León Dormido, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web
A popular dive site off of San Cristobal Island, León Dormido 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. Arrange to visit León Dormido and other attractions in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno using our Puerto Baquerizo Moreno family vacation planner.
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  • An example of the craggy Islands out of the Pacific ocean. This one is special because high and into two parts. It's just beautiful and to do at the beginning you will see other cruises
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  • One of my highlights, since we have seen a group of hunting Orcas. Even for the guides a rare sight. In addition, some turtles were seen while snorkeling. The divers in the group have been unlucky that day and seen only small fish.
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  • It is a natural, beautiful, rugged, challenging monument, emerging from the depths of the Pacific... to make the browsing experience until there is indispensable, and better even if you perform the "360" tour, sailing around the island of San Cristobal.
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