Santa Cruz island.

Bay Tour Santa Cruz Galapagos island.

This bay tour happens In Santa Cruz island. It consists of visiting the most outstanding points in the bay such as: Canal de Tiburones, Canal del Amor, Playa de los Perros, and Las Grietas. Santa Cruz Island has an area of 986 km2, is the tourist center of Galapagos, and is inhabited by approximately 15,000 people.

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Departure time: 08:00 / 14:00
From: Puerto Ayora - Santa Cruz Island.
Activities: 50% Hike and 50% Snorkeling.
Duration: 4 hours.
Yacht capacity: 16 people.

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No extra charge.


$60 per person.

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Map with the route of the bay tour.

Map with the route of the bay tour.

Canal Tintoreras

Bay Tour Itinerary

This tour has 2 departure times: 09:00 am or 14:00 pm. The tour boat departs from the Puerto Ayora dock to the first visitation point called the Canal de Tiburones, which is a viewpoint where you can see blue sharks from a birds-eye view, as long as conditions allow. Along the way you will perhaps see lava herons.

White tip sharks
Lava Heron
Canal del amor

Continuing along the route, we will visit the beautiful Canal del Amor with its peculiar turquoise color. It is full of Sally Lightfoot crabs, marine iguanas, and blue-footed boobies.

Snorkeling at Punta Estrada.

Canal del amor
Blue footed booby
Marine iguana
Playa de los perros

Another place we will visit is Playa de los Perros where the largest marine iguanas on the island are found and you can appreciate its beautiful landscape.

Playa de los perros isla santa cruz galapagos
Marine iguanas
Las Grietas

Finally, we will visit Las Grietas which is formed by lava fissures that form two giant walls and in the middle of them the water from the upper part of the island mixes with the sea water which causes brackish water.
This water is crystal clear and you can snorkel and appreciate several colorful fish.

Las Grietas
Las Grietas
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The bay tour includes:

• Certified Guide (English - Spanish)
• Snacks.
• Towels.
• Wetsuit.
• Snorkeling equipment.

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The tour does not include:

• Sodas.
• Tips.

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