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Scuba Diving at Kicker Rock for Certified Divers
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I went scuba diving out here and my girlfriend went snorkeling. Both of us saw loads of cool fish, black tip sharks and turtles. I also saw some rays deeper down. Unfortunately... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went scuba diving out here and my girlfriend went snorkeling. Both of us saw loads of cool fish, black tip sharks and turtles. I also saw some rays deeper down. Unfortunately we didn't see any hammerhead sharks on the day we went out but I was told you normally do. The current are not strong eother so it is... More 

Thank Michael T
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was looking forward to diving Kicker Rock as the highlight of my trip to Galapagos, but unfortunately the visibility was rather poor and the current was up so it made for a challenging day. I did see sharks cruising past whilst there, which was obviously very cool, but I could have been surrounded by many, many more...who knows! If... More 

Thank TerriW1984
Redington Shores, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a great dive there, saw many fish, sharks (no hammer heads but Galapagos sharks) nice rock formations and really cool coral that changed color as you bumped into it. Water temperature changed with the different depths so make sure you use a dry suit at least 7mm. Would do it again during warmer season, I went August 10, 2016.... More 

Thank Moonshine81
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Did as part of the 360 tour. The rock itself and the ability to see sharks at snorkel depth was great. Wish we'd booked a shorter tour that spent more time here.

Thank Nightshade81
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The water is pretty cold so make sure you have a wetsuit. Also the water may be a bit murky do to the surge around the island. If you are lucky you will see some sharks and mantas. The island is pretty impressive alone.

Thank satobt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We swam through Kicker Rock early in the morning ... what a blast. To be able to snorkel through these two massive rocks, in the middle of the ocean ... with the marine activity taking below us was indescribable (ok, Galapagos is truly indescribable). Never did I think that I would be so calm, even excited to just jump in... More 

Thank CoLo03
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We snorkelled at Kicker Rock as part of our cruise and would highly recommend it for any diving / snorkelling trips. The water was murky however, I think this was due to the tides during full moon so try and avoid that time if possible. Still, it was thrilling to see the shadow of sharks swimming underneath together with umpteen... More 

Thank Jill_Dublin_12
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome snorkling with many wonderful large and small sea animals! But it's cold and you may be in the water quite awhile, so use a full-length, good wet suit that fits well.

Thank kickingaround
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to go snorkelling it is deep sea so not much sediments from sand being washed up. I saw sea lions, sea turtles, sharks, fish whilst snorkelling here. The water is quite calm too on the day we went out. This was the highlight of my trip in Galapagos.

Thank melbgirl123
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great couple of dives at the Kicker. It was a little murky and we didn't see any hammerheads or manta's but still plenty of fish, turtles and plenty of other sharks.

Thank Idefix82

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