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Isla Santay, Guayaquil

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Isla Santay sits connected to the city via an 840 m (2,755 ft) pedestrian bridge. The wetland island is a protected area, renowned for its biodiversity and conservation efforts. Explore the island by bike or on foot, passing through the small village where the island’s population of about 210 lives. You can stroll along the wooden boardwalk that crosses the island lengthwise, meet the crocodile community at the village, birdwatch, or experience the scenic green trail. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Isla Santay and many more Guayaquil attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Guayaquil trip itinerary maker.
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  • The island is a protected natural park which is recommended to visit renting bicycles that you offer at the box office, as the ride is long. The visit is made by walkways raised on the mangrove which are well suited for cycling. Mainly is van to see them plants typical of the mangrove and birds, while, to mitas of the ride there is a village built with cabins high, are modern and made expressly for to stay to them ancient inhabitants of the island but well integrated, where will find a species of Kennel of crocodiles. Recommended chatting for a while with the person who deals with them, very friendly and talkative, you have some interesting things in as they do with these dangerous animals. Oh, and let a few dollar tip...
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  • It was very fun and interesting to know the Santay island and rides their bikes, I recommend you visit the crocodiles and crossing all bridges high.
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  • Would you like to escape from the noise of the busy city? Take a taxi to Isla Santay. There, good, rent a bicycle. You take the bridge over the water and imagine yourself in a jungle with all bird sounds that go with them. Trip of 4 km and 1.5 km. take water with you.
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