27. Kicker Rock (León Dormido)

Kicker Rock (León Dormido) dive site map Galapagos Islands

Location Details

Leon Dormido (Sleeping Lion in Spanish) or Kicker Rock, takes it’s name from the shape from distance. Located on the west side of San Cristobal, this is one of the most popular dives for land based operations in San Cristobal. Depth ranges from 10 – 40+ meters (30 – 130+ feet) and is a great place to watch pelagics, schooling fish, octopus and invertebrates. The wall dive is usually performed using the light to moderate current to drift. Visibility is often 10 – 15 meters (30 – 50 feet) and surge moderate closer to the wall.

27. Kicker Rock