Tour to Floreana Island.
On this tour to Floreana Island in Galapagos you will learn about the history of pirates and the first people who inhabited the islands. You will visit the La Paz Asylum, the pirates' cave, faces made of stone, see varied flora, giant turtles, sea lions, do snorkeling, and take pictures of Floreana’s beautiful landscapes. Floreana Island is 18 km long by 16 km wide, with a population of 100 people.
Departure time: 7:00 am.
From: Puerto Ayora - Santa Cruz Island.
Activities: 80% Hike and 20% Snorkeling.
Duration: 7 - 8 hours.
Navigation: 2 hours per route.
transportation: Ferry boat.
Map with the route of the tour to Floreana island.
Travel itinerary to Floreana Island.
- At 07:15 go to the meeting point to transfer to the pier of
Puerto Ayora where a guide will be waiting for you to
embark on the ferry boat that
will take you to Floreana Island. The ride to Floreana island is 2 hours. Upon your
, you will be welcomed by sea lions and colorful marine iguanas.
A local transportation called a “chiva” will take you to the upper part of the
island. In the
30-minute journey you will
be able to observe the different, ever-changing vegetation: from dry and arid to greenish
vegetation, full of banana
trees, coffee, cocoa, and tropical produce.
Accompanied by a guide you will take a walk where you will come across giant
and see varied flora.
Continuing with the tour you will arrive at the rocky base known as "Asylum of Peace." This
place is full of history! A
German family named Wittmer lived here in 1932. You will discover the pirate caves
and a massive
face carved in stone.
Be sure to admire the beautiful landscapes from this natural viewpoint.
The “chiva” will transfer you from the highlands to the town and after a 900-meter journey you
will arrive at the site
called La Lobería which is full of sea lions and marine
snorkeling here, you will
be able to observe
, octopuses, and colorful fish. Don´t forget to take pictures of the landscape.
Depending on the itinerary of the boat, you could visit the Galapaguera where you can see the
Galapagos National Park’s
efforts to conserve the giant tortoises or you could pass through the place
Crown." Please consult with
our commercial advisor for more information.
The tour to Floreana island includes:
• Certified Guide (English - Spanish)
• Snorkeling equipment.
The tour does not include: