A proper review of
The Overall Review
We spent 7.5 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about Beluga Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:
4 reasons to dive
- Many people said the cabins were spacious and well kept throughout the trip
- A couple of people noted that the liveaboard is in immaculate condition
- Divers noted that the dive briefings covered all of their concerns and left them at ease
- A lot of people said they would return for another great experience
1 reasons NOT to dive
- A couple of people said that the food lacked variety and was bland
We have done the research for you and found everything you need to know about Beluga - we found the best prices and we've collected reviews from other divers.
The passion behind this guide
DIVE.in is run by passionate scuba geeks - and our liveaboard guides are no exception.
Boby has been diving and guiding on liveaboards since 2005, and love it
Dive instructor/Liveaboard director
Ron has been a Cruise Director on 10+ Liveaboards throughout the world and has a keen understanding...
Torben is the Editor of Divein and a true water lover.
Pictures of Beluga
Description and details
Diving on the Beluga in Galapagos
This yacht has a length of 7m/23 feet with a cruising speed of 12 knots per hour. It has two tenders with outboard and can produce its freshwater. This boat has been awarded the Smart Voyager certification for being environmentally friendly. It also complies with international maritime regulations and is SOLAS certified.
This liveaboard can accommodate 16 passengers to its eight stylish double cabins. One of these cabins can be converted to a triple room suitable for families. Each cabin has private bathrooms with hot and cold showers, safety boxes and air-conditioning. You can choose to relax at the air-conditioned saloon with an audio and video entertainment system or read books about marine life. The spacious sun deck has comfortable sun loungers perfect for watching the sunrise while drinking hot coffee. The covered top deck lounge is suitable for taking photos and good for relaxation after a day of exploration. There is a charging station for U/W cameras and electronic devices.
Enjoy the buffet-style setting with delicious dishes from local and international cuisines. The chef on board makes sure to prepare a variety of food every day to suit everyone’s appetite. Meals are served with complimentary drinks and snacks in between meals. Vegan and vegetarian options are available every day and savor a wide selection of wine available for purchase. We are open for specific dietary requirement requests. Please make sure to write it on the booking form to assist you better on board. We only cater requests for religious beliefs and food allergies.
Our priority is safety, and that is why we make sure that this boat follows the Boat Safety checklist before sailing. It has necessary boat navigation and safety equipment that includes life jackets available on every level of this boat, life rafts, emergency oxygen, and first aid kits that are accessible in a time of need. Our crew members are well trained to give first aid. Also, they can also manage any situation that might occur on board.
Many activities can be done at every destination, and it can make your holiday unforgettable. Itinerary packages are carefully selected to suit your holiday plans and budget. Activities included are swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, bird watching, hiking, and dingy rides. Rental equipment and snorkeling gears can be reserved upon booking to enjoy these activities. Guides are on hand to lead you to the best spots around different islands.
Enjoy welcome refreshments together with snacks when you check-in plus our friendly crew will help you familiarize yourself with this boat. A short briefing and introduction are provided to give guests safety guidelines as well as itinerary plans. The Galapagos Islands has 19 islands and dozens of islets with thousands of visitors throughout the year because of its pleasant weather. Explore the islands of Bartolome, Fernandina, Isabela, Genovesa, Floreana, South Plaza, San Cristobal, Rabida and more. Be sure to pack an outfit for summer and drink plenty of water. The best time to visit the Galapagos Islands is between December until May when the weather is dry and sunny.
- Audio & video entertainment
- Air Conditioned saloon
- Aircon Cabins
- Sun Deck
- Indoor Saloon
- Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
- Warm Water Showers
- Charging stations
- Smart Voyager accreditation
- En-Suite bathrooms
- Non-Smoking Rooms
- Family Cabins
- Seaview Cabins
- Kayaks On-Board
- Snorkeling Equipment
- Dedicated Local & International Crew
- Naturalist Guide
- Leisure Deck
- Observation Deck
- Family Friendly Cruise
- Naturalist Guide