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Las Grietas

Trail From West of Finch Bay Eco Hotel, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 2-222-5085
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Half-Day Santa Cruz Island Tour Galapagos Islands
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“water taxi” (111 reviews)
“swimming hole” (37 reviews)
“finch bay” (36 reviews)
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Trail From West of Finch Bay Eco Hotel, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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"water taxi"
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"swimming hole"
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"finch bay"
in 36 reviews
"salt flats"
in 18 reviews
"fish"
in 137 reviews
"slippery rocks"
in 21 reviews
"cool water"
in 20 reviews
"natural pool"
in 11 reviews
"refreshing swim"
in 10 reviews
"flip flops"
in 17 reviews
"mask and snorkel"
in 14 reviews
"water shoes"
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"cliff jumping"
in 9 reviews
"follow the path"
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"water level"
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"minute walk"
in 28 reviews
"lava rock"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Way too many people. We hiked from our hotel at Angermyer, and were greatly disappointed to see how many people were there. It was insanely crowded. Place is beautiful, but we left and snorkeled at the Finch beach instead. Maybe if you go first thing...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went twice, first time about 4pm and was packed, lots of children jumping arround and lots of parents not letting you get in the water as they need yo watch their kids. No worth it. The second time however, we went in the early...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Water taxi drops you off for .80 to the closest dock. It’s about a 5-7 minute walk. There are no services or food shacks so bring what you need.

Thank Vera G
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The water is amazing and wonderful for swimming and snorkeling, as long as you have the patience to walk for about 20 minutes and get to the final destination. There's no place for changing clothes, so wear your swimsuits when you leave your hotel.

Thank Elise W
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

A nice salt water lagoon - nothing compared to other snorkeling places off-shore, though. Gets crowded with locals in the afternoon.

Thank Martin K
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

A water taxis ride from the harbour for 80 cents takes you across the water for a 20 min hike, past salt marshes and Iguana nesting spots, skirting a small beech, to the timber trellis that leads down to the cool waters within this small...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

This was so amazing we went back for a 2nd visit. The path is rocky to get there (and muddy if it has rained like it did one of the days we went). If you have problems walking, this is not the place to visit....More

Thank Rochelle F
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place not honestly, skip the first two pools and just take the hike to the last one where you can snorkel and swim! It’s beautiful. Be prepared for a hike tho :)

Thank Alyssa C
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

The las Grietas had to be one of my favorite places. Bring your underwater cameras and go other than a Sat and Sun, otherwise very crowded. It’s a hike to get there, but well worth the swim.

Thank Jeanie H
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

My wife, daughter, and I wanted to spend some time together and decided that this would be the perfect place. As always the people were friendly!

Thank Lisa P
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soylekalo
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!
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