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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Antonio Gil, Puerto Villamil 200250, Ecuador
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Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

Just a small lava tunnel, not much too see. Boring place. You can skip. There are better place like turtle center.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank whliu2001
Reviewed February 16, 2019

Lava tunnel situated on the beach ending in the with crack, so it's possible to have a look or enter inside. Place is surrounded by iguanas.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JaroslavNecas
Reviewed January 8, 2019

A lava tunnel that empties in the ocean. It is worth the short detour on the way to the wall of tears.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed September 10, 2018

El tunel del Estero is located close to the main path and worth the quick walk. It's quite a large lava tunel, filled with sea water. The small beach at the Estero is also worth the walk -- an amazing place!

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Worth a stop on way to see Wall of Tears. It’s a mini-cave from lava. A short walk off of path and a great photo op.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David G
Reviewed June 26, 2018

This is a lava tunnel, a very short walk off the Trail of Tears path. It's a worthy and worthwhile short detour off the path. It is a collapsed lava tunnel, you are not allowed into it, but it's interesting to see the tube from...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank LouK2
Reviewed February 12, 2018

This lava tunnel is 75 metres from the trail to the Wall of Tears, so it is an easy visit. You can walk down a few steps. Often, there are marine iguanas lounging near the tunnel. There are more impressive lava tunnels on Santa Cruz,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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