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Av. 12 de Febrero e Ignacio Hernández - San Cristobal, Galápagos.

MANGLECITO - KICKER ROCK

PLACES TO VISIT

- Manglecito Beach.

Manglecito consists of two visiting areas: the mangrove area and the beach area.The mangrove area provides a perfect location for interpretation and observation ofmarine birds, whereas the beach area is used as a solely recreational area.

The vegetation characteristic of this zone is the Sesubiumedmonstonei and thebutton mangrove. There is a lagoon here where it is common to see Galapagos ducks, among other endemic and native species. The presence of a rocky reef on one side of the island produces waves that are ideal for surfing.

- Kicker Rock (Leon Dormido).

To the northeast of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is an ancient and eroded volcanic lava tuff cone, named León Dormido or Kicker Rock.

It is formed by two rocks approximately 148 meters / 485 feet, named for its resemblance of a sleeping lion.

The rocks form an exceptional canal for swimming, taking pictures, scuba diving, snorkeling, and observation of species like blue–footed boobie birds, Nazca boobie birds, frigates, pelicans and sea lions. Under water, you can observe Galapagos sharks, white and black tipped reef sharks, hammerheads, sea turtles, eagle rays and many tropical fish.

WHAT TO EXPECT

- Make a stop at: Manglecito beach, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno Ecuador.

- The activity to be done here is hiking, snorkeling, birdwatching, surfing, photography and filming.

- Duration: 2 hours.

- Stop at: Kicker Rock, Isla San Cristobal Ecuador.

- The activity to be done here is bird and marine wildlife watching, snorkeling and scuba diving, you can swim with sharks (hammer, galapagos , black tip), rays, sea turtles, sea lions. school of fish.

- Duration: 2 hours.