depending on the operation day.

Return to the hotel. Lodging. (San Cristobal Island)

(B: Breakfast, L: Lunch)

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Transfer to the pier to take the speedboat to Santa Cruz. Approximately 2 hours of navigation, depending on the sea conditions.
  • Get to know the different species of tortoises of the other islands.
  • Visit the HIGHLANDS of Santa Cruz, to enjoy the wonderful and very famous giant tortoises in their natural habitat,
  • Observe the density of vegetation in this forest, including orchids, daisies, and bromeliads.
  • Learn about the habitat of several endemic land birds including Darwin’s finches, Galapagos Hawks, short-eared owls, Yellow Warblers, Galapagos Rails, Vermilion Flycatchers, and Paint-billed Crakes.

Return to Puerto Ayora. Lodging. (Santa Cruz Island)

(B: Breakfast, L: Lunch)

HIGHLIGHTS:

Full-day navigable tour by yacht to one of the following destinations, Bartolome, Plazas, Seymour Norte, Santa Fe, or Floreana Island.

* Navigable Tours are subject to availability.

Lodging. (Santa Cruz Island)

(B: Breakfast, L: Lunch)

HIGHLIGHTS:

Full-day navigable tour by yacht to one of the following destinations, Bartolome, Plazas, Seymour Norte, Santa Fe, or Floreana Island.

* Navigable Tours are subject to availability.

Lodging. (Santa Cruz Island)

(B: Breakfast, L: Lunch)

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Transfer to the pier to take the speedboat to Isabela Island. Approximately 2 hours of navigation, depending on the sea conditions.
  • Tour to LOS TUNELES, also known as “Cabo Rosa”. It is the most spectacular site for snorkeling in Isabela Island due to its crystal-clear and shallow waters, a real sea sanctuary.
  • This site houses blue-footed boobies, Nazca Boobies, Brown Pelicans, Penguins, Zayapas, and Iguanas that can be seen very close to the boat.
  • Observe the sea lions resting on the rocks or playing by the lava tunnels.
  • Learn about why these cacti have been adapted to this kind of lava formation.
  • Snorkeling in open water and swimming along with white-tipped sharks, manta rays, penguins, sea lions, sea turtles, sea horses, lobsters, and sea snakes, among many other tropical species.
  • Return to Puerto Villamil.

Lodging (Isabela Island)

(B: Breakfast, L: Lunch)

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Have an interesting visit to SIERRA NEGRA VOLCANO. This volcano is one of the most gorgeous, impressive, and largest calderas of all the Galapagos Islands volcanos.
  • Species of birds such as Yellow Warbler, Dark-billed Cuckoo, Galápagos Mockingbird, Galápagos Hawk, Tyrant Flycatcher, Galápagos Flycatcher, Large Tree Finch, Small Ground Finch.
  • Species of plants such as Guayabillo, Galápagos pisonia, Heart-leafed Scalesia, among others.
  • Visit TINTORERAS ISLET. It is one of the few places where the reproduction of iguanas is successful due to the absence of introduced animals that could kill the juveniles.
  • Swim along sea turtles, sea lions, marine iguanas, rays, sharks, and other tropical species.
  • Return to Puerto Villamil.

Lodging (Isabela Island)

(B: Breakfast)

This is your last day with us and we hope you enjoyed your trip to the Enchanted Islands. Transfer very early in the morning to the port of Puerto Villamil, to make the trip of approximately two and a half hours to Puerto Ayora. Arrival, transfer to Baltra airport, and assistance to take your flight back. Depending on the time, you will have your breakfast in Puerto Ayora or Box Breakfast.

From USD $2.534

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Price per person 2024 – Half Board

1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax
Budget $3.498 $2.534 $2.260 $2.219
Mid – Range $4.157 $2.840 $2.565 $2.525
First Class $5.151 $3.286 $2.985 $2.933
Luxury $10.081 $5.982 $5.355 $5.140

Price per person 2024 – Full Board

1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax
Budget $3.677 $2.713 $2.439 $2.398
Mid – Range $4.397 $3.080 $2.805 $2.765
First Class $5.468 $3.602 $3.301 $3.250
Luxury $10.498 $6.399 $5.771 $5.556

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