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Punta Pitt & Islet

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Punta Pitt is located at the east end of San Cristobal Island. The trail includes an olivine beach of 295 ft (90 m) long and a path that climbs to the top of a volcanic tuff, through several magnificent viewpoints.

This is probably the only site where the three booby species of the Galapagos can be seen together, as well as two species of frigate birds and a sea lion colony; it is also excellent for dinghy rides and snorkeling, where a good range of seabirds can be observed such as the blue-footed booby, red-footed booby and the Nazca bobby.

  • Type of Terrain: Rocky
  • Physical Conditions Required: Medium
  • Activities: 2 hour hike / 1 hour beach snorkeling or leisure time
  • Highlights: Excellent viewpoint, three types of boobies and two of frigates.

Suggested Items:

  • baston
  • camara
  • chaqueta
  • lentes
  • snorkel
  • traje