Lobos Island

Lobos Island

An oasis of tranquility, with wonderful swimming

Information about Lobos Island

Beach Quality

Difficulty/accesibility

Biodiversity

Strinking views

Snorqel Quality

Lobos Island is named after the colony of Galápagos Sea Lions that live here, but they aren't the only native Galápagos species that calls this narrow island home. You can see Galápagos Fur Seals basking here, and there is a nesting colony of Blue-Footed Boobies that come to Lobos each year to raise their chicks.

There are one or two short hiking trails that lead into the center of the island, and this is always a peaceful place to visit. Galapatours visitors tell us it's one of their favorite visitor sites to just sit and soak up the Galápagos atmosphere.

Back on the beach, the swimming and snorkeling is wonderful, and thanks to the island's position close to the main shore of San Cristobal, the channel between them is sheltered and the turquoise water is crystal clear.  This is a Galapatours favorite spot, so speak to one of our Galápagos specialists if you want help choosing an itinerary that includes a visit to this special place.

Interesting facts about Lobos Island

Galápagos Sea Lions and Fur Seals

Nesting Blue-Footed Boobies

Wonderful snorkeling and relaxing atmosphere

Pictures of Lobos Island

Lobos Island

Possible Activities in Lobos Island

hiking

Hiking

zodiac fleet

Zodiac rides

snorkeling

Snorkeling

Highlights Close to Lobos Island

Animals in Lobos Island

Our trips to Lobos Island

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