What to do
Activities in San Cristobal include: snorkeling, diving, swimming, mountain biking, hiking, and sea kayaking.
Here, a team of ecologists are dedicated to preserving the natural and human history of the Islands and sharing that with excited travelers. This is an important part of the Galapagos experience, because it is our belief that along with the gift of experiencing the Galapagos Islands as a visitor comes the responsibility of helping to maintain these fragile ecosystems in such pristine condition.
There are two species of frigatebirds in the Galapagos: the Great and Magnificent Frigates. They are a truly astounding bird with a bright red pouch that the males inflate to attract the females soaring up above. This mating display is a must-see for avid birdwatchers.
Also known as “Pitt Point,” this cliff-lined beach is not only home to a sea lion colony but also all three types of Booby birds native to the islands: Blue-footed, Nazca, and Red-footed. This is a great spot for snorkeling, bird watching, or simply taking in the majesty of nature.
Although this is technically a couple hours from the shore of San Cristobal, it’s a very popular destination. Explorers love to