Galapagos Information - Columbus TravelEspaƱola Island

Gardner Bay

Gardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. Around the small islets nearby, snorkellers will find lots of fish and sometimes turtles and sharks. The bay is also frequented by a transient colony of sea lions which like to swim with you. Birds, like the endemic Hood-mockingbird and different species of Darwin finches, are omnipresent.


Highlights: Beach; snorkeling
Animals: Madeiran storm petrels, marine iguanas, sea lions, turtles, sharks
Difficulty: Easy
Landing: Wet

*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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