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Kicker Rock

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Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you want to go snorkeling in the Galápagos Islands then this is definitely the place to go: make sure to ask your operator about the boat you‘ll be on for the day, we went with a huge catamaran and it was only 10$ more...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 19bianca91
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a snorkeling tour with Gustavo Hernandez Tours. Carlos Lopez was our guide for the wonderful day. It was an amazing day. We first went slowly around Kicker Rock to view the birds. The birds we saw included the blue-footed boody and Frigates. We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank cymopterus
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bountiful fish and sharks too. we took a nice boat out to the island and saw loads of sea turtles along the way. One of the highlights for sure!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank travelynntoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rock is geologically beautiful above the water line and is wonderful colorful below the water line. The snorkeling was excellent. We saw Galapagos sharks, sea lions, rays, sea turtles and a multitude of lovely fish. On the snorkel boat we saw dolphins jumping over...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though my husband and I aren't the most adventurous, our snorkeling experience at Kicker Rock was thrilling and something that we will never forget, and will never regret doing! I have always had a healthy respect of all marine life, and a bit of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank halib2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a lot of boats that have a day trip to Kicker Rock and they usually make one beach stop before making the trip there. It is like something everyone says to do however it is nothing special unless you dive. The animals you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ron O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

perfect place to snorkel with sharks, sea turtles, manta rays. if you like more adventure you can try scuba diving

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank karishman2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Early morning deep water snorkeling many fish, sharks. Our first morning on the Endemic Luxury Catamaran

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank john_duke555
Reviewed 19 December 2018

Our boat left port and sailed to Kicker Rock and we were there just as the sun was going down. Great photo opportunity and there was several boats going round it looking at it from all angles. I would have liked the boat to have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NaturesMoments
Reviewed 19 December 2018

The snorkling here is not for the beginner. A sheer rock outcrop that is barren, but filled with birds perching. However, once you look under the water, it is alive with fish, and vegitation. If lucky you will see sea turtles and sea lions. You...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jacquie F
15 January 2019|
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Response from Ali921 | Reviewed this property |
There are multiple outlets offering trips out to the rock and they are all along the sea front. However, it does depend on weather conditions. We went out at 6.30am so it's best to have something arranged before you arrive... More
14 November 2018|
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Response from Thamara_Araujo | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I also went with non-divers (my parents). THe company was Planet Ocean Galapagos, that offers this kind of boat :)
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Maria-Alexandra L
29 May 2018|
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Response from rochelleforster | 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.