Needs Open Water license
What you will probably see
Reef sharks, sea turtles, rays, dolphins, sea lions, sea star, sea urchins, octopus, batfish, assorted fish species, blue-footed boobies, pelicans, and frigates.
All passengers need to arrive at the agency at 8h00 in the morning of their tour, where we will outfit everyone with diving equipment, includes a long wetsuit, boots, fins, regulator, BCD vest, mask, snorkel, weights and two diving tanks.
At 8h30, we will head to the Muelle Acuario I and Zarpe, where you will meet your dive guide and you are embarking.
We will sail to the dive site called Bahia de Darwin where we will do our first dive of the day. The dive guide will give them the briefing and later they will jump into the sea. The dive lasts approximately 45 minutes. In this dive you will be able to observe sea lions, reef sharks, bat fish, rays, puffer fish, barracudas, turtles, sea urchin, sea star, moray eels, lobsters, octopus, etc. Once the dive is over, the passengers will return to the boat to enjoy snacks and drinks. They will have a break of approximately 1 hour before their second dive.
They will sail for about 15 minutes until they reach the second dive site called Karahua. A ship that was wrecked approximately 100 years ago, exported different products to continental Ecuador. Here you can observe different species, since over time a large reef has formed around the hull of the ship. Here the passengers will prepare with the diving equipment and will also listen to the briefing by the diver guide. In this dive the passengers will jump into the sea and then follow a line that is connected from the surface to the sunken ship. Once there, the passengers will completely go around the sunken ship until they return to the starting line, this dive also lasts approximately 45 minutes. In this dive you will be able to observe sea lions, rays, puffer fish, barracudas,
The return to the port is at approximately 14h00 depending on the ocean conditions.
* The tour can also be done in the afternoon, starting at 13h00 and concluding at 17h00.
*In light of the pandemic, we will be implementing stringent cleaning policies. Every piece of equipment will be thoroughly disinfected between uses, and the agency and boat will be wiped down daily. Hand sanitizer will be available at all times.