Sail to Nearby Islands
Embark in tours to the islands that surround the beautiful Santa Cruz
explore beyond what your feet allow
Sail to Nearby Islands
It’s hard to visit the Galapagos Islands and resist the urge to explore beyond what your feet allow, you’ll want to dive into the clear waters around you and just see more. Each island of this archipelago is unique and features different species and landscapes. When you stay at the Angermeyer Waterfront Inn at Santa Cruz Island you can book a one day escapade to some of the awesome nearby islands and discover even more of the beauty of Galapagos. Taking a sailing tour for a day is a great way to explore beyond the sea and then, after all the adventuring, return to the commodities of our hotel. At these popular tours you’ll hike, meet incredible wildlife and snorkel, lunch will be served aboard the yacht. Most yachts have a capacity of maximum sixteen passengers and early booking is needed if you’d like to enjoy this sailing experience, as it’s a shared service with limited availability. We have carefully designed great expedition programs for you to choose from.
The one day excursion to Bartolome Island begins in the Itabaca Channel, you’ll enjoy a beautiful two hour long ocean ride till you reach this central island with fantastic scenery. Bartolome Island formed over an extinguished volcano and around the isle it’s possible to see other remarkable volcanic formations in multiple colors like red, orange, green and black. A spectacle for all visitors. The famous Pinnacle Rock is one of the main attractions of this island, a place where Galapagos penguins can be seen. At this stunning snorkeling site you may also meet marine tortoises and many tropical fish.
Santa Fe Island
Another popular Day Tour is a visit to Santa Fe Island, a dazzling volcanic terrain formed by millennial eruptions. This is an ideal site for trekking and snorkeling, so if you’re a fan of adventure traveling, you’ll enjoy Santa Fe Island. Land iguanas and sea lions will welcome you, along with blue footed boobies, Darwin’s finches and more. Wildlife is everywhere you look, enjoying the sun and the waves of this paradise land. This tour could last around eight hours, so be prepared for a long day exploring the sea of this magnificent archipelago.
North Seymour Island
North Seymour Island was raised from the bottom of the ocean after the intense seismic activities that took place thousands of years ago, when the archipelago was forming. This almost flat landed island provides marvelous wildlife encounters, get ready to be greeted by Galapagos sea lions and some of the most iconic Galapagos birds like blue-footed boobies and frigatebirds. The island is home of the endemic land iguana, as well as the only marine iguana in the world. On this excursion for the day you’ll get to sail and explore for about eight hours, lunch will be served aboard the yacht.
South Plaza Island
South Plaza Island is one of the smallest islands of Galapagos but yet it has the largest land iguana population of the area. The island possesses big cactus forests and it’s always visited by sea lions and blue footed boobies. This One Day tour will take you to the shores of the astounding South Plaza Island where the clear, turquoise waters of the ocean oppose the red tones of the land for an astonishing landscape. Around the isle wildlife is abundant and you may meet special and unique species such as land and marine iguanas, pelicans, alligators and a great variety of birds.