Isabel Island, Nayarit, MEXICO
A migratory bird sanctuary in the Mexican Pacific, also called “The Mexican Galapagos”.
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Vacation StyleCamping Trek
Activity Level Strenuous
Group Size Large Group
Expedition and a photography workshop in the amazing Isabel Island, Nayarit.
Isabel Island, also known as the ”Mexican Galapagos" is an island of volcanic origin, located in the Mexican Pacific.
The island is a nesting site for hundreds of birds, such as blue-footed booby bird, the brown boobies and red legs, frigates, tropicbirds, terns and many more species located in a true paradise for photographers and birdwatchers and lovers of wildlife in general.
There is a great opportunity to have sightings of whale shark, the largest fish on the planet. Additionally there is a good chance of seeing humpback whales performing stunts that could very well make the next picture award.
Enjoy this unforgettable expedition, aboard our 53-foot yacht and spend two nights in a comfortable camp on the island with all inclusive (accommodation, meals, transportation, guides and photography tips).
•Accommodation and meals, starting with dinner the first night and ending with lunch on the fourth day aboard the yacht.
•Personal accident insurance.
•Ground transportation P. Vallarta - San Blas - P. Vallarta. Sprinter truck or similar
•Water Transportation San Blas - Isabel Island - San Blas. On a 53-foot yacht
•Departures for marine wildlife seeing.
•Guided trips on the island for bird watching.
•Photographic advice for the duration of the trip
•Tent with sleeping bag and lamp
•Bird field guide of the islands of Nayarit and National Wetlands
Land transfer from Puerto Vallarta to San Blas Nayarit, accommodation and dinner.
Breakfast, boarding the yacht in the pier of San Blas, search whale shark, along with sightings of humpback whales, landing on the island, camp facility, food and guided tours for bird watching outings. Departure at sunset beach. Dinner and overnight.
Dawn. Breakfast, go out to the sea for watching of humpback whales, return to the island, free time for swimming and bird watching near the camp. Food and departure for guided bird watching tour on the island. Departure at sunset beach. Dinner and overnight.
Dawn. Breakfast, lifting camp out on the island and whale watching, lunch aboard the yacht and arrival to San Blas, Walkout Puerto Vallarta, End of the journey.
The travel to and from Isabel Island, as well as the sea excursions are done on a 53 foot yacht.
Camera, enough memories and batteries, as the Island doesn’t have electricity, a hat or a baseball cap, swimming suit, personal medicine, clothing for the sea.
On the island there is no predatory animal, no poisonous reptiles nor arachnids or poisonous insects, the only danger is a fall or bite hedgehog if I get to swim, as the island is of volcanic origin and the stones there there are very sharp, closed footwear with patterns sole is advised.
Even in the winter months, the island has a temperate climate, 15º to 26º degrees Celsius, a light jacket for nights is recommended. Little chance of rain this season.
The food offered, first in the restaurant of San Blas, is international cuisine. During the stay on the island and sea routes, the food is based on seafood (fish, shrimp, oysters and squid mainly), accompanied by fruit, milk, eggs, vegetables, natural water and fresh water. Due to the island being a bird sanctuary, all alcohol products are forbidden.(Any special meal request will be met, as long as it is notified in advance).
No, the island is uninhabited and there is no electricity, no cell signal or internet service. In case of an emergency, there is a civil band radio with which communication is established with the mainland.