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 lagoon surrounded by mangroves, which are very beautiful but you will them see in your entire trip around this and the rest of the Islands. In addition, we were on a very hot day, so the walk in the Sun not worth getting to this lagoon of sweet water, turbid water so I can not see fish, other animals, and the same birds that you can find in the rest of the Islands. It's not worth visiting it, adds nothing new and delays you 15 minutes walking all around.
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  • Peace of mind, to see flora and fauna within the city, contact with nature just minutes from the Centre of puerto ayoras
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  • A short walk from the center. Theres a boardwalk around the lake allowed you to observed whats on the water - plenty of fish... You will spot bird species here like white stork, galapagos finches and ...  more »