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Ecuador has a fascinating marine life, and scuba diving along the coasts or in the Galapagos is an excellent experience.
 
Where to dive?
 
In Ecuador are a multitude of dive sites, mainly in the Galapagos but also on the coast.
 
You will appreciate a wide variety of colorful fish, and also the Galapagos shark, sea turtles, hammerhead sharks and some varieties of rays.
 
During your stay, it is also possible to take diving lessons to validate the first level PADI. The best to take the diving course is because you will be in a paradise of marine fauna.
 
 
 
 
DIVING IN GALAPAGOS
 


A continuación varios sitios destacados:

 
Following several prominent sites:
 
FLOREANA
 
Enderby Islet, Ayora point, Champion Islet and Devil's Crown, are the dive sites where you can find sea lions, exotic fish, barracudas, black coral, Galapagos sharks, moray eels, hammerhead sharks and rays...  During navigation to Floreana Island, you will have a good chance of seeing dolphins and snorkel with them.
 
GORDON ROCKS
 
The best daily tour for experienced divers: turtles, cold water fish, tropical fish, hammerhead sharks, Galapagos sharks, white tip shark, black tip shark, moray eels, golden rays, eagle rays...
 
NORTH SEYMOUR 
 
Groups of hammerhead sharks, many tropical fish, turtles, moray eels, stingrays and white tip sharks.
 
COUSINS ROCK
 
An intermediate site that combines dive descents and proximity: sea lions, thousands of colorful fish, white tip sharks, hammerhead sharks, manta rays ... In the imposing rock face, you will see black coral and invertebrates.
 
BARTHOLOME
 
Turtles, white tip sharks, lots of fish, invertebrates and an interesting rock formation. After diving, you can do snorkeling to observe the penguins.
 
MOSQUERA ISLET
Manta rays, white tip sharks, hammerhead sharks and maybe eagle rays. Many tropical fish and sea lions.
 
DAPHNE ISLET
 
Rock Diving with moray eels, white tip shark, sea lions, caves with invertebrates, hammerhead sharks, turtles, black coral and many fish.
 
SANTA FÉ
 
Easy diving with little current. Sharks, sea turtles, manta rays and hammerhead sharks sometimes. Snorkelling with sea lions in the area.
 
 
 
 
 
SHORE DIVING
 
AYANGUE
 
It is a fishermen village, located north of Punta Blanca (Santa Elena). The village is situated in a quiet bay.
Known for its clear, warm waters, pristine coral reefs, Ayangue is an excellent site for diving enthusiasts.
Diving is possible (20 minutes by boat from the beach) on the island The Old and The Bare Island. There are underwater caves and diving can observe coral reefs and abundant fauna.
 
SALANGO ISLAND
 
Salango Island is one of the districts of Puerto Lopez (30 minute trip). Rich in history, anthropology, was inhabited by the Valdivia culture by 1800 BC
Exceptional site for diving: you can see a variety of colorful fish and coral reefs, are unique in the Ecuadorian coast.
Near this site, the Islet "The Hanged" is the perfect place to see great marine biodiversity associated with reefs: lobsters, sea cucumber, coral, crabs, oysters, octopus, turtles.
 
ISLA DE LA PLATA
 
It is the most important place of Machalilla National Park. Since pre-Hispanic times, was used as a center of adoration of the sun by the pre Colombian cultures.
 
The diving near the island presents many coral reefs. The other attraction is the observation of humpback whales that come from the Antarctic between June and September.
 


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