Bartolome Island

A Stairway to Heaven, Galapagos-style

Bartolome Island is renown for its landscapes and marine life. Hike up more than 300 stairs to the summit for a picturesque view of some of the most breathtaking panoramas in the Galapagos islands.

Trail to the peak of Bartolome Island.
Trail to the peak of Bartolome Island.

The marine life around Bartolome island is diverse. Sea Lions, Sea Turtles and a large variety of fish abound. In addition to these usual suspects, Bartolome is home to a healthy colony of Galapagos Penguins.

Galapagos Penguins frequent the waters off of Bartolome island.
Galapagos Penguins frequent the waters off of Bartolome island.

Snorkeling in the azure Galapagos water is a perfect way to relax after summiting Bartolome island.

Panga cruising in front of Pinnacle Rock.
Panga cruising in front of Pinnacle Rock.
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