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Scuba Diving at Kicker Rock for Certified Divers
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Kicker Rock is about a 30 minute boat trip out of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno dockside and well worth the effort. I would have liked to scuba but settled for snorkeling! You... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Bernard C
Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went snorkelling at Kicker Rock as part of an Island 360 tour. Honestly it was a let down. We didn't stay long and for me, Kicker Rock is for diving. We saw a lot of fish but no sharks. An impressive rock nonetheless.

Thank Nicholas M
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Kicker Rock is about a 30 minute boat trip out of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno dockside and well worth the effort. I would have liked to scuba but settled for snorkeling! You could not be disappointed here at the range of wildlife. Plenty of Nazca and blue-footed boobies on the rocks; hammerhead sharks and turtles in the water and plenty of... More 

Thank Bernard C
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This snorkelling adventure will most likely be included in any Galapagos trip, and is not to be missed. While we didn't get to see hammerhead sharks on our visit, we did see a number of sharks, sea turtles, playful sea lions, a huge school of tuna and countless other fish and coral.

Thank Kevin J
Atyrau, Kazakhstan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have rated Kicker Rock as 4/5 but the whole 360 day trip visits other places around San Cristobal Island and I would rate the whole experience 5/5. When we arrived at Kicker Rock the sea was so tranquil and calm, Boris the guide was great and was obviously just as enthusiastic at seeing the marine life as we were.... More 

Thank Rassinda W
Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We snorkeled Kicker Rock hoping to swim with Hammerhead sharks through the gap in the rocks. We saw a fin and a Galapagos Shark down deep. The walls of the rocks are amazing with all the coral colours. We swam with three Turtles at the same time along with many schools of fish. Great snorkel. Great rock makes for excellent... More 

Thank CraigandTania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent day at Kicker rock. Saw hammerhead sharks, sea turtles, every fish imaginable and multiple species of boobies. Also swam with sea lions and got some great videos. Went with Galapagos Fan Dive 3.60 island tour. Great outfit. Santiago is a wonderful naturalist.

Thank FiveDivers
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did two dives with Chalo a few days ago. The equipment is well cared for and they have a large comfortable catamaran which is great for getting in and out of the water. Chalo himself is a lovely guy - he gave me an ex rental snorkel as I couldnt buy one on the island, and he also helped... More 

Thank jemstoane
Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Swimming with sharks was so thrilling! The colors of the life on the walls of the rock are so beautiful.

Thank Susan S
Montevideo, Uruguay
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One morning on our cruise we woke and looked out at the sunrise over Kicker Rock - very picturesque way to start the day. It is an impressive lump. The light coloured rock forms from lava quite different from the black lavas elsewhere. At 6:00am we headed out in the inflatable to go snorkeling around the rock. Apparently it is... More 

Thank Lionel E
Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great snorkeling trip to Kicker Rock. Interesting looking from the air and from the boat, and great sea life around the rock.

Thank AndybinLondon

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