Landing: Panga sailing only.
Video from Elizabeth Bay
Elizabeth Bay is a site visit where it is not allowed to land, here is exclusively panga rides observing wildlife.
From the panga (picture) we saw Brown Pelicans, Blue Footed Boobies (picture) and Galapagos Penguins, as well as Flightless Cormorants, Sea Turtles (picture) and Sea Lions.
Elizabeth Bay is located in the most narrowest site of Isabela
Island, the Isthmus of Perry on the inside where there is a leak that
has formed a small bay within the bay, very calm and protected waters
and surrounded by mangle, which makes it an appropriate place for sea
In this place, food and shelter as many marine species including
rays, sharks, sea turtles, penguins, pelicans, boobies, sea lions and
fish in general.
Located on the east coast of Isabela, the largest island of
the archipelago, with 4588 km2 and a height of 1710 m in the Volcano
Wolf, on elements which also crosses the imaginary line of Ecuador. This
island has six volcanoes, each volcano is active and a subspecies of
Elizabeth Bay is formed by the union of the volcanoes Sierra Negra and
Alcedo Volcano, the second largest and most active volcano in the world.
Located on the east coast of Isabela Island in the Galapagos
Archipelago, has a very high and colorful mangrove, which contrasts with
the lava. In Elizabeth Bay can observe sea lions, turtles, and around
the islets of the bay, are flightless cormorants, penguins, marine
iguanas, blue footed boobies, masked boobies and gulls.
The island Isabela was named in honour of Queen Isabela
of Spain who sponsored the voyage of Columbus. With an area of 4,640
square kilometres (1,792 square miles), it is the largest island of the
Galápagos and occupies about 60% of all the land area of Galápagos. Its
highest point is Wolf Volcano with an altitude of 1,707 metres (5,600
feet) the highest peak on all of Galápagos. The Equator passes directly
through the island.