Kicker Rock in San Cristobal Galapagos is one of the most famous tours on the Islands. This spot is a unique place with a lot of marine activity a sea life. In the same place you can see tortoises, sea lions, rays and even hammerhead sharks!
You can do this tour by snorkeling or diving if you have the proper license. The description above is focused on the snorkel format, but drop us a line if you are interested in diving to send you all the details.
The tour begins early in the morning at Baquerizo Moreno port, at 8 or 9 am. During 45 minutes of navigation we will sail around 18 kilometers away from the land, bordering San Cristobal Island. During the journey, you will see multiple birds fliying over the rocks: blue footed boobies, pelicans, frigates to mention some of them.
The main interest of this tour is the amount of sealife surrounding you while you stay in this spectacular spot. When we reach the kicker rock, we will prepare the diving or snorkel equipment, and start swimming into the middle of the two big rocks in the middle of the sea that compose Kicker Rock. Once there, plenty of fishes of every colour, hammerhead shark, school of fishes, galapagos sharks, rays and sea lions will be surrounding you.
An amazing experience difficult to express with words.
After an intense snorkeling session, you will be happy to know there is also space for relaxing in this tour. Our second stop is a wonderful beach called El Manglecito. There you can lay on the sand along with some sea lions and enjoy the view, the beach and the unique vegetation around you.
Best way to end a tour that has contrasting experiences: from the excitement of being near big sharks to the relax of liyng in a paradisiacal beach.