Your Travel Experience with Galapagos PRO
After arriving at Baltra Airport you will be met by your dive guide and taken to the Galapagos Aggressor III.
At 1:00 pm you will board the yacht and lunch will be served. Afterwards you will receive instructions for the upcoming dives. The ship sets sail for the north-eastern coast of the island of Baltra, where a checkdive (1 dive) in calm waters takes place and you receive a safety briefing.
Punta Carrión or Bartolomé island
Two dives in depth between 12 and 27 meters at Punta Carrión in the north of the island of Santa Cruz or in front of Bartolomé island.
Amongst many other things, divers have the opportunity to see large schools of fish, white tip sharks, eagle rays, marble electric rays, scorpion fish, sea turtles and Galápagos sea lions.
Bartolomé in the northern part of the archipelago was nominated for the World Travel Awards 2012 as the most beautiful beach of South America. Here, you will find a fascinating, lunar-like volcanic landscape. At its center, the famous landmark of Galapagos: Pinnacle Rock.
A climb to the highest point of the island offers a wonderful view of the landscape. Take a swim together with some of the penguins who play in the waters and on the shores of the bay here.
Flow between 1-3 knots. Dive depth between 12 and 27 meters. Amongst many other things, divers have the opportunity to see hammerhead sharks, eagle rays, marble rays, Galapagos sharks, silky sharks, green turtles, octupuses, sea lions, yellow-fin tuna, snappers, wahoos, groupers, barracudas, mackerels, moray eels, parrotfish, dolphins, the galapagos reef corals, sea lions and fur seals during your dive today. Lucky divers may even encounter whale sharks and orcas at Wolf Island!
Flow between 1-3 knots. Dive depth between 12 and 27 meters. Amongst many other things, divers have the opportunity to see hammerhead sharks, Galapagos sharks, silky sharks, eagle rays, green turtles, hawksbill turtles, snappers, perches, wahoos and whale sharks. With some luck rays and orcas.
Dive depth between 6 and 27 meters. Amongst many other things, divers have the opportunity to see Galapagos penguins, sea-snakes, flightless cormorants, sea lions, seahorses, sea turtles, horn sharks, red-lipped batfish, perches, snappers and creole wrasses.
Punta Vicente Roca
Dive depth between 6 and 27 meters. Amongst many other things, divers have the opportunity to see horn sharks, red-lipped batfish, sting-rays, marble-rays, sunfish, seahorses, lobster, large schools of gold-bream and kingfisher.
Onshore you can observe Blue-footed boobies, frigate birds, brown pelicans, penguins and cormorants.
Dive depth between 6 and 30 meters. Amongst many other things, divers have the opportunity to see eagle rays, sea lions, green turtles, barracudas, snappers, blow fish, groupers, marble rays, sting rays and creole wrasses.
Highlands of Santa Cruz
As you venture into Santa Cruz's higher altitude areas, you will notice the changes in the vegetation as the climate becomes wetter and warmer. The earth in the upper altitudes is rich in minerals. Coffee plantations and fruit orchards line the streets and giant tortoises roam around at ease in their natural environment.
The Scalesia forests in this area offer the opportunity to discover endemic species of the Galapagos Islands, as well as giant cacti and a variety of deciduous trees and edible fruits.
Here you can also visit the twin 'craters' Los Gemelos. While they are not craters in the technical sense, these 70 meter vertical gullies with a carpet of lush vegetation are an impressive sight to behold.
In the evening, you will have time to explore the town of Puerto Ayora at your liesure.
Conclude at Baltra
You will return to the harbor of Baltra. From there, transfer to Baltra Airport in time for your return flight to the mainland, or continue with your planned route through the Galapagos.