Tour to North Seymour Island 2021
North Seymour Island has a surface of 1.9 km. It is formed by elevated submarine lava and is covered by low vegetation. During the the tour to North Seymour you can observe a large population of frigate birds, Blue footed Boobies, sea lions, and land iguanas that were originally from Baltra Island.
Hour: 07:00 am
From: Puerto Ayora - Santa Cruz Island
Activity: Hiking and Snorkeling
Duration: 6 - 7 hours
Navigation: 45 minutes
Route of tour from Santa Cruz Island to North Seymour Island.
Travel Intinerary to North Seymour Island
Starting at 08:00 am, a guide will pick you up from your hotel or accommodation to transfer you
to the Itabaca Channel. Once there you will embark on the yacht that will take
you sailing for approximately 45 minutes to North Seymour Island.
Once you reach the island, the 1 hour and 30 minute walk begins. Here you can take pictures of
the land iguanas that are under the bushes.
Following the path you will come across male frigate birds with red chests that are easily visible, perched on bushes.
On this island there are a large number of blue footed boobies, as well as baby
sea lions and lava gulls.
After having lunch on board, you will go to Las Bachas beach, which has turquoise and blue water. Here you can snorkel and see sea turtles with small baby sharks.
Finally, there is a short walk along the shore to the lagoon where you can see the
Galapagos flamingos, marine iguanas, and various birds.
If you are a bird lover, this is the island to choose.
The tour to North Seymour includes:
• Transfer from the hotel to the Itabaca Channela
• Certified Guide (English - Spanish)
• Water bottle
• Snorkeling equipment (mask and tube)
The tour does not include: