DAY TRIP TO
SOUTH PLAZA / PUNTA CARRION
Wednesdays / Sundays
The visitors site of South Plazas Island is located east of Santa Cruz Island, and forms part of two islands known as Islas Plazas.
The opportunity to explore succulent plants such as Sesuvium and Portulaca which is the second favorite food of land iguanas. We will also try to find the large Galapagos sea lions colony that inhabit this island. On the cliffs located in the south-east of the island, there is a sea lion colony filled with pups and adult lions.
You can also see land iguanas which are bright yellow. Throughout the island there are hybrid iguanas, a result of crossing a male marine iguana and a female land iguana. Marine iguanas amidst large prickly pear cactus, swallow-tailed gulls and cactus finches are among some of the creatures we will see.
PI. the afternoon we will go to Punta Carrion, located in the northern part of Santa Cruz. You will have the chance to go snorkeling in these turquoise water and find sea turtles, white tip reef sharks, lots of fish and hopefully play with sea lions.
Start Your Day at 7:50 am with Hotel Pick-Up
Hike, Snorkle, and Explore South
Plaza & Punta Carrion with Your Naturalist Guide
Have a Refreshingly Delicious Lunch at 12:30
Return to the Mainland at 8:00pm