Daphne is just a rock in the middle of the ocean, located 25 minute by boat from Itabaca Channel. Without strong currents, this site is an exellent place for beginner divers and snorkelers. It is the best site to observe big mantas, very social sea lions, and turtles. it is also posible to observe hammerhead sharks, galapagos sharks, and accasionally orcas whales.
Normally the diving or snorkeling trip to Daphne also include Seymour or Mosquera, wich are other exellent sites to observe different types of colorful school fishes. Daphne is one of the best sites for diving, departing from Santa Cruz Island, sutiable for both inexperienced individuals and those with experience.