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The Overall Review
We spent 7.7 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about Fragata Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:
5 reasons to dive
- Divers commended the dive master on delivering stellar briefs that made everyone feel relaxed
- A couple of people said the land excursions were great and they got to see ancient cave drawings
- Some divers said they got a lot of leisure time to soak up some sun
- Many people were happy with the friendliness of the staff and their work ethic
- A lot of passengers said they would return to this lovely liveaboard
2 reasons NOT to dive
- A couple of people noted that the food could have had more variety
- Some people said they were taken back by the oldish nature of the liveaboard
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Description and details
Diving on the Fragata in Galapagos
This yacht features a unique accommodation with comfortable socialization areas. It is 22.86m/75 feet with Detroit Diesel Engine and has a total speed of nine knots per hour. This boat has traveled hundreds of times around Galapagos Island plus the Captain onboard ensures to give a safe journey to everyone.
It can house a total of 16 guests to its eight comfortable cabins. All cabins have carpets installed, air-conditioning, private bathrooms with a hot and cold shower. You can spend time in the big living room that has audio and video entertainment system. You can also socialize with other tourists in the spacious dining room. The partially shaded sundeck has cushioned sun loungers and perfect for sunset viewing. The library is filled with magazines and marine life books suitable for everyone on board. We schedule daily housekeeping to maintain the cleanliness of every cabin.
The spacious dining area has a fully stocked bar with a variety of complimentary refreshments and snacks. The chef serves a diversity of local and international cuisines to adjust to everyone’s appetite. You can enjoy the buffet-style setting and purchase alcoholic beverages aboard. Vegan, vegetarian meals and specific dietary requests can be added to the booking form. You can also talk to our booking agents to serve you better.
Safety is our management’s utmost priority, and we make sure that this boat follows the Boat Safety checklist before sailing around Galapagos Island. It also has the necessary boat navigation and safety equipment including life vests on every level of this boat, fire alarms, emergency rafts, fire extinguisher, and first aid kits accessible in an emergency as well as well-trained crew to give first aid. They can also manage any situation that might occur onboard.
Different activities are awaiting in every destination around the famous Galapagos island. You can enjoy four to eight days of accommodation which includes swimming, snorkeling, and hiking. Group tours, family tours, and private company charters are welcome to join us on our island exploration. You can visit this fantastic paradise throughout the year. Rental snorkeling gears including wetsuits are available upon booking and need to be paid onboard. You can always ask for a hand from our English speaking crew plus we recommend “Book now, Pay later” reservation to hold the spaces for you until we receive a payment confirmation.
The staff welcomes guests with cocktails and snacks upon checking-in. A short briefing and introduction are given to provide guests with safety guidelines together with the itinerary plan. Galapagos island is known for active volcanic activities and Galapagos tortoise that can live over 100 years. Enjoy narrow stretch of rocks, white sand and tide pools at Mosquera Island. Capture the spectacular marine life by watching seahorses, schools of fish, turtles, penguins, and sunfish. You can visit this wonderland all year round as it is on the equator. There is constant temperature all year, plus the hot seasons starts in December up to mid-May. We ensure to give the best service that this yacht can offer.
- Daily housekeeping
- Audio & video entertainment
- Air Conditioned saloon
- Aircon Cabins
- Sun Deck
- Indoor Saloon
- Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
- Warm Water Showers
- En-Suite bathrooms
- Non-Smoking Rooms
- Seaview Cabins
- Snorkeling Equipment
- Naturalist Itineraries
- Dedicated Local & International Crew
- Naturalist Guide
- Leisure Deck
- Naturalist Guide