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Isla Lobos

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San Cristobal Island, Galapagos, 120506, Ecuador
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

There were sea lions, blue-footed boobies, iguanas, and frigate birds in such numbers that we had to watch our step on the path to make sure we didn't accidentally step on any wildlife. We saw blue-footed boobies courting and frigate birds feeding their young during...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 135jbb
Reviewed 25 July 2018

This trip was my favorite, the walk along the foot path was a bit tricky but well worth it. There were plenty of Frigate birds nesting and we seen the males with their very distinct red Gular sacs trying to attract the females. Blue footed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank elaine m
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We came to snorkel with sea lions, but actually saw none in the water. We did, however, see a marine iguana eating algae and swimming underwater. What was unexpected but awesome was how close we were able to get to the birds nesting on the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jrc530
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We saw tons of Sea Lions, frigate birds, iguanas and Blue Footed Boobies on this island. we went snorkeling first which was excellent with sea turtles, a ray and quite a few playful juvenile sea lions. After snorkeling and getting off on the island their...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Lee L
Reviewed 15 December 2017

We found no operator would advance book this weeks/months ahead of arrival in San Cristolbal. Our hotel front desk (Golden Bay Hotel) advised that bookin* could not be done more than a week ahead. When we tried to book within days was told not available,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Only visit this location if you have a high tolerance for adorable. Sea lions and pups as far as the eye can see, some literally just born with the placenta not yet stolen by the birds. I'm absolutely not a "squeeee" kind of a girl,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Ember28
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I love bird watching and 2 large colonies made the trip great and sea lions abound The snorkelling except for a large turtle and the odd sea lion is the poorest I have done anywhere in the world albeit I have been to a large...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Wuzzattt
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is one of the best islands to see sea lions, blue-footed boobies, frigate birds, iguanas, lizards, all in one place. Easy walking, dry landing, open landscape, bring sunscreen.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Ingrid C
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We had an average snorkel along the shore which would have been boring except for a couple of playful sea lions and a few sting rays that they would chase out on the sand. On the land however it was a different story with nesting...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank juanofthejungle
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We saw this from afar on our way to kicker rock. I wanted to jump in and play with the sea lions. There were many of them on the rocks

Date of experience: May 2017
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1 February 2018|
Response from Wuzzattt | Reviewed this property |
For which trip I did many last year!
20 July 2016|
Response from Alan M | Reviewed this property |
We were on a cruise and so it was taken care of.