This day will start with a boat ride of approximately 2 hours to
Espanola, the oldest island of the Archipelago and one of the most
spectacular places for marine bird observation. First you will visit
the Gardner Islet where you will snorkel hopefully with a parade of
exotic animals. Later you will continue on a hike to Punta Suarez.
This island is formed by ravines with such high altitudes that one of
its main attractions is the famous blow hole, where water often
shoots up anywhere from 15 to 25 meters high. Additionally you
can enjoy extensive bird watching; catch a view of the albatross,
Nazca boobies, Spanish mockingbirds, Galápagos sparrow hawk,
galapagos pigeon, tropical birds, swallow-tailed gull, artisan finch,
cactus finch & american oystercatchers.
Española is certainly one of the most diverse islands from the