Galapagos Islands Kicker Rock Scuba Dive for Certified Divers

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Enjoy diving with sharks at San Cristobal's Kicker Rock in the Galapagos Islands. This site takes its name from the shapes of the rocks and it is one of the most popular dives for land based operations in San Cristobal. You will encounter amazing scenery and have a great time.
Your certified-dive adventure begins as you meet your instructor at the dive shop in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. From there, you will head to Kicker Rock which is about 45 minutes away. This protected marine reserve holds amazing scenery and marine life which you will encounter as you enjoy the dives. You will first head to Cerro Brujo and Kicker Rock. Here, you will check all your equipment and gear and receive a safety briefing. Then, you will enjoy snorkeling and practice for a while. Admire the beautiful surroundings and encounter amazing wildlife. You will stay here until noon and then head to Kicker Rock for a wonderful dive experience. Here, you will spend around 3 hours diving. The depth ranges from 10 to 40 meters (30 to 130 feet) and it is a great place to spot pelagics, schooling fish, octopus and invertebrates. The wall dive is usually performed using the light to moderate current to drift. Visibility is often 10 to 15 meters (30 to 50 feet) and surge moderate closer to the wall. You can also encounter Hammerhead sharks and Galapagos Shark during the dive. After a wonderful adventure, you will head back to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. Note: Being a protected marine reserve, the itinerary for the activity of diving in San Cristobal may change according to the day to better preserve dive sites for future generations.

What’s included

  • All activities
  • Local guide
  • Scuba diving gear
  • Professional photographer guide

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Free snacks included
  • Small-group tour
  • Excellent value for money