Laguna las Ninfas, Puerto Ayora
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Stroll the wooden pathway under bright green mangroves at Laguna las Ninfas. Study the water for sea turtles and baby sharks, and pay attention to descriptive signage to learn more about the trees. Away from the busy harbor (but an easy walk from the town center), the inlet supports many bird species, such as waders and warblers, which nest in mangrove treetops. The lagoon's blend of fresh and salt water teems with marine and freshwater fish, playful sea lions, and stingrays. Plan your Laguna las Ninfas visit and explore what else you can see and do in Puerto Ayora using our Puerto Ayora trip itinerary planner.
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  • It is a gap immersed within the same city so it does not take more than 10 minutes reach it. It is a lagoon surrounded by dock and mangroves, which offers a nice place to take pictures.
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  • I wandered through on a free afternoon. It's nothing special to see - just a nice path around a mangrove forest with a lagoon. I wouldn't make it a point to come and look at it, but it's a good way to...  more »
  • This was like walking in a quiet refuge very close to the business of town. We saw some bird life but not much else. There was some interesting signage about the different types of mangrove.