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Cruises to Punta Vicente Roca

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In the north of Isabela there is a small promontory known as Punta Vicente Roca, on the southwestern edge of Volcano Ecuador. The point presides over a pair of jewel-like coves. The coves lie on either side of the eroded remains of a volcanic ash cone, which make up the point. The sheltered bay is a popular anchorage for boats and visitors may have a look around in dinghies. The surrounding cliffs are actually the interior walls of a fallen volcano and there is a partly flooded cave. The area is also very good for scuba diving. Its abundant ocean life is the product of cool, nutrient-rich waters up welling off the volcano's steep submarine slopes. On the other side of the point is a secluded cove, accessible from the sea only through water-filled subterranean passages. Sea lions travel through these passageways and gather on the protected beaches of the hidden waters. Large numbers of blue-footed and masked boobies inhabit the point and the sheer cliffs, and flightless cormorants can be seen along the shoreline.

Schedule for the upcoming cruises to Punta Vicente Roca

Day Ship Arrival Depart
October 19, 2017Celebrity Xpedition14:0019:00
November 2, 2017Celebrity Xpedition14:0019:00
November 16, 2017Celebrity Xpedition14:0019:00
November 30, 2017Celebrity Xpedition14:0019:00
December 14, 2017Celebrity Xpedition14:0019:00
December 28, 2017Celebrity Xpedition14:0019:00
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