The Galapagos islands are host to some of the rarest land animals in the world, attracting visitors all year round. The same holds true when you dip your head under the waves, with the volcanic rock formations and ocean currents around the islands drawing in a diverse range of sea creatures, both big and small. Visiting the Galapagos islands over land can be a bit of an organisational mess if you don’t know what you’re doing (so you may want to read our guide here to get you started with planning) and the same can be said for diving in the Galapagos Islands: with multiple islands to stay on, multiple dive sites from each island and also the option of staying on a dive boat. Planning your dives can get a bit confusing.
Luckily for you we’ve broken it down into this simple article for you, detailing each island we visited, the dives we did there, and all the other useful advice you need on dive companies, cost and the best times of year to visit. We also include some great advice on how to get the cheapest and best deal on a liveaboard dive boat so keep reading.