Tourists visiting the el Garrapatero beach on Santa Cruz island.

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El Garrapatero Beach

Isla Santa Cruz (Indefatigable)

A 30-minute taxi ride from Puerto Ayora through the highlands, plus a 15-minute walk, brings you to this beautiful beach. It has tidal pools that are good for exploring and snorkeling on calm days, and a lagoon with flamingos, white-cheeked ducks and black-necked stilts.

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