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Tijeretas Hill - San Cristóbal

Galapagos Islands


Tijeretas Hill is located on San Cristobal Island and it looks out over Shipwreck Bay and Kicker Rock, offering magnificent views. It is also known as Frigatebird Hill and there are two species of frigates that have a nesting spot here: the Magnificent Frigatebird and the Great Frigatebird. It's a hike of approximately 45 minutes to get to the top of the hill from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. At the foot of the hill there is a cove, perfect for swimming and snorkeling, where you can observe tropical fish and sea lions.

Difficulty: Easy

Disembarkation: Dry Landing

Interactions: Hiking ,Snorkeling ,Swimming

Highlights at Tijeretas Hill

  • Panoramic View
  • Nesting Frigatebirds


Blue-Footed Booby, Brown Pelican, Darwin’s Finches, Galapagos Dove, Galapagos Frigatebirds, Galapagos Green Turtle, Galapagos Land Iguana, Galapagos Lava Heron, Galapagos Lava Lizard, Galapagos Marine Iguana, Galapagos Mockingbird, Galapagos Petrel, Galapagos Sea Lion, Galapagos Shearwater, Galapagos Sting Rays, Nazca Booby