Sangay Touring
Galapagos Islands
ESPAÑOLA ISLAND - Gardner Bay & Punta Suarez
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Location
Description
Activities
Gardner Bay on Española
 
Trail map of Gardner Bay
on Española
Española location
Gardner Bay boasts one of the longest beaches (2km) in the archipelago.
  • Hiking
  • Snorkeling
  • Wet landing



Geology
Flora
Fauna
  • One of the oldest islands in the archipelago.
  • Weathered down to just above sea level.





  • Dazzling white coral
  • Palo verde
  • Acacia
  • Mesquite
  • Saltbrush



  • Pelicans
  • Sea lions
  • Marine turtles
  • Marine iguanas
  • Mockingbirds
  • Finches
  • Galapagos Martin
  • Wandering Tattlers
  • Sanderlings
  • Yellow-tailed surgeonfish
  • White-tipped reef shark

Location
Description
Activities
Punta Suarez on Española
 
Trail map of Punta Suarez
on Española
Española location

One of the most spectacular islands to visit as it is teaming with a wide variety of wildlife. Landmarks include the famous "blowhole" and dramatic cliffs on the southern coast - visited from the Punta Suarez visitor site. 
  • Hiking
  • Dry landing




Geology
Flora
Fauna
Uplifted island characterized by dramatic cliffs on the southern coast.





  • Saltbrush
  • Scrub




  • Sea lions
  • Marine iguanas
  • Masked (Nazca) Boobies
  • Blue-footed Boobies
  • Oystercatchers
  • Red-billed tropic birds
  • Galapagos hawk
  • Lava lizards
  • Mockingbird
  • Galapagos doves
  • Finches (various)
  • Waved Albatross (Apr-Dec)
Beach at Punta Suarez Dry landing at Punta Suarez Cliffs at Punta Suarez