Rabida (Jervis) Island

A small island (5 sqkm2) covered by dry and coastal vegetation that has a central volcano of 367 m2. Rabida contains the largest variety of lava types, red being the dominant color. Located off James Island. Rabida has the most diversified volcanic rocks of all the islands and is considered the geographic center of Galapagos. This dark red-colored beach is volcanic in origin. The trail leads to a salt-water lagoon, where we may find the great flamingo feeding. The mangrove at the far side of the lagoon is a nesting area for the brown pelican. After the walk, there is an excellent opportunity to snorkel.

Rabida (Jervis) Island

Also it is possible to find white-cheeked pintail ducks, sea lions, common stilt, palo santo and opuntia cactus.

Established departures 2018

  • Slopes of the Andes

    11 days 2018:
    October 7 to 17
    December 9 to 19

    11 days 2019:
    July 28 to August 7
    October 6 to 16
    December 8 to 18

  • Southern Endemics

    10 days 2018:
    November 25 to December 4

    10 days 2019:
    June 22 to July 1
    August 10 to 19
    November 23 to December 2

  • Galapagos Birding Tour

    8 days 2018:
    November 8 to 15

    8 days 2019:
    March 28 to April 4
    July 11 to 18
    November 7 to 14

Travel guide

Adventure lovers will be keen to explore the Ecuadorian Amazon or to climb one of the country’s volcanoes. This tiny country packs a lot of punch and this travel guide can help you make the most of your trip.

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2018-03-02, 16:44
Really enjoyed the trip it was well planned and very informative.
Thanks once more and I will highly recommend your company.
Kind regards.


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Quito, Ecuador

Quito, Ecuador, South America

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