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Palo Santo trees in Rabida Island

Rabida Island

Rabida Island (Jervis) is one of the most colorful and volcanically varied islands in the archipelago and a great snorkeling site. Its famous maroon sandy beach and stunning lookouts provide wonderful landscapes. The island is a birdwatcher’s delight. Some of the rarest species are in abundance, such as nine varieties of finches, Large-billed Flycatchers, Galapagos Hawks and Brown Pelicans.

Highlights: Snorkeling: White-cheeked Pintail ducks, colorful fish, sea lions, brackish water lagoon, penguins, Galapagos Hawk
Activities: Snorkeling, dinghy ride & short hike (0.6 mi /1 km)
Type of Landing: Wet landing
Difficulty: Easy/ moderate