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Cerro Tijeretas

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“great walk”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit the day you arrive on the island. You can hire snorkel gear in the town and then easily walk there. Once you walk past the interpretation centre continue onto the beach and in the middle of the beach...More

Thank Hannah D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice walk up and down, near the sea. Beautiful views of kicker rock, the town and the north beaches. Don't forget to take swim suits (wet suits if you can) to snorkel into the beautiful water (turtles, fishes and a big tuna)

Thank campGrenoble
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a bit of a walk to get there and I expected a beach but you have to get in the water climbing some rocks and the spot to get in the water was quite small but luckily it wasn’t crowded when we were there....More

Thank ReisDNA
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful stone path about 30 min leads by a statue of Darwin and a cliff with frigate birds nesting down it. I did not snorkel below but it was protected and lots of life was evident. Our guide took us on a long boat ride...More

Thank lookin4luxury
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We had a great time snorkeling on this beach. The sea lion population is large and they are a curious lot. We had to dodge them several times as they swam by to check us out. Quite an experience. Additionally, there were numerous fish species...More

2  Thank gf1349
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This was our first stop when we arrived in the Galapagos and every other time we went snorkeling during our trip we compared it to Tijeretas. It was awesome! We saw sea turtles and swam with sea lions up close. They wanted to play with...More

Thank jrc530
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Best Snorkelplace I visited at Galapagos. Not far away and for free. Like 20 minutes walking. Perfect for the arriving Day.

Thank Leonard G
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Very easy hike. You can even wear sandals or flip flops for this "hike", which is about a 20min walk from the interpretation center. There's nothing along the way (a paved path), so keep that in mind before going on this hike (e.g. hydrate, use...More

Thank stephjac711
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Amazing! We had only planned to come here once. But after having such a indescribable experience with the sea lions we kept going back. Honestly the best part of San Cristobal

1  Thank Nicholas K
Reviewed 30 April 2018

There's a walk so be careful with elderly and kids but it has a very nice view. Do not forget your camera and sunblock!

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