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“Awesome snorkeling, but rather cold water!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kicker Rock - Leon Dormido

Kicker Rock - Leon Dormido
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Awesome snorkeling, but rather cold water!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

I had an amazing day trip to kicker rock. We were guided through the channel, where there were schooling black tip reef sharks, and a few white tips. There must have been 30 or so in the channel, and even more when we got to the other side. Plus a few hammerheads and a group of porcupine puffers to boot!!

The water was cool- 21C so I found it a bit cold, even with the shorty wetsuit I'd rented. If you get cold easily, try and rent a long wetsuit for this site.

I almost didn't make this day trip, but it's probably one of the highlights of my week in Galapagos. Would loved to have dived there too, but didn't have time

Visited January 2014
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“Awsome View!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I loved the sightseing trip. Snorkling through the rock could be dangerous, it is a long swim. We didn'nt get lifevests even though they were available. The guide wanted everyone to enjoy an adventure experience, it was not our plan.

Visited January 2014
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“Awesome snorkel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

This was a great experience. We saw three sharks, sea turtles, and fish. The water was rough and murky so we didnt see much but we are happy with what we did see.

Visited January 2014
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“The karma has to be good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Amazing rock rising out of the depths. Under water, the rock face is a blaze of color - sea fans, small corals, star fish - that disappears below into the depths. Lots of small and medium fish to see. Unfortunately on the day we went the large sea life was not in evidence. We did see a turtle but no sharks, mantas, etc. Luck of the draw. Still Kicker Rock is a worth while excursion. Ok for snorkel, I suspect excellent for diving.

Visited December 2013
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“Amazing snorkeling”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Be wise to plan kicker rock in a tour with other included activities. By itself it's not going to be much because it's pretty short item.

Visited December 2013
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