Cerro Tijeretas, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

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#1 of 8 in Wildlife in San Cristobal
National Park Wildlife Area
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. To visit Cerro Tijeretas and get the most from your holiday in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, create itinerary details personal to you using our Puerto Baquerizo Moreno trip itinerary planner.
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  • A staple of the island to do (free and more). After about 45 min / 1 hour's walk from the centre, you will arrive at Cerro which. The view from the platform at the top is really nice. Super snorkeling with sea lions, which can be very playful. Attention however to some males who would be aggressive (in the words of premises). We could see also 5 turtles, they were next to the other.
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  • The walk starts in Interpretation Center and takes you to two viewpoint on elevated points. You can see a lot of birds, especially frigate birds on the nice cliff. There is really nice place for snork...  more »
  • Climbing to the top viewing spot would require several breaks if you are not an avid hiker. You can also chose to stay a bit lower and go to a snorkel area where you can swim with sea lions, tropical ...  more »

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