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We hired a taxi driver for a half day to take us to El Chato reserve and then to this beach and wait for us which cost $60 total. The road to the beach is windy so if you get motion sick take some medication...More
I was surprised by surrounding as the road goes through the desert, but at the end there was a nice beach, where you can swim, snorkel, rent a sea kayak or just watch pelicans hunting fishes. There is also a pond where you can usually...More
Not much shade to be found. Hot, at least in summer. Not an easy find, although people do ride bikes there. But as one young lady found out, getting there was only half the battle. She pleaded with our paid tour guide to give her...More
You need a taxi, 20 dollars to go and 20 to come back, to reach the path to El garrapatero.
A short walk to arrive in a beautiful and savage beach with iguanas, birds, and a resident sea lion.
Amazing ancient mangroves all around, with...More
El Garrapatero is a beautiful beach which we visited on our second full day on Santa Cruz Island. There was no need to arrange a formal tour (at considerable additional cost) as our taxi driver was happy to take us to the Reserva El Chato...More
My family loved this beach. Yes, you have to pay for a taxi to hang out and wait while you enjoy it, but for $40 we had transportation guaranteed to and from the beach. The walk is much shorter than Tortuga Bay, and the beach...More
Nice beach, with some manglar to cover from the sun, white sands, you can find sea lions, iguanas, and sometimes flamingos, although we did not get the chance to see them. 40 $ return from puerto ayora. Easy access
Garrapatero is a lovely beach and requires much less walking time (about 5-10 minutes or so) than Tortuga Bay (about an hour), though the drive is longer. It's also very beautiful and has a lot of wildlife - a sea lion swam 5 feet away...More
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You have to submit an application with at least 2 days prior to your camping date. Seems the charge is $10 per person. I found a contact online, try to e-mail for more information: Luis Fernando Caisaguano... More
You have to submit an application with at least 2 days prior to your camping date. Seems the charge is $10 per person. I found a contact online, try to e-mail for more information: Luis Fernando Caisaguano, firstname.lastname@example.org +593 5 2526 Ext. 1430
The Galapagos National Park Directorate, they should be able to provide you with the application and procedures.