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WATER SPORTS

Snorkeling
Scuba Diving Surfing
Sea Kayaking Windsurfing

Snorkeling in the Galapagos Islands
The snorkeling in the Galapagos is unmatched as shimmering aquamarine bays are packed with schools of brilliantly colored fish; slick-bodied penguins dart by you. And as always, there are the sea lions: Piled up on beaches by the hundreds, they snooze in the sun. Mothers tend pups; bachelor bulls protect their territory; a the kids play in the water.


Scuba Diving
Typical dives can involve any combination of current, surge, cold water, wall dives, remote shoreline. Divers who prepare themselves for the challenge will see thrilling richness and diversity of sealife like nowhere else on the planet.
Diving in the Galapagos Islands is anything but a typical tropical adventure. Diving conditions here are dictated by a confluence of six different oceanic currents, the predominant being the Humboldt, which runs up the west coast of South America from Antartica. This convergence of deep ocean water patterns brings an incredible mixture of sea life to the Galapagos.


Sea Kayaking
Galapagos is a place where you can paddle by playful sealions; glide above white-tipped sharks; watch Blue-footed boobies plummet into the sea. Without a doubt, one of the most intimate ways to experience the Galapagos Islands is by kayak.


Surfing
A number of beaches near the Red Mangrove Adventure Inn offer a great selection of surf and sand. The captivating Tortuga Bay beach has waves of impressive magnitude, Surfer magazine raved about the waves of the Galapagos in an article in 1997. The best season is from December to May; especially February during the hot humid season.


Windsurfing
You can take the power of the wind in these enchanted islands and cruise into the blue bays and waves with the marine life that populates the sea there.

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