Ocean Ports of Call

Espanola Island - Galapagos, Ecuador Highlights:
Punta Suarez, Waved albatross, Marine iguanas, snorkelling
Alternative Port:  Galapagos Islands   - click for cruises that visit this port.

Espanola, also known as Hood, is the southernmost of the larger Galapagos islands and is 60 square km (23 sq miles) with a high point of 777 meters (2550 feet). Hood has beautiful cliffs on its southern side, and on the southwestern side off the trail there is a blow hole that shoots water 80 feet into the air. From Punta Suarez you can view abundant sea lions and boobies and 10,000 breeding pairs of Waved albatross, nesting here between April and November. Punta Suarez also has plenty of Marine iguanas, nesting Blue-footed boobies, Galápagos mockingbirds, the endemic hawks, doves, Masked boobies and Swallow-tailed gulls. Gardner Bay has beautiful white sandy beaches where most of the time you will find quite a number of sea lions. This is a great place to relax, swim, and enjoy good snorkeling.

There are more than 30 cruises calling at this port. Click the month or cruise line logo you are interested in to see details of the cruises.

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