Cerro Tijeretas, San Cristobal

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  • The Blue Evolution dive shop took us out snorkeling here for $25. We had many sea lions swim up to us and play in the water in front of us. Lots of small fish, some coral and lava, pretty good visibil...  more »
  • It is a beautiful tour and a wonderful journey full of wildlife and birds, the scenery is phenomenal and the snorkeling is fascinating
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  • This place was one of our highlights of the Galapagos thanks to a very friendly sea lion. The water is chilly but is very clear and there is a plethora of fish and sea turtles. On a scorching hot day ...  more »
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  • Came here in October 2017 with Guiding Galapagos. There are signs clearly marked from the Interpretation Center to go to Tijertas and climb up the somewhat steep steps. I would suggest wearing keens/chacos/etc if youre going to climb this and snorkel. I did this in flip flops and it was not the easiest especially since some of the path is just dirt and rock. So you get to the top and you can see Kicker Rock in the distance and there are frigate birds flying pretty close by to you at the lookout points. It is really cool. Then go back down and you just leave your belongings outside the water. There were a good amount of people snorkeling here and our guide told us that you can only snorkel here at high tide. We saw convict surgeonfish, stingray, a handful of green sea turtles, parrotfish, giant damselfish. Unfortunately the 4 of us got stung by jellyfish. I got stung in the beginning of the snorkeling and about half hour later towards the end of our snorkeling my friends got stung. I was fine and able to continue to swim around. They thought it was worse. Maybe it didnt feel as bad to me since I was in the cold water for the first half hour? lol The water is super clear so seeing the fish and turtles is easy!
  • We spent the day walking all along this side of the island and it was wonderful. The observation deck is nice. Not sure why they cast Darwin as a microcephalic but to each their own...
  • Loved it. Great place.
  • Take the beautiful 15-20 minute hike up from the Interpretation Center, and you'll discover another gorgeous, Grande "lagoon" here in Isla Cristobal Galapagos. Perfect for Swimming, snorkling (I saw sea lions, lots of fish, giant sea tortugas and plenty of birds) sunbathe among the sea lions, take a walk, it's simply gorgeous and the must see for Cristobal.
  • Simply amazing place... I would raise to 5 star, if there where trashcans along the route, so that people could use them instead of the nature.

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