Isla de la Plata, Machalilla National Park

#1 of 6 in Nature in Manabi Province
Island · Nature / Park
Take a boat out to Isla de la Plata, located 27 km (17 mi) off the coast of Ecuador and famed for its rare animal species, in and out of the water. Set sail from Puerto Lopez to arrive on this remote island of rich biological diversity and impressive geological formations. Surrounded by coral reefs, the island offers divers many sites to explore the ample marine life. Back on land, rare bird species--including three species of booby--ensure plenty of appeal for bird-watchers. Take a guided tour to discover the best places from which to spot South American sea lions and the pan-tropical spotted dolphins. Plan to see Isla de la Plata and other attractions that appeal to you using our Machalilla National Park vacation planner.
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  • It is a really nice day trip where you get very close to the birds. Go for the "long" hike. It is quite easy and takes only 1,5 hours. Price har rissen to 40$ most places. They start at 45 and then...  more »
  • Boobies and whales! What more could you want? Excellent place, beautiful scenery and fantastic tour. Loved every second  more »

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