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Bartolomé Galápagos Tour

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Bartolome Galápagos Island and Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island. Are named in honor of the naturalist sir James Sullivan Bartholomew.

Too, the most outstanding point of the island is certainly the Pinnacle rock. A geological formation that hides another world in its underwater bottom. Where the protagonists are colorful fish, starfish and seahorses. Also, sea turtles, blue sharks and all kinds of flora in the rocks.

In “La Escalera” area, scholars and tourists. Can find the geological history of the Galapagos Islands. This wooden stairway with 372 steps leads to a viewpoint. Located at the top of the Bartolome volcano whose height is approximately 114 meters (374.01 ft). where you can see an awesome view, ideal for taking pictures.

Bartolome Island has a great diversity of fauna. When visiting it you will find sea lions, sea turtles, flamingos and birds. Besides, such as the Galapagos hawks, and blue-footed boobies. Bartolome Island is the favorite resting place for Galapagos penguins. The third smallest penguin species in the world. On the other hand, the flora of Bartolome is known as pioneer. Because the species of the place were the first to adapt to its dry environment. Due to the island has 100% volcanic soil. The predominant plant is the lava cactus, which is small and creamy white in color. In the area of “Las Playas”, we can find mangroves and the sand flower or tiquilia.

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  • Tour Bartolomé island in Galapagos

    Here you have more details of the tour to Bartolome Island in the Galapagos Islands. A bus will pick up you from their respective hotels to transfer you to the Itabaca Canal dock to board the boat that will take us on our tour of this island of turquoise waters and beautiful white-sand beaches.

    After 2 hours of navigation, we will arrive at Bartolome. Once we arrive, we will have to go up a staircase. And from the summit, you will be able to appreciate a spectacular landscape of two beautiful bays. Also, fascinating lava formations and volcanic cones. Here is the famous Pinnacle Rock this is a huge black lava formation that has eroded over time. And is the most representative image of the archipelago. Near Pinnacle Rock you can also see two beautiful crescent-shaped beaches.

    This island offers some of the most beautiful landscapes in the archipelago. The island is an extinct volcano and has a variety of red, orange, green, black soils, and bright volcanic formations. Then we will snorkel with sea turtles, white tip reef sharks, tropical fish, sea lions and many other unique marine species. In addition, this is the perfect territory to observe the Galapagos Penguins. After lunch, we will visit Sullivan Bay. In this place, you can see some amazing lava formations, the product of a volcanic eruption in 1903. This is an excellent example of typical colors and shapes that contrast with lavas from older types.

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