Arrive in Baltra and transfer to the Yolita II. In the afternoon, head to the beautiful North Seymour Island, where there are many nesting sites for blue-footed boobies and many other magnificent seabirds.
In the morning, arrive on the beach of Cerro Brujo, which is made of volcanic ash and white coral. Hope to find warblers, finches, and a variety of sea birds, as well sea lions, sea turtles, and rays. Later, head to Leon Dormido, which was once a large lava cone that has now split into two large rock formations. On these rocks, hope to find Nazca boobies, blue footed boobies, and frigate birds. Leon Dormido is also a wonderful place to snorkel.
In the afternoon, sail to Isla Lobos, where you can find a large variety of volcanic rock, as well as sea lions and many kinds of seabirds and shorebirds.
Spend the morning swimming, relaxing and snorkeling in Gardner Bay. You may even be able to observe sharks in the Bay's crystal clear waters.
Afterwards, head to the rocky landscape of Punta Suarez to view one of the most impressive sea bird colonies in the Galapagos, as well as an incredible blowhole where water spouts up to 70-75 ft into the air.
In the morning, sail to Santa Fe to hike and observe the diverse wildlife species that
inhabit the island. Some of these creatures include Galapagos mockingbird, the Galapagos snake, rice rats, Galapagos hawks, two species of iguanas, sea lions, and many different tropical fish.
In the afternoon, travel to South Plaza in search of the unique iguana species that live there and many different birds such as Swallow Tailed Gulls, Audubon Shearwaters, Red-billed tropicbirds, brown pelicans, and frigate birds.
Start the day with a visit to the Charles Darwin Station to learn about breed and rearing of tortoises, and protection and conservation of the islands.
After lunch, explore the picturesque highlands of Santa Cruz.
After breakfast, sail to Punta Cormorant to view one of the best Flamingo lagoons in the Galapagos. Take the time to walk along two distinct beaches. "The Green Beach" has a high percentage of olivine crystals in the sand and the "Flour Sand Beach" is composed of coral. Then, head to Corona del Diablo for some fantastic snorkeling.
In the afternoon, explore the historic Post Office Bay and Baroness Lookout.
Sail for Chinese Hat, a volcanic cone with amazing lava formations that are formed under the sea and raised upward. On the island, you may find sea lions, marine iguanas, and Galapagos penguins.
Sail to Dragon Hill to explore a hyper-saline lagoon full of flamingos, pintail ducks, and other species of birds. Take a short walk to the Hill for an incredible view.
In the morning, travel to Black Turtle Cove, a calm and quiet red mangrove lagoon that acts as a nursery for many sharks and rays. The lagoon's clear waters allow travelers to observe large groups of white-tip reef, black-tip reef and hammerhead sharks, and schools of golden rays and spotted eagle rays. You may also spot sea turtles, pelicans, and herons.
In the early afternoon, transfer to the airport in Baltra for your flight back to Guayaquil or Quito.
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