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Address: Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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US$ 164.00*
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Full-Day Isabela Island Tour
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US$ 230.00*
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Full-Day Tour Isabela and Tintoreras

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BE Prepared to WALK a lot!!

Make yourself a favor and rent a bike to go to the Wall of tears, if you have enough energy after the bike road you can go further walking. It's a must see place in Isabela... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Jonathan H
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This seemed to me as the weakest in our programme, until we did it on our last afternoon at Scalesia Lodge. We decided to opt for bike rental only in case the visit was boring. We started riding our bikes at the Park Shack (vehicles are restricted beyond this point). A lovely dirt road exposes you to at least half... More 

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Make yourself a favor and rent a bike to go to the Wall of tears, if you have enough energy after the bike road you can go further walking. It's a must see place in Isabela Island. You will find a lot of misterious and beautiful places in the road.

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We rented bikes at Bike and Surf, in town and took a cab out to the main gate. The cab ride was 5.00. We rode our bikes out the dirt road which is like a fire road. There is some elevation gain on the way out. We saw many Tortoises along the way. Once at the wall we read about... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This was a really nice bike ride to the wall, saw several tortoises on the way, once you get to the wall walk another 15 minutes to a beautiful lookout! Very beautiful!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

This is usually a non guided bicycle tour although you could do it on foot and guided as well. It offers three beaches, a one hour each way bike ride at a comfortable pace, a mangrove swamp that has a short passage to a beach with pelicans and blue footed boobies, and of course, the Wall of Tears with a... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

It's a freakn wall in the middle of nowhere. It's not even like keeping anything out or something. Don't waist your time

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great time on our way to the wall of tears. We rented bikes and went from beach to beach. The way up can be pretty heavy at some moments, but you'll enjoy the downhill when going back:)!

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Interlaken, Switzerland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

It's really ok not to forget the pain of the prisoners and guards. But it's not ok to make this a touristic excursion that you have to pay.

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

It is a very noteworthy attraction, if only to witness the cruelty that man can do unto his fellow man, whether he is a prisoner or not.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

The road to the Wall of Tears from Puerto Vilamil is a tad longer than we expected, so we were very glad we had rented bicycles instead of walking. We even managed to find a tortoise relaxing near a stream on the way there, definitely a good way to spend a couple of hours if you have the time

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