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Kicker Rock

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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rock is a 1 hour boat ride from the main town of San cristobal depending on the boat. The water were cold in Sept I recommend long 7/5 wetsuits with hat. Ask for that at the dive office. The currents vary very from day...More

Thank Alexander K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Scuba dived here, on our 2nd dive we saw 5 hammerheads! This is what we had come for so we left very happy. Our guide was good, someone in our group used all their oxygen in under 30mins both times so they were short dives...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My vision was very poor. I do not recommend it. The price was expensive and I was not impressed.

1  Thank SJ h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a 360 tour of the Island and ended up snorkelling here,Loved it! Turtles sharks lots of fish. A amazing piece of rock with Sealions and birds around it.

Thank Albeer23
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good tour but not our favourite on the Galapagos! Saw lots more animals just snorkelling off the coast. Definitely a hit or miss tour and probably better for diving not snorkelling (our divers didn't even see much though). It definitely depends on the day because...More

Thank Kate T
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We had never snorkeled before visiting the Galapagos and even though the water was cold and rough at Kicker Rock we felt safe. Our boat stayed close by and was ready to respond in case someone got in trouble and our guide was a good...More

1  Thank Ingrid C
Reviewed 8 August 2017

There is something about Kicker rock that make you wonder whats underneath. If you are a shark lover you must come here without about.

Thank zachhinks
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I was told water could get rough, and i am not good swimmer. I wore life vest just in case I didn't think i was going to see the sharks on surface but they came pretty close to me. it was worth the swimming in...More

1  Thank So Young S
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I did both snorkeling and diving at Leon Dormido/ Kicker Rock, and it was truly gorgeous. Perhaps I was lucky or there at a good time (mid July) but in my dive I saw: green sea turtles, massive schools of fish, black tip sharks, white...More

1  Thank maow2593
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We dived here and Gordons Rock. Maybe we just got unlucky at Gordon but Kicker well and truely was better. We seen Galapagos & Hammerheads, eagle rays, turtles, sea lions chasing fish plus tonnes more. Vis was 15m while Gordon's 6m. Highly recommend. Don't put...More

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Response from FLCindy | Reviewed this property |
we used Chalo Tours and didn't book until we got to the island. In fact, we didn't pre-book anything since it was so difficult finding just dive operators on the internet. He uses the large catamaran that you will see in... More
28 March 2017|
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Response from Papa47 | Reviewed this property |
A full day trip will cost $120 p/p or more.
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Response from Papa47 | Reviewed this property |
Our group of 5 visited in late October in 2016. There was a great variety of sea life but the water temps are lower and the seas a little rougher. We wore wetsuits which helped us stay warmer.