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Los Tuneles Tour Isabela Island

A half day snorkeling tour in Isabela Island Galapagos

(2 reviews)
Isabela Island
1 day
Spanish and English
Starts: From your hotel on Isabela Island at 7:30 or 11:30 a.m.
Ends: To your hotel in Isabela Island around 11:30 a.m. or 2:30 p.m.
Free cancellation!


Book the Los Tuneles Tour Isabela Island and enjoy a morning of snorkeling in Isabela Island Galapagos.

The tour is done in groups with a maximum of 10 passengers and you will have a private boat just for you and your guide. You will depart from Puerto Villamil and arrive at Roca Union. Where you will walk among blue-footed boobies. Your day will continue snorkeling at El Finado and Los Túneles Isabela Island. You will swim among sea lions, seahorses, blue sharks, manta rays, sea turtles, blue sharks, and even penguins in the cold season.

This guided tour lasts 4 hours and includes transfer to your hotel, lunch, two guided walks, and two unique snorkeling sessions with all the necessary equipment.

Tour details


  • Meals (vegan and vegetarian menu available)
  • Appetizers
  • Beverages
  • Bilingual naturalist guide (Spanish/English)
  • Microfiber towel
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Boat transportation

Not included

  • Neoprene wetsuit
  • Additional Services
  • Tips

Important information

No previous experience is required to do the snorkeling activity but it is essential to know how to swim to be able to do the tour.

The water temperature of the area where the snorkeling will take place allows the activity to be done without a wetsuit all year round.

It is recommended to sleep the day before on the island to do this tour.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation! If you cancel at least 48 hours before the tour starts, you will receive 100% of the amount paid. After this time, or in case of no-show, no refunds will be given.

Tour itinerary

Los Tuneles Tour Isabela Island

🕗 Duration: 4 hours
📅 Daily departures

Puerto Villamil Isabela Island

The guide will pick you up at 7:30 or 11:30 a.m. at your hotel on Isabela Island and take you to his office. It is important that you leave the hotel at least 5 minutes before the agreed time.

Once the whole group is gathered, you will try on the equipment, receive the first basic safety instructions, and head to the dock in Puerto Villamil. You will board the boat and head to Roca Union, the adventure begins!

Puerto Villamil Isabela Island

Roca Union

You will arrive at the first stop of the Los Tuneles Tour Isabela Island: Roca Union.

Accompanied by your guide, you will take an easy walk for about 45 minutes where you can enjoy the sighting of blue-footed boobies. If you don't know the history of this incredible species, don't hesitate to ask your guide that day.

Roca Union

Snorkeling in El Finado

After the hike, you will board the boat again to sail to El Finado, where you will do your first snorkeling session on Isabela Galapagos Island.

Get ready to dive among sea lions, seahorses, blue sharks, and manta rays - what a blast!

Snorkeling in El Finado

Snorkeling in Los Tuneles

You will board the boat once again, and head to Los Túneles, the highlight of this tour. In these unique formations on Isabela Island, you will enjoy a second snorkeling session and a short guided walk.

Snorkeling in Los Tuneles

Lunch - Return to Puerto Villamil

You will board the boat for the last time to recharge your batteries with a delicious lunch included in the tour. During your entire trip to Galapagos, you will not eat in a location with a better view than the one you will have that day.

You will then start the return trip to Puerto Villamil. The Isabela Tunnels tour has an estimated duration of 4 hours, so you will be back at the port or at your accommodation on Isabela Island at 11:30 AM or 2:30 PM.

Los Tuneles Tour Isabela Island

What to bring to Los Tuneles Tour Isabela Island

  • Swimsuit
  • Sunscreen
  • Cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Water
  • Backpack or small bag
  • Sandals or lace-up shoes (that support the foot well) and can be put in the water.

Questions & Answers

  • What is the size of the group?

    The tour is conducted in a group of a maximum of 10 travelers plus the guide.
  • Does the Los Tuneles Tour Isabela Island depart all year round?

    Yes, the Los Tuneles Tour Isabela Island has daily departures and runs throughout the year.
  • Is the Los Tuneles Tour Isabela Island suspended due to wind?

    Although it is not usual, in case of a weather alert that prevents safe navigation, the tour will be cancelled. We will offer you a change of date or a refund.

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