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La Loberia

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Address: Salinas, Ecuador
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Amazing to see the sea lions!

Seeing the sea lions right there was really nice! Definitely recommend visiting this place if you are in Salinas.. But i wouldnt recommend Salinas for anything else...

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Aurore T
Paris, Île-de-France, France
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Paris, Île-de-France, France
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Seeing the sea lions right there was really nice! Definitely recommend visiting this place if you are in Salinas.. But i wouldnt recommend Salinas for anything else...

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Santa Elena, Ecuador
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

The huge male sea lions, having lost their harem to a stronger male on the Peruvian coast, travel north to the waters just west of Salinas where they recover and build strength for revenge. Quit amazing! We always take our visitors there.

Thank FuturoValdivia
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Great views. Took some beautiful photos. Could see the sealions in the distance. Very busy and small parking lot.

Thank Theglassrose
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

You get to see sea lions! What more can I say? A nice spot to go with family. We saw sea lions and marine turtles.

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Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We took a cab, it is a long walk from the main military gate, don't forget your passport. The sea lions, about 30 were hard to see & not too active today! Bring binoculars if you have them

Thank Tara H G
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

If you'd like to see fat, happy sea lions, then this is the place to go. They love climbing up on the rocks dancing and jumping into the gorgeous clearwater of the Pacific Ocean.

Thank Berna610
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I saw more sea lions than on Galapagos Islands. And they are most of days there.Truly beautiful expirence. Every day sunshine.

Thank RogulaD
Varazdin, Croatia
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

I've spent many days on la Loberia beach. Part of it is a cliff where there are male sea lions that were exiled from Peru. This attracts lots of people. Yet the beach adjecent to it is not crowded. It is a surfing beach, and swimming there is not allowed due to high currents. Don't attempt on swimming out from... More 

Thank SpaciousEarth
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

There are seals and the entire area had been rebuild. It's more pleasant to walk nearby and there is a walk area that connect the Loberia and La Chocolatera (not sure about el morro).

Thank Madelyne V
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We went to the Loberi'a while on a family vacation. If you are into nature and seeing things in their natural habitat then go here. There is a colony of sea lions that inhabit the rock there. REALLY cool to see them. Ecuador has done a great job setting up a view site while preserving the Lions' space and anonymity.... More 

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