South Plaza Island

South Plaza Island, Ecuador

Travel Blogs from South Plaza Island

South Plaza Island Travel Blogs (4)
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Frank's Birthday

A travel blog entry by sfrtw

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... up at the main gathering place with our life jackets on.  Then everyone piled into the two dinghies and we headed to South Plaza Island.  As we approached the landing, we were greeted by sea lions, small iguanas and bright red crabs.  We ...

Pre-historic iguanas, South Plaza Island, Ecuador travel blog

Pre-historic iguanas

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... away. Breakfast at 7 am and by 7.45 am away by 2 zodiacs for a dry landing. This pm will be a wet landing. South Plaza Island is only 600 x 100 metres though it felt much bigger than this. Our passage way to the island on the stone dock was blocked by ...

250 year old cactus plants, South Plaza Island, Ecuador travel blog

250 year old cactus plants

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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Sante Fe island felt a bit like Arizona with the tall prickly Pear Cactus plants. Except these had tree trunks. For 90 minutes we followed the trail through the vegetation. Towards the end, we could approach so close to the Galapagos Hawk perched in the ...

Swimming with the sharks, sea lions & turtles, South Plaza Island, Ecuador travel blog

Swimming with the sharks, sea lions & turtles

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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I felt something brush against my leg. No, it wasn’t the underwater vegetation as there was not much of it. Was it a sea lion whom I was filming and came too close? No, it was a shark! After our noon lunch, at 2 pm it was snorkelling time. ...