Visiting Galapagos is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. If you decide to undertake an odyssey in this stunning paradise, you cannot miss seeing what’s under the water. Diving in Galapagos is one of the most amazing and wonderful aquatic activities that can be carried out in any sea or ocean in the world.
Galapagos is the second largest marine reserve in the world, where the cold water currents of the Antarctic and the warm waters of the tropics converge. Here, the mixtures of these waters create an ideal environment where cold and hot water species coexist. In the Galapagos Sea you can find a huge variety of animals such as penguins, dolphins, sea lions, tortoises, eels, marine iguanas, manta rays, sharks, an infinity of tropical fish and endemic species, unique in the world.
Galapagos has almost 30 dive sites, the most visited by tourists are the islands of Santa Fe, Floreana, North Seymour, Gordon Rocks, San Cristobal, Española, Isabela, Pinzon, Santiago and Marchena. Experienced divers prefer the northern islands such as Darwin and Wolf. The visibility of the waters of Galapagos is fantastic, perfect for diving. It has a range of 30 meters of visibility, although it is usually reduced to a range between 15 and 25 meters, the lowest when there is a green coloration in the water due to the increase in the population of algae and plankton.
Diving in Galapagos is considered medium to high difficulty, however, Casa Natura Galapagos Lodge offers diving programs and tours for beginners, in places where you can practice and venture to appreciate one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world, always by the hand of professionals specialized in diving, with high experience, which provide personalized attention to each of our passengers. If you are already a professional diver and have your certification, we have excellent diving options for you.
A diving tour is the perfect complement for your trip to Galapagos, Casa Natura Galapagos Lodge has the best diving programs for you! We have certified instructors and boats fully equipped to live an incredible experience. In addition to diving and lodging in the Galapagos, we have many other activities and tours to offer. Write us to [email protected] and ask for our Unforgettable, Island hopping and diving packages. Very soon we will be in touch with you, in order to plan your upcoming adventure to the Galapagos together!