In the afternoon, sail for Isla Lobos (Sea Lion Island) to view the sea lions which rest on the island's rocky shore. Isla Lobos is frequented by blue-footed boobies, great frigatebirds, brown pelicans, lava gulls, common noddies, yellow warblers and small and medium ground finches, making it an ideal location for birders. Snorkel in the clear water and play with the sea lions in the shallows.
In the afternoon, travel to Gardner Bay to snorkel with a variety of fish. Hope to see the occasional turtle or shark which swim in the waters off the island.
Sail for Post Office Bay, a sandy beach where past whalers used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel. Take part in the tradition by leaving an addressed postcard in the barrel. Additionally, pick up any letters within close proximity to your home to deliver once you return from the Galapagos.
At South Plaza, experience one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galapagos islands. Take a rocky trail which circumnavigates the island for spectacular views and varied vegetation.
In the afternoon, see 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.
Sail for Urbina Bay to see see turtles and rays. Take a short trail which leads to a coral reef. The area is abundant with marine iguanas, flightless cormorants and pelicans.
In the afternoon, sail for 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.
In the afternoon, transfer to the airport and connect to your onward flights.
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