Your Travel Experience with Galapagos PRO
Take a canoe through the enchanted mangrove forests
Galapagos PRO recommendation: This excursion should not be missed in your Ecuador experience.
The Heart Island Wildlife Refuge Reserve, one of the largest frigatebird colonies in America, is an ideal place to enjoy nature.
The tour includes a trip aboard the canoe entering through the mangrove tunnel to see the interior of the heart island. Visit a colony of the largest frigatebirds in America and observe a variety of birds and molluscs. You can also plant a seed of mangrove with the instructions of the naturalist guide who will reveal the secrets that this beautiful ecosystem hides. This visit is a unique experience within the mangroves of Ecuador.
In Ecuador, the mangrove forests are protected. Ecuador's coast has the largest contiguous mangrove forests in the world.
Note: We recommend that you pre-book this excursion with us with a nature guide. You can also book the tour at the Canoa Beach Hotel. Select an option in the travel planner!