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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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  • Channel is visited to pass from the Baltra Island (airport location) to Santa Cruz, in the same one must take a boat that 1dls crosses the canal and lets you access the options to cross the city. The channel is the first contact you have with the water to reach the Islands and where it begins the aventurade Galapagos
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  • The Itabaca channel can be seen coming from the Sigmour airport, on the island of Batra, crossing to Santa Cruz Island. The impact of color is incredible, since one comes across a very arid area. The ferry that crosses it costs a dollar. One is uploaded and there above passes someone without much formality and charged us $1.
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  • Nothing special! Here you arrive first thing if you landed at the airport of Baltra. With the free bus is the ferry. For $1 it is delivered, then get on buses or taxis. Excursions to the islands of Seymour Norte, Bartolomew Island etc start here. There is a kiosk and toilets
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