08. Punta Estrada

Punta Estrada dive site map Galapagos Islands

Location Details

Located in the west side of the Academy Bay of Puerto Ayora (Santa Cruz Island), Punta Estrada offers a very close, calm and easy dive for divers in training. Depth ranges from 0 – 11 meters (35 feet) and visibility averages 5 – 12 meters (15 – 40 feet). Currents are very light and surge is only present in the shallow area.

Punta Estrada is one of the favorite places for the optional open water dive for the Discover Scuba Program, Performing the first Open Water Check out dives of the Open Water Diver Course, Teaching Scuba Lessons in different levels and performing the open water section of classes in many levels.

Dive Photos

08. Punta Estrada