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Address: Av. Charles Darwin | Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno EC200150, Ecuador
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+593 2521858
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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ABOUT GALAPAGOS UNDERWATER

Since 2001, Jose A Bravo Founder and CEO...

ABOUT GALAPAGOS UNDERWATER

Since 2001, Jose A Bravo Founder and CEO Galapagos Underwater has developed, organized, and delivered top-quality diving tours in one of the world´s hotspots of biodiversity.

We offer a complete range of products to explore practically every dive site of this wonderfully diverse marine reserve.

For more 6 years, Galapagos Underwater has been leading adventurers like you to one of the world´s most exciting travel destinations, a place of countless natural and cultural wonders.

Galapagos Underwater tours are distinguished by creativity, safety, professionalism, and attention to detail.

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Scuba Diving at Kicker Rock for Certified Divers
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Best experience in town with the best instructor

I am so happy that I made the decision to change my flight in order to take the diving course with Jimbo and receive my PADI certification. Above water he is personable... read more

Reviewed February 10, 2014
Dave B
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed February 10, 2014

I am so happy that I made the decision to change my flight in order to take the diving course with Jimbo and receive my PADI certification. Above water he is personable, friendly, and hilarious. Underwater he is attentive, clear in his instruction, committed to safety and wellbeing, patient, and truly eager to teach diving. He went above and beyond... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed February 5, 2014

Previous to arriving, everything I'd read about learning to dive in the Galapagos made it sound difficult due to the high chance of strong currents. However, after just one day of theory, I jumped in the water with Jimbo from Galapagos Underwater and I couldn't have felt safer or more at ease. Jimbo is a fantastic instructor. He's very patient,... More 

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Paris, France
1 review
Reviewed January 29, 2014

I passed my certification PADI Open Water with the instructor Jimbo on the Islands Galapagos. This experience was amazing and rewarding, everyone who wants to dive has to pass by this agency ! Professional and funny, you'll spend good time !

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Thank David J J
Lansing, Michigan
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Reviewed January 29, 2014

I went to Galapagos Underwater to do my open water dives for certification and then do some more advanced dives. Jimbo, the owner and instructor, is a fantastic guide. He is very knowledgeable and very safety oriented. Of the places I dove with him, I liked the wall outside the harbor a lot and Kicker Rock was great. Jimbo knows... More 

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Thank Urquhar5
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 21, 2013

We did our dive review with Jimbo after several years of not diving... Everything went well, we had a nice experience. The equipment was nice and worked well. Jimbo cooperates with Galapagos Wreck Diving as well, and sometimes sends his clients on their trips...

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1 Thank AmFloB
Galapaguitojim, Propietario at Galapagos Underwater, responded to this review

Dear AmFlob, Thank you very much to give you time to write this review for us. We enjoyed very much your diving, We have partners working on the island san cristobal, santa cruz and Isabela. Come back to visit anytime. Jimbo More 

Waterloo, Canada
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8 reviews
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Reviewed October 12, 2013

I usually don't write very many reviews but I needed to write this one even though I am a little late in posting it. I went to the Galapagos in May and wanted to get my diving certificate so I contacted Jimbo after reading the great reviews here. I was absolutely terrified for my first few dives but Jimbo was... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed September 16, 2013

During my time on San Cristobal I did a refresher course / dive for my Open Water, completed my Advanced diving course as well as 2 dives out at Kicker Rock. This was a great experience all in all. Jimbo organised an itinerary for me (not only for the diving) for my stay there which was great as I wasn’t... More 

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Thank DaveOz13
San Cristóbal, Galapagos, Ecuador
1 review
Reviewed August 27, 2013

I did my Open Water Course at Galapagos Underwater with Jose "Jimbo." Jimbo is incredibly knowledgable and experienced when it comes to scuba diving. He has a strong passion that really comes out when he is teaching. He makes sure that the diver is completley comfortable and confident before moving on to the next skill. Jimbo's methods are original and... More 

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Thank Aimee H
Galapaguitojim, General Manager at Galapagos Underwater, responded to this review

Dear Aimee, Thank you very much to give you time to write this review for us. We enjoyed very much your diving course, much enjoy your passion for diving, before each dive asked you that you I will watch and learn. Rafael the sea lion is going to be waiting for you and your sister. Come back to visit anytime.... More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed August 25, 2013

We did our advanced open water course with Jimbo, on San Cristobal, which is the best island in Galapagos (sea lion island). Jimbo rocks as an instructor. He was so funny, kind and more importantly, he gave us the extra attention we needed to build our confidence (almost 3 years since our last dive). Jimbo even took an extra tank... More 

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Galapaguitojim, General Manager at Galapagos Underwater, responded to this review

Dear Jillie. Thank you very much for writing this comment to us, we appreciate your time. Your diving course, was very funny at the start it is normal to have a little bit of fear but little by little you're feeling comfortable with the equipment, dive sites and streams. That is part of our work do you enjoy your diving... More 

Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed August 16, 2013

Fantastic dive, albeit a bit cold, but that was down to the season and not the dive company. Fortunately, Jimbo had organised hot burgers for us when we surfaced! Saw some gorgeous fish and turtles, and rays. But by far and away the highlight were the Sea Lions that just wouldn't stop playing with us. Will never forget it.

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Thank Oliver G
Galapaguitojim, General Manager at Galapagos Underwater, responded to this review

Dear Oliver, Thank you for giving your time to write this comment, we appreciate your dedication. Enjoy played much of its power to play with "Thomas" the Sea Wolf, we say when the customer has good power, but this cold water... the customer has a beautiful diving and so was during all your diving with you. I regret much not... More 

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