In the afternoon, visit the Tortoise Breeding Center and learn about tortoise conservation. Giant tortoise eggs are collected and brought to the center to be hatched. After five years, they are released back into the wild.
Then head to Elizabeth Bay to explore its marine visitor site. Watch Galápagos hawks soar overhead and see schools of pompana as they swim beneath you.
In the afternoon, journey to Tagus Cove and take a zodiac trip below the high cliffs of the island. See penguins, marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions on shore, and snorkel off the sandy beach.
After lunch, relax on the gorgeous Espumilla Beach, a very important site for nesting tortoises.
In the afternoon, head to Black Turtle Cove, situated in the northern part of Santa Cruz Island. The shallow cove is an ideal location for young marine life.
Sail past the beautiful Mosquera Islet on your way back to Baltra, where you transfer to mainland Ecuador.
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