Sombrero Chino

Sombrero Chino, Galapagos


A small islet shaped like a Chinese hat when seen from afar - hence its name Chinese Hat island is located in the South East coast of Santiago island, separated by a small channel of Turquoise water, this visit point is restricted only to small vessels. Highlights of the area is a scenic hike around the cove where you can spot American Oyster catchers, sally light foot crabs in the rocky shores, & good snorkeling with tropical fish and sea lions.

More Information: Chinese Hat Island - Wikipedia

Fast Facts about Sombrero Chino

Main Features: Scenic Hike, American Oystercatchers
Interaction In Site: Dinghy Ride, Snorkeling, Hiking
Type of Landing: Wet Landing: Off a Dinghy ride in Beach shore
Fitness: Low/Medium

*Visit point inclusion is subject to cruise programs and logistics. These are regulated by the galapagos national park.