CHINESE HAT ISLAND - The Galapagos Islands

One of the least visited sites, Sombrero Chino (Chinese Hat) has special landscape worth the visit. The landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped white-sand beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs. The trail on Sombrero Chino explores its volcanic origin and offers some spectacular views of the waves crashing below. Snorkelling in the waters near Sombrero Chino you can see white-tipped sharks, Galápagos penguins and sea lions.

The Galapagos Islands


About Chinese Hat Island...


  • Activities: Hike, snorkeling
  • Difficulty: Good shoes necessary for walking on lava rock
  • Landing: Wet Landing
  • Highlights: Galápagos penguins, sea lions , white-tipped sharks, Sally Lightfoot crabs.