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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 Puerto Ayora trip itinerary planner to visit Canal de Itabaca on your trip to Puerto Ayora, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This is usually one of the first things we look at when you reach the island of santa cruz and really impresses the colour of its waters and the landscape
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  • 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 »
  • Beautiful color of the sea, a little more organization in the management of the boats. All they make you wear your life jacket near the port (because there are controls) and then everyone does take off.
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