THE BEST BIG ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS
Located off the western coast of Ecuador in the Pacific Ocean, the Galapagos Islands are a national park and marine reserve Scuba diving Galapagos can be found on almost every divers bucket list. It is where Charles Darwin came up with his theory of evolution, and where innumerable mammals, reptiles, and birds thrive.
The best time to dive in the Galapagos is any month of the year, there are two distinct seasons. The warm season, from December to May, is best for schooling hammerheads and most other sharks. These months also feature easier conditions and better visibility. The cold season, from July to December, is best for whale sharks, Penguins and mola mola.