The Galapagos Islands have many attractions, but many of them are underwater. People from all over the world come to the Galapagos exclusively to dive or snorkel. This is because a total of five ocean currents come together on the shores of the Galapagos, creating a series of natural phenomena such as different water temperatures and a spectacular outcrop rich in nutrients. This phenomenon makes these seas one of the favorites among many animals that inhabit open waters and that otherwise would be difficult to find together in one place.
Animals such as sea turtles, eagle rays, sea lions, stingrays, coral sharks are frequently seen while snorkeling and diving in the islands. Other animals such as penguins, hammerhead sharks, Galapagos sharks, dolphins or the whale shark itself are only visible in some places.
Here are some of the best places to practice diving in the Galapagos. Some of these sites