Laguna La Restinga
National Park
Margarita Island, Venezuela

One of the most popular attractions on
Margarita Island / Isla Margarita is Laguna La Restinga.
Located just before the bridge that goes to Peninsula Macanao
this is a large lagoon filled with mangroves,
oysters, sea horses, fish and many birds.
You can hire a boat for either a basic 30 minute tour or a 60 minute tour
that includes many areas just recently opened.
The longer tour is well worth the extra time.
Their is a long beach with restaurants that you can visit.
One suggestion is after the tour go out to Punta Arenas and have lunch
at one of the small restaurants out there

Here are the latest prices (Feb. 2016):
The price of the full tour (60 minutes) with a stop at the beach was Bs.2000
for a boat that holds up to 5 people.
The half hour tour with no beach is Bs.1.500
& the half hour tour with a stop at the beach is Bs.1.700.
Our boat driver was extremely informative and helpful.
He showed us live seahorses and explained that it is
the male seahorse that has the babies (true).
On one of the pictures below you see a pregnant seahorse.









We hope you enjoyed our tour of Macanao.
Dan O'Brien

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