Santa Fe Galapagos Snorkeling Day Trip plus Playa Escondida - Includes Lunch

8 hr

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Day Trip

Group Tour

Take a full-day snorkeling-focused trip to uninhabited Santa Fe Island and Playa Escondida in Galapagos. This boat visit to Santa Fe will include sightseeing some of Galapagos iconic birdlife from the boat such as Blue Footes Boobies and Galapagos Hawks. Take a refreshing dip in the waters of Santa Fe beach and snorkel next to sea lions and sea turtles. After lunch in the boat, move to isolated Playa Escondida in Santa Curz for more...
Take a full-day snorkeling-focused trip to uninhabited Santa Fe Island and Playa Escondida in Galapagos. This boat visit to Santa Fe will include sightseeing some of Galapagos iconic birdlife from the boat such as Blue Footes Boobies and Galapagos Hawks. Take a refreshing dip in the waters of Santa Fe beach and snorkel next to sea lions and sea turtles. After lunch in the boat, move to isolated Playa Escondida in Santa Curz for more snorkeling and relaxation time. A must visit during your Galapagos trip.

Please do note that this trip is snorkeling-focused and will take place in the waters surrounding Santa Fe Island. Neither dry landing nor hiking will take in Santa Fe.
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Pass By: Santa Fe Island, Ecuador

The trip begins at 8:00 am from Pueto Ayora Dock after the guide picks you up from your hotel of stay in Santa Cruz. Get ready for a 1 hour navigation (approx.) towards the snorkeling site of Santa Fe Island. A short 10 minute stop will allow you to observe the northern cliffs and beach of Santa Fe, and catch sigh of Blue Footed Boobies from the boat.

Afterwards, you will move on to the first snorkeling area on the east side of the island. This spot Is filled with colorful galapagos fish, and sea lions swimming nearby appear occasionaly. The rocky cliffs and the clear water of Santa Fe are a lovely submarine view of Galapagos wildlife. Rays, tuna, several large schools of fish and reef shark are also common to the area. After...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Santa Fe Island, Ecuador

The trip begins at 8:00 am from Pueto Ayora Dock after the guide picks you up from your hotel of stay in Santa Cruz. Get ready for a 1 hour navigation (approx.) towards the snorkeling site of Santa Fe Island. A short 10 minute stop will allow you to observe the northern cliffs and beach of Santa Fe, and catch sigh of Blue Footed Boobies from the boat.

Afterwards, you will move on to the first snorkeling area on the east side of the island. This spot Is filled with colorful galapagos fish, and sea lions swimming nearby appear occasionaly. The rocky cliffs and the clear water of Santa Fe are a lovely submarine view of Galapagos wildlife. Rays, tuna, several large schools of fish and reef shark are also common to the area. After this fist dip in the water, you will get back on the boat for lunch.

After lunch, you will stop at Playa Escondida on your way back to Santa Cruz Island. This beautiful isolated spot can only be accessed by boat. This is the perfect spot to observe Galapagos marine iguanas, Blue Footed Boobies, Marine iguanas and Sally light foot crabs. You will start this part of the visit snorkeling on the water of Playa Escondida beach. Spotted eagle rays, golden rays, sea turtles and even white tipped sharks inhabit this area. You will then have some time to just relax or explore the beach before returning to Puerto Ayora.

IMPORTANT NOTE: In order to fulfill this tour, you must be at Santa Cruz Island (Puerto Ayora) one day prior to departure.

Important Details

Included
  • Snorkeling equipment (mark and fins)
  • Bilingual Professional Guide.
  • Towels.
  • Lunch
  • Box Lunch.
Not Included
  • Wetsuit.
  • Tips & Gratuities (optional)
  • Other services not specified.
Departure Point
Galapagos Islands, Galapagos Islands
6:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Bring your swimsuit
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather no refunds are possible.
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Voucher Requirements

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