Scuba Diving in Galapagos

Go on a diving tour off the coast of Santa Cruz to see sea lions, sharks, seals, eels, sea stars, and bat fish. Pick from three different dives sites — they all have their own thriving populations of rare sea life. You'll find that the water is warmest between November and April.

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  • Duration: 8 hrs
  • Available Days: Every day
  • Schedule: 6:00 AM, 7:00 AM
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  • Mobile Ticket Included
  • Offered in English, Spanish

Experience Highlights

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*DIVE SITE 1: NORTH SEYMOUR ISLAND - FROM 06:00 TO 17:00 *

North Seymour Island is located 20 minutes north of Santa Cruz, from the Itabaca Canal. This diving site is calm and pleasant, and takes you to see the famous diving sites around Gordon Rocks.

Divers can see turtles, rays, sharks, sea stars, morays, garden eels, etc.

DIVE SITE 2: FLOREANA ISLAND - FROM 07:00 TO 15:00

Floreana Island is very well known for its incredible diving sites. It is located 2 hours by boat from Puerto Ayora.

A typical dive includes sea lions, sharks, reef fish and bat fish.

DIVE SITE 3: BARTOLOME ISLAND OR SANTA FE - FROM 07:00 TO 15:00 (according to availability)

Both sites have calm water for easy dives.

  • Santa Fe is a shallow dive. The sandy bottom is a good place to see hammerheads, galapagos sharks, sea turtles, eagle rays, and playful sea lions.

  • Bartolomé is an islet next to Santiago Island where divers can spot seahorses, white tip reef sharks, sea turtles, and some times manta rays.

What to Bring

Bathing suit, sunglasses, wide-brimmed hat, sandals, a short wind jacket, sunscreen cream towel, change of clothes, and money for personal expenses.

What's included

Naturalist guide in Galapagos in Spanish and English, specialist in Dive, Dive Team, 2 tanks and Lunch on board.

Transportation

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

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