Tour to the Kicker Rock - León Dormido 2021
On this tour to Kicker Rock - León Dormido 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. Leon Dormido or also known as Kicker Rock, is an eroded rock formation of volcanic tuff, it has a height of 144m.
Departure time: 7:30 am
From: San Cristobal Island, Tiburon Martillo Pier.
Activities: Snorkeling and walking.
Duration: 6 hours
Navigation: 1 hour.
Map with the route of the Kicker Rock - León Dormido Tour in Cristóbal Island.
Travel Itinerary to Kicker Rock / Leon Dormido
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.
This place is considered one of the best snorkeling sites in Galapagos!
The tour to Kicker Rock includes:
• Certified Guide (English - Spanish)
• Snorkeling equipment (mask and tube)
The tour does not include: