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5-Day Galapagos Diving Tour: Accommodation and Full-Day Diving Excursions

Price USD$1214.00


5-Day Galapagos Diving Tour: Accommodation and Full-Day Diving Excursions
This Galapagos Diving tour works perfectly for travelers with few time but who are still in for some fine diving. This short but comprehensive land-based Galapagos diving tour itinerary extends for 5 days and includes scuba diving on various spots around Santa Cruz Island plus an excursion to the highlands at the opening and a free day at the end on the tour to visit the Charles Darwin Station or Tortuga Bay independently. The dive trip includes all equipment and transportation to the diving sites.

Day 1: Santa Cruz Island ? Highlands
Arrive at Baltra Airport and transfer to Santa Cruz  Island to visit the Highlands. Enjoy a visit to see giant tortoises in their natural habitat. Catch a site of Galapagos Finches, Bird Wizards, and endemic vegetation such as Escelacias forests and Matazarnos. Return to Puerto Ayora towards the Dive Center to try on the diving gear and hear some instructions. 

Accommodations in selected class hotels

Day 2: Full-day Diving (B, L)
Meet at Scuba Dive Center at 7:20am or the hour established the day before. Hear some last instructions before departing via sea and land to the diving site. First immersion (20 - 25 m deep). A surface interval for one hour is scheduled to have snack-lunch; second immersion (depth 15 -23 m). Depending on the dive site, you will be able to observe: sea lions, Galapagos sharks, white tip reef shark, hammerhead shark, mobulas, turtles, reef fishes, sting rays, eagle rays, Galapagos eel, barracudas, sea horses, barracudas, sea lions, variety of invertebrates and coral walls. Return to Puerto Ayora around 4:30pm to get ready for diving the next day. 

Accommodations in selected class hotels

Day 3: Full-day Diving (B, L)
Meet at Scuba Dive Center at 7:20am or the hour established the day before. Hear some last instructions before departing via sea and land to the diving site. first immersion (20 - 25 m deep). A surface interval for one hour is scheduled to have snack-lunch. Second immersion (depth 15 -23 m). Depending on the dive site, you will be able to observe: sea lions, Galapagos sharks, white tip reef shark, hammerhead shark, mobulas, turtles, reef fishes, sting rays, eagle rays, Galapagos eel, barracudas, sea horses, barracudas, sea lions, variety of invertebrates and coral walls. Return to Puerto Ayora around 4:30pm to get ready for diving the next day.

Accommodations in selected class hotels

Day 4: Santa Cruz Island (B)
Free day. Explore Santa Cruz on your own. You can visit Charles Darwin Station, Tortuga Bay in the afternoon or do a a navigable tour.  A guided excursion around Santa Cruz is also available at an extra cost. This is arranged upon request.

Accommodations in selected class hotels

Day 5: - Goodbye Galapagos (B)  
Transfer-out to Baltra Airport (Visit ?The Twins? on way out ? if timing allows).

NOTE: Itinerary and diving sites are subject to change without prior warning depending on seasonal changes, weather conditions, and adjustments in policies set by the Galapagos National Park, and other unforeseen circumstances that may arise.


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This Galapagos Diving tour works perfectly for travelers with few time but who are still in for some fine diving. This short but comprehensive land-based Galapagos diving tour itinerary extends for 5 days and includes scuba diving on various spots around Santa Cruz Island plus an excursion to the highlands at the opening and a free day at the end on the tour to visit the Charles Darwin Station or Tortuga Bay independently. The dive trip includes all equipment and transportation to the diving sites.