Cerro Tijeretas, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno
(4.8/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
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.
Create a full Puerto Baquerizo Moreno itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno by other users

10 days in Ecuador BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Guayaquil & Puerto Baquerizo Moreno BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in Ecuador BY A USER FROM ECUADOR December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 25 days in Ecuador BY A USER FROM ECUADOR December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in Ecuador BY A USER FROM ECUADOR December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Ecuador BY A USER FROM ECUADOR December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Galapagos Islands BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Ecuador BY A USER FROM CANADA February, culture, outdoors, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Galapagos Islands BY A USER FROM ECUADOR December, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Ecuador BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 59 days in South America BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA January, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in Ecuador, Bolivia & Peru BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA November, culture, outdoors, historic sites, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • In San Cristóbal, passing in the visitor center can approach one by a paseo-sendero. The place is good for snorkel, a Bay of calm waters, but at noon as the sun goes down in the afternoon.
    View original
  • A paved trail from the Interpretation Center leads to Cerro Tijeretas (20 minute walk max) offering gorgeous view at the look out. I didn't see any frigate birds up close other than those flying high ...  more »
  • To reach this mountain must pass through the center of interpretation and walk for about 45 min to reach a beautiful view after the stairs
    View original