Day trip | Floreana (Asilo de la Paz)
Duration: approximately 9 hours Start 07:00 am – Travel Agency Office Ends 17:00 pm – Puerto Ayora
- Trip Outline
- Trip Includes
Asilo de la Paz - Loberia - Playa Negra
The Tour begins at the tourist pier (meeting point with our authorized guide) in Puerto Ayora - Santa Cruz Island, we will travel with our speedboat for 1H 30 M
Yes, we arrive at 9:00 am to Puerto Velasco Ibarra, we will walk along Playa Negra where we will find sea lions and the three-colored iguana that is due to the change of climate and the planton (algae) of that time of year, then we get on board our typical open truck or CHIVA and we go to the upper part where we will find the famous Cerro Pajas and the Scalesia forest, where the varieties of medium tree finch, unique to this island, live and nest ... (Don't forget your binoculars !)
Until we reach the Asilo de la Paz the walk to the source of fresh water, which was the reason for the first human settlement on this island, then we will walk for 10 minutes to reach the reintroduction area of giant tortoises on Florena island, which was in danger. of extinction that now with the projects of the Charles Darwin Foundation and National Park are reproducing, the endemic species on this Floreana island!
Later we will discover the caves that were used by the first settlers and pirates to live in them.
At noon we will return to Puerto Velasco Ibarra to have lunch at our restaurant,
In the afternoon, we will have the opportunity to get to know the sea lion where we will snorkel with sea turtles, sea lions, marine iguanas, manta rays and the possibility of seeing penguins on the island.
Later at 3 PM, we will take the yacht back home to arrive at Santa Cruz Island at 5:00 p.m.
Lunch, tea and coffee on the boat.
Wetsuit, mask and fins
Bilingual Spanish / English guide
Shared boat for sightseeing
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