Canal de Itabaca, Santa Cruz

3.6
#5 of 8 in Nature in Santa Cruz
Water Body · Nature / Park
Take a boat ride across the turquoise water of Canal de Itabaca, which separates the islands Baltra and Santa Cruz. From your boat or while snorkeling, discover the channel's marine life, including seals, sharks, and schools of fish. Look out for various kinds of birds socializing along the lava wall and mangrove banks. This channel is the only way to get to Santa Cruz. Add Canal de Itabaca and other attractions to your Baltra trip itinerary using our Baltra itinerary builder.
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  • Perhaps a bridge is needed! Or perhaps that would change the character of the Galápagos? Just the same, having the luggage chucked atop the ferry is a welcome to the islands. That adds to the...  more »
  • The only interesting thing is to watch the tourists coming and going and shelling out a buck to pile on old run down boats for a two minute crossing on the way to and from the airport. It is a...  more »
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  • The point where all the splendid journeys of Galapagos starts. Also the first view of the 'real' Galapagos. Etched in my memory.
  • Beautiful place, is the image of welcome to Santa Cruz When you get off the airport.
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