The waters at Tortuga Bay are very calm and clear. Swimming is a popular activity here, and there are no strong currents or risk of dangerous animals in the area.
There are no hotels or resorts near Tortuga Bay, but there are on Santa Cruz Island, where you can stay overnight.
Yes, you can arrange a boat ride to the entrance of Tortuga Bay and from there walk to the beach.
The Galapagos National Park has specific regulations to protect the local environment and wildlife. All visitors must abide by these regulations and respect the island’s natural habitat. Some activities, such as fishing or camping, are prohibited without proper permits.
There are plenty of other activities near Tortuga Bay. You can go walking or biking around Santa Cruz Island and explore or take a boat ride to some other islands nearby. There are also several restaurants, bars, and shops.