Bartolomé Island Daily Tour 2021
The young island Bartolomé has an area of 1.2 km. It is classified among the 10 most beautiful islands in the world for having a great variety of red, black, orange, and green soils and volcanic formations. Its most outstanding point is the famous Pinnacle. On the tour to Bartolome Island you can see landscapes that look like they are from another planet, penguins, sea lions, sea turtles, white tip sharks, tropical fish, and birds.
Departure time: 06:00 to 7:00 am
From: Puerto Ayora - Santa Cruz Island
Activities: Hike and Snorkeling
Duration: 7 - 8 hours
Navigation: 2 hours per route
Map with the route of the tour to Bartolomé Island from Santa Cruz Island
Travel Itinerary to Bartolome Island
The tour begins at 6:00 in the morning. A bus with a guide will pass through each of the hotels
and accommodations to pick up passengers for the tour. After a 40-minute trip you reach the
Itabaca Channel. There the passengers will embark on the yacht that will take
you to Bartolomé Island.
Upon reaching the island, you will climb some stairs to the top. On the way you
can see the different volcanic formations, types of soil and vegetation, and once you reach the
viewpoint you can admire its two beaches and the Pinnacle.
Taking a picture with the landscape is a must.
Then you walk over Sullivan Bay, which is an area covered with black lava flows;
snorkeling is carried out on its beach, and here you can see sea lions, sea turtles, white tip
sharks, fish, and penguins.
After snorkeling, the ship's crew will be waiting for you with lunch that will be served in the
yacht's food area. Finally you will be transferred to the Itabaca Channel and
by bus to Puerto Ayora, leaving each passenger in their respective accommodation.
You cannot miss this unforgettable trip!
The tour to Bartolome island includes:
• Transfer from the hotel to the Itabaca Channel
• Certified Guide (English - Spanish)
• Water bottle
• Snorkeling equipment (mask and tube)
The tour does not include: