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Catamarans on the Galapagos Islands. If you want to live an incomparable day, embark with us on one of our cruises that travel through the most important places of this magical place. The most quoted place of travelers from all over the planet to admire the most beautiful flora in the world.
Undoubtedly one of the largest biodiversity hotspots, the island’s islands hide an exquisite variety of natural gems, unique shows among which sea turtle spawning on the white sands beaches of Tortuga Bay, silly birds of blue feet of the Spanish Island, the giant tortoises of San Cristobal or the immaculate spots of the North Seymour Islet.
Location of the Galapagos Islands
They are located in the Pacific Ocean to 960 km of the western coasts of Ecuador, being its closest city Manta. The nearest island is Isla Del Coco (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Isla de Pascua (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. In fact, its name is officially Galapagos Archipelago and are part of the Republic of Ecuador.
Do you want to know what to do in the Galapagos Islands? No problem! Scheduling with GalapagosInformation.com a tour of the islands, you can spend several days knowing all the beauties that this charming place of Ecuador has to offer. All-inclusive packages can be ordered online up to 30 days before your arrival, with the online payment option.
Gardner Bay in Espanola Island: Gardner Bay is another of the incredible beaches that hide the archipelago, with little more than a kilometer of white sands and turquoise water, very famous for the colonies of sea lions that are usually resting very close to the ocean. Like all places on the islands, it is possible to enjoy with the abundance of birds that surround the area, being here three species of endemic Darwin´s birds.
Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay, site of one of the most beautiful habitats of the archipelago, with impressive lava spaces solidified in waves, like a landscape of mars. A journey of about a mile and a half, allows tourists to know the most relevant areas of interest of the Bay, appreciating interesting mineral samples, among which there are figures of trees, before being calcined by the eruptions of the island .
Natural Lookout “La Escalera” in Bartolome Island: A natural spectacle located at the top of a hill, at more than 100 meters of altitude, from where are one of the most popular postcards of the islands, composed by a narrow strip of sand separates by the ocean into two bays, with the coast of neighboring Santiago Island as background and a stone strut at one of its ends. After enjoying the views, it is possible to go down to the beautiful beaches, where it is possible to do surface diving and snorkeling. The two most important species of Bartolome are the sea turtles, which choose this place to spawn and the Galapagos penguins.
Chinese Hat: Chinese Hat is a small island close to the southeast of the Santiago Island and whose extension is less than a 0.25 km2. It’s a recent volcanic cone. The traditional form of the Chinese hat can be seen clearly from the north side. In front of Chinese hat, on the rocky edge near to Santiago, you can see easily the galapagos penguins. A short 400m long trail passes through the cove, and steps from a colony of sea lions and iguanas that covering the horizon. The volcanic scenery is very interesting, and it is possible to practice snorkel.
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