Departure: Puerto Ayora - Santa Cruz Island.
Departure Hours: 07:00
Navigation: 2 hours each way.
Yacht capacity: 16 people.
Activities: 80% Walking and 20% Snorkeling.
$399 Luxury Yacht.
Pay with a credit card
no extra charge.
Bartolome Island Tour Itinerary
- A guide or one our staff will pick you up at your hotel to take you to the meeting point where there will be transportation that will take you from Puerto Ayora, which is located on Santa Cruz Island, to the Itabaca Channel. This trip lasts approximately 35 minutes.
Upon arrival at the Itabaca Channel, the yacht's staff will be waiting for you to be able to begin to sail to the beautiful Bartolomé Island. This trip lasts about 2 hours. On the way you will enjoy a delicious snack.
While you sail you will be able to appreciate two islands: Daphne Menor and Daphne Mayor.
Daphne Menor: This small island is an extinct volcano that has several dive sites.
Daphne Mayor: It is made of a tuff crater and has several cacti. It is inhabited by
various birds that nest on it such
as blue-footed boobies and Nazca boobies.
Have your camera handy!
Upon arrival at the island and after having disembarked, the tour will begin along the steps of Bartolomé Island. This trail is 795 meters long and has 372 steps, making it a 45 minute walk. On this walk you will be accompanied by a guide who will explain the different volcanic formations, terrain, and flora and fauna of the island.
At the end of the stairs you will find a lighthouse. From there you can take photos of the unique
landscape that is recognized worldwide.
Don't forget to bring your camera!
Once the tour is over, you will return to the boat. But first you will take a short tour visiting
the emblematic rock of
the island called Pinnacle.
The next point of visit is Sullivan Bay, which is located on Santiago Island.
This beach is made up of white sand and
black lava flows.
Note: Depending on the boat, the visit to could be changed to Chinese Hat.
The yacht staff will give you the necessary equipment to enjoy snorkeling. You will be able to meet the harmless white tip sharks, sea turtles, tropical fishpenguins. , and with a bit of luck, you will have the opportunity to see penguins.
After snorkeling, the chef of the yacht will await you with a delicious lunch.
- The return to the Itabaca Channel begins.
- A transport will take you from the channel to Puerto Ayora and drop you off at your hotel.
Don't miss out on this great adventure!
To visit this island you can do it in First Class or luxury yachts.
The Tour to Bartolome Includes:
• Transfer to and from the hotel.
• Certified Guide (English - Spanish).
• Snorkeling equipment.
The Tour does not include:
• Soft drinks.
• Alcoholic drinks.