Ecuador Travel
Diving
Diving
Diving
Diving

Diving

Ecuador is one of the best destinations in the world to explore underwater, because the beauty of the entire South Pacific is concentrated in its colorful marine fauna, its underwater cliffs, corals and more. The Galapagos Marine Reserve, the Machalilla National Park and the Pacific Coast offer unique sites in the world.

La Isla de la Plata.- Located within the Machalilla National Park -which owns some diving destinations-, this island offers under its waters a compendium of the majestic scenarios of the South Pacific. Difficulty: medium Period: all year round.

Galápagos – León Dormido.- It is a world famous destination for diving. Under this gigantic rock there are sharks and other fish swimming around them. Difficulty: medium – low Period: From June to December.

Laguna de Cuicocha.- Located at 3063 masl, in the province of Imbabura, the submersion activity is one of the most interesting in the Andes. Because this lagoon is an ancient crater of a volcano, the scenarios underwater are unique. Difficulty: medium – high. Recommended time: all year.

Where to do it?

San Cristóbal Island

The name of San Cristóbal island is due to the patron saint of sailors, named after the year 1973. Its historical name is Chatham, the same that was assigned by…

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min 59°F max 89°F
min 0ft max 5600ft

Santa Cruz Island

It is the first most inhabited island in Galapagos, it is located in the center of the Galápagos archipelago at 1000 km. Of the continent. It is located in the…

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min 59°F max 89°F
min 0ft max 5600ft

Isabela Island

Isabela is the youngest and most extensive island of the archipelago, it covers almost 60% of the total land of the Archipelago. The island is still in formation presenting recent…

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min 59°F max 89°F
min 0ft max 5600ft

Floreana Island

If you are traveling to the Galápagos Islands, you must visit Floreana Island. Here you will find several adventure activities to do and also enjoy the wonderful nature that surrounds…

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min 64.4°F max 84°F
min 0ft max 5600ft

Salinas

Salinas is one of the most important spas in Ecuador and the most visited in the province of Santa Elena. The city is known for its beautiful beaches and also…

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min 69.8°F max 91°F
min 0ft max 157ft

Montañita

Montañita, included in the World Network of Surf Cities in 2016 (WSCN), is a favorite area for national and international tourists to practice this sport. In the streets of this…

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min 77°F max 48°F
min 0ft max 167ft

Esmeraldas

It is the center of Afro-Ecuadorian culture. A colorful and vibrant city where nightlife shows the idiosyncrasy of its people. The Central Bank Museum maintains a sample of the rich…

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min 68°F max 86°F
49ft

Cotacachi

It is the musical capital of Imbabura. Cotacachi is geographically the largest canton of the province and therefore enjoys from a variety of landscapes and climatic floors that house various…

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min 57.2°F max 66°F
min 7933ft max 7933ft

Machalilla National Park

The Machalilla National Park is one of the most extensive protected areas of the Ecuadorian coast that is located in Manabí and that includes the cantons of Montecristi, Jipijapa and…

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min 74.3°F max 76°F
min 0ft max 2755ft

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