Chinese Hat Island Galapagos

Brief Description:

Chinese Hat Island Galapagos name comes from a minature volcanic cone resembling to that shape. Its espectacular white coral sand beach constitudes one of the most beautiful landscapes in the Galapagos. Between the experiences that this island offers there are the lava formations such as spatter cones and lava tubes. This is one of the most amazing snorkeling hot-spots.
  • Area: 0.280 km2
  • Landing: Wet
  • Human Population: 0
  • Difficulty Level: Easy, on smoth lava
Wildlife to see: Chinese hat has coastal salty water tolerant vegetation, palo Santo. This site is perfect to see lava lizards, Marine Iguanas, sally lightfoot crabs, coastal birds, marine lions and sporadiccally penguins are part of the fauna life in this island