Galapagos Tip Top Diving’s resident course director Jorge A. Mahauad had the chance to do a talk during the symposium. Jorge is the cave diving and underwater speleology advisor of ECUCAVE, the Ecuadorian Speleology Society and presented the advancements of underwater cave exploration in Ecuador mainland and the Galapagos Islands.
16th International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology talk about underwater caves of Galapagos
In his talk, Jorge explained that Cave and Cavern diving are completely undeveloped underwater activities in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands; however, he also suggested potential interest areas of underwater vulcanospeleology exploration in deep seamounts, sunken lava tubes and grottos of the islands.
Certified as a rebreather technologies specialist, technical diving instructor trainer and full cave diver Mahauad has experience diving the limestone caves of the Mayan Riviera & North Florida and the volcanic caves of the Canary and the Galapagos Islands. With his wife Jessica, he owns and operates Tip Top Diving, a 5 star instructor development technical dive center and live-aboard vessel in the Galapagos Islands.
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