Kicker rock & Sandy beach
Today includes some of the best snorkeling in Galapagos, a day trip to Kicker Rock!
After breakfast, a comfortable speed boat navigates along the coast of San Cristobal, boasting views of the birds and landscape from a different angle. At the rock formation, we’ll snorkel thru the channel in search of a variety of sharks, fish, turtles, sea lions, there is a good chance you will see the Galapagos shark, sea turtles, different types of rays, and a variety of fish.
Enjoy a box lunch on the boat afterward, and some quiet beach time to relax before returning to town
Tour Includes: Naturalist Guide (English-Spanish), snorkel equipment (mask, tube,
fins), towel, hot and cold drinks, fresh fruit, snacks, and box lunch (We accomodate special diets).
Location & Geography: Kicker Rock is located approximately 2 hours northwest from San Cristobal. It is the eroded cone of an extinct volcano.
Terrestrial Wildlife: Blue-Footed Boobies, Frigatebirds, California Sea Lions, Red-billed Tropicbirds
Marine Wildlife: Galapagos Sharks, White-tip Sharks, Large Rays, Pelagic and Reef Fish, Sea Turtles, Sea Lions
Difficulty: Moderate-strenuous due to open water snorkeling: open water snorkeling from boat through a wide natural channel between the rocks. (This tour can be based on snorkeling or SCUBA diving. Some passengers may be Scuba Divers on the same tour)
Start time: 8:00 a.m. Hotel pick up
Origin: San Cristobal
Embarcation Point: port
Group Size: 16 max
Vessel Type: Motor Yatch
Activity level: moderate
Total Travel Time: Water 5 hours
What to Bring: Windbreaker, sun glasses, sun cream, swim suit, waterproof camera, change of clothes, and water.
NOT INCLUDED: – Wetsuits are not provided – Water – Tips / gratuities. – Entrance to the Galapagos National Park is 100 USD per 1 adult and 50 USD per 1 child. This is paid in cash on spot at your arrival to any Galapagos airport: Baltra or San Cristobal. – Tourist Card INGALA 20 USD for each passenger. It is paid in cash on any departure airport (Quito or Guayaquil) before check-in in your flight to Galapagos.
What’s included: Sea transport, naturalist guide of the National Park Galapagos, snorkeling gear.