The Day Tour to North Seymour Island departs from Itabaca Canal, the sailing is about one hour, this island is located to the North of Santa Cruz Island. In this wonderful island you will be welcomed by sea lions in the dock and rocks, the landscape of the island is contrasted by Palo Santo (incense stick) forest and red-colored soil; here you may expect to spot blue footed boobies nesting (or making their courtship dancing, depending of the season), swallowed tail gull sitting in the cliffs and admire large number of frigate birds in their nests. The snorkel will take place in Las Bachas Beach which is located in Santa Cruz Island, you may spot sharks, variety of fishes and maybe flamingos in the beach lagoon.




Pick-up starts at designated time and is included in hotels in Puerto Ayora only. Hotels in Punta Estrada neighborhood are excluded and must be at a meeting point is at the entrance of catholic church in front of the main pier in Puerto Ayora

Itabaca Canal / Boarding

After a fifty minute drive to Itabaca Canal, you will board the yacht in groups. Once in the yacht, safety instructions will be explained.

Departure to the island

The captain will start engines and the journey will begin to the island after security checks with crew members.

Arrival to the island

Engines will stop and guides will announce the arrival, you will have to prepare to disembark for hiking.

Disembark and visit on the island

The disembark will be in groups, make sure to bring water and a camera.

Return to the yacht

You will get back on board.

Lunch on board

Lunch will be served on board to all passengers in the lounge, bridge and rooftop. You will be served fresh fish, salads, rice and dessert afterwards. *Special meals under request only*

Snorkel time on Las Bachas Beach

You will discover the marine wildlife around the island or just enjoy a sunbath on the beach.

Return to the yacht

You will get back on board.

Return to Santa Cruz / Itabaca Canal

The captain will start engines and the journey back home will begin after security checks with crew members.

Return to Puerto Ayora

You will disembark the yacht in groups and board our shuttle. Make sure not to forget anything on board of the yacht or shuttle.

Arrival to hotel

This is the estimated time of arrival to your hotel in Puerto Ayora.

*Order may vary. This is just an example. It does not extrictly follows order or times.




Snorkel Gear

Water Refill

Beach Towel

Naturalist Guide
*Pick-Ups in hotels in Puerto Ayora only.
**Day Tour to Santa Fe Island does not have Pick-up.


Airfare, personal expenses, wetsuit, alcoholic beverages, extra beverages, tips and other service/product not mentioned.


8 hours aprox.
Time Required
One full day in Santa Cruz Island.
Blue footed boobies, sea lions, frigate birds, marine iguanas, land iguanas.
Suggest to Bring
Swim suit, water bottle (to refill on board), camera, hiking shoes, cap/hat, insect repellent, sunglasses and sunscreen.
English & Spanish.