Lava Tunnels Full-Day Tour from Isabela Island
Language: English, Spanish
Duration: 7 hours
Next, you will sail for about 45 minutes to get to one of the most beautiful landscapes of lava rock formations of the Galapagos Islands, it is called Tunnels since, in ancient eruptions, the lava passed under the formed earth tunnels that then collapsed and gave rise to these arcs over the water. Admire the vegetation that comes out of the rocks, the crystal clear water, and the sea lions flutter between the arches. Later, you will explore the site known as Finados to snorkel with sea turtles, sharks Tintoreras, golden rays, eagle rays, sea horses, among others.
You will enjoy a lightbox lunch in the boat after having carried out the two activities. After lunch, you will return to Puerto Villamil where the tour ends.
Prepare to discover Isabela Island's most spectacular snorkeling location! The journey to the Tunnels takes between an hour and a half and two hours. Once in this sector, the boat will travel the various roads through the tunnels, allowing you to clearly see the breathtaking scenery that is the highlight of this paradise. You begin your journey at Roca Union, a small islet in the open sea where you can see pelicans, Nazca boobies, blue-footed boobies, and the occasional sea lion resting on the rocks.
Following that, you will sail for approximately 45 minutes to one of the most beautiful landscapes of lava rock formations in the Galapagos Islands, known as Tunnels, because during ancient eruptions, the lava passed beneath the formed earth tunnels, which then collapsed and gave rise to these arcs over the water. Admire the vegetation that grows out of the rocks, the clear water, and the sea lions that flutter between the arches. Later, you will visit Finados to snorkel with sea turtles, Tintoreras sharks, golden rays, eagle rays, and sea horses, among others.
After completing the two activities, you will enjoy a lightbox lunch on the boat. After lunch, you will return to Puerto Villamil, where your tour will conclude.
- Local guide (English and Spanish)
- Snorkeling equipment
Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
Please meet the guide in the lobby of your hotel. The pick-up service is available at any hotel inside the urban perimeter of Puerto Villamil (Isabela). Please note: If you don't want the hotel pick-up service, you should reach the starting point of the tour at Puerto Villamil, Isabela, Galápagos Islands.
What to Remember
-Minimum age required: 12 years old.
- Passport required.
- Not recommended for people with heart conditions.
- Not recommended for people with back problems.
- Not wheelchair accessible.
- Children must be accompanied by an adult.
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers.
- Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability.
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.