El Garrapatero, Puerto Ayora

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Journey through a protected environment and observe the animals in their natural habitat at El Garrapatero. As you walk through the trail to the beaches, keep an eye out, as you can often spot finches and lava lizards along the way. Once on the beach, walk along the shore until you reach the lagoon, where pink flamingoes often nest and eat. Since the area is protected, do not expect restaurants nearby; be sure to bring your own water and food. Use our Puerto Ayora vacation builder to arrange your visit to El Garrapatero and other attractions in Puerto Ayora.
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  • It arrives in taxi. You can do snorkeling, variable according to the waves. You should go with shoes to enter the water because there is lot of stone. I think that same visit worth it.
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  • Puerto Ayora is ca. 20 km to the parking lot of El Garrapatero. The ride goes to Bela Vista and in the Middle you have to stay after RightB in the via Playa el Garrapatero always on this road until you come to a car park. From Puerto Ayora, a taxi costs $20 up there. Best to order the gleicheTaxi to a certain time, the taxi driver is plus 20-30 min back at the parking lot. Tip! You must be, can only at the second exit pay, then comes the Taxifahre sure. We had always the same Taxifahre all week. He was also a good guide. From the parking lot a well constructed footpath through a Wäldche, go away the whole in the shade. The beach is about 250 m long from one end to the other end. Right at the entrance to the beach is a way the right goes, you go to him to get a Wäldchen.Dort are all branches and as this branches removed an away or larger indoor space. Very great created and everything is in the shade. At the weekend it has discouraged us there to go, because he will be visited heavily by local. We were all over there twice, always early morning 7:00-13: 00 so you recommended it to us because in the afternoon, the sun burns very hot. You should take out enough to eat and drink. Best it deals with mask and fins from the city, you can rent at Puerto Ayora. From 10: 00 comes a Ranger pushing at the entrance to a House guard. (Take a mobile phone does not pay, no reception except for taking photos.
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  • The truth is a beach which is far away Vs others where you can go walking. You must watch out for horseflies (biting flies very large). You must hire the taxi and square it time in which return by you, counting in that you must get from the road to the beach by a road.
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