The undersea life here is simply stunning. Today we saw 5 different species of sharks, abundant fish, a giant manta. It was a big day for me personally, as I saw my first hammerhead shark and my first whale shark. It was also my first dive with no bottom reference. We spent most of our […]Read More
Shark Week has nothing on us today. I got so used to the shark action that I almost skipped the last dive. Whale shark!
Our first three dives were filled with the usual galapagos and silver tipped sharks, nests of white tipped reef sharks, giant tuna, wahoo and the odd pacific manta. My highlight so far was the three hammerhead encounters on my second dive this morning – stunning. I got so used to this amazing shark action that […]Read More
Roca Partida – Oceanic Oasis Under a Full Moon
- Post author By Nautilus Staff
- Post date 2008-03-20
We saw Silvertip sharks, Galapagos sharks, Silky sharks, Hammerheads and White Tipped Reef sharks. There was a school of jacks at between 60 and 80 feet that stayed off the north point for both the days that we were there. The night of the full moon coincided with our night at Roca Partida which always makes for a spectacular evening on the “moon deck,” especially when combined with the flat seas that we were experiencing. A good omen for the rest of the trip.Read More