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Day Tour to South Plaza Island

By Galapagos a la Carte


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  • Sea lions

  • Nazca boobies

  • Galapagos sharks

  • Land iguanas

  • Marine iguanas

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Local taxes

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    Snorkel gear

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    Galapagos Naturalist guide

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    Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

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    Coffee and/or Tea

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  • What's included

    Water refill

  • What's excluded

    Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

  • What's excluded


  • What's excluded


Know Before You Book

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult

  • Vegetarian/Vegan meal option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

  • No Expectant Mothers, No Serious Medical Conditions and No Back Problems

  • Children under 1 year old are free

What you can expect

The Day Tour to South Plaza Island departs from Itabaca Canal, the sailing is about one hour and forty five minutes, this island is located to the East of Santa Cruz Island. First you will visit Punta Carrión, where snorkel take place, which is just five minutes away from pier of Itabaca Canal, here you may spot white tip sharks, variety of fishes, sea turtles, rays, Galapagos sharks and many other marine wildlife. In South Plaza Island, which is partner of North Plaza Island, both create a turquoise water canal that contrast with the red natural carpet (sesuvium) and cactus that the island have as breathtaking landscape; here you you will be greeted by sea lions, and expect to spot land iguanas, marine iguanas, sea lions, Galapagos lizard and finches, also variety of sea birds fishing and flying really close to the cliff of this island like swalloed tailed gulls, pelican and masked boobies.


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Activity Location

  • South Plaza Island
  • Puerto Ayora Galápagos Islands

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Hotels in Puerto Ayora
  • Puerto Ayora Galápagos Islands

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