Galapagos Information - Columbus TravelSanta Cruz Island

Garrapatero Beach

El Garrapatero is a wide bay with multiple sandy beaches where you can enjoy turquoise water. Behind the beach is an area with a fresh water lake where you can see pink flamingos, herons, grebes, stilts, black-necked pins, Galápagos finches and migratory birds. It is also an excellent area for swimming.


Highlights: Beaches; swimming
Animals: Flamingos, herons, grebes, stilts
Difficulty: Easy
Landing: Dry

*Note that the listed activites may differ depending of the time of the day of your visit, cruise itinerary and National Park regulations.

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