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Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay

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| South-West of the town of Puerto Ayora, 200350, Ecuador
+91 44 6531 5613
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Tortuga Bay Tour and Yacht Cruise to La Loberia Island
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“long walk” (174 reviews)
“marine iguanas” (287 reviews)
“paved path” (41 reviews)
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| South-West of the town of Puerto Ayora, 200350, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Tortuga Bay is a lovely beach and is a great place to relax. I will say the walk to the beach is quite long, though. Our taxi dropped us off at the park entrance and from there it is approximately a 1.5 mile walk. The...More

Thank Lisa Y
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very easy to get to this magical island, there is a way to go by boat but also walking take you in 30 minutes, the road is well mantained and with great views and information, there is a bench in the middle of the road...More

Thank Marthy D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a short walk from the more crowded Playa Mansa at Tortuga Bay. Much larger expanse of white sand than Playa Mansa. Red Flag (no swimming) likely to to be up but still some adventurous people inside. Bring water and everything you need. Absolutely nothing...More

Thank gacelle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entrance to the pathway to Turtle Bay is up some steep steps about 5-10 mins from the town centre. Apart from that it’s fairly straightforward along a paved pathway through the cacti and other plants. The beach itself is about 30 mins away. When...More

Thank apayingcustomer27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tortuga Bay is gorgeous with marine iguanas sitting in the surf. Just beyond is a sheltered bay which has excellent swimming/snorkelling- with black rays and turtles clearly visible in the calm water. Probably other wildlife in the mangroves. You can hire a kayak here or...More

Thank mishka03_foster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A waking distance from the town, the walk from the entrance is longer but the beach is definitely worth it. Enjoy the beach together with sea lions and iguanas.

Thank DiverPaivi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the Galápagos the last week in December and took the long walk to Tortuga Bay. It is a long walk to get there, around 35-40 minutes, so be prepared for that. Also the beach you arrive at is mostly for...More

Thank faheymk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice calm waters for swimming also amazing wildlife can be seen if you rent a kayak. I think it was $20. Long walk to get there on the beach and a boardwalk. Was not very busy while we were there which was nice.

Thank Kimberly Ann J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is about a 30-40 minute walk from the main area of town so definitely bring water and snacks. The first beach is incredible, fine white sand and at least a mile long with hardly anyone here. I'm not sure if that was because...More

1  Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How to get there: just walk from downtown to the entrance (10 minutes max, dont waste money on a taxi). No entrance fees. Then you need to walk 40-45 minutes to get to the beach on a small path (no bikes or cars allowed). What...More

Thank Audrey L
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LizJacobs
October 22, 2017|
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Response from jeni57mick | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in answering - I think you see more by boat, however we also stayed on land and had some time in Santa Cruz so believe you need to do both things to see as much as possible and to also have some relax... More
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85myp
August 27, 2017|
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Response from MichelleandAlan | Reviewed this property |
from our rental house, near the kioskes, walk took around 45 min, but easy, paved, and scenic
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February 23, 2017|
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Response from Carlos D | Reviewed this property |
Hi! you can only reach the beach after a taxi gets you to the starting point of a 40 minutes walk (beautiful, but carry your own shadow), or by sea taxi (US$ 10). It's an isolated beach and that's part of it's beauty. It's... More
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