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Puerto Morro Frigate Bird Sanctuary


Day visit from Guayaquil:

Yes, often done so.

Driving time from Guayaquil:

More or less 1.5 hrs. per way.

What is it?

Puerto Morro is an old fishermen town that has left its full fishing potential for other activities. From this pier you have a 30 min. boat ride to one of the close by islands in the Guayas Gulf, where you will find the biggest Frigat bird colony from the Ecuadorian main land. There is an observation platform where you get very close to this interesting birds. As you pass by the mangrove forest you see other bird species, and perhaps also grey Dolphines, that will lead the way on the water channel.

What can you do there?

Sightseeing, bird watching, animal observation.

Possible / Suggested Overnight Town:

Guayaquil, La Libertad, Montañita, Puerto Lopez.