North Seymour and Mosquera Tour

Santa Cruz

1 day

Duration

Open Water License

Difficulty

12 years old

Age
Requirement: Open Water License (minimum of 6 dives)

Tour details

Our North Seymour and Mosquera diving tour takes you to two exceptional locations: North Seymour, renowned for its rich marine life and underwater diversity, and Mosquera, a small island with equally fascinating waters. Join us for a dive into crystal-clear waters, where you’ll encounter playful sea lions, impressive sharks, majestic turtles, and a wide variety of fish and underwater creatures. Our experienced diving guide will lead you through these underwater adventures, providing valuable information and ensuring you have a safe and thrilling diving experience.

Wildlife that you will have the opportunity to observe

At sea:

  • Hammerhead sharks
  • Galapagos sharks
  • Whitetip sharks
  • Eagle rays
  • Sea turtles
  • Sea lions
  • Reef fish
  • Barracudas

Birds:

  • Blue-footed boobies
  • Nazca boobies
  • 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 need to arrive at the agency one day before the tour for equipment testing, between 2:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.”

Nature of the site:

North Seymour | 1 inmersion

Visibility: Can range from 10 to 25 meters
Temperature: January to July: 23°C to 25°C | August to December: 18°C to 20°C
Depth: 15 – 18 meters
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Dive Duration: 45 minutes

Mosquera | 1 inmersion

Visibility: Can range from 15 to 30 meters
Temperature: January to July: 23°C to 25°C | August to December: 18°C to 20°C
Depth: 12 – 18 meters
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Dive duration: 45 minutes

Tour includes:

Lunch

Snacks

Drinks

Fruits

Towels

Life jacket

Diving instructor

Water

Diving equipment

Itinerary:

Meeting at the Agency and Departure
To start this exciting diving day in the Galápagos Islands, all passengers must be at our agency by 7:00 a.m. From there, we’ll head to the pier, where you’ll meet your diving guide and board the vessel that will take you to explore the underwater marvels.
Sailing to North Seymour

We embark on our journey to North Seymour, a location north of Baltra Island known for its rich marine life and diverse underwater landscapes. During the trip, your diving guide will provide essential information about the diving experience awaiting you in this unique place.

First Dive at North Seymour
Immerse yourself in the crystal-clear waters of North Seymour alongside your diving guide. This dive lasts approximately 45 minutes and will provide you with the opportunity to marvel at a variety of marine species, including sea lions, Galapagos sharks, whitetip and blacktip sharks, hammerhead sharks, manta rays, sea turtles, reef fish, eagle rays, Galapagos eels, barracudas, and a diverse range of invertebrates.
Rest and Refreshments on the Boat

After the first dive, we’ll return to the boat for a well-deserved break of approximately 45 minutes. During this time, you can enjoy snacks and beverages to recharge before the next dive.

Second Dive at Mosquera
We continue our underwater adventure in Mosquera, a small island between Baltra and Seymour. This dive is considered to be of low difficulty, with moderate currents. Your diving instructor will provide the guidelines for the site before you submerge into the waters for another approximately 45 minutes. In Mosquera, you can spot sea lions, rays, turtles, hammerhead sharks, Galapagos sharks, reef sharks, endemic fish, and more.
Return to the port

Our diving day concludes around 3:30 p.m., always considering the ocean conditions. This experience will provide you with a unique insight into the astonishing underwater life that inhabits the Galápagos Islands and will leave you with unforgettable memories.

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 equipment, you can bring it a 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.

$210

Tour price

This dive site near Mosquera islet with crystal clear waters is an incredible opportunity to see the biodiversity of Galapagos marine life for yourself.

 

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