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Las Tintoreras

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Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
+593 5-252-9229
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“marine iguanas” (113 reviews)
“fish” (42 reviews)
Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
+593 5-252-9229
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide, Juan Carlos< was fantastic! We got up close and personal with land and marine iguanas, white tipped reef sharks, sea lions and, on our snorkeling nearby we saw many sea turtles, colorful fish, colorful starfish, etc.

Thank dickmetz20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We swam with sea lions and turtles... and saw so many iguanas! Amazing day! Not as good as Los Tuneles but still worth the trip. My biggest piece of advice, even when people say that you don't need a wetsuit, rent a wetsuit. The water...More

Thank Cecilia R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you have done the tuneles you will not see anything New. It’s nice to kayak and spend some time in the water perhaps seeing and swimming with all those that were met at the tuneles. Nice to do if you have the time

Thank Pavane M
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Highlight of our trip. So many iguanas to see, snorkeled with sea turtles and sea lions. This was the only place we saw blue footed boobies in the Galapagos. An amazing experience!

1  Thank Exploradora154
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This place was really neat. The geology is very cool and the volcanic rock is great. Snorkelling is also very good in this spot. The channel with all the sharks is spooky...especially if you're snorkelling afterward :) Saw one of the marine iguanas swimming here,...More

1  Thank Ember28
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Marine iguanas, sharks, crabs, birds and seals (some nursing under trees by the beach). All living together not bothered by human tourists snapping pictures while gazing in amazement! It is a great place to visit!!

1  Thank BCBSA1
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We did the tintoreras tour on paddle board with Galapagos Bike&Surf. It is worth doing if you have a spare day & never tried Paddle Board or kayak. Just $50. Our guide, Junior was awesome.

1  Thank Maria G
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We did a guided walk, then snorkeling. Great chance to view iguanas, a blue footed booby (not breeding season), reef heron, egret, other herons, reef sharks and sea lion rookery. Snorkeling was great with sea turtle, manta and variety of fish. They time the guide...More

Thank Alice W
Reviewed 15 October 2017

A boat trip to Las Tintoreras is a great chance to view the local wildlife. The island is not inhabited by humans but is home to hundreds of marine iguanas. It wasn't breeding season when I visited so the adults were mostly hanging out in...More

Thank Katrina H
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We did a day trip here in July and saw so many iguanas it was insane. It was a nice trip and great if you also go snorkleing because there are lots of reef sharks in the area too. We saw boobies, penguins, and many...More

Thank renee94903
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27 June 2017|
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Response from Jonathan H | Reviewed this property |
i recommend to book with locals, the cost of the tour depends on the island and the agency, for example: At Isabela u have Sierra Negra $35, Tintoreras $45 and Los Tuneles $110 - $120 depends on the agency. Those i took on... More
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
22 January 2015|
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Response from SimplyBrilliant | Reviewed this property |
Melinda - I just realized you also live on our gorgeous island. PM me and i would be happy to share all of our info with you. 12 days, 3 islands, all land based. Good luck!