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EcoGalaxy - Review 2022

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Get ready to sail in the exotic islands with the EcoGalaxy catamaran and relish in the first-class cruise with great facilities and breathtaking views of the archipelago. The flora and fauna of the Galapagos Islands are not only unique but also astounding. You may get an opportunity to see a variety of sharks, sea horses, marine iguanas, dolphins, fur seals, giant tortoises, blue-footed boobies and much more. This stylish multi-hulled vessel is built exclusively to provide an ultimate cruise experience to the most macro diverse site in the world. The top-notch crew of EcoGalaxy is well-trained to meet and handle any situation.

Our Overall Review

4.5

Reasons to buy:

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    Some of the travelers explained that the itinerary was well put together without any glitches.
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    A group of divers expressed their gratitude to the diving instructor on the phenomenal technique introduced to them on their dives.
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    The food is exceptional and many tourist wrote vivid reviews of the taste experience.
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    There were people from all around the world from different ethnicity's.
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    The cabin and general areas were always in immaculate condition throughout the trip, explained one passenger.

Reasons NOT to buy:

  • check-markA couple reported that one of the guides only spoke Spanish and Italian and this was a disadvantage for them as they are only proficient in English.
  • check-markOne diver mentioned that their is no cell service until you get back to Santa Cruz.

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Diving on the EcoGalaxy in Galapagos

EcoGalaxy

In the year 2014, the 27 meters (approx. 89 feet) liveaboard was built in Guayaquil. The construction of the catamaran meets all the ecological parameters and standards that decrease the negative impact of tourism in the iconic region. It operates on low fuel consumption and has purifiers, which allows the self-cleaning process that recirculates the fuel. The navigation of the boat is done by the solar energy system. The main itineraries of EcoGalaxy include Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, Seymour, Genovesa, and Isabela. Diving at these sites, you will get an opportunity to swim with Galapagos sharks, hammerheads, silky sharks, whitetip sharks, whale sharks and much more.

Boat Interior

The communal areas of EcoGalaxy have large spaces for the guests to socialize and witness the magnificent and astonishing natural landscapes. The luxurious catamaran EcoGalaxy has 9 stunning and comfortable staterooms for around 16 passengers. Three are located on the upper deck, three on the main deck and the remaining three on the lower deck of the liveaboard. Physically, 18 passengers can be accommodated on board, which gives the advantage to offer more space and facilities for solo travelers. All these cabins have eminent facilities including private bathrooms, fresh/hot water showers, air-conditioning, internal communication through telephone, room service and daily housekeeping throughout the stay. Energy-efficient LED lights are installed, which saves the generator power and fuel.

Deck Area

The sundeck of EcoGalaxy is super spacious. It has plenty of sun loungers, cushioned sofas, and deck chairs so that the divers can relax in the open-air while gazing at the astounding views of the surroundings. The upper deck has multiple cabins, which include a captain’s cabin, 4 guests’ cabins, 1 guide cabin, and a bridge. On the main deck, there are 4 cabins and communal areas like the briefing area, coffee station, bar, indoor lounge, and dining room. The lower deck is dedicated to the crew of the catamaran. There is a kitchen, dining room for the crew, cruise director’s cabin, machine room, and laundry room.

Food and Entertainment

High-quality meals are served on the EcoGalaxy daily. The menu includes a variety of Local and International dishes along with the fresh seafood from the Galapagos Islands. The selection of the menu is based totally on a balanced diet, which incorporates a proper portion of fruits and vegetables, proteins, and carbohydrates. In case you want any food customization, don’t hesitate to ask the chef; they are fully equipped to cater to any request. The cruise director organizes various entertainment activities for the travelers. These include in-house entertainment onboard as well as land excursions. Other than diving, enthusiastic vacationers can also enjoy hiking, snorkeling, kayaking and can also explore the wildlife around.

When to go

EcoGalaxy offers dive safaris at the most iconic dive sites of the Galapagos Islands. The wet and dry seasons are considered best for diving in the deep turquoise waters of the Galapagos. You can enjoy an ultimate trip with comfort, luxuries, and safety with the multi-hulled white sailing beauty EcoGalaxy.

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