Daphne actually consists of two islands, named Daphne Major and Daphne Minor, with the larger island believed to be the younger of the two and the subject of ongoing scientific research. Consisting solely of tuff volcanic craters, and almost completely barren, Daphne Island is located north of Santa Cruz and west of Baltra Island in the Galapagos archipelago. The island rises to a height of around 120 meters directly out of the sea, and its distinctive ochre color stands in stark contrast with the blue of the surrounding Pacific Ocean.


08:00 am Pick up at the hotel for the Tour FINCH AND DAPHNE. In a group of maximum 16 passengers were
taken to the island Daphne, where you can spot a good variety of birds from the boat with blue-footed boobies,
masked boobies, swallow-tailed gulls, pelicans, frigates and tropical … even bird flying the island. If sea
conditions permit, will hold an intense open water snorkel with sea lions, variety of reef fish, sea turtles, sharks
sharks, Galapagos sharks or blankets depending on the season.

After about 40 minutes of sailing, they will Pinzón Island where you can enjoy a new snorkel with chances of
seeing penguins, among other marine animals.

15:00 pm return to Puerto Ayora and transfer to the hotel.


Ecuador Travel Online reserves the right of making any change without previous notification, to the itinerary according to circunstances, this could be Galapagos National Park regulations notifications, weather conditions, availability, safety concerns or any other demanded condition which matters may cause your guide or captain to change the time or nature of visits.


Naturalist Guide Galapagos National Park

Snorkeling equipment

Fishing equipment

Lunch and water on board

Excursions According to itinerary



Nothing not mentioned





During a navigation Bahía Borrero (Santa Cruz) will enjoy an exciting experience experiential fishing area
authorized by the Galapagos National Park, where you can fish for Albacore, Wahoo or swordfish. Borrero
Bay will disembark for further snorkel or relax on the beach next to the colony of blue-footed boobies and
marine iguanas.


wear comfortable shoes

beach sandals (optional) is recommended.


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