BARTHOLOMEW ISLAND (Bartolome)
Located in the center of the Galapagos Islands, Bartholomew Island offers visitors two sites during their visit. First, travelers can hike to a stunning viewpoint to observe one of the most iconic landscapes in the Galapagos Islands:
The Pinnacle Rock.
The second site is a golden sand beach where travelers can swim, sunbathe, or snorkel. It is considered one of the best snorkeling sites on the archipelago due to its abundant marine wildlife.
Highlights and Wildlife: Iconic landscape, Galapagos Penguins, sea lions, sea turtles, white tip sharks, rays, colorful tropical fish, Galapagos hawks
- Viewpoint: dry landing,
- Beach: wet landing
Activities: hiking, snorkeling, zodiac ride
- Hiking: Difficult (steep boardwalk with 372 steps)
- Snorkeling: easy
Total Area: 0.5 mi2/ 0.8 km2
Population: 0 (uninhabited)