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Puerto Ayora Dive Shops - Diving - Ecuador

The largest concentration of dive shops in Galápagos is found in Puerto Ayora, on Santa Cruz island. The town is conveniently close to some of the best dive spots in the islands, including Gordon Rocks, Seymour, and other sites where you can see schooling hammerheads, mantas, sea lions an other big pelagics.There is (March 2011) a few operators with permit from National Park to do diving from Santa Cruz Island: Fioval in, Nautilus Yacht (a nice sailboat) in, Shalom Mainao in, Eclipse, Dios me Guie, Iguana, Galapago , Victoria. Book in one of them only if you want to dive, other opeators may offer you in ilegal boats. The diving depart everyday at 07:00 and return at 16:00 after a couple of great dives. Some of them offer Nitrox, PADI Courses, and some snorkeling.


Diving Types:

Getting There
The boats are in Academy Bay in Puerto Ayora or in itabaca Channel. Ask in

Price Description: Depending on the boat, a daliy diving tour will cost you between $220 to $350. You can ask for diving packages

Relative price: Mid-Range

Open Hours from:05:00 a.m.

Open Hours to:20:00

Travel Skills: advanced/difficult.

You Need to Bring: Bring your Diving certification, sun protection, and a Camera!.

After diving you can visit some of the great sites around Puerto Ayora. You also can go for a compact Tour in a diving Yacht who includes transfers, Hotel accomodation, meals, diving and visits.

Credit cards accepted
MasterCard/Eurocard, Visa

Currencies accepted
US dollar, Euro

Contact Information:
Phone: 593 52 527 004
E-mail: vicens(at)

Here are other activities in and around The Galápagos Islands that may be of interest: Dive Sites In San Cristobal, Snorkeling in Urbina Bay, Galápagos Dive Sites, Scuba Iguana Galapagos, Snorkeling in Galápagos, Diving In Puerto Ayora, Land-Based Galápagos Tours , San Cristobal Dive Shops, Scuba Iguana and Isla Lobos.

06 May 2011

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