1. Ecuador
  2. Galápagos Islands
  3. Santa Cruz
  4. Day Trips

Cerro Mesa Reserve and Garrapatero Beach Tour

Product ID: 62776
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Get back to nature in the ecological reserve of Cerro Mesa and walk the pristine paths to admire the local flora and fauna. Enjoy a picnic at Garrapatero Beach and more.
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Duration: 7 hours
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Spanish, English

Pickup included

Pick-up possible from the following hotels: Galapagos Inn, Red Booby, Mainao, Galapagos Suites, Fernandina, Villa Laguna, Silberstein, Island Sol, SolyMar, Angermeyer and Royal Palm. Pick Up Time approx: 07:00 - Hotel Maidith White Cove (Cucuve S/N y Floreana)

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  • Explore the Cerro Mesa ecological reserve
  • Enjoy a picnic on Garrapatero Beach
  • Cycle through Santa Cruz island
Full description
Depart Puerto Ayora and journey to the higher part of Santa Cruz island to cycle to Cerro Mesa, the first ecological reserve in the Galapagos. Walk the pristine paths to admire the flora and fauna, and get a spectacular view of the island and its surroundings.

Continue to Garrapatero Beach for a picnic on the shore. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure to relax on the beach and marvel at the native flamingos and mallards in the nearby lagoon. Rent a kayak if you wish to experience the lagoon from a different perspective.

Return to Puerto Ayora at the arranged time for the end of the services.
  • Guide
  • Transportation
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees to Galapagos National Park and Ingala ($120 per person)
  • Optional gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

From US$ 219 per person