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Address: Ecuador
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US$56.00*
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Tortuga Bay Tour and Yacht Cruise to La Loberia Island
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Half-Day Santa Cruz Island Tour Galapagos Islands

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Lots of sea lions and marine iguanas!!

If you have a morning free in Puerto Baquerizo, take a taxi and go to Las Loberias (3 USD). At the time i visited it there were plenty of puppies sea lions. If you walk along the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Brussels, Belgium
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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you have a morning free in Puerto Baquerizo, take a taxi and go to Las Loberias (3 USD). At the time i visited it there were plenty of puppies sea lions. If you walk along the path on the rocks, you will see plenty of marine iguanas and birds. You can go back to Puerto Baquerizo by walking (around... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just an easy 15-20 minute walk from San cristobol main area is the beach. Lots of sea lions and babies as well as great snorkeling!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I highly recommend going to the beach. Take a cab from town, about 3 dollars one way. Also take snorkel equipment and a camera!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The beach is around 20 min walk from the center, but there are no signs how to get there, so I recommend taking a taxi ($3) and you can walk back if you want to. There are a lot of sea lions on the beach and you can swim with them as well, but keep your distance. We also saw... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Snockelling with turtles and sea lions is one of a kind experience you can do at this playa!! Its behind the airport...with a good long walk!!..a taxi from town to the entrance of the beach is only 3 bucks...so if you want to bring all snorkelling gear...its a good idea to take taxi!! I went there twice and both time...i... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Its about an hour walk from town. Nothing to see along the way so take a taxi for $3. This is the windward side of the island so expect some chop and waves along the coast.

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This beach is charming because you can walk and sleep with the sea lions truly feel peace and tranquility only. You must be careful with rocky stones as you can be hurt when snorkeling, I think this place is ideal to relax and unwind.

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

This beach is located at about 30-40 minutes of walking from the town, at the airport end! Lovely to relax at with some sand and a lot of rock. Sea lions and marine iguanas are abundant as are the frigate birds. Swimming and snorkeling were OK but not brilliant owing to the waves and water movements which meant constantly handing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

We went to Las Loberias on a Thursday and had the entire beach to ourselves. What a gem. Lots of iguana's and sea lions and the ocean. I highly suggest you visit when in San Cristobol. Take a taxi and stay for an hour...well worth it.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Playa Loberias is only a couple of kilometers out of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, the main town on San Cristobal. It is just beyond the airport and marked on Google maps. We took a taxi there in the afternoon after we arrived, spent a few hours there and walked back to town. Taxi was $3 Take water, a snack and sun... More 

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