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.
- Duration: 8 hrs
- Available Days: Every day
- Schedule: 6:00 AM, 7:00 AM
- Inquire for Transportation
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
*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.
Naturalist guide in Galapagos in Spanish and English, specialist in Dive, Dive Team, 2 tanks and Lunch on board.
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.
Santa Fe is one of the oldest islands in the Galápagos archipelago. It only covers about 9 square miles , but offers an incredible proliferation of wildlife, both on land and in its surrounding waters. You’ll have plenty of time to observe the animals that live here – this tour begins at 8:00 AM, and lasts around 7 hours, returning to Puerto Ayora at 3:00 PM. It includes a break for lunch on board the yacht.
7 hrsFrom $237
This tour takes you to some of the Galápagos Island’s excellent bird watching and snorkeling. First you’ll visit North Seymour Island, and then you’ll continue to a beach called Las Bachas on Santa Cruz Island.
8 hrsFrom $361