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Las Tintoreras

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Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a kayak tour from the east pier area. Our guide took us around to the south side of the islands, to a little cove lined with volcanic rocks and mangrove trees. As we pulled in, the rocks were literally covered with marine iguanas....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cymopterus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a tour to visit Las Tintoreras. After about 30 minutes walking and seeing the landscape and the marine iguanas, we did snorkelling for 1 hour more or less. We could swim with the sea lions, and observe the marine tortoises, the fishes...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 863mart_nl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this tour with Pahoehoe Tours and liked it a lot. We saw a lot of marine creatures in their natural habitat.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ritochka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's an Islet called Tintoreras because here you can see white-tip sharks also known as Tintoreras. You can visit this islet in the Tintoreras Tour. The price is around 40 to 50 USD and its a short walk in the islet to see the the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank alexsantillanEC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was less exciting than Los Tuneles, but still very good wildlife viewing. It involved a long but leisurely walk. Tons of iguanas, birds, and sea lions, and of course, sharks. We also saw some turtles & rays. It can be hot, so bring...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lgo987
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw from land: sharks, sea lions, iguanas, birds, sea turtles, fish. Wonderful- so much to see in a small area! Must see if on Isabela! Need to get boat to get access to islet. Snorkeled nearby and saw eagle rays, sharks, turtles, fish, lava tunnels......More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank janetmB8752EU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a a great trip, not tiring and very interesting. We greatly enjoyed both the walk and the snorkel.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paula C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I erred when reviewing Los Tuneles. It was a good snorkel with included sharks but at Tintoreras we had the best snorkel of our trip. We swam with sea lions, saw sea turtles, iguanas, crabs, colorful fish and the water was clear. In Los Tuneles...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Midge B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did with Pohoehoe toura agency and it was great!! Outstandig snorkeling and picture taking in a boat tour.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joao C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family of 4 with teenagers. We had a great guide for this tour who explained all the animals we would see. He showed us the marine iguanas, sea lions with their newborn pups, the white tipped reef shark and golden stingrays in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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13 January 2019|
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Response from Joao C | Reviewed this property |
Isabela , as the name implies is so pretty that does not compare to St Cristobal. If you have to choose : First Isabela, Second Santa Cruz , third maybe St Cristobal.... Learn Snorkel or diving before the trip. It will help... More
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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.