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Champion Islet - Floreana

Galapagos Islands


The Champion Islet, located off the north coast of Floreana Island, is one of the best places in Galapagos for snorkeling, diving and dolphin watching. It was named after Andrew Champion, a famous whaler. An impressive diversity of species awaits to be observed on land during a Zodiac cruise, like penguins, flamingos, blue-footed boobies, frigates, and the Floreana mockingbird, an extremely rare species with approximately 100 individuals left. But the major attractions can be found in the water: Galapagos sharks, sea lions, sea turtles, whales, starfish, giant mantas and many more amazing animals.

Difficulty: Moderate

Disembarkation: No Landing

Interactions: Snorkeling ,Dinghy Ride

Highlights at Champion Islet

  • Coral Wall
  • Excellent Snorkeling


Blue-Footed Booby, Brown Pelican, Darwin’s Finches, Galapagos Dove, Galapagos Frigatebirds, Galapagos Green Turtle, Galapagos Lava Lizard, Galapagos Marine Iguana, Galapagos Mockingbird, Galapagos Penguin, Galapagos Petrel, Galapagos Racer Snake, Galapagos Sea Lion, Galapagos Sea Robin, Galapagos Sharks, Galapagos Shearwater, Galapagos Sting Rays, Red-Billed Tropicbird