Daphne

SITE INFORMATION
Location

Near the north coast of Santa Cruz Island, a large exposed flat rock. It is an eroded cone. Located 30 minutes from the Itabaca Canal (north side of the Island of Santa Cruz).

 

Site conditions

Currents are moderate at this site, the main dive site is along the sloping wall, rocky and sandy bottom, about 90 feet deep, recommended for intermediate to expert divers.

 

Activity

Here we find a small cave (this is not a cave dive) where white-tipped sharks rest, in addition there is a pinnacle where we find a variety of rays, Galapagos sharks, turtles, reef fish, barracudas, Variety of invertebrates .

TOUR INFORMATION
DIVING DAY TOUR

DEPARTURE TIME: 07h00 am

RETURN TIME: 15h00 pm

 

Description and Itinerary

07h00 am: Meeting point at the Galapagos People Dive Center located at Enrique Fuentes Street and Charles Darwin Avenue.

Departure to the Itabaca channel with 40 minutes of travel, to board the boat and leave to the dive site, with an approximate duration of navigation:

 

Daphne: 40 minutes

 

During the navigation the guide will give the instructions and the equipment.  Once in the point of diving we will recieve the dive briefing and then proceed to equip to realize the Check-out dive. Afeter the check-out dive we will proceed with the First immersion with a duration of 45 to 50 minutes.

We will have one our break with snacks before doing the second dive. Once finished the second immersion we will have lunch on board during the return to the Channel of Itabaca.

15h00 Return to Puerto Ayora

 

We recomend to take

– Sun protection: Sun block / hat

– Swimsuit

– Towel

– Camera (aquatic, go pro)

– Coat (in cold season)

– Sandals (slippers)

– Extra clothing

 

Activities

– 2 dives (certified divers)

– 1 inmersion + 1 snorkeling  (discovery divers)

– Bird watching (Seymour)

– Navigation

– Briefing

 

Includes

– Check out dive

– 2 dives for certified divers

– 1 dive for Discovery Scuba Diving

– Complete diving equipment

– Bilingual dive guides (park rules)

– Box lunch

– Snacks

 

Not Includes

– Other beverages

– Alcoholic beverages

– Extra tank

– Any other not specified

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