Puerto Ayora / Floreana Island

Galapagos Island Hopping

Galapagos Island Hopping - Day 2

Explore more visit points for Galapagos Island Hopping

In the morning, walk to “Las Grietas” located across Academy Bay, walk through a rugged cactus forest on the way to this stunning lagoon. In the afternoon, hop on a speedboat to nearby Floreana Island. Stay in the G supported community guesthouses and eat meals in the community restaurants and help to support community tourism on the island.

Please note that travel between islands is done by speedboat. The ride can be quite rough, especially from July to December. Make sure to bring sea sickness medication if you are prone to sea sickness.

Swimming at Las Grietas – Santa Cruz Island
Cross a cactus forest looking for Darwin finches and lava lizards on the way to Las Grietas, a local swimming hole. The cool, bright turquoise water separates two volcanic cliffs. Fed by the ocean from one end and a river from the other this unique brackish pool is perfect for swimming.

Speedboat – 2h
Keep an eye out for dolphins and birds along the way.

Accommodation G-Supported Floreana Community Guesthouse (or similar)
Meals Included Breakfast, Dinner
Transport, Transfers Puerto Ayora – Floreana

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