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Ave Charles Darwin, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

My experience with the Malecon in Puerto Ayora was during the night, at the time you can see the sea lions just resting on the benches. If that is not enough you can also see the baby sharks that are swimming below the dock.

Thank Juan Carlos L
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Not the most attractive beach/sea front you'll ever see but you'll be most likely catching your boat from here so it's difficult not to visit. Strung full of souvenir shops, all selling almost the same stuff, and cafes. If it's your first experience of "tame...More

Thank Ali921
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

At first it looks just like an ordinary pier except for the sea lions that are hanging around here all day but when it gets dark and the lights when the lights are shining in the water you see lots of little sharks, turtles and...More

Thank ReisDNA
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to watch the fisherman or walk up to the fish market or just sit on the pier and watch all the wildlife come to you. Lots of sea lions and pelicans around and a nice little park area to chill out in or...More

Thank D P
Reviewed August 4, 2018

There's a lot going on at any given time along the malecon of the largest town on the islands. There was a lot of animal life around also as we saw golden rays, sea lions, crabs, pelicans fishing, iguana, sharks all near the pier.

Thank lookin4luxury
Reviewed July 22, 2018

It's were all the more touristy restaurant and bar are. It's nice for a walk, but if you want to eat the same food for much cheaper, just venture a bit in the interior, on Charles Binford.

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed May 28, 2018

This is the port where everyone arrives. Fishermen, launchas, tourists, locals. Super fun. People watching .

Thank William H
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

This is the port that we launched from for our week thru the Galapagos islands. It has the Charles Darwin center with the tortoise breeding program and Stuffed Lonesome George. It's well worth the time and money to see and support this worthy cause. Saw...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed April 27, 2018

We almost missed this part and pier. We strolled the Malecon for 4 nights always ending at the water taxi pier with the adorable sea lions that snooze on the benches. I visited the grocery my last day and wish I had gone there sooner....More

Thank k w
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Every day at night you can visit the pier to see baby sharks feeding on small fish, some rays, sea lions that come to sleep on the benches. Beautiful!

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