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Guiding Galapagos Expeditions Puerto Ayora
#1 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
Manny had arranged every detail, from a lovely hotel, first-rate scuba gear to transfers and boats with a fantastic team that really anticipated and understands how to make a trip both memorable and smooth.
During the various snorkeling opportunities in the tranquil bay beaches and reefs, one of the naturalist (Gino in Isabela) swam with us, and we were lucky to swim very close to marine iguanas, turtles, penguins, b...
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Eagleray Tours Puerto Ayora
#5 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
My 3 friends who did the Discovery Scuba Dive are also very happy with their experience, their dive instructor Jessie looked after them very well too- their first breath underwater was unforgettable.
We were only in the Galapagos 5 nights and they ensured we maximized our visit - helping us even book a tour with another company so we could get another snorkeling adventure in.
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Red Mangrove Aventura Scuba Diving Puerto Ayora
#39 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
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Galaxy First-class Yacht Puerto Ayora
#49 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
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Galapagos Outdoors LLC Puerto Ayora
#52 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
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Marantha GPS Travel Puerto Ayora
#54 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
Huge land tortoises and turtles in the sea the size of cars , but you see them in the wild ... the kicker rock water currents r rough n the sharks are all around you when snorkeling, but the ocean is so rich in nu...
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VOYAGERS TRAVEL
#55 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
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Galapagos Tip Top Dive & Training Puerto Ayora
#2 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
All in all, Tip Top did a great job with training and helped me ignite a new love for scuba.
My fiance and I did a Discover Scuba Dive course with Edo during our visit to the Galapagos islands.
Galapagos Alternative Puerto Ayora
#3 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
A fun fast boat ride out and some great snorkeling with really good visibility, a fantastic guide (Gabriel from Pahoehoe tours), and a small group - we swam among giant sea turtles, Galapagos penguins, and seahorses.
Sabine met us at our Santa Cruz hotel in the evenings to go over our itinerary and make restaurant recommendations and give us other tips as well as our snorkeling equipment.
Galapagos Unbound
#4 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
Program - outstanding, including natural history walks, snorkeling, zodiac rides and excellent talks by a group of very experienced naturalists.
If you like to hike, bike, snorkel, kayak and explore I would definitely recommend the 6 Day Adventure on the Galapagos Islands by Unbound Adventures!
Scuba Iguana Puerto Ayora
#7 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
You'll feel at home during a week (they even have bikes for you) and you'll be able to meet Mathias (co-owner of Scuba Iguana) and his wife who are very nice people (and also thanks to the great divemasters Paulo...
Despite being in the "Discover Scuba Diving" program, we were also on the same boat as the daily dive tours, for the PADI certified divers.
Academy Bay Dive Center Puerto Ayora
#8 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
Our snorkel and land based tours all ran on time, the guides were very knowledgable and bilingual, and were passionate about the islands and the animals/fish.
I suggest you do some diving put also do some snorkeling as you'll see and have different experiences with different creatures.
Apnea Galapagos Puerto Ayora
#9 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
During scuba diving, i saw groups and groups of hammerhead sharks during the dives (which is why I go visit Galapagos), thanks to Jonathan, and tons of white tip sharks, groups of rays, huge turtles, etc.
Beyond freediving, Jesse is incredibly knowledgeable about the Galapagos and will go out of his way to help you plan the right trip for you (he also does scuba tours and liveaboards).
Galapagos Travellers Dive Center Puerto Ayora
#10 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
Scuba diving in itself is marvellous, but the group managed to make it even more special by being extremely caring, making sure everyone had the best service, from the most experienced to the newbies.
There are a multitude of Scuba shops in the Galapagos, I would highly recommend these guys!
Macarron Scuba Diver Puerto Ayora
#15 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
Before booking Juan Carlos talked me through which dives were suitable for my experience and very much gave me confidence in the Macarrón scuba diving school.
Dived two days with Macarron Scuba Diver and loved every second.
Shark Bay Dive Center Puerto Ayora
#16 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
Best dive centre in the Galápagos I dived scuba and freediving with Shark Bay and had an incredible experience.
Like most people we relied on the LP for diving centers and went to Scuba Iguana first, but they didn’t go to the place where we wanted to dive the next day.
Nauti Diving Galapagos Puerto Ayora
#20 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
We did snorkeling before diving, in addition to the fish and sea lions we saw blue-footed boobies ... The snorkel and diving equipment was very complete and comfortable.
He organised for us divind and snorkeling in Seymour-Mosquera, and tours to Seymour North, Bartolomé island, and Pinzon.
Galapagosliving Puerto Ayora
#21 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
The best snorkeling tour we had in 3 month travelling - well organized, nice guide, there was everything on the boat we needed and we saw so much animals and great places.
The shop has also provided me with a free wetsuit and snorkel kit.
Albatros Puerto Ayora
#27 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
After a first bad experience with a diving school on Santa Cruz, we found Albatros which after two days of scuba diving is to us the best balanced diving school of the Island : very professional, good equipment, f...
We stopped for a snack at the north of the island and they let us get off again for another snorkel if we wanted too, which was great because we see a couple of white tipped sharks in really clear visibility.
Galapagos Best Adventure Trips Puerto Ayora
#32 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
We visited several islands for snorkeling, wildlife walks and visits to the Darwin Research Center, El Chato Tortoise Reserve, and the lovely town of Puerto Ayora.
The snorkeling session alone and the landing to the pristine Bartolomé N shore was worthing the tour.
Galapa Diving - Yacht Nautilus Private Tours Puerto Ayora
#38 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
I am a scuba diving instructor, but when I came to Galapagos, I came as a guest.
Galapagos People Diving Puerto Ayora
#40 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
We were incredibly lucky to see some amazing marine life and it continued on for our second snorkel dive as well.
Mario was so sweet, he took us snorkeling with sea lions – a breath taking experience.
The Darwin Path - Travel Agency Puerto Ayora
#41 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
They already knew what we wanted to do, gave us high quality equipment for snorkeling.
Galapagos Shark Diving
#45 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
BeGalapagos Puerto Ayora
#46 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
Galatrails
#47 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
Planeta Azul Puerto Ayora
#48 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
We went on the snorkel trip to Pinzon and swam with sea lions, the highlands trip to see the tortoises and on our final day we spent in Isabela and got to see the penguins and sea turtles.
She also recommended a snorkeling tour to Pinzón Island which was great and arranged roundtrip tickets to Isabela Island.
Nortada Puerto Ayora
#50 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
GIA Galapagos Islands Adventure Puerto Ayora
#51 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz
Astrea Puerto Ayora
#53 of 77 Outdoor Activities in Santa Cruz