Beagle Rock Tour

Santa Cruz

1 day

Duration

Advanced Open Water

Difficulty

12 years old

Age
Requirement: Advanced Open Water License (minimum of 10 dives).

Tour details

A day full of aquatic adventures awaits you, where you can dive into the crystal-clear waters of the south of Santiago Island and discover a unique underwater world. Accompanied by an experienced dive guide, this experience will take you through a reef full of marine life, including sea lions, Galapagos sharks, turtles, manta rays, and an impressive variety of fish.

Wildlife you will have the opportunity to observe

At sea:

  • Cleaning fish stations
  • Sea lions
  • Galapagos sharks
  • Turtles
  • Reef fish
  • Stingrays
  • Eagle rays
  • Barracudas
  • Manta rays
  • Hammerhead sharks

Birds:

  • Blue-footed boobies
  • Seagulls
  • Pelicans
  • Frigatebirds

Equipment:

Long wetsuit

Fins
Boots
mascara snorkel
Snorkel
mask
mascara snorkel

Regulator BCD (Buoyancy Control Device)

buzo

Lead Weights

mascara snorkel

Two tanks

IMPORTANT: All passengers must arrive at the agency one day before the tour for the equipment test, between 3:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Nature of the site:

Roca Beagle

Visibility: Can range from 10 to 30 meters
Temperature: January to July: 22° to 25° | August to December: 16° to 20°

Depth: 15 – 20 meters

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Dive time: 45 minutes

Tour includes:

Lunch

Snacks

Drinks

Fruits

Towels

Life jacket

Diving instructor

Water

Diving equipment

Itinerary:

Meeting at the Agency and Departure

Every passenger must arrive at our agency at 8:00 a.m. on the day of the tour. From there, we will head to the pier where you will meet your diving guide and board the vessel.

Navigating to Beagle Rock
Departing for Beagle Rock, situated to the south of Santiago Island, around 90 minutes from the Itabaca Channel, north of Santa Cruz Island. This rocky formation is the only remnant of a tuff cone and is an exceptional diving site.
Underwater Exploration at Beagle Rock

Upon arriving at Beagle Rock, you will receive a dive briefing from your guide. During the dive, you’ll have the opportunity to admire the rich marine life in the area, including Galápagos sharks, sea lions, turtles, eagle rays, barracudas, manta rays, and hammerhead sharks.

Return to the port

Our exciting day of diving at Beagle Rock will conclude with our return to the port, scheduled for approximately 3:00 p.m., subject to ocean conditions.

Gallery:

Recommendations:

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Bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, a water bottle, and personal items for your trip.
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If you have your own snorkeling or diving gear, you can bring it either a day before and leave it at the agency or on the day of the tour.

Condiciones:

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This itinerary is subject to changes at the discretion of the Galapagos National Park and its Naturalist guide in certain cases, depending on ocean conditions. We take safety seriously and always strive to provide the best and safest experience.
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In light of the pandemic, we have implemented strict cleaning policies. Each piece of equipment is thoroughly disinfected between uses, the agency and the boat are cleaned daily. Hand sanitizer is available at all times.

$220

Tour price

Sailing to the Beagle rock. Once we arrive at the place, the divingr guide will proceed to give you the dive briefing. 

 

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