Our daily tour to the island of Isabela is perfectly modified for people who will not have the opportunity to stay for more than one night on the island.
In this tour you will be able to appreciate all the most symbolic and representative points of the island that
SHARED OUTPUT: Every day
DEPARTURE POINT: Passenger dock of Santa Cruz
RETURN POINT: Passenger dock Santa Cruz
DEPARTURE TIME: 7:00 AM Approx.
DURATION: 10 - 11 hours
Schedule: the departure is at 7:00 am (but you must be ready at the dock at 6:30 am) and the return is at 5:30 pm (approximately). It is necessary to pay a mandatory entry to Isabela of 10 USD for foreigners and 5 for nationals. This cost is not included in the tour price.
Travel time: 2 to 2.5 hours by speedboat per trip (depending on sea conditions. During August and October they can be strong). Passengers who have back or neck problems cannot take this tour.
The tour: In the morning you will tour the town, Puerto Villamil, along with the guide and visit the turtle breeding center, where you can observe 5 different species of giant land turtles from different volcanoes on the island. You can observe flamingos in the pools or lagoons and stroll along the nearby beaches that will be full of marine iguanas. Lunch is a local restaurant after which you will return to the pier to embark on the bay tour. During this tour you will sail through the bay of Tintoreras, habitat of white tip sharks, Galapagos penguins, blue-footed boobies and many reef fish. While the tour you can snorkel at designated places in the bay and tour the Tintoreras islet to observe the sea birds.