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Galapagos Top Excursions Pass
"1. Galapagos History Excursion and Airport to Hotel Private Transfer We will welcome you at the Baltra airport to take you to your hotel on the Santa Cruz island. Your transfer will begin by bus ride to the tip of the Itabaca channel where you will proceed by public ferry service in the Island of Santa Cruz. On the way visit the lava tunnels and a Turtle reserve. Visit to the Scientific Charles Darwin Station where you can learn more about the Galápagos Island and observe Giant Turtles in captivity.Available everyday with airport pick-up.2. Tortuga Beach and Bay Tour (8 hours)In the morning excursion to Tortuga Bay Beach after 40-minute walk (approx.) we will arrive at one of the most beautiful beaches in the Islands with time to swim and enjoy the beach. Free time for lunch (not included). In the afternoon tour around the bay aboard a yacht we start with a visit to “La Lobería” named because for the presence of sea lions. Here you will be able to swim or snorkel.Next
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Full-Day Isabela Island Tour
"Early morning meet in the lobby of your hotel for pick-up before navigating to Isabela Island a travel of approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. Upon arrival visit Los Humedales the Breeding Center the Wall of Tears and Concha Perla Beach for swim and snorkel experience. Your bilingual guide will be with you for assistance from start to finish for full explanation of interest points and activities. Return to the dock of Puerto Ayora where your tour will end.Isabela Island is the largest of islands which make up the archipelago of islands Galapagos. With its great diversity of flora and fauna
From $199.00
 
Full-Day Tour Isabela and Tintoreras
"Early morning meet in the lobby of your hotel for pick-up before navigating to Isabela Island a travel of approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. Upon arrival visit Los Humedales the Breeding Center the Wall of Tears and Concha Perla Beach for swim and snorkel experience. Later visit Las Tintoreras
From $250.00

Most Viewed Things to Do in Isla Santa Cruz

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Lava Tunnels

The lava tunnel in Bellavista is the second largest lava tunnel in South America and it is 2250 metres long. Somewhere in the middle it has collapsed and that is where you find the entrance to the...
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Tortuga Bay

You don’t need to go on an expensive cruise or daytrip to see wildlife in the Galapagos Islands. A nice and easy thing to do is to walk the trail to Tortuga Bay and walk along the beach till the end...
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Rancho El Chato 2 - Tortoise Reserve

2013: Rancho Chato 2 is situated a few kilometers from Santa Rosa, in the highlands of Isla Santa Cruz. It is a tortoise reserve and we came here on the first day of the cruise with Cachalote...
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Charles Darwin Research Station

The Charles Darwin Research Centre was set up in 1960 in order to promote research, conservation, and education in the archipelago. A visit here is included in just about every cruise, and it was the...
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Rancho Primicias

Rancho Primicias is situated in the highlands of Santa Cruz. It is a private ranch which you can visit to see the Galapagos Giant Tortoise in their natural habitat. The tortoises come here as there...
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Black Turtle Cove - Caleta Tortuga Negra

On the final day of our Galápagos cruise on the Angelito we were again moored off Santa Cruz, this time in the channel to the north of the island that separates it from Baltra where the airport is...
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Bicycling - Day tours with bicycle

When I visited Puerto Ayora in 2014 I made four daytrips with bicycle. One day I cycled to Rancho Chato 2 and another day to both Cerro Mesa and El Garrapatero. I also went to El Manzanillo with...
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Los Gemelos

2013: Los Gemelos means The Twins. They are two large holes, around 30 metres deep, which were created when the roof of empty magma chambers eventually collapsed. They are situated in the highlands of...
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Cerro Mesa

I arrived to Cerro Mesa by bicycle. Just as I arrived to the visitor centre (which actually looks abandoned) a man in a car arrived. He told me to go to the crater first, and indicated the road,...
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Rancho El Manzanillo

When I visited Galapagos Islands in 2011 and 2013 I had not heard of El Manzanillo. When I saw the sign along the main road across the island I asked the taxi driver what it was and he told me it was...
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El Garrapatero Beach

2013: El Garrapaero is a beautiful and tranquil beach about 20 km northeast of Puerto Ayora. You can take a taxi to go there or rent a bike and cycle like I did. I arrived early and there was no one...
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Bahía Borrero

Bahía Borrero is one of the small white sandy beaches on the north coast of Isla Santa Cruz. This was the last stop on a daytour I made, which had also included circling around Daphne Major and two...
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Puerto Ayora

Puerto Ayora is situated on Academy Bay, on the south coast of Santa Cruz, and is the most populous town in the Galápagos Islands, with over 12,000 inhabitants. When we walked into town from the...
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Cerro Dragón - Dragon Hill

After breakfast on the 6th day of the cruise with Cachalote (2011) we visited Cerro Dragon on Isla Santa Cruz. The sun was shining and it was a lovely day. As we approached the landing point with the...
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Via Baltra Km 18, Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
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