Isla de la Plata Tour - Whale Watching - Snorkeling - Tortugas - Puerto López
On this tour we combine four different activities. Search and observation of humpback whales and other cetaceans that mate in the marine area of the Machalilla National Park. Hike to observe marine birds and paradisiacal landscapes in Isla de La Plata. Observation of sea turtles and finally we finish with a refreshing bath on the reefs of Isla de La Plata, we offer you snorkeling equipment so you can enjoy the observation of marine fish.
Meeting of tourists in Palo Santo Travel Office (We are on the northern pier near the second bridge over the Pital River, in front of the large antennae on the beach)
09:15 Meeting of tourists at Palo Santo Travel Agency located at the Malecón Julio Izurieta and Abdón Calderón (North Malecón), next to the Hotel Itapoa or in front of the Navy offices.
09:30 Departure, from the agency to the tourist pier, to board the boat.
10:50 Arrival to the Isla de la Plata and observation of sea turtles. Delivery of snack before the walk.
11:20 Walk to observe seabirds and landscapes of Isla de la Plata.
14:00 Return to Drake Bay in Isla de La Plata
14:15 Box lunch (fruits and sadwichs)
14:40 Snorkel (Surface diving for observation of fish and coral reefs) in Isla de La Plata
15:10 Search and observation of whales (observation can be done in the morning or afternoon depending on behavior)
17:00 Arrival at Puerto López
- Native professional guides (English, Spanish)
- Boat equipped with security system
- Snorkel equipment
- Box lunch
- Observation of whales, birds, sea turtles and reef fish.
- Special drinks, tips.
What to bring?
- Chompa breaks wind
- Photographic camera