Diving package for 3 days in San Cristobal

San Cristobal

3 days

Duration

Low

Difficulty

5 years old

Age

Tour details

Are you ready for an unforgettable diving experience in one of the most astonishing and biodiverse places in the world? Join our thrilling 3-day, 2-night diving tour in the Galapagos Islands, an underwater paradise that will leave you breathless. Explore the crystal-clear waters and encounter an amazing variety of marine life as you dive into this extraordinary archipelago.

Day 1 – Diving at Darwin Bay and Carawa

Requisito: Tener Licencia Open Water (mínimo 4 buceos)

Begin your Galapagos diving adventure at Acuario I Pier, where you’ll meet your diving instructor. Experience two thrilling dives in Darwin Bay, home to sea lions, sharks, rays, and more. Then, explore Carawa, a century-old shipwreck teeming with marine life. Enjoy breaks with snacks and lunch on board before returning to the port based on sea conditions. Get ready to dive into an underwater paradise!

Wildlife you’ll have the opportunity to observe

At sea:

  • Reef Shark
  • Cat Shark
  • Sea Turtles
  • Stingrays
  • Moonfish
  • Dolphins
  • Sea Lions
  • Starfish
  • Sea Urchins
  • Various Fish Species

Birds:

  • Blue-footed Boobies
  • Nazca Boobies
  • Pelicans
  • Frigatebirds

Nature of the site:

Darwin Bay | 1 inmersion

Visibility: It can range from 8 to 25 meters.
Temperature: January to July: 23°C to 25°C | August to December: 18°C to 22°C

Depth: 10 – 18 meters

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Dive Duration: 45 minutes

Carawa | 1 inmersion

Visibility: It can range from 10 to 25 meters

Temperature: January to July: 23°C to 25°C | August to December: 18°C to 22°C

Depth: 12 – 16 meters

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Dive Duration: 45 minutes

Itinerary:

Arrival and Preparation

To begin this exciting diving day, it is necessary to arrive at our agency at 7:30 a.m. on the day of the tour. At 8:00 a.m., we will head to Acuario I Pier, where you will meet your experienced diving instructor, who will guide you in this unique underwater adventure.

First Dive at Darwin Bay

After setting sail to the diving site at Darwin Bay, our first dive of the day will take place. Before plunging into the crystal-clear waters of Galapagos, our diving guide will provide you with a detailed briefing to ensure you are comfortable and safe. During this approximately 45-minute dive, you will have the opportunity to witness the astonishing marine biodiversity of Galapagos, including sea lions, reef sharks, batfish, rays, pufferfish, barracudas, turtles, sea urchins, various types of starfish, moray eels, lobsters, octopuses, and much more.

Break and Refreshments

After the first dive, we will return to the boat, where you can enjoy refreshments and snacks while relaxing and sharing your underwater experiences with fellow diving enthusiasts. You will have approximately one hour to recharge before the next dive.

Second Dive at Carawa

We will sail for about 15 minutes to reach Carawa, a dive site that houses the remains of a ship that sank almost a century ago. Over time, this shipwreck has led to the formation of a vibrant reef that attracts various marine species. Equipped with everything necessary and after receiving another briefing from the diving guide, participants will immerse themselves in these historically rich waters. During the dive, which also lasts approximately 45 minutes, you may encounter sea lions, rays, pufferfish, barracudas, turtles, sea urchins, various types of starfish, moray eels, lobsters, and octopuses.

Back to the port

After this exciting diving experience, we will return to the port, expected around 1:00 p.m. However, this schedule may vary depending on ocean conditions. Get ready to share your emotions and memories of this unforgettable day with your fellow divers as we head back to the port.

Day 2 – Roca Ballena & Pared de Tijeretas

Requirement: Open Water License (minimum 4 dives)

On your second day of diving, set sail for Roca Ballena, an impressive site where you will plunge into the depths of the sea. Here, you will explore waters teeming with sea lions, sharks, rays, and an astonishing diversity of marine life. Then, head to Pared de Tijeretas. Experience two thrilling dives and admire the hidden beauty of the ocean.

Wildlife you’ll have the opportunity to observe

At sea:

  • Hammerhead Shark
  • Galapagos Shark
  • Reef Shark
  • Sea Turtles
  • Stingrays
  • Dolphins
  • Sea Lions
  • Starfish
  • Sea Urchins
  • Barracudas
  • Tunas

Birds:

  • Blue-footed Boobies
  • Pelicans
  • Frigatebirds

Nature of the site:

Roca Ballena | 1 inmersion

Visibility: It can range from 10 to 25 meters.
Temperature: January to July: 23°C to 25°C | August to December: 18°C to 22°C

Depth: 10 – 18 meters

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Dive Duration: 45 minutes

Tijeretas Wall | 1 inmersion

Visibility: It can range from 10 to 20 meters

Temperature: January to July: 23°C to 25°C | August to December: 18°C to 22°C

Depth: 12 – 18 meters

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Dive Duration: 45 minutes

Itinerary:

Arrival and Preparation
We will kick off this exciting day of diving in the Galapagos Islands by gathering at the agency at 7:30 a.m. on the day of the tour. At 8:00 a.m., we will head to Acuario I Pier, where you will meet your experienced diving instructor and embark on this thrilling underwater exploration experience.
First Dive at Roca Ballena
We will sail to the impressive diving site called Roca Ballena, where we will conduct our first dive of the day. Here, passengers will gear up with their diving equipment and receive a detailed briefing from the diving instructor. Then, they will dive into these crystal-clear waters for approximately 45 minutes, reaching a maximum depth of 18 meters. During this dive, you can marvel at the marine diversity of the Galapagos, including sea lions, rays, white and black-tip sharks, hammerhead sharks, Galapagos sharks, pufferfish, barracudas, tuna, turtles, sea urchins, various types of starfish, moray eels, lobsters, octopuses, and much more. After completing the dive, passengers will return to the boat to enjoy snacks and beverages before their next underwater adventure.
Second Dive at Pared de Tijeretas
After a short boat ride of about 25 minutes, we will arrive at the second diving site known as Pared de Tijeretas. Here, passengers will once again prepare with their diving equipment and receive another informative briefing from the diving instructor. The second dive will also last approximately 45 minutes, and in these waters, you may spot sea lions, reef sharks, batfish, rays, pufferfish, barracudas, turtles, sea urchins, various types of starfish, moray eels, lobsters, octopuses, and other fascinating marine creatures.
Back to the port
After these thrilling dives, we will return to the port, expected around 1:00 p.m. However, this schedule may vary depending on ocean conditions. Get ready to share your emotions and diving experiences with other enthusiasts as we head back to the departure port.

Day 3 – Kicker Rock

Requirement: Open Water License (minimum 8 dives)

The third day of your incredible diving adventure takes you to Kicker Rock, one of the most iconic places in the Galapagos. This rock formation rises majestically from the ocean and offers an exciting challenge for adventurous divers. You will immerse yourself in its crystal-clear waters and explore its mysterious tunnels and passages. While diving around Kicker Rock, you will have the opportunity to spot hammerhead sharks, turtles, manta rays, and an incredible variety of marine life. It is the highlight of your diving journey in the Galapagos and an experience you will remember forever.

Wildlife you’ll have the opportunity to observe

At sea:

  • Galapagos Shark
  • Hammerhead Shark
  • White and Black-tip Shark
  • Sea Turtles
  • Manta Rays
  • Moonfish
  • Dolphins
  • Sea Lions
  • Starfish
  • Sea Urchins
  • Various Fish Species

Birds:

  • Blue-footed Boobies
  • Nazca Boobies
  • Pelicans
  • Frigatebirds

Nature of the site:

Kicker Rock | 2 inmersions

Visibility: It can range from 10 to 30 meters.
Temperature: January to July: 23°C to 25°C | August to December: 18°C to 22°C

Depth: 18 – 22 meters

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Dive Duration: 45 minutes

Itinerary:

Arrival and Preparation
We will start this exciting day of diving in the Galapagos Islands by gathering at the agency at 7:45 a.m. on the day of the tour. At 8:00 a.m., we will head to Acuario I Pier, where you will meet your experienced naturalist guide and embark on this unique adventure.
Exploration at Kicker Rock
Our first stop will take us to the iconic diving site known as León Dormido, where you will be amazed by the majesty of the volcanic lava rock. Here, your diving guide will provide a comprehensive briefing before plunging into the waters. We will perform 2 dives, the first one starting from the channel between the two rocks, and a second dive at the west corner of the rock. The diving guide may suggest other diving sites on the rock depending on ocean conditions. Each dive will last approximately 45 minutes, with a surface interval of about 1 hour between them. At this location, you will have the opportunity to observe an astonishing variety of marine species, including Galapagos sharks, white and black-tip sharks, hammerhead sharks, turtles, manta rays, moonfish, dolphins, sea lions, starfish, sea urchins, and a diversity of fish.
Exploration at the Beach and Lunch
After visiting León Dormido, passengers will have the opportunity to disembark at one of the beautiful beaches in the region, which could be Manglesito, Puerto Grande, or Cerro Brujo, depending on the boat itinerary. Here, you will enjoy a delicious lunch on board the boat and have time for a relaxing beach walk. An exciting snorkeling activity will also be offered in these crystal-clear waters.
Return to the Port
The adventure will conclude with our return to the port, expected around 3:00 p.m. However, this schedule may vary depending on ocean conditions. Get ready to share your emotions and experiences with other enthusiasts as we sail back to the departure port.

The tour includes:

Snacks

Drinks

Fruits

Life jacket

Photos and videos

Diving instructor

Water

Diving equipment

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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 equipment testing, between 3:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Recommendations:

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

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If you have your own snorkeling or diving equipment, you can bring it one day before and leave it at the agency or on the same day of the tour.

Conditions:

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This itinerary is subject to changes at the discretion of the Galapagos National Park and your Naturalist guide, in certain cases, depending on ocean conditions. We take safety seriously and always strive to provide you with 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.

$545

Tour price

Live the best experience with us and learn more about the fauna and flora of the Galapagos Islands, the cradle of evolution!

 

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