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It is important to leave time for the short Itabaca Cut crossing when journeying from the town of Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island to Baltra where the airport is situated.
The drive to the Itabaca Cut takes about an hour. There are no such...More
Unless you arrive or depart Santa Cruz Island by boat you will see Itabaca channel.
It´s the way from and to Baltra airport ( GPS ) and most diving or land trips depart from a píer in this channel. To go and come from the...More
This is the first close up sight you have from the airport towards Santa Cruz. This first encounter with the spectacular ocean of Galapagos stays in your memory forever! You just think: yes this is paradise!
After arriving in Baltra you’ll most likely cross this narrow channel of water to get to the main island of Santa Cruz. This was our first viewing of the Galapagos and already it was stunning to see the fish and a mint of birds flying...More
Really this is about the ferry crossing more than the actual physical canal.
I was so glad we were with our guide escorting us to the airport at the end of our 10 day cruise! The ferry crossing seemed like (barely) organized chaos!
If you are arrinving at the Seymore Airport (Baltra island), you'll have to cross the Itabaca Channel to get to Santa Cruz, where the city fo Puerto Ayora is located. All travellers arriving at teh airport first take a bus that leaves themm at teh...More
This Canal is quite nice. When coming from the airpot to the city, you need to cross the canal. It is a short trip with a very nice view. Almost every boat trip you take, would start or pass by the canal.
After disembarking from the plane and a short coach drive you come to this ferry crossing and feel that you have reached Jurassic Park with those huge birds looking vaguely like pteradactyl's overhead and the turquoise water around you.