North Seymour Island, Baltra

4.8
Explore North Seymour Island and its abundance of wildlife, a great opportunity to intimately observe a vast range of animals in their natural habitat. Leisurely wander along the trail which homes large colonies of nesting frigate birds and blue-footed boobies. Keep an eye out for the remarkable mating rituals these birds are known for. At the isolated Bachas beach, snorkel along a protected cove where you can find large schools of fishes, sharks, sea lions, rays, and turtles. Stop at a small nearby lagoon to see feeding flamingos. To visit North Seymour Island on your holiday in Baltra, and find out what else Baltra has to offer, use our Baltra trip itinerary tool .
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  • I went there with a tour including a 1.5 hour walk and 1-hour swimming & snorkeling with sea lions at a beautiful beach. The walk is a bird-watching tour, and I saw frigate birds, blue footed boobies,...  more »
  • The hike was remarkable and we saw so much wildlife and birds up close and personal. Being there in mating season made it all the more fascinating. The snorkeling we did after the hike was among the b...  more »
  • My wife and I visited North Seymour Island during our Galapagos cruise on Celebrity Xpedition in Feb/Mar 2018. It is a wonderful place for viewing wildlife. In particular, we saw close frigates, inclu...  more »
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  • This is our first day tour island. We're impressed with the beautiful scenery and wild life. It's a very short ride(about 40 minutes) to the island from Santa Cruz. The water is calm. Very good for people who are sensitive to seasickness. There are many sea birds and their nests. We saw an iguana eating cactus. Sea lion walked from the shade under a bush in to the water.
  • Amazing is the word..... actually all islands in the Galapagos are truly amazing. If you are in the area, this is a must. Lots of magnificent bird life, seals, sea lions, lizards and scenery.
  • Must see excursion on Santa Cruz island! It's a bit sketchy taking a small boat to the rock cliffs to get onto it, but for reference, my 85 year old grandfather did it. Well preserved island that hopefully can stay that way. While there we saw: blue footed boobies, frigate birds, lava iguanas, sea iguanas, sea lions, and a variety of plants.
  • Came here in October 2017 with Guiding Galapagos and with my boyfriend and another couple. We all loved this place. The wildlife here is amazing! There are magnificent and great frigate birds everywhere, swallow tailed gulls, yellow land iguanas!, sea lions!, blue footed boobies. This is definitely one of my favorite spots! We walked for approximately 2 hours. Also, I don't know if this is the norm, but the day we went the water was very choppy and so the dinghy ride to the island was quite, lets say, exciting lol. Wear good shoes that stay on, hat because there is no shade, and bring water.
  • Best nesting site for marine birds!
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