Espanola island Galapagos

Espanola Island Galapagos.

Tour to Espanola Island in the Galapagos, this island is famous for being the home of the wavy albatrosses, but you can also admire blue-footed boobies, hawks, Nazca boobies, and marine iguanas. Española Island has an area of 60km and is one of the oldest in the archipelago.

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Departure time: 7:00 am.
From: San Cristobal island.
Activities: 80% Hike and 20% Snorkeling.
Duration: 7 - 8 hours.
Navigation: 2 hours per route.
Yacht capacity: 10 people.
Note: Stay 2 nights in Cristóbal.

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$272 Standar yacht.
$330 Superior yacht.
$370 First Class yacth.

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Map with the route of the tour to Espanola Island.

Map with the route of the tour to Espanola Island.


Travel itinerary to Espanola Island.

The trip starts at 07:00 from the Tiburon Martillo pier on San Cristóbal Island. You will board a boat that will take you on a trip that lasts approximately 2 hours to Española Island.

Punta Suarez Espanola island Galapagos.

The first place we will visit is Punta Suarez or Punta Cevallos, where the largest seabirds in the world live. The wavy albatrosses with their long wingspan of 3 meters easily glide at 90km per hour, their nests are over the lava areas, and they can live up to 80 years.
- They can be seen in the mating seasons from May to December.

Punta Suarez Espanola island
waved albatrosses
waved albatrosses
waved albatrosses
waved albatrosses
Blue footed boobies.

Along the way you can see several birds such as blue-footed boobies, mockingbirds, forked-tailed gulls, Galapagos pigeons, hawks, and masked Nazca boobies.

Forked-tailed gull
Galapagos dove
Galapagos Hawk
Nazca boobies
marine iguana Española island Galapagos

On this island you can see one of the most colorful marine iguanas in Española, with red and green spots, as well as black iguanas.

marine iguana Española island Galapagos
Galapagos Marine Iguana
Soplador Española island Galapagos
Garden bay.

After this spectacular walk through Punta Suarez or Punta Cevallos, you will sail to Gardner Bay or Manzanillo , where you can rest and snorkel. On the beach you will come across sea lions. This beach is considered one of the most beautiful in the world.
- You return to San Cristóbal Island at approximately 16:30.

Garden Bay.
Sea lion.
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The tour to Espanola island includes:

• Certified Guide (English - Spanish).
• Lunch.
• Snack.
• Towels.
• Water bottle.
• Snorkeling equipment (mask and tube).

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The tour does not include:

• Sodas.
• Tips.

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