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Wolf Island

During whale shark season, these giant fish frequent this dive site in large numbers

Wolf Island lies to the north of the Galapagos archipelago and consists of massive volcanic rocks. There are quite a few superb dive sites at this remote location, however Shark Point stands out as the most popular. This dive spot is only accessible from a liveaboard.

Eagle rays, iguanas, turtles, Galapagos sharks, hammerhead sharks, blacktip sharks, silky sharks, sea lions, penguins, whale sharks, seals and more marine species can be spotted here. If the season and conditions are right. Whale sharks gather here during the May – November season.

There are very strong currents, and great depths; the visibility is not always ideal.

Depth m/ft

6-37/20-120

Visibility m/ft

12-21/40-70

Water Temperature C/F

13-23/64-74

Fine spotted eel at Wolf Island
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Eagle rays at Wolf Island
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Scalloped Hammerhead at Wolf Island
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Scalloped Hammerhead at Wolf Island (photo by Clear Eyed Man)
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