Canal de Itabaca, Santa Cruz

#5 of 9 in Nature in Santa Cruz
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 Santa Cruz trip itinerary using our Santa Cruz itinerary builder .
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  • This is one of the National Parks of Galapagos. It is well protected and you cannot touch or take anything. The channel separates the islands of Baltra and Santa Cruz. We took our private boat and wen...  more »
  • Solar powered boats slowly wend their way accross a narrow channel of water transporting newly arrived travellers from the airport at Baltra to Santa Cruz. You have to use it no other way over that I ...  more »
  • 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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