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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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Scuba Diving at Kicker Rock for Certified Divers
"Your certified-dive adventure begins as you meet your instructor at the dive shop in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. From there you will head to Kicker Rock which is about 45 minutes away. This protected marine reserve holds amazing scenery and marine life which you will encounter as you enjoy the dives. You will first head to Cerro Brujo and Kicker Rock. Here you will check all your equipment and gear and receive a safety briefing. Then you will enjoy snorkeling and practice for a while. Admire the beautiful surroundings and encounter amazing wildlife. You will stay here until noon and then head to Kicker Rock for a wonderful dive experience. Here you will spend around 3 hours diving. The depth ranges from 10 to 40 meters (30 to 130 feet) and it is a great place to spot pelagics schooling fish octopus and invertebrates. The wall dive is usually performed using the light to moderate current to drift. Visibility is often 10 to 15 meters (30 to 50 feet) and surge moderate closer to the wall. You can also encounter Hammerhead sharks and Galapagos
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Half-Day Santa Cruz Island Tour Galapagos Islands
"Following complimentary hotel pick-up (morning or afternoon available) travel by boat to the following areas of Santa Cruz Island:Loberia: Small island heavily populated with sea lions who are very friendly and like to swim with people. In the sea bed a lot of invertebrates and fish that can be seen through the glass. This island is also the coastal route for birds marine iguanas and basaltic formations. Sharks Canal: Fissure swellings or cracks formed by magma where sleeping sharks ravine. Among the lava rocks are oceanic birds. The Canal of Love: Another fissure
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More Off The Beaten Path in Galápagos Islands

Tortuga Bay is a bit of a walk...

Tortuga Bay is a bit of a walk (you can take a cab to the bottom of the hill leading to the guard house) but well worth it to see a beautiful, pristine beach. If you surf, there are some great waves,...
JEH
Aug 25, 2002

THE GALAPAGOS HAWK -- Few...

THE GALAPAGOS HAWK -- Few species of land birds inhabit the Galapagos and 22 of the 29 resident species are endemic to the Islands. Their presence in Galapagos is difficult to explain. They may have...
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viajeromaga
Aug 24, 2002

Lava tube

When at the highlands on Santa Cruz go check out the nearby lava tube. These were created by the lava on the top cooling and hardening while the lava underneath kept flowing.
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CrazyShoes
Oct 12, 2005
 
 
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Charles Darwin Research Station

Is big enough inside that you need some time. Our guide explained that they still expanded the place, people works here are all voluntary. So, every house we saw they're doing different research....
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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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Walking around in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

It sounds weird they called this area Malecon. It reminds me a Malecon 2000 in Guayaquil, maybe there is a very little similarity to it except here in San Cristobal is very small. Puerto Baquerizo...
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Wildlife - Animals on Isabela

One of the highlights of Galapagos Islands is to see the amazing Marine Iguanas (Amblyrhynchus cristatus). They are endemic to the islands and they are also the only lizards in the word that swim in...
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Las Tintoreras Tour

I booked the Bay Tour at Hostal La Jungla the evening before going on the tour and it was $25 (July 2011). At 9 o’clock in the morning I was picked up at the hostel and in Puerto Villamil we picked up...
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Snorkeling

The first snorkeling stop at Isla Pinzon was at a small rocky islet on the north/north-western side of the island. As we arrived a few dolphins swam past, but we were not ready to go into the water....
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