Kicker Rock - Leon Dormido Island Tour

Kicker Rock - Leon Dormido Island Tour

During the boat trip you can enjoy the beautiful landscape and you may see dolphins. Upon arrival at León Dormido we will navigate around the island to see the sea birds and sea lions, resting on the rocks. If you wish, you can snorkel — there is a good chance you will see the Galapagos shark, sea turtles, different types of rays, and a variety of fish. After that, you have some free time to enjoy the beach at Playa Ochoa, Cerro el Brujo or Playa Manglecito. Return to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Featured in:Boat Tours, Guided Tours, Nature Walk, Snorkeling
7 hrs
Available Days:
Every day
8:30 AM
Hotel Transport Included
Mobile Ticket Included
Offered in English, Spanish

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
  • Duration: Full-day
  • 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, and lunch at a local restaurant.


Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “BOOKING REQUEST” for full details.

Traveler Comments

This was a nice tour. Lorenzo, our guide, did a great job. While snorkeling, we saw hammerheads, sea turtles, rays, etc.

- DIANA R, JAN 2020

Wonderful experience; tour guides were great!

- ELLEN R, JAN 2020

Again Brian was excellent step ahead of everybody’s needs with hot tea, or towels Whatever we needed. Carlos was great, he actually took the time to get to introduce everybody on the tour. Asking where we are free and favorite animal. The 9 of us got along well and talked more after that introduction’s it made it very present. Compared to the second day.

During the boat trip you can enjoy the beautiful landscape and you may see dolphins.Kicker Rock - Leon Dormido Island Tour30
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