Galapagos Islands diving sites
Galapagos scuba diving Islands
Galapagos Islands has several spectacular sites to practice
diving where you will be able to admire its submarine marvels.
Vicente Roca: A wall dive, takes you in and out of a
shallow, undersea cave. Here, encounter the Port Jackson or Horned
shark, a species of bottom shark. The wall shows an incredible
variety of sponges, corals and other invertebrates.
Cove: Cold water dive (sometimes as low as 62 F.). It is
excellent for sea turtles, and
macro subjects such as red lipped batfish, and the endemic “camotillo”
a species of fish restricted only to
Galapagos waters. While making
your safety stop, keep an eye out for
penguins or flightless cormorants
coming your way.
Redonda: This is a fragment of a old eroded cinder cone, it was
the site of the first dive of the 1999 expedition. It offers
an advanced divers an excellent opportunity to see
hammerhead sharks, reef fish, triggerfish,
Galapagos Islands scuba diving sites