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This package enables you to explore the best of Machalilla National Park on both land and water. On your first day, you will visit Los Frailes (The Friars) beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Ecuador and return in time for supper at your hotel.

On Day 2, you will go diving. Twenty five percent (25%) of Machalilla National Park is a large marine area that is influenced by the Humboldt Current and boasts no less than 20 diving sites. These sites are home to coral formations and a large variety of marine species, including tropical fish, manta rays, turtles, various crustaceans, and whales.

We offer diving courses at various levels, as well as PADI and SSCI certifications that come with an international level license. We also offer discovery scuba diving for beginners who just want a taste of what diving is like. All of our diving personnel are fully licensed.

Day 3 takes you to Plata Island (Silver Island), which is a smaller version of the Galapagos located within Machalilla National Park. Here you will encounter many of the same birds species found on the Galapagos, such as the blue-footed booby, red-footed booby, Nazca booby, frigatebird, and occasionally albatross. A coral reef encircles the island and hosts a wide variety of marine species, including manta rays, tropical fishes, and turtles. The island itself boasts a beautiful landscape and the perfect environment to explore and watch the wildlife in their natural habitat.

In addition, from June to October you will have the opportunity to see humpback whales in the waters of the park. They migrate to the warm Ecuadoran waters each year to mate and give birth before returning south to the colder waters of the Antarctic regions where food is plentiful.

Duration3 days, 2 night
Dificulty5/10, Plata Island has a stairway with 180 steps that you have to climb to reach the pathways on top of the hill on the Plata Island.

For diving, the difficulty level ranges from 3 to 6, depending on th
Schedulefirst day:
13:30 to 16:00

Second day:
10:00 Departure from the office
15:00 Return to Puerto Lopez

Third day:
09:30 Departure from the office
17:00 Return to the office
IncludedHotel (2 nights, 3 days), meals (2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 2 suppers), local transport, boat with all security features, diving equipment, guides, and logistics.
RecommendationsBring adequate clothes for each activity; sun protection, walking shoes, towel, swimming suit, wind jacket (from June to October)
PriceUS $275.00 per person, minimum of 2 persons.

Tours:All Machalilla, All Machalilla Plus, Cycling, Diving, Horseback Riding on the Beach, Kayak and Snorkeling, Los Frailes Beach and Agua Blanca, Paragliding, Plata Island, Plata Island and Whale Watching, Rainforest Horse Ride, Rainforest Walk, Sport Fishing, Surf Lessons, Whale Watching
Packages:Machalilla Active, Machalilla Adrenaline, Machalilla Adventure, Machalilla Diving, Machalilla Explorer, Machalilla Happy, Machalilla Intense, Machalilla Island, Machalilla Sports, Machalilla Underwater
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Malecon Julio Izurieta & Eloy Alfaro

(English): (593) 939 845 839
(Spanish): (593) 52 300 234
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Montañita Guido chiriboga & calle segunda

(English): (593) 939 845 839
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