Day Trip to South Plaza Island from Puerto Ayora

Day Trips & Excursions in Puerto Ayora
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Tour description

The Day Tour to South Plaza Island departs from Itabaca Canal, the sailing is about one hour and forty five minutes, this island is located to the East of Santa Cruz Island. In South Plaza Island, which is partner of North Plaza Island, both create a turquoise water canal that contrast with the red natural carpet (sesuvium) and cactus that the island have as breathtaking landscape; here you you will be greeted by sea lions, and expect to spot land iguanas, marine iguanas, sea lions, Galapagos lizard and finches, also variety of sea birds fishing and flying really close to the cliff of this island like swalloed tailed gulls, pelican and masked boobies.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Canal de Itabaca, Santa Cruz, Galapagos IslandsAfter a fifty minute drive to Itabaca Canal, you will board the yacht in groups. Once in the yacht, safety instructions will be explained.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Punta Carrion, Santa Cruz, Galapagos IslandsFirst you will visit Punta Carrión, where snorkel take place, which is just five minutes away from pier of Itabaca Canal, here you may spot white tip sharks, variety of fishes, sea turtles, rays, Galapagos sharks and many other marine wildlife.Duration: 1 hourStop At: South Plaza Island, Galapagos Islandshe disembark will be in groups, make sure to bring water and a camera. Here you you will be greeted by sea lions, and expect to spot land iguanas, marine iguanas, sea lions, Galapagos lizard and finches, also variety of sea birds fishing and flying really close to the cliff of this island like swalloed tailed gulls, pelican and masked boobies. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Malecon de Puerto Ayora, Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, Galapagos IslandsYou will disembark the yacht in groups. Make sure not to forget anything on board of the yacht.Duration: 15 minutes

What's included

  • Local taxes
  • Snorkel Gear
  • Lunch
  • Galapagos National Naturalist guide
  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
  • Drop-off in Puerto Ayora's Main Pier
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Towel
  • Water Refill

What's not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Tips
  • Wetsuit