Galapagos Information - Columbus TravelBartholomew Island

Pinnacle Rock

The best known of Bartholomew’s features is the tuff cone known as Pinnacle Rock. This large black partially eroded lava formation was created when magma expelled from the volcano reached the sea. Arriving at the top of the wooden stairway you are treated to one of the great panoramic views in the Galápagos. The islands vary in colour from a bright orange, to blacks and greens.


Highlights: View of Pinnacle Rock and panoramic view of other islands; excellent photographic opportunity
Animals: Green sea turtles, lava lizards, lava herons, marine iguanas, mockingbirds
Difficulty: Steep trail with wooden steps
Landing: Dry

*Note that the listed activites may differ depending of the time of the day of your visit, cruise itinerary and National Park regulations.

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