Royal Galapagos
Lobos Island
Mother and pup sea lions at Lobos Island, San Cristobal

Lobos Island

The name of this island means "Sea Lion Island." This appropriately named island is ripe with noisy, frolicking, jolly sea lions who will welcome you to their home with open, well, fins. This island also offers great snorkeling opportunities as well as the chance to see blue-footed and Nazca boobies.

Highlights: Snorkeling with sea lions, frigatebirds, blue-footed boobies
Possible Activities: Short hike (less than 0.6 miles/1 km), dinghy ride and / or snorkeling.
Type of Landing: Dry landing
Difficulty: Easy / moderate