Dona Pilo, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

A popular dive site off of San Cristobal Island, Dona Pilo showcases a wealth of diverse and colorful marine life. The two rocks, which were once connected, reflect what’s left of a lava cone jutting 140 m (459 ft) out of the water. To visit the landmarks, you must travel with a certified guide, so reserve a boat tour or diving trip. If you approach from the south, you might notice the rock formations' resemblance to a sleeping lion, hence the Spanish name "leon dormido." The two rocks join together 19 m (62 ft) below the surface, forming a narrow channel that small boats can pass through. Don your snorkelling gear to see what’s swimming beneath the surface, namely tropical fish, hammerhead sharks, green turtles, and the Galapagos shark. See Dona Pilo and all Puerto Baquerizo Moreno has to offer by arranging your trip with our Puerto Baquerizo Moreno online route planner .
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  • We went there with the 360° tour. Good snorkeling spot were you can see a lots of fish, turtles and hammerheads if you're lucky! Water can be cold so asking for a good wetsuit is prioriti. Like long l...  more »
  • Excursion Estrella de San Cristobal visits this Rock that emerges in the ocean. Snorkel with possible sighting of hammerhead sharks. Enjoy Kicker Rock because: LIFE... it's a TRAVEL!
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