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Are you afraid of sharks? The hammerhead shark often inspires spine-tingling fear, and many people think that they are dangerous. Is a hammerhead shark a cold-blooded, perfectly-evolved killing machine? Perhaps, but my first experience with a hammerhead shark was quite different. The Galapagos is famous for snorkeling with different shark species, and having seen many [...]

Tortuga Bay Photo Gallery

// Return to the Galapagos photo gallery Tortuga Bay is a sheltered bay just a short walk from Puerto Ayora, the main town on Santa Cruz Island. Along the path, you’ll see a variety unique plants and many endemic bird species. On the beach, you’ll pass marine iguana colonies and maybe see sting rays and [...]

When we were in the Galapagos Islands we went to Tortuga Bay. I think that it is one of my favorite places on Santa Cruz Island. To get there we walked right from the Flipper’s Hotel and we didn’t even need a taxi! As we walked, we really liked to watch the scenery. There were a few grey [...]

5 Days / 4 Nights Tour

See all available Galapagos tours Here’s what you’ll see and do on this 5 day / 4 night tour with Flipper’s Hotel Galapagos. Day 1: Highlands of Santa Cruz Visit the highlands of Santa Cruz Island, where you’ll see the contrast of the arid lands, beaches and tropical forests. Los Gemelos: Visit the twin sinkholes (not [...]

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