TOLL FREE NUMBER 800-380-5378
TOLL FREE NUMBER 800-380-5378

1-Day South Plazas Island

Full Name*
Email Address*
Your Enquiry*
Save To Wish List

Adding item to wishlist requires an account


Why Book With Us?

  • Best tour service guarantee
  • Customer care available 24/7
  • Hand-picked Tours & Activities
  • Free travel customization

Get a Question?

Do not hesitage to give us a call. We are an expert team and we are happy to talk to you.

+1 800-380-5378

To be confirmed on booking
Puerto Ayora – Galapagos
Puerto Ayora – Galapagos
Min Age : +6
Tour Details

The South Plazas Island Day Tour starts at 7:00 a.m,  with a bus picking travelers up from their respective hotels in Puerto Ayora for transfer to Itabaca Canal, board the speed boat to Plazas Islands. After 2 hours of navigation and right after landing, you can see one of the largest colonies of sea lions in the archipelago. Then just a few meters behind the landing dock a group of land iguanas will be observed.

The trail continues to the other side of the island, which is very small and rectangular, walking along a ravine, where you can watch land iguanas, some marine iguanas and birds in the ravine or planning above it, such as: boobies, blue footed and masked boobies , swallow-tailed gulls nesting , puffins and tropical birds.

Despite its small size, on the South Plazas Island Day Tour you will be able to observe a large number of species, the island is also famous for its extraordinary flora such us the beautiful endemic trees and cactus. Depending on the season, vegetation changes its color from bright green in the rainy season to orange and purple in the dry season.

The South Plazas Island Day Tour last activity will be in Punta Carrión, a small calm bay located near the entrance of Itabaca channel, ideal for snorkeling. You can see a multitude of species of fish such as marine turtles, white fin sharks (known by the locals as Tintoreras) and sea lions that usually appear very playful with bathers. The place offers a lot of shelter from the currents, making it an ideal place for those who start in the practice of snorkel.

South Plazas Island Day Tour
One of the largest sea lion colony in Galapagos
Extraordinary snorkel opportunity

Departure & Return Location

Puerto Ayora – Galapagos

Departure Time

7:00 am

Return Time

3:00 pm approximately

Price Includes

  • Shared Transportation on speed boat
  • Bilingual guide Assistance
  • Lunch
  • Snorkel equipment
  • Transfer from/to hotel

Price Excludes

  • Services not specified in the program.