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Las Tintoreras

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Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
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Reviewed 3 days ago

When we heard of those sharks 9in plural) sliding through the local channel, we were a little scared, but not to worry - they are busy minding their own business and you are going to play a role of spectators, not a dinner. You will...More

Thank ivynz2016
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was nice to see the sharks, but after five mins, I was done. You have to take a boat out there. I didn't get to do snorkeling, but people didn't have that much excitement when they got back on the boat.

Thank srisak2014
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great day trip to see sea iguanas, including babies, sea lions, crabs, nasty volcanic rock, white tip sharks, and even Whiskey the penguin! Although the water was murky the day we went, while snorkeling on the same day trip we did see sharks, rays, green...More

Thank Graeme C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group did some snorkeling around this area and enjoyed sharing the waters with sea turtles, iguanas and many types of tropical fish. You can also find white tip sharks etc nearby.

Thank johnshelleyb
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Our afternoon in Las Tintoreras was the best tour that we did of the several during our week in the Galapagos. On the approach to the islet by boat we saw penguins, blue footed boobies and a solitary cormorant, along with the ubiquitous sea lions...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

There are a lot of things to see in this area, marine iguanas, penguins, sharks, sea lions, various fish, and sea turtles. We saw all of these things, but our guide gave zero instructions for snorkeling and the large group of people with no experience...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2018

It was our first foray into the waters so very spectacular when you see your very first marine turtle. So much fun... Our guide was named David and he was so friendly, informative and fun. I would do it again in a heartbeat!

Thank Lareine R
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Tintoreras are like dogs in the water.They are white tip sharks, you will visit and see a place where you can swim with caution with Tintoreras. Amazing experience.

Thank jmgdl
Reviewed 30 July 2018

I explored Las Tintoreras with a small group and guide. I very much enjoyed seeing the flora and fauna and learning about the area. We later snorkeled, which was wonderful. I just wish I had taken a waterproof camera so I could have taken pictures...More

Thank Madnike
Reviewed 16 July 2018

So thrilled that at the very beginning of this tour we had the penguins. They were on some nearby rocks along with some blue footed boobies, but they soon jumped in the water and swam all around our boat for several minutes. What a treat!

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31 December 2017|
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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