- Many dives in the Galapagos are drift dives.
- The group will enter and will be drifted down current.
- With medium currents, you should not wait more than a few seconds at the surface before descending, so you don´t drift from the group.
- During your dive the boat will follow the bubbles and will pick you up in the place you appear at the surface.
- Safety stops are often made in blue waters, away from a wall or bottom.
- Keep with your buddy and the group.
- More than 20 meters or 60 feet is considered a deep dive.
- We make the deep dive first in the morning.
- Consider the possible thermocline and expect temperatures to be cold, use sufficient thermal protection.
- Often dives in the Galápagos are deep and wall dives.
- You will enjoy diving in galapagos a shallow night dive with no drift.
- Your guide will select a safe place for the night dive with no current.
- Nocturnal crabs, starfish, sea cucumbers, fish, and other different species are visible at night, and it is common to find fluorescence in the first six meters.
- One of the best dives can be a fluorescent night dive with turtles, fur seals and other animals which cam be seen with the lamp turned off.