Galapagos Dive Special 8 daysAboard: Galapagos Sky
This specialised live-aboard sailing offers the best of all diving worlds in the Galapagos, with up to 19 dives including the rarely visited Darwin and Wolf Islands. There are also three guided land excursions.
Please note recommended requirements 50-100 open water dives, experience in currents, ability to remove gear in water, getting in and out of small boats/Zodiacs in choppy seas.
- Spectacular marine wildlife
- Open water diving
- Dive off rarely visited Darwin & Wolf Islands
- Land wildlife and birds
- Full board accommodation on baord boat
- Air or nitrox filled tanks, weight belt
- Up to 4 dives per day on 5 days
- 3 land excursions
- Transfers between airport and dock
So much to experience
Our popularitinerary Suggestions
All our itinerary holidays are fully customisable
San Cristobel, Los Lobos
Arrive on San Cristobel island and transfer to boat.
This afternoon, experience a check dive off Isla Lobos and see some of the beautiful underwater world as you play with sea lions and fur seals.
Bartolome and Cousins
Today, we take a walk on Bartolome and climb to the top of the hill for long, spectacular views. Depending on conditions, we hope to snorkel with penguins here.
This afternoon, we dive off Cousins Rocks to see corals, frog fish, sea horses, scorpion fish and octopus. Also expect schools of barracuda and hammerhead sharks as well as sea lions.
Wolf and Darwin Islands
These islands offer some of the best diving in the world with the addition of whale sharks from mid-May to November.
Darwin is warmer than the central islands and in one dive you can encounter schooling hammerheads, Galapagos sharks, pods of dolphins, schools of skipjack and yellowfin tuna, mobula rays and silky sharks. Also possibly tiger sharks, black and blue marlin and orca. These are on top of the most amazing variety of tropical fish.
On Wolf, there are numerous dive sites with common sightings of dolphins, tuna, sharks, spotted eagle rays and hundreds of moray eels. On a night dive, spot the red-lipped bat fish walk along the bottom.
Fernandina and Isabela Islands
We dive at Cabo Douglas on Fernandina Island, where highlights are marine iguanas and flightless cormorants. Also expect to see Galapagos penguins, sea lions sea horses, horn sharks and red-lipped batfish and lots more, including snapper, barracuda and sharks.
Two more dives later in cold water at Punta Vicente Roca on Isabela Island. Regular sightings here of mola mola, bullhead sharks and various marine invertebrates. From the Zodiac, look out for flightless cormorants, marine iguanas, blue-footed and Nazca boobies, magnificent frigatebirds, noddy terns and more.
Isla Pinzon and Santa Cruz
A morning dive for encounters with sharks, manta and eagle rays, moray eels and myriad tropical fish.
Later, land on Sanata Cruz and take a bus to the highlands to visit a giant tortoise reserve. The down to the main town of Puerto Ayora.
In the evening, reboard for the night sailing back to San Cristobel.
Visit the Interpretation Centre in the morning, then transfer to airport for flight back to the mainland.
A view from Above
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