León Dormido, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

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. See León Dormido and all Puerto Baquerizo Moreno has to offer by arranging your trip with our Puerto Baquerizo Moreno online route planner .
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  • By far the best snorkeling experience I’ve ever had. I’ve visited many places before and these beats all. Snorkeling at kicker rock is so unique. The animals/fish swim with you and around you without ...  more »
  • An amazing experience swimming with hundreds of fish, sea turtles, sharks. amazing colours on the walls too  more »
  • I came here in October 2017 with Guiding Galapagos. Our boat first went around the massive rock formation and we saw sea turtles, sea lions, frigate birds, blue footed boobies, and nazca boobies. Then...  more »
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  • Rooms not bad, noisy, fine for $20
  • Its an ok hotel, the interior design isn't amazing, but for the price its enough. It has air conditioner and a shower.
  • Good for a quick stop, a lot of noises, not for a long-term stay...
  • We stayed in this hostel looking for the place. It has kitchen, comfortable room with bathroom, it is a rather quiet, access to restaurants, shops and Pier.
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  • It is a basic hotel, their relationship quality price is fair... What you are looking for surely if you're a step only seeking traveler get very late to the hotel to sleep and nothing else, there are more enjoyable than Tv cable and air conditioning which makes sense for the price paid. In general I slept well and the bathroom was good.
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