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The Overall Review
We spent 9.2 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about Eden Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:
4 reasons to dive
- Several divers reported that each island on the itinerary has something to offer and the birds on the Genovesa island was exceptional.
- Many people were happy with the naturalist as he went over and beyond to make the tour valuable and insightful.
- All of the staff were super friendly and full of tips on how to negotiate your time on the Eden.
- The cuisine was some of the best prepared meals the divers have tasted on their trip.
2 reasons NOT to dive
- Some divers said they would of wanted a one-one guide instead of a group guide.
- A couple of people noted that getting up at 6 in the morning was to early for a vacation cruise.
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Description and details
Diving on the Eden in Galapagos
Eden houses a total of 8 spacious cabins which are dispersed on the three decks of the yacht – lower, main, and upper decks – and each of the cabins is equipped with its very own en-suite bathroom facilities, comfortable beds, ample storage spaces, a dresser, emergency and life-saving facilities, and a safe box for your valuables! Not to mention the elegant but warm interior of the yacht that is consistent all throughout. Eden also boasts an indoor lounge that is fully air-conditioned and is equipped with modern entertainment facilities and comfortable sofas, an indoor dining area, stunning sun lounges, and a dive deck.
Eden is a gorgeous small yacht that will surely take your breath away! It is renowned for its top-notch facilities, complemented by the best service as provided by the captain, cabin crews, and an official bilingual naturalist guide that assist guests with their itineraries! The boat is equipped with high-quality engines and navigation system, which makes all of the voyages safe and convenient.
The indoor lounge is located on the main deck. It is spacious and has an elegant finish – sophisticated colors, expensive wooden floors, luxurious furniture. Guests can use the spare time to relax while they enjoy the comfortable sofas installed and the modern entertainment systems available, including a DVD player, a flat screen television, stereo, and high quality speakers. There is also a computer and even a mini library in the area! The lounge bar is also located just adjacent to the area, making it the perfect indoor spot for an in-between-dive hang out.
For those who would love to spend their time outdoors, Eden features several sun lounges that are located on the different decks of the yacht. All of which have partially shaded areas, and are all equipped with luxurious sun loungers, tables, chairs, and entertainment materials. This will surely be a favorite for guests who loves to bask in the sun and achieve the perfect tan, or simply enjoy the view while feeling the ocean breeze.
The dive deck is spacious and has a platform available to make it more convenient for everyone. Gear for snorkeling, kayaking, and wet suits is also available for a minimal fee. The safety of everyone aboard is guaranteed as the boat has all the safety systems in line with the international standards installed, which include alarm systems, fire prevention and fire fighting system, first aid facilities, life racks, and life vests. There is also a fire extinguisher in every cabin and in the indoor saloon.
8 fantastic cabins which perfectly accommodate a maximum of 16 guests are available on board. Each cabin is equipped with comfortable beds, en-suite bathroom facilities, a dresser, an air-conditioning unit, safe storage space for valuables, as well as large space for luggage. Guests may choose from the 3 twin share bunk beds that are located on the upper deck, 1 double suite on the main deck, and 4 twin cabins on the lower deck.
The dining area is located on the main deck, just adjacent to lounge bar and the indoor salon. The dining area has 2 large dining tables and padded dining chairs, complemented by the large windows that allow for a panoramic view of the wide sea; and of course, international cuisine is served three times a day in buffet style!
Guests may choose from a range of itineraries which last from a minimum of 7 days to a maximum of 17 days! The voyage includes the highlight of Galapagos adventure, the Charles Darwin Research Station to spot giant Galapagos tortoises. Other activities include snorkeling around underwater craters to see the incredible underwater life and hiking activities to stunning viewpoints.
- Daily housekeeping
- Audio & video entertainment
- Air Conditioned saloon
- Aircon Cabins
- Sun Deck
- Indoor Saloon
- Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
- Warm Water Showers
- Charging stations
- En-Suite bathrooms
- Seaview Cabins
- Snorkeling Equipment
- Naturalist Itineraries
- Dedicated Local & International Crew
- Naturalist Guide
- Leisure Deck
- Observation Deck
- Naturalist Guide