Night Diving Tour

San Cristobal

1 day

Duration

Advanced Open Water

Difficulty

12 years old

Age
Requirement: Advanced Open Water License (minimum 8 dives)

Tour details

Imagine exploring the waters of the Galápagos under the starry sky and moonlight. Our night diving tour provides the opportunity to immerse yourself in an underwater world completely different from what you know during the day. Accompanied by our experienced diving guides, you’ll discover marine creatures that only emerge after nightfall, such as octopuses, hermit crabs, and predatory fish.

Wildlife you’ll have the chance to observe

At sea:

  • Reef Shark
  • Sea Turtles
  • Stingrays
  • Mola Mola (Sunfish)
  • Sea Lions
  • Starfish
  • Sea Urchins
  • Various Fish Species
  • Plankton

Equipment:

Long wetsuit

Fins
Boots

mascara snorkel
Snorkel
mask
mascara snorkel
Regulator BCD (Buoyancy Control Device)
buzo
Lead Weight
mascara snorkel

A tank

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.

Nature of the site:

Darwin bay | 1 inmersion

Visibility: It can range from 5 to 10 meters.
Temperature: January to July: 23°C to 25°C | August to December: 18°C to 22°C
Depth: 15 – 18 meters
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Dive Duration: 45 minutes

Tour includes:

Drinks

Life jacket

Photos and videos

Diving lanterns

Diving instructor

Water

Diving equipment

Itinerary:

Arrival and Preparations
To begin this exciting adventure, we’ll be expecting you at our agency at 6:00 p.m. on the day of the tour. At 6:30 p.m., we’ll head to Acuario I Dock, where you’ll meet your diving instructor.
Underwater Exploration at Darwin Bay
We will sail to the diving site known as Darwin Bay. Here, you will equip yourself with diving gear and receive a briefing from the dive guide. Subsequently, you’ll immerse yourself in the waters to explore this fascinating underwater world during a dive of approximately 45 minutes. You’ll observe reef sharks, cat sharks, sea lions, rays, turtles, batfish, sea urchins, different types of starfish, octopuses, moray eels, lobsters, and if you’re lucky, you might witness the magical glow of plankton illuminating your surroundings.
Return with Unforgettable Memories
After a wonder-filled underwater experience, we will return to the port around 9:00 p.m. This timing might vary depending on the ocean conditions, but rest assured, you’ll carry unforgettable memories of this journey into the marine depths of the Galápagos Islands.

Recommendations:

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

Conditions:

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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 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.

$165

Tour price

On this tour you will dive and have the option of choosing the site that you like the most, these can be Wall of Tijeretas or Darwin Bay. Once we reach the desired dive site, here the passengers will get ready with the dive equipment and will also listen to the briefing by the diving guide.

 

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