Galapagos dive trips are considered by many to be among the best in the world, including several prominent scuba diving magazines. The Galapagos Islands also topped the charts in "Rodale's" as the "healthiest marine environment," and best value.
Underwater Galapagos tours are some of the best in the world, because of all the incredible sea life you will encounter.
Galapagos dive trips will allow you to see equatorial penguins, four-eyed fish, iguanas, dolphins, and sea lions. The Galapagos are also a prime spot for observing large marine fauna. Seeing pelagic species so close to shore is more common in these islands than any other diving site on the planet.
Sharks have also established a presence in the waters of the Galapagos. However, they are timid creatures, and don't pose any threat to divers.
Underwater Galapagos trips are not recommended for first-time divers. The Galapagos have been listed as one of the world's 10 most difficult dive sites.
Dive operators are cautious with all divers, no matter what you're skill level might be. That's why they take their clients on an easy first dive to take not of their ability, while letting them orient themselves to the waters.
The Galapagos Islands are listed as one of the 7 underwater wonders of the world and Wolf Island and Darwin Island are certainly the highlights, these small and remote islands can only be reached by live aboard dive trips.