Ecuador & the Galapagos Diving Holidays: An Overview

If combining diving with culture and history is the name of your holiday game then look no further than Ecuador.

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Why we think you’ll love it

  • Head to Darwin and Wolf on a liveaboard for stunning encounters with whale sharks, mantas, hammerheads...if you like big fish then the Galapagos is hard to beat.
  • You'll find a unique combination of sun, sea, sand and the opportunity to interact with incredible wildlife (think: snorkelling with baby sea lions!) - what's not to love?
  • One of the incredible things about the wildlife both on land and sea is that they remain largely oblivious to the presence of man making encounters all the more close.

Our Guide to Ecuador & The Galapagos Diving Holidays

Ecuador may be small but it's most certainly mighty. It packs in charming colonial cities, ancient ruins from the Inca Empire and a quite startling diversity of landscapes and wildlife.

And then of course there is the country's jewel in the crown, especially for divers, the Galapagos Islands. Six hundred miles out in the Pacific Ocean lie the fascinating islands, the catalyst for Darwin's theory of evolution. We have visited the islands on several occasions, and know the best boats for every type of trip from family holidays to dive safaris.

Top picks for Ecuador & the Galapagos

Turtle Waving

Galapagos Archipelago

Ecuador & the Galapagos

Galapagos liveaboard diving, simply the best way to dive the Galapagos Islands.

Where to go

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Galapagos Sky

Galapagos Archipelago

The Galapagos Sky liveaboard, formerly Sky Dancer, has eight comfortable staterooms, each with twin beds, which can be joined together, a private shower and a window or porthole view.

Where to stay

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