Lagoon El Junco, San Cristobal

In the middle of Isla de San Cristobal sits Lagoon El Junco, a large fresh water lagoon perched 700 m (2297 ft) above sea level. The lagoon has a diameter of 270 m (886 ft), reaches depths of 6 m (20 ft) and rainwater remains its only source of rehydration. Thick endemic vegetation surrounds the lake, lush and deep green in color. Birds typically dip by and use the freshwater to wash off salt from the ocean. The trek to the lake offers gorgeous views of thick mist consuming rolling green hills. Expect to trek in wet weather conditions as rain and mud are not strangers to this area. Don't forget to bring insect repellent as some creatures can leaves some nasty bites. Our Puerto Baquerizo Moreno trip itinerary builder makes visiting Lagoon El Junco and other Puerto Baquerizo Moreno attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • However it is perfectly normal that is cloudy, and even rain, in the month of October, the day I went, was too cold, much mist, not seen naada of the lagoon, the trail can be muddy, plants along the trail are pretty.
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  • The well marked up to the lookout trail, that penalty if it is a cloudy day not can be regarded the lagoon.
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  • Do not go if it is cold season or rain because they won't see anything, they should go on a sunny day so that they can see the lagoon which is inside the volcano.
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