Arrival & Day One

San Cristóbal Island

The easternmost island of the Galápagos Province of Ecuador and the capital city of the province, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. We arrive at one of the newest airports in South America and will be transport to your luxurious hotel. A briefing by your Naturalist Guide Level III. Then off for your first excursion bringing you to:

Islote Lobos.

Notice the magical combination of this channel between the turquoise color of the water and the flat piece of dry land quite dry providing for the unique species living in harmony … a Galápagos Sea Lion Colony perhaps the healthiest ever alpha males seen along this coastline, ahead for you is a dry landing. You will hike unbelievably close to the enchanting Blue Footed Boobies which are nesting and dancing to welcome and entertain you personally. Baby Sea Lions nursing or being barked at by their mothers displaying territorial jealousy to other females. All this combine with the famous pirate of the Galápagos birds… the unique Frigate Bird always trying to steal food as they also nest on this islet. The snorkeling here is fabulous where you’ll play with baby Sea Lions and spot the Galápagos Green Sea Turtles.

So, whether being educated by the Sea Lions, entertained by the Boobies and Frigate Birds, or snorkeling among the enchanting Sea Creatures; your first day is a lifetime experience and is just the beginning