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South America

From the incredibly rich Sea of Cortez, where some of the most impressive marine animals can be seen to the schools of Silky sharks at Malpelo Island and Whale sharks everywhere! The warm and cold waters mix and a complex system of currents meet in the Galapagos islands where penquins swim with tropical and temperate fish species . . . .

Here are the highlights!

  • Argentina for Southern Right whales, Magellan penguins, Elephant seals, Sea lionss and Orcas.
  • Fernando de Noronha, Brazil, considered the best scuba diving destination in Brazil.
  • Chile - Easter Island and Robinson Crusoe Islands.
  • Malpelo Island, Columbia  - home to a unique shark population.
  • Ecuador - the Machalilla National Park.
  • Venezuela - Mochima National Park with 36 islands just offshore and over 50 dive sites.
  • And the jewel in the crown . . . . the Galapagos, a World Heritage Site where you encounter creatures with no fear of man and some of the rarest species known on the planet . . . .

South America: Latest User Reviews

Maldives Aggressor Feb 2014 WOW!  Aggressor Fleet, Galapagos Islands 5 Star Rating Added: 2nd March 2014 by GRDiver
I don't normally write reviews on stuff but felt that I needed to here. We just got back from a week on the Maldives Aggressor and in one word - WOW! The crew were outstanding! From the dhoni to the mother ship Captains Hussian and Mahmood got us safely to...
I really recomend :)  La Tortuga Dive School, Colombia 5 Star Rating Added: 2nd October 2013 by oliwka
I was really satisfied, both of instructors were speaking english, they were helpful and took care of me and my sister who took discover scuba diving. We went to beautiful coral reef, we saw a lot of fishes and other animals and wracks. Also we got a lunch in between...
Dream!  Atlantis Divers, Brazil 5 Star Rating Added: 23rd October 2012 by danielsm
Perfect place. Perfect Dive!
The worst fleet absorbed by the largest, worse fleet  Aggressor Fleet, Galapagos Islands 1 Star Rating Added: 23rd February 2012 by racerbruce
I can say without a moments hesitation, that The Aggressor is the most incompetent, and overblown ripoff on the oceans and seas. Crap rundown gboats, dangerous dive practices, and owners that were absolutely abysmal to deal with. Boats that need dry dock repair are pitched to the unsuspecting consumer as...
Cartagena Divers: Happy happy place  Cartagena Divers, Colombia 5 Star Rating Added: 4th November 2011 by begalass
I have to say that the staff is very professional, the Instructors well prepared and kind. The equipment is great and well kept and look after. You can see that they love what they do and most important thing: the team is great and happy. They made my diving holidays...
Red Mangrove Galapagos  Red Mangrove Galapagos and Ecuador Lodges, South America 5 Star Rating Added: 23rd June 2011 by rjaczko
My first experience at the Red Mangrove Lodge in Santa Cruz, Galapagos was spectacular! The Suite Mayor is likely the nicest accommodation I have ever had the pleasure of staying - anywhere in the world. The itinerary and variety of tours, and the gorgeous dives were very professional, relaxed and...
Gordon Rocks  Red Mangrove Galapagos and Ecuador Lodges, South America 5 Star Rating Added: 4th April 2011 by kamikawa
Our two tank dive off the eastern coast of Santa Cruz at the Gordon Rocks site was a highlight of our Galapagos vacation as well as one of the best dives we've ever experienced, compared to past dives in Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and Bermuda, which were also nice but didn't...
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