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Planning a Diving Trip

to the Galapagos

The Galapagos Islands are one of the world’s premier SCUBA diving destinations. Here are tips on how to plan a diving trip to the Galapagos.

There are two ways to go diving in the Galapagos:

  1. Liveaboard diving cruises – where you cruise from one dive spot to the next.
  2. Taking day trips from a dive center on one of the inhabited islands

Are Galapagos good for beginning divers?

Each diving spot varies in the experience level necessary to safely enjoy it, but overall the Galapagos Islands’ diving spots are not for beginners. Learning or getting certified in the Galapagos is . Get your SCUBA certification and practice in before you book your diving tour of the Galapagos. Many of the spots are ideal for intermediate divers, while others are only appropriate for the most experienced.

Which Ships?

There are only a handful of ships that offer liveaboard diving cruises, but fortunately they include budget, mid-range, and first class vessels to fit any budget you might have:

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Best Diving Spots in the Galapagos Islands

If you want to swim with the sharks, then make sure your itinerary includes a stop in the Darwin and Wolf Marine Sanctuary in the northernmost part of the archipelago. In fact, the area around these two islands is home