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Las Tintoreras

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Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
+593 5-252-9229
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  • Excellent64%
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“marine iguanas” (119 reviews)
“fish” (46 reviews)
LOCATION
Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
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+593 5-252-9229
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from USD 230.00
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from USD 2,264.60
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"marine iguanas"
in 119 reviews
"blue footed boobies"
in 75 reviews
"fish"
in 46 reviews
"baby iguanas"
in 9 reviews
"short boat ride"
in 8 reviews
"white tipped sharks"
in 23 reviews
"clams"
in 20 reviews
"small island"
in 4 reviews
"volcanic island"
in 4 reviews
"sally lightfoot crabs"
in 8 reviews
"day trip"
in 14 reviews
"penguins swimming"
in 5 reviews
"short trip"
in 4 reviews
"galapagos wildlife"
in 4 reviews
"on the rocks"
in 9 reviews
"an amazing experience"
in 4 reviews
"their natural habitat"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My goal was to see a blue-footed booby and we saw several, so that was great!! The island walk was really neat. All volcanic, but different topography everywhere you go in the Galapagos! This was lunar-like with all the white-topped black rock. Neat see all...More

Thank StorkRN1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of all the excursions we did while we were in Isabela, this is one that I enjoyed least. Walking on the lava formation was fun, but nothing exciting. The snorkelling which was included in our trip here was fine, but we did not get to...More

Thank Hannisze
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Snorkelling was vrery poor we saw four very small fish but made up by land tour during which we saw about 25 sharks lazing in a canal, if these hadn't been there we would have thought it a complete waste of money.

Thank nell65
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Let me start by saying I am a 55-year-old woman who is admittedly out of shape. Therefore the unsteady kayaks and using my limited upper body strength longer than I was comfortable doing so...colored my experience a bit negatively. Also, because the kayak was unsteady,...More

Thank AllisonCW
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We launched on sea kayaks, went around the inner cove to see so much wildlife in the water and on the shores. Eagle rays, golden rays, turtles, many fish and sharks, boobies, penguin, pelicans and more. The snorkelling was a bit murky, but not bad.

Thank Dawn R
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This is a really enjoyable tour. Easy hike on Tintoreras islet and more than an hour snorkeling around. Penguins are playful and can get really close to check you out.

Thank galapaguito5
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

My husband, daughter and I went with a group. The site is not terribly far from Puerto Villamil. We saw some boobies, sea lions and sharks from the boat, but the snorkeling was the best. The water was calm and clear. Lots of pretty little...More

Thank dianecwg
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

This is simply a very very good trip. We saw hudge sea turtles swiming next to us while we were snorkeling. Lots of fish,rays and also....reef sharks. Absolutely amazing.

1  Thank Marzena D
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

This was a great island to check out wildlife. There are tons of iguanas here. Saw the only penguins of my trip here. Along with a blue heron, pelican's and frigate birds. In a fissure in the rock that formed a channel we saw a...More

Thank Lee L
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Fantastic little island to head over to to explore and see numerous animals. Were very lucky to see a seal having just given birth to a new born pup. Heaps of marine iguanas and boobies everywhere.

Thank Granules2013
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Forever_traveler994
31 December 2017|
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Response from Deewee32 | Reviewed this property |
Good sneakers are fine.
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Tau H
27 June 2017|
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Response from Wendy I | Reviewed this property |
With locals. There are so many, and can adapt according to the number of people in your group, the time you have available, etc.
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allready2goru
11 September 2015|
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Response from JanSNJ | Reviewed this property |
We paid about $45 per person. You can pay by credit but they charge extra, about 20%. The person who said there is an ATM is wrong - there is no bank or ATM on Isabela. Best to take lots of cash. The Tintoreras tour is... More
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