Tour to the Kicker Rock, Cristobal island 2024
On this tour to Kicker Rock in Cristobal Island you can see a refuge for seabirds and sea lions. Its waters have a large number of fish, sea turtles, rays, and hammerhead sharks. Kicker Rock or also known as León Dormido is an eroded rock formation of volcanic tuff, it has a height of 144m.
Departure time: 08:00 am.
From: San Cristobal Island, Tiburon Martillo Pier.
Activities: 80% Snorkeling and 20% walk on the beach.
Duration: 6 hours.
Navigation: 1 hour.
Yacht capacity: 12 people.
Map with the route of the Kicker Rock Tour in Cristóbal Island.
Travel Itinerary to Kicker Rock
The tour starts from the Tiburón Martillo tourist pier where you will embark on a yacht for 45
minutes until you reach Kicker Rock / Leon Dormido Once there you will be able
to see a large
number of birds such as blue-footed boobies, frigate birds, and pelicans due to the abundance of
fish in the area.
After putting on the snorkeling equipment, you will enter the water and you will see a lot of
life: sea turtles, goldfish like the yellow-tailed surgeon, and some
There are also several stingrays that roam in groups. And on a good day of
visibility you will be lucky enough to see hammerhead sharks.
Then you will visit the beach "El Manglesito" where you can rest and walk on the
sand; here you can find sea lions resting.
Kicker Rock is considered one of the best snorkeling sites in Galapagos!
The tour to Kicker Rock includes:
• Certified Guide (English - Spanish)
• Shorty wetsuit.
• Snorkeling equipment.
The tour does not include:
• Photos or videos.