Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands are one of the best diving places in the world. The best way to see all the beauty of the underwater world is to take part in diving-safari. After landing in Ecuador it is recommended to stay one night at a hotel and then get to San-Cristobal by domestic flight, where an amazing safari starts. Here is our guide to help you choosing a perfect itinerary and boat for your Galapagos Islands (Ecuador) Liveaboard trip

Location: a small archipelago of islands that belongs to Ecuador, eastern Pacific Ocean, 1000km/620mi to the west of the South American continent

What to see: During one diving it is possible to spot whales, hundreds of hammerheads, whale sharks, Galapagos sharks, nurse sharks, whitetip reef sharks, schools of Mobula mantas, eagle rays, dolphins, morays and other fish. Numerous tropical fish, Antarctic seagulls, parrots, fur seals, tortoises, Galapagos penguins inhabit the islands.

Depth: 5-20m/16-65ft

Currents: 1-3knots

Visibility: 10-30m/32-98ft

Season for diving: All year round. The average water temperature during the dry season (December - June) is 20-26C/68-78F, while during the rainy season (July - November) - 18-23C/64-73F.

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