Look for a calmer time, as the yells of swimmers detract a bit. But it was very cool, salt water swimming. Snorkels were handed for seeing the parrotfish.
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You take the water taxi from the P.Ayora port for 80 Cents and walk a little bit along a salty lake and reach Las Grietas. There were some People also locals but you can leave everything there and go swim in the Canyon. The firsat...More
Gorgeous area to swim and take in the sights but not worth going to as an individual adventure. Bundle it in with a bay tour and see it ALONGSIDE many other sights on Santa Cruz and the surrounding area.
I was not particularly interested in visiting this place as it was just not at the top of my list. We had a spare half a day and decided to check it out, wow, it was incredible. Get the water taxi from the pier, just...More
Las Grietas is good to see place but not spectacular. You can snorkel for a half our and see the same fish over and over again. Most interesting are the formations of stone and the mixture of salt and sweet water.
A relatively short walk after a short taxi ride from Puerto Ayora harbour, it is worth the visit to see this substantial fissure where you are able to swim - so be sure to take your swimming costume. Along the way are some brine ponds...More
loved the walk to it. and loved the clear water. you can swim right up to the end where it is a little less crowded. the water is crystal clear and really refreshing
Thousand of years ago, this was created by nature. You can walk to this place, from "Finch bay". it is a 10-15 min. walk. When you walk towards this place, you will pass the salt lakes. Must see at galapagos.