Dona Pilo, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

A popular dive site off of San Cristobal Island, Dona Pilo showcases a wealth of diverse and colorful marine life. The two rocks, which were once connected, reflect what’s left of a lava cone jutting 140 m (459 ft) out of the water. To visit the landmarks, you must travel with a certified guide, so reserve a boat tour or diving trip. If you approach from the south, you might notice the rock formations' resemblance to a sleeping lion, hence the Spanish name "leon dormido." The two rocks join together 19 m (62 ft) below the surface, forming a narrow channel that small boats can pass through. Don your snorkelling gear to see what’s swimming beneath the surface, namely tropical fish, hammerhead sharks, green turtles, and the Galapagos shark. See Dona Pilo and all Puerto Baquerizo Moreno has to offer by arranging your trip with our Puerto Baquerizo Moreno online route planner .
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  • Lots of jellyfish parts in the water. Not sure if this is normal or just when we were here but we got stung quite a bit trying to snorkel with hammerheads and other sharks. Saw a yellow tail tuna, Gal...  more »
  • There are many tours to Kikker Rock, which usually include a stop at a beach, as well. We went to Cerro Brujo, which was a lovely beach for a walk, including a brackish pond, which on this occasion di...  more »
  • The fusion between air and water with lots of fauna to observe, especially Marina. For people who can dive, much better. 100% recommended
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