Pinta, Marchena & Genovesa Island

 

 
 

TOWER(GENOVESA)
This island is a low volcano that rises from the surface of the ocean. Ships sail directly into its caldera to anchor at the foot of the steep crater walls. It attracts vast numbers of pelagic seabirds who come here to nest. Great frigate birds, red-footed boobies, swallow-tailed gulls and storm petrels all breed here by the thousands.
 
     
      Prince Phillips Steps  
     
 
Also called “El Barranco” offers both dry & wet landings. Walk in lava terrain. On the sides of the steps it is possible tol observe red footed boobies and frigate birds perched on Palo Santo trees.
 
     
     
 
 
      Darwin Bay  
     
 
This sunken by offers a wet landing. It is famous for observation of sea birds, the reason Tower is also known as bird islands. You can easily spot red-footed boobies, frigate birds, sea lions, lava gulls and night herons, fiddler crabs. This is a great opportunity to go snorkeling, many species of fish, manta rays gather in the bay.