Galapagos Land Tours

Galapagos Land Tours with a new concept of nature active tourism in this Archipelago. Incredible day tour excursions combined with sea navigations are included in the package.

Finch Bay Hotel


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Finch Bay Hotel was awarded as Ecuador's Best Resort during the 12th World Travel Awards UK in 2005.

Finch Bay Facilities

  • 21 double rooms with private bathrooms and twin or king size beds
  • Each room has wooden blinds, a black-out curtain and tile floors
  • Air conditioned rooms
  • On-site desalinization and purification plant
  • Private Outdoor Pool
  • Mangrove-rich coastline
  • Bar and Lounge
  • Outdoor Jacuzzi
  • Restaurant featuring International Cuisine
  • Vegetarian and special dietary requirements can be accommodated
  • Telephone, fax, e-mail, Internet access.
  • Beach-front access
  • Day trips to nearby islands, via private yacht
  • Multisport Nature Active Options: Scuba Diving, Birdwatching, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Wildlife Observation, Bay Tours.
  • Certified Galapagos Naturalists
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The Galapagos land tours offered at Finch Bay Eco-Hotel offer you day tour adventures in Santa Cruz, Plaza and North Seymour Islands. And recently we have added new Islands to visit such as: Bartolome and Santa Fe Islands.

During our Galapagos land tours you can cherish the privacy, natural surroundings and superb service offered by this hotel. It is located on Santa Cruz Island at Punta Estrada, across the bay from Puerto Ayora town, it enjoys of a quiet location, with only pedestrian and bicycle flow.

This is an ecologically oriented hotel that has its own garbage processing and recycling programs. The entire facility as well as the tours they offer are totally oriented to a concept of true ecotourism in a pristine natural environment.

Finch Bay Eco-Hotel in Galapagos is the only full-service Hotel located directly on a stunning beach. It is the perfect complement to your Galapagos land tours.

Galapagos Land Tours Itineraries

Wednesday to Wednesday Tour 8D/7N

This itinerary gives you a nice approach to the Galapagos Islands attractions. You will visit the Charles Darwin Research Station in Santa Cruz Island.

You will then travel in a private boat (Sea Finch) to Bartolome Island, North Seymour Island, Plaza Island, Las Bachas Beach and Santa Fe Island. Enjoy this Galapagos land tour starting at: USD 3,050

Sunday to Sunday Tour 8D/7N

The Sunday tour itinerary is a good option for visitors who want a more relaxing stay at the Galapagos Islands visiting Charles Darwin Research Station, Bartolome Island, North Seymour Island, Las Bachas Beach, Santa Cruz inland expedition, Santa Fe Island, South Plazas and Punta Carrion, Optional Activities like snorkeling and diving can be enjoyed. Price from USD 3,050 See the complete 8D/7N Itinerary

Wednesday to Sunday Tour 5D/4N

In this tour you will visit the highlands of Santa Cruz Island. You will see the Giant Tortoises in their natural habitat, a unique experience! Enjoy a hike to the Twin Pit Craters with great depressions of volcanic material.

These Galapagos land tours include visits to the Islands of Bartolome, Santa Fe, North Seymour and Plaza. Price staring at: USD 1,955 Read a detailed description of the 5D/4N Itinerary

Sunday to Wednesday 4D/3N Tour

At North Seymour Island you can enjoy a stroll on flat terrain which is perfect for the observation of Palo Santo trees and colonies of blue-footed boobies, swallow-tailed gulls and magnificent frigate birds.

You will have guided visits to the Charles Darwin Research Station, Bartolome Island, Plaza Island and Las Bachas Beach. These Galapagos land tours can be enjoyed for as low as: USD 1,395 Read the 4D/3N Tour Itinerary here

Sea Finch Yacht for Day Trips

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The Sea Finch yacht was refurbished for day trip operations in 2006 to suit the comfort and functionality of the Finch Bay Hotel.

It has a capacity of 20 guests, four crewmembers plus up to two naturalists, it is the right vessel for short excursions into the nearby Islands.

It is fully air-conditioned and has plenty of space outside for enjoyment of the sun and the sea.

Galapagos Tours for Children are the new Attraction of this Hotel

Galapagos Land Tours Activities

Mountain Biking

The Hotel provides mountain bikes for the 15 kilometer ride on dirt and gravel road to the Garrapatero Beach.

A security vehicle will follow the group to provide emergency assistance or to pick-up weary riders along the way.

A tour leader will accompany the riders providing information along the way and assisting the riders as needed.

Bike Quest for Giant Tortoises

From the highlands of Santa Cruz ride about 14 kilometers (8 miles) on paved and dirt roads of medium difficulty.

Arrive at the El Chato Tortoise Reserve and then take a 45 minute hike within the reserve. You will return to Puerto Ayora by private transportation.


Birdwatching is also part of our Galapagos land tours. A hike to the lava rocks in Las Grietas is a great introduction to the arid zone of Santa Cruz Island. Along the way you will see many land and lagoon birds.

Las Grietas are deep cuts in the volcanic base of the Island where sea water infiltrates through and turns into clear blue water. Las Grietas are also a refreshing place for swimming and snorkeling.

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Galapagos Land Tours Description by Island

Bartolome Island

It is a climbing activity on wooden steps to the summit, it is worth the effort because there is a spectacular view of the Galapagos scenery from above.

Interesting lava formations and tuff cones can be observed. Sea lions and penguins swim in the vicinity of Pinnacle Rock. Enjoy snorkeling or swimming from the beach.

North Seymour Island

A hike on flat terrain will allow you the observation of Palo Santo trees and colonies of blue-footed boobies, swallow-tailed gulls and magnificent frigate birds. You will also explore the other side of the Island, the ocean crashes against the rocks and sea lions surf in the waves.

Plaza Island

This small island is full of fascinating wildlife, at sea side and along the cliffs. You will be able to obeserve: sea lions, land iguanas, swallow-tailed gulls, Opuntia cacti and vegetation that changes colors with the seasons.

Santa Fe Island (Barrington)

A short trek leads through woods of Opuntia cacti and Palo Santo trees. Land iguanas (endemic to Santa Fe), lava lizards and colonies of sea lions can be observed. You will have the opportunity to swim and snorkel.

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