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Address: South-West of the town of Puerto Ayora | On the Galapagos Island of Santa Cruz, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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Tortuga Bay Tour and Yacht Cruise to La Loberia Island

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Its a 40 minute trek from the port. Sign in and out on the log at the entrance to the pathway. The path is about 30 minutes brisk walk or 50 if you are like the tortoises. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Its a 40 minute trek from the port. Sign in and out on the log at the entrance to the pathway. The path is about 30 minutes brisk walk or 50 if you are like the tortoises. The path is beautiful so its an enjoyable walk. The beach is wide and long with powdered sand, awesome! At the end of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy to spot iguanas, fregatas, finches, etc. good snorkeling with low tide. Very good walk in the mangroves and Galapagos typical bush ecosystems

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Eckartsberga, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went to the beach at 7am and almost nobody was there. It was extremely relaxing. It is a 45 Minute walk but the view makes this walk worth the trouble. Even without going snorkeling I was able to see some Mantas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was one of the nicest beaches I ever went too..beautiful big open beach with lovely sand and water. It does take some time to get too. About 3k walk from the sentry if Santa Cruz. It's worth it though, lovely to chill for the day.

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Tuckahoe, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wife and I just went to Tortuga Bay, it was located five minutes from our hotel, but the beach is another 30 minute walk. Water was cold but that is expected during the offseason.

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Thank Mark M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are many iguanas and great scenery. The mangrove trees are great. I personally would skip renting a kayak, as we didn't see much at all - but perhaps that was just our luck.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This beach is amazing to look at! It's quite a hike (3-4 km) from the town, but once you arrive, you're at a pristine beach with almost nobody else there! There are mangroves, finches that follow you looking for granola bar crumbs, and marine iguanas basking in the sun. We swam and kayaked here. Warning--be prepared for sharks in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

lovely walk to the beach and a nice beach to walk along and to have a swim further up the beach where it is nice and safe

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Take a taxi to tortuga bay (1$). Then there is at 40 min. walk, and then you arrive to a very nice beach, where you can enjoy the beautiful nature.

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The path that leads you to this stunning beach will take you to disconnect and appreciate the wildlife of the place will see abundant cacti and marine iguanas. The walk is long but once you get to the white sand beach forget everything and you can enjoy the beautiful landscape. You should walk towards a small lagoon which is where... More 

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