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Mosquera Islet – Galapagos

Mosquera Islet – Galapagos

This tiny islet, nestled between Baltra and North Seymour islands is a beautiful long narrow beach with a large population of Galapagos Sea Lions. It is also a great place to observe the black, endemic Lava Gull. As with other areas in Galapagos this area has been geologically uplifted.

Activities: Wet landing. Short walk along the beach (0.5 Mi). Snorkel.

Difficulty: Easy

Type of Landing: Wet landing

Highlights & Animals: Galapagos Sea lion colony, Lava Gulls, Herons.

  • Galapagos Sea Lion
  • Galapagos Sea Lion
  • Galapagos Sea Lion
  • Lava Gull Mosquera
  • Sea lion snorkelers back ground
  • Yellow crowned night heron