North Seymour Day Tour

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Enjoy exploring magnificent frigate birds, blue footed and Nazca boobies, hawks, swallow-tailed gulls and yellow iguanas. Snorkeling next to the pink flamingos lake with green turtles will be amazing.


  • Discover the Galapagos birds journey
  • Explore blue footed-boobies and frigate birds nesting
  • Enjoy the white sand beach next to the pink flamingos lagoon.
  • Walk next to the 4 ft long yellow land iguanas and with Galapagos snakes
  • Practice snorkel with playfull sea lions and green turtles


Description: The journey starts with a 40-minutes bus ride from the hotel to the Itabaca Chanel. Then, a comfortable yacht is going to take you to the North Seymour Island, where the adventurers will be amazed at the unique flora and fauna in natural state. By dinghy ride you land the island, then the excursion consists of approximately two-and a half-hour trail where you can shoot wonderful pictures. It is the perfect site to observe the largest colony of great and magnificent frigate birds, swallow tailed gulls, blue-footed boobies, and land iguanas, as well as sea lions and marine iguanas along the coast. Depending the Galapagos National Park authorization, the second spot could be on the pristine Mosquera Islet. This small, flat, and sandy islet offers the adventurers the amazing sea lion behavior observation. It is also possible to observe lava gulls, coastal birds, and Sally light-footed crabs. Or, you will head (45 minutes) over to Las Bachas Beach on Santa Cruz Island. The beach is an important nesting area for the eastern Pacific green se turtle. It is a white sand beach, with several brackish lagoons, these are the feeding grounds of various wading birds and pink flamingos. It is a paradise-like place for a walk, swim and enjoying the sun. Snorkeling will surprise you with colorful reef fish and green turtles. Your hot lunch is provided in the yacht. The trip takes you to the Chanel, then back to the hotel by bus. It is recommended to wear a wetsuit in order to neutralize the sea temperature, because it falls below 20ºC from June to November and it is up to 27ºC from December to May. Departure: 7:50 am bus pick up at Puerto Ayora Pier Returning time: approximately at 4:30 pm Journey Time: 40 minutes ride by bus until Itabaca Channel, and then comfortable yacht will ride around 1 hour to North Seymour Island. Difficulty Level: Intermediate Highlight activity: walking and snorkeling Transportation: shared bus and yacht Gear fitting: A day before of the tour all passengers must be at 5:00 pm in the Galapagos Path for equipment fitting.


Program inclusions: Comfortable yacht Share bus Naturalist Tour Guide accredited by GNP Snorkeling equipment (mask, snorkel, and fins) Wetsuit & Beach towel Lunch (aboard) Snack: cookies, fruits & purified water Galapagos coffee & tea Pick up at the hotel In person assitant

Important Information

  • It is required the traffic control card issued by Galapagos Governing.
  • Guests with medical conditions and/or special dietary restrictions must make them known to us in sufficient time for us to accommodate their request.
  • Galapagos and Ecuador uses the U.S. dollar as its official currency.
  • Most vendors accept cash. We recommend that guests bring U.S. dollars with them if they might want to buy souvenir.
  • Spaces in our boat are subject to availability. If the boat is full, we will arrange for our guests to trp in a boat of an equivalent category and provide transfers.
  • All itineraries and journey experiences are subject to change without notice due to factors such as climate conditions, season, host availability, operational issues, and guest security.
  • The described species in the program can be encountered during the tours but it is not guaranteed that always will be encountered as it depends on natural factors, climate, seasons, and marine currents.

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