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DIVING

 

Take advantage of our special offers in this covid pandemia: Diving daily tours from $ 170 – 2 dives:

Each one includes dive boat, certified divemaster guide, dive gear (complete wetsuit, regulator with octopus, BCD, mask, snorkel, fins, booties, gloves, hood, scuba tuba, tanks and weight belt), snack or hot lunch.  Affordable prices directly from local dive yacht owners.

1.1.- BARTOLOME ISLAND:

A wonderful site to snorkel & Diving, Highlights include stingrays, turtles, whitetips, plenty of fish, invertebrates, interesting rock formation with crevices and penguins.

Depth Range: 10-100 feet
Visibility: 50-70 feet / 15 – 21 meters
Current: Moderate
Surge: None
Difficulty: Intermediate
Temperatures: Dec-Apr 74º-78º May-Nov 65º-72º
Access: Live Aboard or Day Tour

* Price from $ 170 / 2 dives / Only Day Tour.

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FLOREANA ISLAND: The island of Floreana is about 90 minutes south from our dive base. There are 9 dive sites here with generally calm waters. On the occasion that we do find strong currents, we can quickly move to another site, which makes Floreana ideal for all levels of divers. This site is one of the best in the central islands to see significant coral colonies, such as pebble coral and endemic black coral. You might encounter baby birds as they make unsuccessful attempts learning to fly. You may look on as barberfish clean sea turtles of parasites. Floreana is also one of the best sites to dive with sea lions. If if that isn’t enough there is the enticing gauntlet of sea horses, stingrays, eagle rays, turtles, long nose hawkfish, barracudas, pelagic fish, white tip reef sharks, Galapagos sharks, and hammerhead sharks.

 

Trip duration: 8-9 hours.
Depth Range: 20-80 feet 10 feet inside crater
Visibility: 30-60 feet / 9 – 18meters
Current: Moderate to Heavy
Surge: Moderate
Difficulty: All Levels
Temperatures: Dec-Apr 74º-78º May-Nov 68º-72º
Access: Live Aboard or Day Tour

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NORTH SEYMOUR ISLAND:  North Seymour is an uplifted island of lava flow about 90 minutes north of our dive base. There are 5 dive sites suitable for all levels of divers, although sometimes the currents can be strong. These sites have the most different species per square foot of sandy bottom. We can see cleaning behavior, a large garden eel colony, sea turtles, sea lions, fur seals, eagle rays, yellow-tailed grunts, big-eyed jack, and frequently white tip reef sharks and hammerheads. Occasionally, Galapagos sharks can also be seen here.

 

Trip duration: 8-9 hours.
Depth Range: 15-90 feet
Visibility: 30-50 feet
Current: Moderate to Strong
Surge: Can be strong in Shallows
Difficulty: All Levels
Temperatures: Dec-Apr 74º-78º May-Nov 68º-72º
Access: Live Aboard or Day Tour

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GORDON ROCKS:  This tuff cone formation is a world famous dive site about one hour from our base. There are 4 dive sites in the area, but only two are for novices. The other two sites are for intermediates and experts because there can be strong currents and surge. The Gordon Rocks dive sites are mostly walls with a deep bottom. Blend in and blow few bubbles and you may be blessed with a hammerhead sighting! Hammerhead sharks are the main attraction of Gordon Rocks, where they often conglomerate in large schools. You won’t be able to stop looking at this aquarium as you’re likely to also see reef fish, large pelagic fish, golden rays, stingrays, eagle rays, turtles, morays, etc.

 

Trip Duration: 7-8 hours.
Depth Range: 20-130 feet
Visibility: 20-60 feet
Current: Strong in Shallows
Surge: Strong in Shallows
Difficulty: Advanced
Temperatures: Dec-Apr 74º-78º May-Nov 68º-72º
Access: Live Aboard or Day Tour

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COUSINS ROCK:  One of the best places to dive in Galapagos,  2 1/2 hours from Puerto Ayora, great site for Hammerheads, Galapagos sharks, green sea Turtles, black juvenile orals, seahorses, octopuses, eagle rays, schools of barracudas, great variety of tropical fishes. Recommended for advanced and expert divers.

 

Depth Range: 10-90 feet
Visibility: 30-60 feet
Current: Moderate
Surge: Moderate in shallows
Difficulty: Intermediate
Temperatures: Dec-Apr 74º-78º May-Nov 65º-72º
Access: Live Aboard or Day Tour
Trip duration: 8-9 hours.

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ACADEMY BAY :  This is the bay of Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island with 5 dive sites all within 20 minutes from our base by boat. Three of the sites are generally calm with little current; ideal for students or novices. At the other two sties, the dives could be a little more complicated if there is a current so they are suitable for intermediate or expert divers. Frolic with sea lions or listen as the damselfish munches away at its algae farm. You may also see marine iguanas, rays, and even sharks all just outside your hotel’s door!

 

Trip duration: 4-5 hour.
Depth Range: 35 feet
Visibility: 15-40 feet
Current: Slight to Moderate
Surge: Moderate to Heavy
Difficulty: Beginner
Temperatures: Dec-Apr 74º-78º May Nov 68º-72º

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DAPHNE / MOSQUERA:  This is an isolated offshore tuff cone with vertical walls all around it about one hour from our dive base. The main dive site is a shelf of boulders at about 60 feet and the diving can be difficult depending on the currents and surge. We usually see many Galapagos sharks here, some schools of pelagic fish, and multicolored sponges on the rock wall.

 

Trip duration: 7-8 hours.
Depth Range: 10-120 feet
Visibility: 30-60 feet
Current: Moderate to Strong
Surge: Moderate to Heavy
Difficulty: Intermediate
Temperatures: Dec-Apr 74º-78º May Nov 68º-72º
Access: Live Aboard or Day Tour

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SANTA FE ISLAND :  This island is a solid structure of basaltic lava rocks about an hour away from our base. The 4 dive sites here generally have excellent visibility and mild currents, making these sites ideal for novices. At the same time, the animals and topography (including a spectacular arch) make them interesting for intermediates and experts. We can see stingrays, eagle rays, garden eels, turtles, sea lion colonies, morays, pelagic fish, and maybe white tip reef sharks and /or hammerhead sharks.

 

Trip duration: 7-8 hours.
Depth Range: 30-50 feet
Visibility: 30-40 feet
Current: Slight to Moderate
Surge: Dependant on Swells
Difficulty: All Levels
Temperatures: Dec-Apr 74º-78º May Nov 68º-72º

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ISABELA ISLAND:  Two dives, dive boat, divemaster guides, dive gear (complete wetsuit, regulator with octopus, BCD, mask, snorkel, fins, booties, gloves, hood, scuba tuba, tanks and weight belt), snack and light lunch.

 

Depth Range: 10-90 feet
Visibility: 30-60 feet
Current: Moderate
Surge: Moderate in shallows
Difficulty: Intermediate
Temperatures: Dec-Apr 74º-78º May-Nov 65º-72º

* Price from $ 170 / 2 dives / Available only departing from Isabela island in a Day tour Mode.

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4 HERMANOS   ( 4 brothers island)

This site is sooo pristine, not enough info,  discover it and report it to us ! :  Hammerheads, Galapagos sharks, green sea Turtles, black juvenile orals, seahorses, octopuses, eagle rays, schools of barracudas, great variety of tropical fishes, etc. 

Depth Range: 15-90 feet
Visibility: 30-50 feet
Current: Moderate to Strong
Surge: Can be strong in Shallows
Difficulty: All Levels
Temperatures: Dec-Apr 74º-78º May-Nov 68º-72º
Temperatures: Dec-Apr 74º-78º May-Nov 65º-72º

* Price from $ 170 / 2 dives / Only Day Tour.

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