Activities and Tours
Book your day tours with the first licensed tour operator on this island, Isabela Discovery!
You don’t want to miss exploring  beautiful Isabela. 

  Our goal is to provide the best experience you may have in Galapagos. We strive to exceed your expectations by extending your services to you with the highest quality of safety, security and knowledge of the Galapagos Archipelago. With over 30 years of experience working in tourism locally and internationally, we would like to pass on our knowledge “ways” of operating to you. We assure you that our efforts in organizing your activities and tours are motivated by our passion for the islands, conserving the environment, and caring for the amazing wildlife here in our home, Isabela and all the pristine islands of the Galapagos.
Variety of private and group tours for our guests

Kayak to find penguins, hike to the 2nd largest volcano crater in the world, snorkel through the tunnels with sea turtles and white tip reef sharks, go fishing, scuba diving or bird watching. We have something for everyone! Whether you want to book your excursions in advance or upon arrival with our affiliate tour agency, we are ready to assist our guests with reservations for daily tours.  Ask about our full tour descriptions and prices.

Customized tours and activities can also be designed with the help of our local experts.  
  1. Kayak, kayaking, penguins, galapagos
    Kayaking – Paddle to the Penguins
    Kayaking is a wonderful excursion and the best way to be one on one with nature to observe the behavior of the penguins, sea lions, birds and the various marine lives. It is easy and fun for all ages! No motors,no noise, just nature! We have double kayaks so there will be 2 people in each kayak. Duration: approximately 1 ½- 2 hours Departure Times: Morning and Afternoon Price: $30 per person, with snorkeling $45 per person
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    The Tunnels – Snorkeling
    This excursion starts with a 45 boat ride to Roca Union. On the way we will see Nazca boobies, if we are lucky, blue-footed boobies, iguanas and sea lions perched on a pinnacle rock in the middle of the ocean. From here we continue our journey keeping our eyes out for giant manta rays. On occasion, dolphins and whales have been spotted in this area. The Tunnels is a site named by local fisherman where they go diving for lobsters in tunnels formed by lava flows under the sea. There are natural lavabridges and arches above the water that were formed by cooling lava after an eruption of Volcano Cero Azul many years ago. You will snorkel here and take a short walk on the lava rocks. The marine life is amazing. Hopefully you will see white tipped reef sharks sleeping in caves in a nearby location called Finado. Duration: approximately 5 hours. Departure Times: Morning and Afternoon Price: $140 per person. Maximum: 10 persons
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    Tintoreras – Snorkeling & Walking
    This island is a unique and fragile environment formed of lava and abundant with wildlife. Your visit begins with a short boat ride followed by an easy, one hour walk on a sandy path, observing marine iguanas, sea birds, sea lions and white tipped reef sharks resting in a shallow crevice which you will view from land. Return to the boat to look for penguins, birds and other marine life. Your snorkeling adventure will be determined by the tide. Your captain and guide will take you to La Calera or LoberiaChica. Some of the marine creatures to be observed are marine turtles, rays and colorful reef fish, starfish, and look for octopus! Duration: approximately 3 hours Departure Times: Early Morning and Latter Morning Price: $60 per person Maximum: 16 persons
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    Volcano Sierra Negra - Hiking
    This tour begins with a 40 minute drive from Puerto Villamil town. Then you will begin your hike. During the first hour, the trail goes gently uphill until we reach the second largest volcanic crater in the world which is 6 miles wide. Continuing our trek along a landscape of lava flows and then down through the moon-like environment until we reach Volcano Chico where we will view the active fumaroles. This is a 16 km hike and takes approximately 5-6 hours depending upon your rhythm and walking abilities. Duration: approximately 6-8 hours Departure Time: 7am Price: $55 per person
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    Biking – Tortoise Tracking to the Wall of Tears /Muro de las Lagrimas
    Our bike ride will be approximately 8 miles bike ride along a sandy, gravel road paralleling the beach until we get to the wetlands with lagoons and trails leading to precious tiny beaches, bountiful birds, iguanas and beautiful vistas. Observe the oldest and largest black mangrove tree in Galapagos at the hidden estuary. Learn the history of Isabela as a penal colony at the Wall of Tears while exploring this transition zone by bicycle. En route to the Wall of Tears, our objective is to find the tortoises that are sleeping alongside the road. Duration: approximately 3-5 hours Price: $80 per person Minimum: 4 people
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    Biking - to the Breeding Center
    This bike tour will take us to see flamingos in two different lagoons. We will visit the breeding center to see the various species of land tortoises from early hatchlings through 100 years old. After learning about our Galapagos tortoises, explore the town and finally ending with a refreshing swim and snorkel in Concha de Perla! Duration: approximately 3 hours Price: $75 per person Minimum: 4 people
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    Downhill biking – Bicycle from the Sierra Negra Volcano
    Bike from the base of Sierra Negra Volcano through the agricultural zone of the highlands to the Cueva de Sucre. This is a natural interior tunnel where you can see interesting mineral formations and compositions. Stop to see a working farm “finca”. Pick some oranges or other fruits in season if desired and learn a little about the local agriculture. Continue on to Campo Duro where you will see land tortoises repatriated into a semi-natural environment. Duration: approximately 4 ½ hours Price: $125 per person (*$160 per person including lunch at Campo Duro or Restaurant Hauser.) Minimum: 4 people
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    Minas de Azufre– Full day trekking adventure (*overnight camping option upon request)
    You will take a 40 min bus ride to the base of the Sierra Negra Volcano. From here you will hike or ride for 3-4 hours until reaching the sulfur mines. Your guide will explain the local uses of sulfur. In the past, these mines were used for this mineral. En route look for paradise fly catchers, hawks, whimbrels, martins, and other various species. Price: $250 per person hiking (minimum 2 people) By horse $350 per person (minimum 2 people) *overnight and camping price upon request, lower group prices available upon request, Maximum: 16 persons
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    Isla Tortuga – Snorkeling, fishing, bird watching – no landing – private charters only.
    On this tour you will take a small boat to the neighboring island of Isla Tortuga which is an approximate 20 minute ride. This is an uninhabited, sunken volcanic caldera, with steep slopes and alternating valleys and ridges that harbor tropic birds, nesting frigate birds, swallow-tail gulls, more sea lions, and more iguanas. Isla Tortuga is a great site for bird watching and snorkeling. You may even get to experience dolphins which occasionally pass by. Duration: approximately 4 hours *price upon request (private charters only) Maximum: 10 person
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    Cuatro Hermanos – Snorkeling and fishing - private charters only
    Take a small boat to a group of four small islets, aptly named Cuatro Hermanos (Four Brothers). The islet/rocks steep slopes house sea birds, sea lions, and marine iguanas. Cuatro Hermanos is another excellent excursion for snorkeling and observing other types of marine life including pelagic fish turtles, manta rays, and more. On the northern side of one of the four brothers, there is a fascinating cave, where it is possible to snorkel if the water is calm. Duration: approximately 4 hours *price upon request (private charters only) Maximum: 10 persons
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    Snorkel in the Bay and Concha de Perla
    You could appreciate the beautiful wood pass into the mangrove that will lead you to the snorkel area of Concha de Perla. On your way you will probably have to get round some sea lions taking a rest! If you are lucky doing snorkeling you will see rays, penguins, marine turtles, a lot of fishes, octopus, starfish and sometimes white tipped reef sharks into the bay. This tour includes masks, fins, and wetsuits. Duration: approximately 2 hours Price: $40 per person Minimum: 4 people
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    Surfing – surf on your own or learn how to surf
    Enjoy the waves or take a class and learn from a local champion ! Duration: approximately 2 ½ hours Price: $55 per person