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SNORKEL | TOUR | PUERTO LOPEZ | ECUADOR

ENJOY THE BEST LIVE ADVENTURE IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN


Enjoy a day bunch of adventure, discovering tha natural beauty of Salango Island  located near of the Puerto Lopez inside of  Machalilla National Park. You will visit different coral reef systems where you will be amazed about the diverse marine life near of the coast. 

A place where you will enjoy a lot of kind of adventures such as exploring the marvelous of the Machalilla National Park. The coastal route reaches the Salango Island where you can see sea birds from the cliffs and snorkel in the reefs around Isla Salango. There is also shared activities with free swimming and kayaking in the area. Besides of this, enjoy of snack with banana bread and fresh fruit. We will provide you all the important information you will need about the tour and about the local biodiversity too.

¡Enjoy and visit us!

IN THE MORNING

10:15 a.m. Departure from the hotel (depending on location) or our office Palo Santo Travel in the malecon

11:10 a.m. Arrival on the beach (briefing, snorkeling equipment, bathrooms, etc.)

11:30 p.m. Snorkeling Time in Salango Island. On site, at the reef, you will receive an explanation of the park rules and how to use the snorkeling gear correctly. Snack.

13.30 p.m. Return to the Puerto Lopez pair (Approximately)


IN THE AFTERNOON

13:30 a.m. Departure from the hotel (depending on location) or our office Palo Santo Travel in the malecon

13:45 a.m. Arrival on the beach (briefing, snorkeling equipment, bathrooms, etc.)

14:15 p.m. Snorkeling Time in Salango Island. On site, at the reef, you will receive an explanation of the park rules and how to use the snorkeling gear correctly. Snack.

17:00 p.m. Return to the Puerto Lopez pair (Approximately)


RECOMMENDED FOR:

Families, single, couple of all age with love for the nature, adventure and the life.

IS IT SAFE?

Yes, it is safe. 
Our boat is also equipped with life-jackets for every single person on board, and all our crew members have been trained and certified to assure your safety and the safety of the animals. Also, Isla Salango are so close to Puerto López. 

MAXIMUM CAPACITY:

We have three tour boats from 31 to 41 feet in length with two outboards engines,  GPS, radio, confortable seats,  safe jackets, bathroom and everything necessary for you to be comfortable on the trip.  Although, the boats have a capacity of 30 passengers, in obedience to the regulations of Machalilla National Park, for this tour, we travel every day with 22 passengers. Our main boat seats up to 22 passengers each one. 

School groups: Please ask us about our special rates for school groups.

 

 

WHAT TO BRING?

Bring comfortable beach clothes, Windbreaker jacket, sunscreen, swimsuit, towel, extra clothes, extra money (enjoy our souvenirs).

WHAT´S INCLUDED?

Snorkeling time (we provide you with full snorkel gear: mask, fins and snorkel) where you will observe a rich variety of colorful fish and coral reefs that are unique to these coasts
- A little snack (usually banana cake + fruit + soda)
- 5-10 minutes of birds sightings (blue-footed birds, pelicans and fragatas) at Punta Piqueros on our way back to Puerto Lopez.

Round trip transportation from Puerto Lopez pair to Salango Island. Native Guide (Spanish), boat equipped with a security system, life jackets, snorkeling equipment and instruction, snack,  

WHAT´S NOT INCLUDED?

Special drinks, tips, towels. English guide (available for extra). 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How many people can go on the boat? Until 22 passanger, each one with snorkel equipment.
  • Do you have English speaking captains or guides? Our captains and crew speak only spanish, but we could offer a english guide.  The language will not be a problem.
  • Do the boats have a bathroom on board? Yes. All our boats have it.
  • Do I need to bring food? Food is not provided, only snack (banana cake, fruit). If you like you could bring more food with you.
  • Do I could smoke in the boat? It is not possible.
  • Will I get seasick? Seasickness depends on the individual and the conditions of the sea the day you go fishing. We recommend that if you do not know if you get seasick, take a commercial motion sickness medication or use the wrist bands or patches that help you prevent seasickness problems.
  • Does the boat include Safety equipment? Each boat counts with a First Aid kit and life savers for each passenger on board. Also each boat includes Rescue equipment, example: Radio VHS, flare, and Ring lifesavers. Our capitan and sailor has legal credential in aid and rescue. 

Itinéraire

  1. Puerto López
  2. King kong roca
  3. Isla Salango