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Long ride but great payoff.

To get here is about a 2 hour boat ride from the dock. The ride there was very smooth and relaxing... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
Steven N
Columbus, Ohio
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Teaming With Wildlife and Not

We actually made 2 stops on Santiago as part of the Celebrity Xpedition cruise. Puerto Egas was the... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2018
Jacksonville, Florida
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| East of Isabela Island, Ecuador
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

To get here is about a 2 hour boat ride from the dock. The ride there was very smooth and relaxing and the weather was great. On the day I was there the stars aligned. I swam with the sea turtles-- that was a goal....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steven N
Reviewed February 16, 2018

We actually made 2 stops on Santiago as part of the Celebrity Xpedition cruise. Puerto Egas was the first stop and then Sullivan bay. Puerto Egas is where you will get a nice view of wildlife and Sullivan Bay is the on the other end...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank floridatraveler33
Reviewed September 9, 2017

We did a zodiac tour along the coastline and the cove. We also saw the monk. Plenty of birds, sea lions ao. Beautifull place

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Luc S
Reviewed July 2, 2017

We went snorkeling here in the afternoon and saw turtles, manta ray and lots of surgeon fish. It was so cool to see the turtles trying to eat the algae off the rocks. Later we went for a long walk along the pahoehoe (Hawaiian word...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 29, 2017

Followed the coastal trail at Puerto Egas as far as the Fur Seal grotto...with resident fur seals!...seeing plenty marine iguana along the way. Glorious late afternoon light and wonderful views across to Isabela Island. The trail continues returns through scrub, back to the bay. Such...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank chris p
Reviewed June 19, 2017

We departed our zodiacs and walked along the shoreline. Many male and female lizards were along the path. Sand and lava rock along the trail. Fur seals playing and many crabs in the rocks. Snorkeling we saw variety of fish and sea lions. Water was...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Andrew S
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Nice island to visit not too far from Santa Cruz and part of the 'normal' boat tour. Very different feel to Santa Cruz.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank sophia27
Reviewed January 28, 2017

Many things to see on the island. Did a hike to explore the island, saw many things. Birds, crabs, sea lions, rock formations.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank pioneertraveller
Reviewed January 12, 2017

This morning after a wet landing on the island , we have a chance to do some snorkelling. The island is covered with lava flows and arid vegetation. We see the fur sea lion here. He is pretty amazing and my favorite!! He has a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank easterntreker
Reviewed September 17, 2016

We explored island and the cliffs surrounding Buccaneer Cove. Interesting rock formations like "Elephant Rock" and "The Bishop" Plus plenty of sea lions and marine birds

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank rschagrin
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