Dive Galapagos

The Galapagos Islands

Dive Trips, Island Tours & Dive Courses

Majestic spotted eagle rays

Black Turtle Cove on Santa Cruz

The magnificent frigatebird

On North Seymour, Floreana & San Cristobal

Gigantic whale sharks

Liveaboard cruise at Wolf Island

Friendly sea lions

Galapagos day tour

Huge schools of hammerheads

At the crater of Gordon Rocks

Daily Dive Tours

Dive Packages

Liveaboards

Daily Land Tours

Dive Courses

Let us show you a special place

In a rugged archipelago 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador you will find more than 200 species of animals above and below the water. Academy Bay Diving offers a range of dive trips and island tours from 1 day to 2 weeks designed so you can experience the unique landscapes and animals that make the Galapagos such a special place.

Dive Trips

Galapagos diving courses, cruises, charters, dive sites, tours, liveaboards and day trips.
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Daily Land Tours

Plan your ideal Galapagos travel vacation with one of our tour packages.
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Dive Liveaboards

See the Galapagos by boat and meet creatures found nowhere else on earth.
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What you can expect to see

Scalloped Hammerheads

Diving with schools of hammerhead sharks is the reason many divers come to Galapagos. It is an awe inspiring experience and you would be unlikely not to see them.

Galapagos Sea Lions

Who doesn’t want top lay with these cheeky and curious creatures. Lucky for us they frequent all our dive sites.

Galapagos Shark

The Galapagos sharks are shy, but when they do come out it is a truly unique experience.

Mola Mola

If you are lucky enough to dive with the Molo Mola it is an experience you will never forget. They like the cold water, so you need to tough it out in the colder months to see them!

Spotted Eagle Ray

A school of spotted eagle rays is one of the most graceful spectacles you can see. They are just beautiful, and lucky for us, they can be seen in all of the dive sites.

Green Sea Turtles

When you look into the eye of a green sea turtle you just feel wisdom.
The are big, beautiful and wise and floating around every corner of the Galapagos.

Manta Ray

The giant manta ray is a site to behold. With a wing span normally reaching 2-3 meters it dwarfs any diver it passes.

Whale Shark

The whale shark is the dream of every diver. We don’t see them often on the daily dive tours, but don’t let the dream die, though it’s unlikely to see them, it is possible!

      I was afraid because I had just certified. These guys know what they are doing and they take care of you! I had an experience of a life time. Ronnie, our guide, pointed out things I would have completely missed, like sleeping sea turtles, and...More

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      Having never scuba dived and having only snorkelled once years ago, I was a bit anxious. Jorge was our instructor and he was amazing. He totally put me at ease. The trip was well organized. We got in the water in 2 different areas with...More

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      I did 3 days in a row of 2-tank dives with academy bay. I’ve been on my 66th dive or so and the rental equipment was well maintained. The staff also was accommodating with the lunch of the boat with my many food allergies which...More

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The Enchanted Isles

Volcanoes rise from the depths

To many the Galapagos Islands are a far off mythical place where giant tortoises roam wild, where sea lions playfully nip marine iguanas as they dive for their lunch, where schools of hammerhead sharks cruise the ocean floors and rock reefs between thousands of fish, and where the skies are filled with majestic birds of many types… Find Out More

Our Dive Center

Our dive center is at Puerto Ayora just by Academy Bay on Santa Cruz Island.
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Galapagos Dive Sites

We go to the best dive sites in the Galapagos. Check our dive sites page.
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Our Dive Courses

To experience unparalleled adventure below the waves this is where to start.
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Academy Bay Diving is going GREEN

Going GREEN is the only way to operate, we hope to lead the way for all dive centres to be Eco friendly in Galapagos.

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