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Canal de Itabaca, Santa Cruz

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Take a boat ride across the turquoise water of Canal de Itabaca, which separates the islands Baltra and Santa Cruz. From your boat or while snorkeling, discover the channel's marine life, including seals, sharks, and schools of fish. Look out for various kinds of birds socializing along the lava wall and mangrove banks. This channel is the only way to get to Santa Cruz. Use our Santa Cruz trip itinerary planner to visit Canal de Itabaca on your trip to Santa Cruz, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • If you are arrinving at the Seymore Airport (Baltra island), you'll have to cross the Itabaca Channel to get to Santa Cruz, where the city fo Puerto Ayora is located. All travellers arriving at teh ai...  more »
  • This Canal is quite nice. When coming from the airpot to the city, you need to cross the canal. It is a short trip with a very nice view. Almost every boat trip you take, would start or pass by the ca...  more »
  • After disembarking from the plane and a short coach drive you come to this ferry crossing and feel that you have reached Jurassic Park with those huge birds looking vaguely like pteradactyl's overhead...  more »