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Las Grietas

Trail From West of Finch Bay Eco Hotel, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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Half-Day Santa Cruz Island Tour Galapagos Islands
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Trail From West of Finch Bay Eco Hotel, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Las Grietas is a cute little place, but you have to come either before 7am or late in the afternoon to enjoy its serene beauty. Any other time and you are doomed to be burried under a pile of splashing old Germans, turning the calm...More

Thank AisteeHoff
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of people so go early in the day. No beach and limited seating if you do not plan to get in the water.

Thank muzzkins
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit too crowded but beautiful You should try and avoid end of day (4-5pm). Bring a snorkel and look at the

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A call to Las Grietas was part of our itinerary on the glass bottom boat out of Porto Ayora and it was one of the many highlights. It’s a deep ravine (caused by an earthquake a long time ago) around 30-40 feet deep with some...More

Thank 15MW
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We kayaked to Las Grietas from Finch Bay. We passed sea turtles along the way. We say blue footed boobies. It was a wonderful place to visit and we highly recommend!

Thank W_Family_globetrot
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To get to Las Grietas (the cracks) You take a water taxi for $.80. Can you walk about 20 minutes through an area with a lot of diverse terrain which is very interesting... a beach/lagoon area, the Salinas pink salt ponds, and a little wetlands...More

1  Thank AllisonCW
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Especially great to visit early morning, around 8 am or so... Very few people, lots of big parrot fish in the second pool, clear beautiful water. Later on, at 11 am you swim among human fish... Haha

Thank galapaguito5
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a water taxi for 0,80 and walk along a surreal trail. You will go buy a beautiful beach (I was lucky to see sting-rays swimming), a salt lake, a transitional landscape, and finally las grietas. Have snorkeling gear ready.

Thank Lia S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After walking along the trail you reach the narrow stretch of cold water which is a welcome after the walk along the trail in the Galapagos heat. Fish live in the water (which is quite deep) so bring your snorkel and mask. Go early because...More

Thank Stephanie C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The trail takes around 20 minutes to complete and once you reach the water you can swim freely along a crack some 5 meters deep, 8 meters wide and very very long. Bring a snorkeling mask or at least some water goggles. The only down...More

Thank Daniel O
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soylekalo
24 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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