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Kicker Rock - Leon Dormido

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Address: Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
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hammerheads and lovely currents

So beautiful and great place to see hammerhead sharks. The current whisks you through but once on the other side you have time to look around. Everyone we were snorkeling with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Costa Mesa, California
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Costa Mesa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

So beautiful and great place to see hammerhead sharks. The current whisks you through but once on the other side you have time to look around. Everyone we were snorkeling with saw the numerous sharks and got great photos. I think I was oblivious because I was so excited.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We took a day trip to Kicker Rock and it was the highlight of our tour. We got extremely lucky snorkelling here and saw dozens of sharks, sea turtles and fish- in fact, far more and closer than during our subsequent dives. A must-see!

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Ayr, Scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Sailed round this rock on our final full day in Galapagos.... scenic end onboard to an amazing week of scenery, geology, nature and unique wildlife! Amazing diversity in this volcanic landscape.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

There are many sharks in the winter and it had always been my dream to see a hammerhead shark. I was not disappointed! The wildlife there is absolutely spectacular! The diving here is somewhat difficult sometimes due to current and swells, but it is not too bad. The corals and soft sponges on the wall are absolutely gorgeous! There are... More 

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north carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This is a wonderful place to snorkel....we saw sharks below us, sea lions, penguins, and lots and lots of fish. The water current was a little strong but we made it through fine and were able to catch the sunset on our boat as we left. Shouldn't be missed.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Lots of sea life. Rays, sharks, turtle, sea lions etc. Very fun and interesting time. Would definitely go back. Got to spend time on the beach and even do some fishing.

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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

A lovely place to visit.A great snorkel site. Spotted sharks, rays tropical fish, turtles and sea lions. The water is super clear and you can swim around the rocks and through the channel that separates them . Well worth a visit!

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The rock itself is beautiful. Springs straight up out of the deep blue ocean. Snorkeling was wonderful. Lots of sights including turtles and sharks. A must do for all levels of snorkeling.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

About an hr to hr and a half boat ride from San Cristobal, we had the most amazing snorkeling experience of our lives. Kicker rock looks like the shape of a lion from far. It formed its structure naturally by ashes from a volcano about 3-3.5 million years ago. Read more here: http://travelstellar.com/review/snorkeling-at-kicker-rock-galapagos-island/

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We almost circumnavigated this on our catamaran, but didn't stop. It was a wonderful rocky outcrop with plenty of noisy bird life. We were here when the sun was at its best - late afternoon, beautiful for taking pictures from various angles/aspects. I really enjoyed the brief time we had here and would recommend it to anyone - a must!

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Address: Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  San Cristobal  >  Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

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