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Reviewed 6 days ago

Approximately 15 mins walk from town Tijeretas is a beautiful area to swim and snorkel. To really enjoy you will benefit from a 5mm wetsuit - this will allow you to stay in the water for more than 20mins before getting really cold! We snorkelled...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Bessie134
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a nice free activity to do in San Cristobal. The walk is nice and not too difficult. We accessed it through the interpretation centre path. Look-out points offer lovely views and a cool Charles Darwin statue. The bay itself is really nice . We...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank snapwaffle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take the road out of town towards Frigate Hill and you will come upon a rather large bay. Calm water, great visibility, loads of sea turtles, the largest school of sardines I have ever seen, pelicans diving for their supper, and lots of other fish....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kathy K
Reviewed September 1, 2019

you can visit visit Playa Mann + Interpretation Center + Playa Carola + Tijeretas (look at kick rock from the far) by foot within 3 hours, then you can have lunch at Playa Mann, $5 for a good meal including juice and soup.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jia Q
Reviewed August 28, 2019

It is a very good place to snorkel albeit quiet a cold one in August. Playful sea lions were swimming with us. It is a bit hard to reach for the first time. One needs to go through the Galapagos Interpretation centre. Not the best...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank dimitravel35
Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

At this point of the island of San Cristobal you have a beautiful view. Lots of birds can be seen and snorkling is great. You will almost for certain encounter sea turtles and sea lions, but also different fishes like the parrotfish. It is also...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jantD3610JU
Reviewed July 15, 2019

Saw plenty of frigate birds flying around and from the top of the hill I saw a couple in the trees. Nice views of Darwin Bay.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Inagadadavida
Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

The hike to Tijeretas was totally worth the snorkeling in the bay. Absolutely a must when in San Cristóbal.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank AnaRountree
Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

There's not much to see here but if you wait long enough a couple of sea lions will come up to you. They are very curious and there's nothing the be afraid of. Even when they swim really close to you face.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank NilsEling
Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful Beach. Lots of fish, turtles, sea lions and birds. Great snorkeling. Plenty of frigates on the cliff and trees. Well maintained path but steep in some spots. A couple of great view points that look down at the cove. Take your time walking along...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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