Galapagos Scuba Diving
Located off the western coast of Ecuador in the Pacific Ocean, the Galapagos Islands are a national park and marine reserve.Scuba diving this small group of volcanic islands is a unique experience. The Galapagos exudes natural beauty and boasts an incredible diversity of marine life, from penguins to marine iguanas to seahorses to hammerheads to rays to whale sharks, and sea lions.
The best time to dive in the Galapagos is any month of the year. There are two main seasons. Each boasts a different set of marine life. The warm season, from December to May, is best for schooling hammerheads and most other sharks. These months also feature easier conditions and better visibility. On the other hand, the cold season, from July to December, is best for whale sharks, penguins and mola mola. Just be prepared for temperatures that drop to 60-65°F (16-18°C).