Cerro Tijeretas, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

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#1 of 12 in Wildlife in San Cristobal
One of the few places where two species of frigate birds can be seen nesting in one colony, Cerro Tijeretas lures nature lovers with its clear waters and views of pristine surroundings. Follow one of many trails on the island to snorkel off the rocks and observe turtles, sea lions, and many species of fish. Head to one of three lookout points to find nesting frigates, a statue of Charles Darwin, and uninterrupted panoramic views of the vast ocean. Put Cerro Tijeretas and other Puerto Baquerizo Moreno attractions into our Puerto Baquerizo Moreno journey app , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • It was the first site that we were walking when we arrived in Galapagos. There, you can see many birds, and the Bay that underneath is precious, that of Charles Darwin
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  • After the Interpretation center, our guide walked us around; This is a fairly good walkway (although can be slippery when wet) so wear walking shoes. It also is uphill to a great panoramic view. There...  more »
  • This has a nice view of the bay where Darwin first set foot on the Galapagos and lots of frigate birds flying around. Excellent snorkeling in the bay nearby.  more »
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