The Day Tour to Santa Fe Island departs from Puerto Ayora's Main Pier, the sailing is about two hours, this island is located South East of Santa Cruz Island. In this island you will find an endemic land iguana that lives only in this place, sea lions in a white sand beach resting waiting for pictures, they pose to your cameras. The trail starts at the beach and leads you into a giant cactus forest while the Galapagos hawk overfly in the light blue sky. Crabs, nocturnal herons, marine iguanas, mockingbirds and Galapagos doves are often spotted in this unique island. The snorkel will take place in a bay called Fisherman Bay in Santa Fe Island; here you may spot sea turtles, rays, sea lions, fishes, Galapagos sharks and many more in this rocky reef.



Meeting point

The meeting point is at the entrance of catholic church in front of the main pier in Puerto Ayora. Please be at the meeting point at the designated time.

Gus Angermeyer Pier / Boarding

After gathering all passengers, 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 // Snack on board

You will get back on board. You will be welcomed back with fresh snacks prepared by our chef.

Snorkel time on Barrington Bay

You will discover the marine wildlife around in famous Barrington Bay.

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.

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.



Meeting Point**

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.


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.
Sea lions, land iguanas, Galapagos hawks, Galapagos sharks, Galapagos doves, sea turtles.
Suggest to Bring
Swim suit, water bottle (to refill on board), camera, hiking shoes, cap/hat, insect repellent, sunglasses and sunscreen.
English & Spanish.