Needs Open Water license
What you will probably see
Reef sharks, sea turtles, rays, sea lions, starfish, sea urchins, varied fish species, blue footed boobies, Nazca boobies, Galapagos hawks, albatrosses and more.
All passengers need to arrive at the agency at 7h00 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 one diving tank.
At 7h30, we will head to the Muelle Acuario I and Zarpe, where you will meet your naturalist guide and you will embark.
The navigation to Espanola island lasts two hours, passengers will disembark in Punta Suarez and take a walk of approximately 2 and a half hours where they can observe the Albatross, blue-footed boobies, finches, Galapagos hawk, Nazca booby, marine iguana, etc. At the end of the walk the passengers will have a rest time. Later they will get on the boat for lunchtime.
After we will sail to Gardner Bay where you will have a dive activity, the dive guide will give you the briefing as soon as you arrive at the place and later jump into the sea. The diving activity will last approximately 45 minutes, at the dive site it is possible to observe reef sharks, sea lions, sea urchins, starfish, sea turtles, rays, and assorted fish species. Once the dive is over, you will return to the boat for the return sail.
The return to the port is at approximately 16h00 depending on the sea conditions.
*This itinerary is subject to change at the discretion of the Galapagos National Park and your naturalist guide. For example, you might dive first and do the hike second in certain cases depending on ocean conditions. We take safety seriously, and always strive to provide you with the best and safest experience.
*In light of the pandemic, we will be implementing stringent cleaning policies. Every piece of the diving 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.