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Española + Gardner Islet Tour

Española + Gardner Islet Tour

$280.00

Join us on the Española + Gardner Islet Tour, where you will have the opportunity to explore Española Island, one of the smallest and oldest islands in the Galapagos archipelago. With an approximate age of 4 million years, Española Island is unique as it is the only place in the entire archipelago where albatrosses nest. This tour is ideal for bird lovers, as you will have the chance to observe albatrosses, Nazca boobies, and blue-footed boobies up close.

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Maritime

Snorkeling and Hiking

7:30 AM

9 hours

Departure & Return Location

Acuario Dock

Meeting Time

Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour at the Tourist Agency

Price Includes

English/Spanish naturalist guide

Snorkel equipment (mask and fins)

Shorty Wetsuit

Normal lunch (vegetarian or vegan options available)

Snacks

Non-alcoholic beverages

Towels

Marine transport

Price Excludes

Alcoholic drinks

Tips

Recommendations

Visit the Darwin Scuba Dive agency one day before the tour to check snorkel equipment.

Arrive 15 minutes before the tour departure.

Bring a rain jacket and hiking shoes.

Itinerary

Boarding: 7:30 am

Departure from Aquarius passenger pier. Meet your guide and board the boat.

Punta Suarez

The navigation to Española Island takes approximately 2 hours. The first stop is at Punta Suárez, where you will land on a small pier. Here, you can already observe sea lions and endemic marine iguanas, which are a subspecies unique to Española Island. The trail is 2 kilometers long, and the walk lasts about 1.5 hours.

Along the trail, you will have the opportunity to see blue-footed boobies, Nazca boobies, the Galapagos hawk, seagulls, and the albatross colony (visible from late March to early December).

El Soplador

Another attraction on Española Island is the Blower, where water enters the rocks at great speed, creating a spectacular display that can rise up to 25 meters in height. Gardner Islet: Snorkeling takes place in Gardner Bay, where you can swim with sea turtles, sea lions, rays, and vibrant fish.

Gardner Islet

Snorkeling takes place in Gardner Bay, where you can swim with sea turtles, sea lions, rays, and vibrant fish.

Location

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