Top Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in Ecuador

Ready to check out the best sites in Ecuador for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 14 dive sites, snorkel spots, beaches, and more. Discover hand-curated maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. No matter what you're looking for, you can find a diverse range of the best ocean activities in Ecuador to suit your needs.
Ecuador dive site map
Plaza islands

#1 - Plaza islands

Ecuador, Galapagos, Santa Cruz Island

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There is a colony of sea lion on Islas Plaza. An unforgettable experience! East side of Santa cruz.
Mosqueras

#2 - Mosqueras

Ecuador, Galapagos, Santa Cruz Island

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Sea Lions, Eagle Rays, Hammerheads, White-Tipped Reef Shark, Mantas, Garden Eels, Snake Eels, Bonitos, Jack, Mackerel, Threebanded Butterflyfish, Sea Turtles, Yellowtail Surgeonfish, Yellow and Blue Striped Snappers, King Angelfish, Parrotfish, Yellowtail Grunt, Peruvian Grunt, Cardinalfish, Galapagos Grunt, Sea Stars and more. Huge field of garden eels. Sometimes schooling hammerheads. Taxi to Itabaca Canal; boat to Mosqueras. Takes about 20 minutes to arrive. Mosqueras is a white sandy islet (sea lion colonies) between Baltra (island with airport) and Seymour, another dive site.
Tortuga Island

#3 - Tortuga Island

Ecuador, Galapagos, Isabela Island

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Just southeast of Puerto Villamil, south of Isabela. Tortuga Island is also known as Isla Tortuga.
Kicker Rock

#4 - Kicker Rock

Ecuador, Galapagos, San Cristobal Island

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Kicker Rock is also known as Leon Dormido, Roca Pateadora.
Seymour Channel

#5 - Seymour Channel

Ecuador, Galapagos, Santa Cruz Island

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Boat from Puerto Ayora on Isla Santa Cruz. 30 minutes.
Enderby

#6 - Enderby

Ecuador, Galapagos, Santa Maria Island

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Enderby is also known as Endervy.
El Pelado

#7 - El Pelado

Ecuador, La Costa

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El Pelado is a small islet about 25 minutes by boat
Corona del Diablo

#8 - Corona del Diablo

Ecuador, Galapagos, Santa Maria Island

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Corona del Diablo is also known as Devil's Crown.
Champion

#9 - Champion

Ecuador, Galapagos, Santa Maria Island

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Champion is also known as Isla Champion.
Seymour North

#10 - Seymour North

Ecuador, Galapagos, Santa Cruz Island

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Seymour North is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Ecuador, Galapagos, Santa Cruz Island which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Isla Salango

#11 - Isla Salango

Ecuador, La Costa

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Isla Salango is a 0-star rated scuba dive and snorkel destination in Ecuador, La Costa which is accessible from shore based on 0 ratings.
Los Ahorcados

#12 - Los Ahorcados

Ecuador, La Costa

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Los Ahorcados is also known as Ahorcados islote.
Llaviucu

#13 - Llaviucu

Ecuador, La Sierra

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Easy to reach till parkingspot - with Permit of PNC possible to enter till dog
Cousin Rock

#14 - Cousin Rock

Ecuador, Galapagos

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It basically is a rock out in the channel off Santiago. The main attraction is schools of Spotted Eagle Rays Cousin Rock is also known as Roca Cousin.