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Las Grietas

Trail From West of Finch Bay Eco Hotel, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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Trail From West of Finch Bay Eco Hotel, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice thing is that you can tour this place on your own. Easy to get to. Took the water taxi over to Finch Bay. Nice walk to the grotto. Careful, it is a little slippy when the rocks are wet. Snorkeled from the first pool...More

Thank SherriMag
Reviewed 3 days ago

A short and interesting walk around from Finch Bay are these clear rock pools with excellent snorkelling where we saw large parrot fish. It was quite crowded and there were a lot of pesky wasps there which you to have to keep an eye on,...More

Thank RK1958
Reviewed 4 days ago

Perhaps getting there is 3/4 of the fun? It has become crowded in recent years. I used to live in Puerto Ayora, and it was more of "something to do" on a quiet weekend as opposed to a "must see Galapagos site". It's not a...More

Thank hblenkiron
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place was amazing, A MUST if you are in Santa Cruz. The water is so refreshing and clear! Make sure to bring some snorkeling gear to fully enjoy your experience there.

Thank lore_manaba
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are grateful to Nature Galapagos Tours and our guide Cesar for taking us to Las Grietas to snorkel. The walk there was beautiful and once we arrived, we had a wonderful view of the lava crevice from above. A wooden staircase takes you to...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a water taxi to Finch bay and walked the trail. It's a nice walk through a small bay and salt marshes (can get some icecream there :)) and then to Las Grietas. We went early on a Saturday (>9am) and there was no...More

Thank redredwine75
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Las Grietas is an activity that you should do on a tour-free day. The walk there is very interesting as you pass through some salinas as well as through cactai forest. Bring lots of sun screen and clothes to change as you will get...More

Thank Bernhard L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the trip and must do swim!!!! Getting there was a ten minute walk. Swim shoes a must as it's slippery. Very picturesque . Water was cold, but it was that season.

Thank Pat L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to do a small local Bay Tour and las Greitas was part of it. a 15 minute walk pas t the salt ponds and woods and a small barr and you will find Las Greitas. You can slo get there by Water Taxi...More

Thank Allgoodthyngs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You have to catch a boat from the harbour and then walk a good 15 minutes to get to Las Grietas. When we were there it was a bit stressful to get into the water because there were so many people and it is a...More

Thank Thomas H
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25 June 2017|
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Response from Mario D | Reviewed this property |
Perdón por la tardanza. Si tiene horario hasta las seis. Normalmente se va en barca pero se puede acceder andando desde el puerto en Puerto Ayora!