Cerro Tijeretas, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

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One of the few places where two species of frigate birds can be seen nesting in one colony, Cerro Tijeretas lures nature lovers with its clear waters and views of pristine surroundings. Follow one of many trails on the island to snorkel off the rocks and observe turtles, sea lions, and many species of fish. Head to one of three lookout points to find nesting frigates, a statue of Charles Darwin, and uninterrupted panoramic views of the vast ocean. Put Cerro Tijeretas and other Puerto Baquerizo Moreno attractions into our Puerto Baquerizo Moreno journey app , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The hike to Tijeretas was totally worth the snorkeling in the bay. Absolutely a must when in San Cristóbal.  more »
  • There's not much to see here but if you wait long enough a couple of sea lions will come up to you. They are very curious and there's nothing the be afraid of. Even when they swim really close to you ...  more »
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