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Concha de Perla

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

this was a calm bay the day we visited and there were plenty of fish, sealions etc to see in the shallow but clear water.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 887ChrisR
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw seals, sea turtles, rays, beautiful fish and iguanas swimming here. We brought our own snorkel gear and came in the early mornings and afternoons- I'd highly recommend checking this spot out!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lbrenl
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of those places that is so close and obvious, that you might miss it! Lethargic iguanas and silly sea lions litter the boardwalk you must traverse to access this gem..if you aren't careful stepping over them you will step on them (please don't!!!). You...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jewelduck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved Concha de Perla. It's a small lagoon starting in the place justifully called "Iguana crossing" on Isabela island. Indeed, there are a lot of iguanas crossing the road near the sunset, where the boardwalk begins. Then you'll walk along the lagoon and see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ivynz2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The water was not that clear and no coral in the area. I only saw a few types of fish out there. Not that impressed.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank srisak2014
Reviewed November 12, 2018

I was GRANDPAcking through the Galapagos and stopped a few nights on Isabela. This is just a short walk from town. Walk down to the Ferry Dock where you find more Sea Lions. Our path starts next to the Ferry Dock. Along the short path,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GRANDPAcking
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Good free place to snorkel and have a good time. We saw sea lions, big rays, turtles and fish. You can rent some gear yourself and go there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank themocrazy
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Short walk from main pier. The walkway itself is lovely and was filled with sea lions each time that we went. The snorkeling from the end of the small pier was amazing.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MDGPLNR
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

I didn’t do the whole walk because it was late already, but i got to see the flamencos many of them which was incredible, i did almost an hour walk and still not the end so im guessing is pretty big very quiet and relaxing

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lquintanilla1006
Reviewed August 22, 2018

I didn’t personally do any snorkelling, but lots of people were. The clear sea means you can see much of the sea life from the little jetty and don t even need to go into the water. The board walk down to the water is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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