Gordon Rock´s


It is an eroded crater on top of a tuff cone. Located on the east of Santa Cruz approximately 50 minutes from the Itabaca Channel. It is considered a minimum experience of 20 dives to participate in this Diving Tour or prior evaluation in another dive site with our dive center, it is considered the best site among the central islands because of the greater likelihood to see hammerhead sharks.


Site conditions

This rock formation is a world-renowned site, for intermediate and advanced divers due to strong currents and waves.



Hammerhead shark schools, cleaning station, Galápagos sharks, whitetip shark, blacktip shark, mobula rays, turtles, reef fish, rays, eagle rays, Galapagos eel, barracudas, invertebrate variety.



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:


Gordon Rock: 50 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



– 2 dives (certified divers)

– 1 inmersion + 1 snorkeling  (discovery divers)

– Bird watching (Seymour)

– Navigation

– Briefing



– 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