Liveaboard Review

Glide gently in the tranquil waters of the three paramount oceanic currents. The stunning archipelago of Galapagos offers an amazing range of sensational underwater diving experiences for enthusiastic divers. Explore the spectacular views of giant whale sharks, iconic manta rays, schools of hammerheads, turtles, Galapagos fur seals and sharks, and the exceptional marine life biodiversity are few of the utmost attractions by diving with the MV Galapagos Sky liveaboard. This cluster of islands have a National Park and Marine Sanctuary and around 90% of the water and land sites are well-protected. Get ready to dive with this outstanding liveaboard that offers utmost facilities.

Our Overall Review


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    Several divers commended the isolated location of the dives as it exposes you to a more diverse marine life.
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    Some people were thrilled at the fact that you could organize a small party catered by the crew.
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    The food on the Galapagos Sky was well received by the majority of the travelers.
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    Many people felt like this was the best experience of their lives.
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Things we don't like:

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    A few people claimed that not all the bathrooms were in working order without any signs indicating such.
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    It was observed by the travelers that there was a shortish of towels when returning from a hike.
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Diving on the MV Galapagos Sky in Galapagos

MV Galapagos Sky – indulge yourself in some of the best dive sites on earth

The 33 meters (approx. 100 feet) liveaboard was built in 2001. It was renovated and enhanced with modern features and luxurious amenities in 2014. The steel vessel cruises with stability at a top speed of 12 knots per hours. It is considered as one of the most renowned liveaboards that offer cruises to the iconic underwater dive sites of the Galapagos Islands. The well-trained and experienced crew assures to provide a safe and comfortable diving vacation in all aspects. Enjoy the 5-star services on the lavish floating resort. Indulge yourself in the luxuries while exploring the natural landscapes and marine life of the Galapagos Archipelago.

Boat Interior – enjoy a luxurious stay on a floating resort

Galapagos Sky offers a luxury, comfortable experience for a short group of 16 people. It has 8 cozy cabins, which feature all the eminent facilities that are required to have for a safe stay onboard with utmost comfort. The cabins are categorized into Deluxe Cabins with twin beds and Master Cabins with twin or queen beds. Every cabin is incorporated with an en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning with temperature control, dressing table with mirror and chair, hairdryer, and complimentary toiletries. There are portholes to enjoy the amazing views while staying in the room.

Deck Area

Galapagos Sky offers all the eminent amenities for the enthusiastic divers. The dive deck of the liveaboard has a big and comfortable area where divers can prepare for the action-packed dives. It is fully loaded with diving gear and rental equipment along with a camera station. Divers can rinse and maintain their camera and other gadgets after the dives. There is a spacious open-air sun deck for those who want to enjoy the fresh sea breeze and the beautiful turquoise blue watery surroundings. Divers can spend their time in-between dives on the sun lounges, deck chairs, and hammocks.

Food and Entertainment

While cruising with Galapagos Sky, you can avail a variety of in-house leisure activities without paying any extra charges for it. The air-conditioned indoor saloon has a relaxing and cozy atmosphere, where the guests can spend their time chatting with other fellow travelers. You can also enjoy watching a movie of your choice, listen to the music played on the surround sound system or just grab a book from the mini library. The divers are served with healthy food in buffet style. The well-experienced chefs onboard present their culinary skills three times a day. To make sure no one stays hungry before or after meal hours, there is a different variety of snack available throughout the day. You can also make special orders for food customization if you have any special dietary requirements.

When to go

If you are a shark lover than planning a cruise from June to November is a perfect time. You can encounter a wide range of sharks and have a lifetime thrilling experience.

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