Tintorera daytrip (Isabela island- Galapagos)
Isabela island daytrip - Galapagos
(3 hours, Snorkelling, Galápagos white tip reef sharks, penguins, blue-footed Boobies, sea turtles, penguins and sea lions)
Tintoreras tour is a famous daytrip where you can swim with sharks!!! Galápagos white tip reef sharks inhabit some areas around Isabela. It is not allowed to swim above them but there are areas where you can spot them while you are snorkelling. This daytrip will be guided by bilingual local experts where you can see sharks, penguins, sea turtles, blue-footed Boobies, penguins and sea lions.
Diving Center will pick you up from your Hotel at 7am in the morning. After wear your wetsuit, the boat will depart from the main dock. We take a 45 minute boat ride around the Tintoreras lava formations. We will see colonies of penguins and birds. Then we stop at one of the lava platforms and walk across the flat terrain for 1 hour where we can see many marine iguanas and Galapagos sea lions. After that we will enter the water and snorkel in order to see Galapagos sharks, sea turtles, sea lions and swimming marine iguanas. After snorkelling we return to the main dock.
-Snorkelling gear (mask & fins)
-English speaking Naturalist Guide.