Explore Plazas

Explore Plazas

Explore Plazas

DAILY TOUR TO SOUTH PLAZAS ISLAND

     

DEPARTURE TIME: 08h00 am

RETURN TIME: 16h00 pm

Description and itinerary

08h00 Transfer from the hotel to the channel of Itabaca.

09h30 Navigation to the South Plazas island.

This Island possesses a spectacular viewing, from its cliff you can see a big colony of swallow tailed gull and seagulls of lava.

 

The unusual vegetation and location of the Island created an Interesting landscape in which the flora and fauna of Galápagos have been enhanced. In addition to depending on a small space in the island, many of the interesting and magnificent species of the archipelago are find  in here.

It is possible to guarantee the observation of land iguanas that can be usually find in the shadows of the cactus.

Nests in the southward bluffs, are usually of seagulls of lava that are seen with other varieties of sea birds. The rocks on the shore are mainly used for the habitat of the noisy sea lion.

The main attraction of the Plazas island are the land iguanas, sea lions and the seagulls of lava. Also we can see varieties of fishes, tropical birds, frigate birds and pelicans.

17 h30 Return to Puerto Ayora

We recommend bringing:            

  • Solar protection: Sunscreen / hut
  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Camera
  • Sweater (in cold season)
  • Comfortable shoes to walk
  • Piece of extra clothes

 

Activities:

  • Hiking in South Plazas island
  • Snorkeling
  • Bird observation

 

 

It includes:

  • Snorkeling equipment (Mask and tube)
  • Bilingual naturalistic guide
  • Lunch
  • Water
  • Towel
  • Pick up in Hotel
  • Snacks

Species to observe:

  • Land Iguanas
  • Marine Iguanas
  • Sea Turtles, Variety of tropical fish.
  • Big colonies of sea lions
  • Endemic flora of Galápagos

 

Places to visit:

  • South Plazas Island
  • Punta Carrion

 

 

It does not include:

  • Other drinks
  • Neoprene (wetsuit)
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Any another no specified