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Gordon Rocks, Galapagos

Near to the Santa Cruz Island and also known as the “washing machine”, you find the Gordon Rocks. Due to currents and upwellings, this dive site is suitable for advanced divers. On this site you will see hammerhead sharks and the famous oceanic sunfish (mola mola).

You can also find white tip reef sharks, Galapagos sharks, giant sea turtles, sting rays, eagle rays, mobula rays, panamic green morays, barracudas, Galapagos eels and various reef fish


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Drift Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced

Programs

  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt Water

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium
  • heavy

Maximum Depth

  • 24m

Visibility

  • 12m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sharks
Great Hammerhead Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Fishes
Ocean Sunfish
Barracuda
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Great Hammerhead Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Fishes
Ocean Sunfish
Barracuda

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