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Kicker Rock - Leon Dormido

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
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Auckland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

If you like snorkelling, you can't miss this. You will see sharks, manta rays and all the fish you can imagine. The water is very cold so you will need to wear a wetsuit!!! Do it.

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Melbourne
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is a massive rock formation, and a great site to snorkel. Definitely need wetsuit in case you are wondering! Plenty of marine life to enjoy.

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Toronto, Canada
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28 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Loved it, saw hammerheads along with the regular Galapagos marine life. Like most volcanic areas, not a lot of coral / colour. Take the tour that does 2 dives at Kicker, don't waste your time on the shore dive. Kicker has 2 spots to dive including a cave when the weather permits it. I took the shore dive / kicker... More

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West Hollywood, CA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I went on a day snorkeling trip out to Kicker Rock. While the tour was fine, the snorkeling was a bit poor. The water was murky and we only saw a few animals--one shark, a tortoise, and fish, of course. I found the snorkeling off San Cristobal to be much better and FREE! If you want a day trip to... More

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irvine
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I was snorkeling at Kicker Rock a few weeks ago and was swimming with big stingrays and sharks (peaceful), saw octopus, swam through huge schools of fish with thousands of fish moving like a magic wall that gives way with my every move. There were many different colorful and unusual species of fish. Kicker Rock itself is an underwater botanical... More

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We drove around the island by zodiac which allowed us to see it from very close. The pictures were beautiful. After, we snorkelled through the narrow channel and saw sharks ( Galápagos and Hammerhead), turtles, sea lions, marine iguanas and tons of fish. It was a great little natural attraction that took us about 2 hours.

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Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This was probably awesome, but our agency GISLOBOS botched the booking. We paid Estalin, took a 5-day cruise, arrived on the island, and he hadn't made the booking, so we didn't get to go. We took a taxi up into the highlands, which was interesting but time-filler. We got a refund, but considering the time and effort to get to... More

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Walnut Creek, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My kids were disappointed not to be scuba diving but after seeing turtles, rays, huge schools of fish, playful sea loins and hammer head sharks while snorkeling they were happy!

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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73 reviews 73 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The entire archipelago is amazing. You need to stay at least 7 days to see half of the islands. Usually the Kicker Rock is the first one, so you got really impressed. Nice place for photography, snorkeling and diving.

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Perth, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I did two amazing dives with the very well-run Chalo tours outfit (the office is easily found in the town). The divemaster was knowledgeable and billingual and the boat we took was a large catamaran so perfect for preparing equipment on. The first dive was in a mild current that took you along a nice channel with turtles, white tip/black... More

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