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Galapagos GoPro BodyBoarding (with my Daughter)

Posted in: Ecuador Travel, Galapagos Islands

galapagos beach bodyboardingSure the Galapagos has amazing animals and incredible landscapes.

But what about bodyboarding? 🙂

During a few free hours on Isabela Island, Drew and I went bodyboarding. And it was one of the highlights of our trip. We laughed (and screamed) for a solid hour. It is something I will never forget.

We borrowed boards from the Red Mangrove Lodge (where we were staying) and went to the beach directly in front of the lodge. The waves were not very big – but perfect for young children and families.

I shot the video with GoPro Hero3 with The Bobber (floating handgrip for GoPro). Because it is completely waterproof I didn’t have to worry about the camera – just about staying on the board…

You might recognize this beach from our GoPro sunset timelapse video. This is also the same beach where Drew learned to snorkel  during our first Galapagos trip. This is one of my favorite places in the Galapagos.

Galapagos GoPro Bodyboarding

Watch video on YouTube.

Boogie Boarding on Isabela Island (Galapagos)

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Drew Waiting For The Next Wave

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Catching a Great Galapagos Wave

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Not Quite as Rough As It Looks…

galapagos beach bodyboarding

Have you been here? What is your best unplanned travel experience? Please share it in the comments below…


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Meet the Author

Bryan Haines is co-editor of GringosAbroad - Ecuador's largest blog for expats and travelers. He is a travel blogger and content marketer. He is also co-founder of ClickLikeThis (GoPro tutorial blog) and Storyteller Media (content marketing for travel brands). Work with GringosAbroad.

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  • lisa Jul 12, 2014, 12:48 pm

    Great shots. Looks like you had a blast.

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