From USD 99
TRANSFER FROM GUAYAQUIL TO PUERTO LOPEZ + TOUR ISLA DE LA PLATA AND SNORKEL, FULL DAY
Our goal is to give you an exciting adventure you will never forget. You can enjoy the amazing marine life sightings off the coast of Puerto Lopez and Machalilla National Park. This tour included marine turtles sightings, walking in Isla de la Plata for two hours (small Galapagos) and Snorkel and swimming surrounded by tropical colorful fish and abundant marine life. Feel nature very close to you.
FROM OCTOBER TO MAY: This tour included:
FROM JUNE TO OCTOBER: This tour included:
The tour began from your hotel or airport in Guayaquil, for three and half hour, you enjoy the Guayas and Manabi province landscapes, then we will arrive at Puerto Lopez, part of Machalilla National Park is the best breeding area with different species of marine birds, whales, turtles in Latinoamerica.
"La Isla de La Plata is also known as small Galápagos because it has the same ecosystem and animals living on the Island. In pre-Columbian times the sun and the sea were a ceremonial center of worship for the Incas. Later, Silver Island was visited by buccaneers and pirates. Finally, it belonged to one of the most famous families tours in Ecuador to be part of the Machalilla National Park, Isla la Plata is the second important protected area in Ecuador."
From june to october, we can help you with the Isla de la Plata Tour + Whale watching from Guayaquil (extra 10 usd x person). You will pay this extra in our office (not included in the cost).
06:00 Pick up in Guayaquil
Private Transfer Guayaquil - Puerto Lopez 3h 45 m
Meet with us in Palo Santo Travel Agency
09:25 Departure from the agency to the dock to board the boat. Meet your guide at Palo Santo Office. Our office is in the north Malecon (Malecon and Abdon Calderon), beside Itapoa Hotel, in front of the navy office.
10:50 Arrival at Isla de la Plata and we can see marine turtles marine. We have snack.
11:20 Hike for observing marine birds and landscapes of the Plata island.
14:15 Box Lunch (fruits and sandwichs)
14:40 Snorkeling for observation of many fish species and the coral reef in La Plata Island.
16:00 Arrive to Puerto López (november to may)
17:00 Arrive to Puerto Lopez + whales (june to october)
Transfer to Puerto López to Guayaquil (if you need to get time for dinner of coffee only let me know, we can change the hour that you come back).
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, we travel every day with 16 passengers. Our main research boat seats up to 16 passengers each one.
School groups: Please ask us about our special rates for school groups.
Families, single, couple of all age with love for nature, adventure, and life.
WHAT´S NOT INCLUDED:
Special drinks, tips, extra stop between transfer.
IS IT 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.
Our private transfer is safe, our drivers speak Spanish and it is only for the group. The driver could do a stop in one place to buy snacks.
WHAT TO BRING
Bring comfortable beach clothes, Windbreaker jacket, sunscreen, hat, swimsuit, towel and hiking shoes.