North Seymour, Galapagos
North Seymour is a small islet located just north of the Baltra airport in the Galapagos Islands. It is an extraordinary place for breeding birds and is home to one of the largest populations of nesting Blue-Footed Boobies and magnificent frigate birds.
The visitor trail on North Seymour is approximately (2 km) in length crossing the inland of the island and exploring the rocky coast. Returning to the coast ,Daphne Major and Minor can be spotted off in the distance, and body surfing sea lions and marine iguanas can be seen.
Things to See and Do
* Fur seals
* Visitor trail
* Nesting Frigatebirds
* Sea lions
* Blue footed Boobies
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – U.S. dollar2 (USD)
Language – Spanish
Population – 40,000 approx (Galapagos islands)
Land Area – 1.9 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 593
Port Location – There is a dry landing site at North Seymour island.
Transport Links – Flights to the Galapagos are relatively easy to arrange and depart from Quito and Guayaquil on a daily basis for the Isla Baltra airport, about two hours by public transport from Puerto Ayora, the main settlement of the Galapagos, on the central island of Santa Cruz.
North Seymour is located north of Baltra island and can be accessed by boat.