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Las Tintoreras

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Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is made of volcanic rock, there are black iguanas, lots of birds, sharks, don't miss this place. It is a good place to snorkel.

Thank Lulu1984
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe it was just the weather that day, but I found this area to be average at best. The water was murky and choppy, very little in the way of wildlife (by Galapagos standards, anyway), and there was too much port traffic. Go to los...More

Thank Tim A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you find yourself ashore on Isabella, and you should if you can, then this is where you will snorkel or dive. The sealife is amazingly plentiful and varied. Sea turtles will swim with you, the sea lions will check you out, the fish are...More

Thank LouK2
Reviewed 7 June 2018

My daughter and I wanted to kayak, snorkel and see wildlife but not with a big group. We signed up for a tour with Archi Travel where we were fitted for wet suits, (but then we deceided we didn’t really need them) fins, snorkels and...More

Thank gator33
Reviewed 21 May 2018

My goal was to see a blue-footed booby and we saw several, so that was great!! The island walk was really neat. All volcanic, but different topography everywhere you go in the Galapagos! This was lunar-like with all the white-topped black rock. Neat see all...More

Thank StorkRN1
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Of all the excursions we did while we were in Isabela, this is one that I enjoyed least. Walking on the lava formation was fun, but nothing exciting. The snorkelling which was included in our trip here was fine, but we did not get to...More

Thank Hannisze
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Snorkelling was vrery poor we saw four very small fish but made up by land tour during which we saw about 25 sharks lazing in a canal, if these hadn't been there we would have thought it a complete waste of money.

Thank nell65
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Let me start by saying I am a 55-year-old woman who is admittedly out of shape. Therefore the unsteady kayaks and using my limited upper body strength longer than I was comfortable doing so...colored my experience a bit negatively. Also, because the kayak was unsteady,...More

2  Thank AllisonCW
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We launched on sea kayaks, went around the inner cove to see so much wildlife in the water and on the shores. Eagle rays, golden rays, turtles, many fish and sharks, boobies, penguin, pelicans and more. The snorkelling was a bit murky, but not bad.

Thank Dawn R
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This is a really enjoyable tour. Easy hike on Tintoreras islet and more than an hour snorkeling around. Penguins are playful and can get really close to check you out.

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Response from Deewee32 | Reviewed this property |
Good sneakers are fine.
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27 June 2017|
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Response from Wendy I | Reviewed this property |
With locals. There are so many, and can adapt according to the number of people in your group, the time you have available, etc.
11 September 2015|
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Response from JanSNJ | Reviewed this property |
We paid about $45 per person. You can pay by credit but they charge extra, about 20%. The person who said there is an ATM is wrong - there is no bank or ATM on Isabela. Best to take lots of cash. The Tintoreras tour is... More