Galapagos North Seymour Island frigates.

Day trip to North Seymour Island 2024

North Seymour Island is known for having the largest population of frigatebirds. Take a day tour and appreciate these beautiful birds with their spruce, as well as blue-footed boobies that nest on the island. You will also encounter terrestrial yellow iguanas, sea lions, pelicans and many more birds. You can also go snorkeling activity at Las Bachas beach.


Trip Details:

✔ Departure Time: 08:00 am
✔ From: Santa Cruz Island - Puerto Ayora
✔ Activities: 80% hike 20% snorkeling
✔ Duration: 7 to 8 hours
✔ Navigation: 45 minutes per route
✔ Yacht capacity: 16 people

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Tour does NOT include:

• Sodas
• Tips

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Tour Includes:

✔ Transfer to and from the hotel
✔ Certified Guide (English- Spanish)
✔ Lunch
✔ Snacks
✔ Towels
✔ Snorkeling equipment

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Price: $290

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Blue footed booby North Seymour Island.
Blue footed booby on North Seymour Island.
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North Seymour Island tour itinerary

The group departs from Puerto Ayora, on Santa Cruz Island and heads to the Itabaca Channel by shuttle, in a trip that take about 35 minutes. Upon arrival at the channel, the yacht staff will be waiting to take you to the beautiful North Seymour Island, in a 45-minute navigation. The island is completely flat and accessible. Along the trail, you will find several frigates that are resting on the branches or male frigates showing their red chest, some of them are with their spruce.

Yellow land iguana.
Yellow land iguana.

Further in the trail, you will see several blue-footed boobies that are nesting in the hot soil of the island – some may be with their offspring and others performing their mating dance ritual. At the end of the trail, you can spot yellow land iguanas walking through the bushes or hiding among their branches. At the seashore, you can see a colony of adult and baby sea lions resting on the rocks.

Las Bachas beach
Las Bachas beach

Snorkeling at Las Bachas beach

After visiting the island, the crew awaits to offer you a delicious lunch. Then, starts the navigation to Las Bachas beach, back on Santa Cruz Island. That’s where the snorkeling activity takes place, and you will see lots of colorful fish and sea turtles. Walking along the shores, hopefully you will be able to see flamingos in a lagoon. Once the visit to this beautiful beach is over, the yacht will take you back to the Itabaca Channel and finally to Puerto Ayora. You can’t miss visiting North Seymour, the island that has the largest number of birds in Galapagos.

Male frigate.
Blue footed booby.
Sea lion

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