This is the most famous dive site in the Galapagos Islands and recognized as one of the best dive sites in the world! Whale sharks and schools of hammerheads and dolphins play in the waters. Accessible only by dive liveaboards, Darwin Island is an underwater Disneyland.
|Highlights:||Whale sharks, hammerhead cleaning station, turtles, pods of dolphins, countless schools of fish, Galapagos sharks, silky sharks|
|Experience required:||Minimum 50 dives and experience in current, cold water and surge Depth: 9-40+ M (20-130+ ft)|
|Currents:||moderate to very strong Water|
|Temp:||Dec - April: 24- 28 C (76 – 82 F ) / May – Nov: 22- 26 C (72 – 78 F ).|
|Thermoclines:||variable but generally around 20 m (65 ft)|
|Visibility:||12-24 m (40-80 ft)|
|Interesting facts:||Divers from around the world come to the "theater": hold still to the rocks, and watch the show swim past you in the blue.|