Category Archives: Birds & Wildlife


Puerto Ayora – El Chato

After our extended panga rides, we headed around the south end of Isabela and on to Puerto Ayora on the island of Santa Cruz. After breakfast we headed to shore where we bused up into […]

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Elizabeth Bay – Punta Moreno

This was probably the best day, photographically, of the trip so far! So much to see and so much to share, so this is going to be a pretty long post today. We spent the […]

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Tagus Cove – Urbina Bay

After returning to the Samba from Fernandina, we motored across the strait back to Isabela for a panga ride along the coast at Tagus Cove. Tagus Cove Interesting coastline with lots of caves and fallen […]

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We navigated to the island of Fernandina after our panga ride at Punta Vincente Roca so we could be up early to land at Punta Espinosa at first light. One of the more interesting landings, […]

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Punta Vincente Roca

After the exciting morning of the tuna catch, we motored around the western point of Isabela to Punta Vincente Roca. There is no place for a landing here so right before lunch we snorkeled in […]

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