Today, you visit an uninhabited island. Depending on the availability and day of the week, you join a tour to one of the islands below.
Bartolome Island: This small island offers a beautiful view of volcanic rocks in the clear-blue ocean, including the famous Pinnacle Rock. The guide takes you to the highest point of the dry island, where you are rewarded with the breathtaking view. Afterwards, you have the opportunity to snorkel with tropical fish and spot Galapagos penguins.
Santa Fe Island: A flat island located southeast from Santa Cruz. The bay of Santa Fe has a large population of sea lions, which you can see relaxing on the beach and playing on the shoreline. In the bay you can also spot manta rays and sea turtles. Your takes you for a short walk over the island, during which you can see the endemic Santa Fe land iguana and the Opuntia cactus, its favorite food.
South Plazas: This unique island is covered by the Sesuvium plant, coloring it red in the dry season. About 1000 sea lions have found their homes on this small island, and you can also spot the smallest marine iguana of the archipelago here. On top of this, you have the opportunity to spot several bird species, like red-billed tropic birds and swallow-tailed gulls.
Seymour: This tiny island also has a large population of sea lions. Moreover, it is one of the favorite islands of bird lovers, since it one of the most popular breeding grounds for seabirds. A large colony of frigate birds nests here; it is almost guaranteed to see a few males proudly displaying their inflated red chests to impress a female.