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“Just OK.”
Review of El Garrapatero

El Garrapatero
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$208.00*
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Day Trip to Cerro Mesa and Garrapatero from Puerto Ayora
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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Just OK.”
Reviewed May 13, 2013

Compared to Tortuga Bay this beach was not impressive at all. We got there in the afternoon as part of a tour and the tide was already low and there were no flamingos. Not a good snorkel spot either, didnt see any fish only a couple crabs. There were a few pelicans around but that was it. Plus it was a 30 min car ride to get there. Not worth checking out in my book. Tortuga Bay is way better.

Visited May 2013
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Santiago, Chile
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36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Very nice Juices and Food”
Reviewed May 8, 2013

Everything was ok, good food, service and very big and great natural juicies. A little bit expensive, but worthy.

Visited April 2013
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London, Canada
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Beautiful beach”
Reviewed March 23, 2013

This beach was gorgeous and empty. Kayaks can be rented. We took a picnic lunch and spent a couple of hours there.

Visited February 2013
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Wellington, New Zealand
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Nice beach - long way from town”
Reviewed March 21, 2013

You need to book transport here but it is worth it if you have a spare half day on your trip. Not a must see but a nice way to pass an afternoon. Snorkelling wasn't possible when we were there as there was a lot of surf. Animals were staying hidden as well!!

Visited November 2012
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“JUST ALL RIGHT”
Reviewed March 18, 2013

We did see a flamingo, even though they are very rare there now. We enjoyed a long walk through a mangrove wood to the beach.

Visited March 2013
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