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Barrington Bay (Santa Fe) - Santa Fe

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Santa Fé Island, also known as Barrington Island after the admiral Samuel Barrington, is the oldest island in the archipelago, estimated to be 4.5 million years old. The island's bay holds a gorgeous turquoise bay, where you can encounter a diversity of endemic species. You can spot here marine iguanas, the Santa Fe rice rat, lizards and mockingbirds that can only be seen on this island. Galapagos hawks and finches can also be found here, and even Galapagos snakes. The bay's small beach is often populated by large numbers of sea lions.

Difficulty: Easy

Disembarkation: Wet Landing

Interactions: Hiking ,Snorkeling ,Dinghy Ride

Highlights at Barrington Bay (Santa Fe)

  • Excellent Snorkeling
  • Stunning Giant Opuntia


Belted Kingfisher, Blue-Footed Booby, Brown Pelican, Darwin’s Finches, Galapagos Dove, Galapagos Green Turtle, Galapagos Hawk, Galapagos Land Iguana, Galapagos Lava Heron, Galapagos Lava Lizard, Galapagos Petrel, Galapagos Rice Rat, Galapagos Sea Lion, Galapagos Sting Rays