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Underwater space and scuba give a person a rare “third degree of freedom” – the ability to easily move in any direction. This opens up new opportunities for a variety of activities and entertainment.
For example, without any preparation, in any country of the world under water one can wonderfully build human pyramids of 4-5 “floors” or invent acrobatic stunts that any circus would envy. Continue reading
Speluring in the professional environment is considered one of the most difficult options for scuba diving, requiring very serious experience and training. Complex underwater caves – with cold water, unpredictable currents and other dangers – pose a serious challenge to any “pro.”
However, fortunately amateur divers, caves are different. Including – quite affordable, with water not colder than 20 ° C, visibility up to 100 meters, fabulous formation of stalactites and stalagmites and unique endemic creatures (for example, glowing fish). And in some caves you can observe an amazing phenomenon – halocline. Continue reading
Despite the unique conditions for diving, created by nature itself, the tourist infrastructure of the islands is poorly developed. There are no large coastal bases for diving, as well as specialized shops on the islands. So you should have all the necessary equipment, either to bring with you, or to warn the host company in advance about what exactly might be needed. Based on diving tours, tourists will have to be on ships.
The most favorable season for diving in the Galapagos is from December to May, and the cleanest water is in October-November. Visibility is on average 9-21 m, depths for immersion – 5-24 m. Continue reading