El Garrapatero, Puerto Ayora

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Journey through a protected environment and observe the animals in their natural habitat at El Garrapatero. As you walk through the trail to the beaches, keep an eye out, as you can often spot finches and lava lizards along the way. Once on the beach, walk along the shore until you reach the lagoon, where pink flamingoes often nest and eat. Since the area is protected, do not expect restaurants nearby; be sure to bring your own water and food. A visit to El Garrapatero represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Puerto Ayora trip maker website to plot your vacation.
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  • Garrapatero is a nice beach where you can find spaces to camp and picnic. There are bathrooms and clean water for visitors. It's pretty far from any town, so you will have to take your own food and...  more »
  • El Garrapatero is a beach on Santa Cruz Island perfect for sunbathing, walking, relaxing near the ocean or kayaking. The simplest way to arrive here from Puerto Ayora is by taxi. The journey lasts 30....  more »
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  • Cool secret beach.
  • A short taxi or car ride from Puerto Ayora is Garrapatero beach. Very nice and clean, with camping amenities for visitors. You can rent a kayak at the camping site.
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