With the current economic downturn travellers are affected by the recession and are looking at "price". Galapagos islands are in someway an expensive holiday, but if you do not want to miss your life chance to see the wonderful species of birds that the Galapagos offers, then you can take this amazing one day Expedition with Guanguiltagua.

Expedition to Isla de la Plata:

Navigation to Isla de la Plata from Puerto Lopez by boat, this ride takes approximately 1 hour 15 minutes. From June to September you can watch the marvelous humpback whales during the ride. At around 11:00 you will arrive to Isla de la Plata (Drake Bay). After landing at 11:30 you will take a nice hike around the island for approximately 3 hours, on this hike you will be conducted to Punta Machete or Punta Escalera. Here you will see blue footed boobies, red footed boobies, nazca boobies, frigate birds, albatross, and other tropical birds and if you are lucky you also will see sea lions.

After this observation you will return to Drake Bay where the boat is waiting for you to take you to the snorkeling place. Box lunch will be served on board at around 14:30. After this you will snorkel for approximately 30 minutes, where you might see tropical fishes and sea turtles. After this you will start the return trip to Puerto Lopez. At 17.30 you arrive to the mainland.

Please notice again that whale watching takes place only from June to September.

Includes: Transport by boat, Naturalist guide, box lunch, snorkeling equipment.

Not included: National Park Machalilla entrance fee: USD 15 per person.

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