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Kicker Rock

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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
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Reviewed yesterday

This is THE place for sharks, especially hammerheads but... this is nature and not a zoo..so no guarantees, we saw one, followed a few minutes later by a school of eight. Get here early on the clear day and your chances are good. It's not...More

Thank Ali921
Reviewed 2 days ago

My family and I went snorkeling at Kicker Rock, and it is definitely something you DO NOT want to miss. It is filled with eccentric wildlife, such as sea lions, pelicans, hammerheads, galápagos sharks, sardines, starfish, sea urchins, and much more! When you visit San...More

Thank stob i
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hopefully you arrive to good visibility. Unfortunately for me that was not the case and we didn’t see a single shark in the water. The tour guide sent the other people back to the boat and grabbed my hand to take me to see if...More

Thank Shannii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a boat arranged by galakiwi to a swimming beach and then ?45 min on to kicker rock. Saw huge turtles at multiple depths, eagle ray, beige flora largely on the wall and a few king angelfish. Not as good as other locations around the...More

Thank lookin4luxury
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an ok place to go if it’s for instance part of the 360 tour, but my advise is do not pay to go to kicker rock it self. There is very low visibility and there are currents in and around the rocks so...More

Thank Rita_Picarra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing snorkelling! Saw so many animals including turtles, schools of fish, sea lions, sharks and even one hammerhead.

Thank Megan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went snorkeling to Kicker Rock with Galapagos Fan with two other snorkelers and 6 divers. Nice boat, good lunch, and great crew. First snorkeling was good...saw a hammerhead, seal in the water with us, black tipped shark, dozens of turtles, and lots of fish. Second...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dream come true to swim with eagle rays, hammerheads and sea turtles. Fabo and his team were amazing and fun!

Thank hope279
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We came hoping to see hammerhead sharks, but unfortunately saw none that day. However, the water was quite calm and clear and we saw so many sea turtles that we lost count. It was so fun to swim with them; they are so graceful. The...More

Thank jrc530
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Some locals weren't encouraging and you can't count on seeing the hammerhead sharks they're known for (although our group saw one) but it was an amazing experience and one of our favorites. It's incredible to be snorkeling there and just seeing the coral/rocks beneath the...More

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Maria-Alexandra L
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Response from Rochelle F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. We went with Galapagos Eco Fishing. On Av Charles Darwin and Herman Melville. Tel: (05) 252-1049 They provided wet suits; We did a 360 tour of San Cristobal. IT was amazing.
Peggy S
4 May 2018|
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Response from Juan Carlos S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don’t have that info; however, there are a few companies along the Malecón that offer the tour. I would suggest to take the island’s 360 degree tour since it’s first stop is Kicker Rock and the difference in price... More
16 June 2017|
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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