Dive Gear
Includes
7 – 8 Hours
Duration
Daphne Minor
Location
2
Immersions

 

Galapagos Islands Scuba Diving | Daphne Minor Experience

Our Galapagos Islands Scuba Diving – Daphne Minor Experience is a incredible daily diving tour. The Galapagos Diving Package – Daphne Minor Experience will take you through the most amazing diving spots in Daphne Minor. You will enjoy sea activities in the most remarkable landscapes. Make it the best way to explore all sides of Galapagos beauties.

Dive Tips                                      Trip Tips

SHARED DEPARTURE Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.
DEPARTURE LOCATION Dive Center meeting point
RETURN LOCATION Dive Center meeting point
DEPARTURE TIME Around 07.20 am
DURATION  4 – 5 Hours Approximately
WEAR Water, light clothing, waterproof jackets, hat, sunscreen, walking shoes, water shoes, sunscreen, wetsuit, mosquito repellent.
INCLUDED 2 dives.
 Complete Dive Gear: 5- 7mm wetsuit, Regulator, BCD, mask, fins, booties, hood, gloves, weight belt and tanks with 12ltr or 15ltr with AIR and valve system YOKE (the person who brings your regulator system DIN must bring their own adapter)
Bilingual Professional Guide.
Transportation – pick up/ drop off at Dive center.
Box Lunch between dives
NOT INCLUDED Dive computer (available for rent US $ 15 plus tax per day).
Air Tickets.
Galapagos National Park Entry Fee.
Other services not mention on the program.
Tips & Gratuities (optional)

*NOTE: Diving sites are fixed daily and depend on availability. Itinerary subject to change due to National Park dispositions or to circumstances beyond our control (force majeure).

Galapagos Islands Scuba Diving | Daphne Minor Experience

Daphne is located off the northern coast of Santa Cruz and is very diverse. It is a wall dive with little current. The main attractions to this site are the frequent visits by Manta Rays. There is always plankton in the water, so the visibility is not fantastic, but they come so close it is not a problem. Juvenile Galapagos sharks, white tipped reef sharks and eagle rays are also common.

 Location: Near the north coast of Santa Cruz Island, a big flat-topped exposed rock.  It is an eroded tuff cone. Located 30 minutes from Itabaca Channel (North side of Santa Cruz Island).

Site Conditions: Moderate currents at this site, a drift dive along the impressive drop-off at the top of a sloping wall, rocky and sandy bottom.

Activity: Here we find a small cave (this is NOT a cave dive) where white tip reef sharks rest, additionally there is a pinnacle where we find a diversity of rays, Galápagos shark, turtles, reef fishes, barracudas, black coral walls and variety of invertebrates.

Dive difficulty: Easy to intermediate due to the wall. The dive isn’t deep, but you have to watch your depth.

Duration: Full day tour.

IMPORTANT REMARKS

Airfare Not Included:

The price of the tour does not include air tickets. We can help with your booking. You may also book flights on your own – please note on what island you will need to arrive and leave from.

Try to arrive in the morning (before 12am) and leaving in the afternoon (11AM or later) – don’t miss any part of the tour. You can book your flight through TAME, AEROGAL, LAN.

Schedule of Excursions:

The schedule of the excursions will be coordinated and determined locally through the guide and those responsible for the operations in Galapagos.

The guide will indicate at what time each activity will start. The transfers between islands on the public speedboats are the only activities with fixed departure times.

Hour Activities
07H20 Arrival to meeting  point (Informative Session)
07H30 Departure to dive site (via: sea or land & sea)
DEPENDING ON THE SITE WE HAVE THE 2 FOLLOWING SCHEDULES:
09H15 / 10H15 Arrival at dive site. SCHEDULE OF OUR DAY TOURS (15 minutes)
10H15 / 11H15 First Dive (Depth 20-25mts / 65-85ft. Max time 1 hour)
11H15 / 12H15  Surface Interval (1 hour); snack/ lunch
12H15 / 13H15 Second Dive (depth 15-23mts / 50-75ft. Max Time 1 hour
13H15 / 14H15 Snack / lunch, Return
15H30 / 17H30  Arrival to meeting point.
Galapagos Islands Scuba Diving
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