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San Cristobal Galapagos 360 Tour

Tour San Cristóbal Island in its entirety and snorkel at Kicker Rock

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San Cristobal Island
1 day
Spanish and English
Starts: From the office of the local agency in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno at 7:30 AM
Ends: To the local agency office in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno at 4:00 PM
Free cancellation!

Explore the underwater world of the Galapagos Islands with this all-inclusive day tour from San Cristobal.

The San Cristobal Galapagos 360 Tour includes boat transportation, snorkeling equipment, lunch, and a local naturalist guide. On board the Hammerhead you will navigate through Cerro Brujo, Sardina Bay and the Punta Pitt trail. It will also take you to three of the best places in San Cristobal Island for snorkeling: Rosa Blanca, Sardina Bay, and Kicker Rock. Are you ready to swim among hammerhead sharks, sea turtles, rays or octopuses?

💙 Book the 360 San Cristobal tour in advance and do not miss this unique experience in the Galapagos Islands.

Tour details


  • Meals (vegan and vegetarian menu available)
  • Appetizers
  • Beverages
  • Bilingual naturalist guide (Spanish/English)
  • Neoprene wetsuit
  • Microfiber towel
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • HAMMERHEAD boat transport
  • Photos and videos

Not included

  • Additional Services
  • Tips

Important information

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

360 Tour San Cristobal Galapagos

👨‍👨‍👧‍👧 Group 10 travelers
🕗 Duration 9 hours
📅 Daily departures

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

The tour starts at the office of the local agency located in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno on San Cristobal Island at 7:30 am.

When the whole group (maximum 10 travelers + 1 guide) is together, you will head to the pier. You will board the Hammerhead and the adventure begins!

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Kicker Rock Snorkel

The first stop will be one of the uninhabited islands of the Galapagos: Kicker Rock. The guide will give you the snorkeling equipment and basic safety instructions, and off you go, ducks!

Enjoy a spectacular morning of snorkeling at Kicker Rock among turtles and hammerhead sharks.

Kicker Rock Snorkel

Cerro Brujo - Sardine Bay

You will get back on the boat to skirt the Cerro Brujo that will take you to Sardina Bay. Here a few moments of relaxation among white sand and sea lions await you.

Punta Pitt Trail

Accompanied by your guide, you will walk along the Punta Pitt trail. This small route of barely 2 km (1.24 miles) is of easy difficulty and will allow you to discover all the secret corners of San Cristobal that cannot be reached by boat or car.

Cerro Brujo

Experiential fishing Galapagos

You will get back on the boat for an experiential fishing activity. Be attentive to the indications of the guide, who knows all the secrets to fishing the crystal clear waters of the Galapagos Islands.

Experiential fishing Galapagos

Snorkeling Bahia Rosa Blanca

You will enjoy a delicious lunch included in the tour on board the yacht. If you need your menu to be vegetarian or vegan, simply indicate it in the reservation form.

You will dock at Bahia Rosa Blanca, where a second snorkeling session awaits you in the crystal-clear waters of San Cristobal. Sea turtles, rays, and octopuses will be waiting for you.

💬 In case of strong winds or strong waves that do not allow reaching Rosa Blanca Bay, the activity will take place at Playa del Muerto.

Bahia Rosa Blanca galapagos

Return to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

After snorkeling, you will board the Hammerhead again and head for Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. On the way, you will enjoy a small snack of local fruits with the sea breeze in the background.

You will be back at the local agency office around 16:00.

San Cristobal Galapagos 360 Tour

What to bring to San Cristobal Galapagos 360 Tour

  • 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.

Where does the tour San Cristobal Galapagos 360 Tour start

The 360 Tour begins and ends at Puerto Baquerizo Moreno on San Cristobal Island.

In the Galapagos Islands, you will find two islands with international airports: Santa Cruz (Baltra Airport GPS) and San Cristobal (San Cristobal Airport SCY). However, the one that receives the most flights is the Santa Cruz airport.

To get to San Cristobal Island you have the following options:

  • Domestic flights: There are three airlines that offer direct flights from Guayaquil or Quito: LATAM, AVIANCA, and TAME.

  • Inter-island flights: There are two airlines offering flights from Santa Cruz or Isabela: Emetebe and FlyGalapagos.

  • Ferries: from Santa Cruz or Santa Isabela with several departures per day and different companies.

💬 If you decide to arrive by ferry, Howlanders recommends you take a motion sickness pill one hour before departure. As well as sitting in the back seats of the boat or even asking to go upstairs next to the captain.

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