Los Tuneles Snorkeling Day Tour

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Puerto Villamil

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Around Los Tuneles you will find a highly contrasted colour for snorkeling with clear, calm water. Additionally, the lava flows that passed through this area had formed unique geological formations which are, of course, shaped like tunnels. You will get the chance to spot large quantities of seabirds such as the Albatros, Flamingos, Blue Footed Boobies and the magnificent Frigate bird. Besides, you can find species feeding such as tortoises, swimming iguanas, sea lions, manta rays, Galapagos penguins, lobsters, and sea snakes.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Los Tuneles, Puerto Villamil, Isabela, Galapagos IslandsEarly in the morning, you will go on a 30 to 40 minute boat ride from Puerto Villamil. The max group size is 10 participants per guide. You will explore the brilliant scenery in Los Tuneles which is considered the most beautiful place to snorkel in Isabela Island. Around the Los Tuneles you will find a highly contrasted colour for snorkeling with clear, calm water. Additionally, the lava flows that passed through this area had formed unique geological formation and, of course, shaped like tunnels. You will get the chance to spot large quantities of seabirds such as the Albatros, Flamingos, Blue Footed Boobies and the magnificent frigatebird. Besides, you can find species feeding such as tortoises, swimming iguanas, sea lions, manta rays, Galapagos penguins, lobsters, and sea snakes. This exciting activity takes approximately about 6 hours including the boat rides and a snack before a short hike. The snorkeling area is about 800 meters and the average water temperature is 20 degrees Celsius. This beautiful place will definitely make your trip to Isabela even more special.Duration: 6 hours

What’s included

  • Transfer to and from Los Tuneles by speedboat
  • Snack on the boat
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • English speaking naturalist guide (Local Galapagos guide)

What’s not included

  • Extra food and drinks
  • For rent: wetsuit (recommended between May – November): $ 10 p.p. per day (cash only)
  • Watertaxi to Isabela port $ 1 p.p. per way (cash only)
  • Personal travel & health insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tips for the guide
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