Galaxy

Are you planning to have a memorable dive cruise adventure to one of the most bio diverse destination in the world? The amazing Galaxy liveaboard offers cruises with luxurious amenities to some of the best sites of the archipelago. Visiting the islands of Galapagos, you may explore the amazing flora and fauna of these places. Galaxy assures to offer 5-star services and comfort without compromising on the performance. The well-trained crew is there to provide personalized services of high standards. It possesses a “Smart Voyager” certificate, which makes the liveaboard committed to reducing the negative impact on the environment of Galapagos.

A proper review of
Galaxy Liveaboard

The Overall Review

We spent 6.7 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about Galaxy Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:

  • Editor Rating
  • Rated 3.5 stars
  • 60%

  • Galaxy Liveaboard
  • Reviewed by:
  • Published on:
  • Last modified: 24-08-2019

4 reasons to dive

  • Many divers commended the crew on being friendly and insightful.
  • The majority of people thought that the guide was knowledgeable and knew what he was doing.
  • Some people stated that the diving instructor took them to hidden spots that offered a diverse marine life.
  • The divers are enthusiastic about returning after their positive experience.

2 reasons NOT to dive

  • A few people claimed that on occasion the showers didn't have any hot water.
  • Some divers said it was very noisy while the anchor was dropping.

Key facts

Year (re)built:2007
Max divers18
InternetNo
NitroxNo
Rental equip.No
Camera stationNo
Min. logged divesNo minimum
AirconYes

Prices

The avarage price for diving with this liveaboard is
$498$
per day.

We've calculated this price based on a 7 day stay.
To find the actual price you should look at these booking sites:

The right Liveaboard for you!

DIVE.in is run by passionate divers with a love for great diving. Liveaboard diving is one of our favorite ways of diving.

We have done the research for you and found everything you need to know about Galaxy - we found the best prices and we've collected reviews from other divers.

If you choose to dive with this liveaboard, then please come back and leave a commet 🙂

Read the reviews

The passion behind this guide

DIVE.in is run by passionate scuba geeks - and our liveaboard guides are no exception.

    Boby Taylor

    Liveaboard Director

    Boby has been diving and guiding on liveaboards since 2005, and love it

    Ron Simon

    Dive instructor/Liveaboard director

    Ron has been a Cruise Director on 10+ Liveaboards throughout the world and has a keen understanding...

    Torben Lonne

    PADI Instructor

    Kickass diver

Highlights

  • Available for charter
  • Other than diving, guests can also enjoy hiking, snorkeling, kayaking, and much more
  • Capacity for 16 passengers in 9 well-designed cabins
  • Spacious sun deck with a cozy indoor lounge
  • Snorkel equipment is included
  • Certified naturalist guide is available
  • Cabins with air-conditioning, en-suite bathroom, storage area, and complimentary toiletries
  • You don’t have to pay any extra charges for the onboard facilities
  • Cruise Director organizes the daily activities
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner is presented in a buffet with a variety of international and local dishes
  • Perfect for those who are traveling with a non-diver partner
  • Safety arrangements
  • Enjoy a lifetime memorable cruise with the Galaxy liveaboard

Pictures of Galaxy

Description and details

Diving on the Galaxy Liveaboard in Galapagos

 

Galaxy Liveaboard

The 35 meters (approx. 115 feet) is categorized as a first-class cruise ship that offers a seamless experience with its outstanding onboard facilities. The 2 powerful Caterpillar engines of 440 HP make the liveaboard strong and stable enough, which allows it to cruise at a speed of 12 knots per hour. The main itineraries include visiting the San Cristobal Island, Espanola Island, Floreana Island, Santa Fe, Santa Cruz and much more. Visiting these exotic sites, you may explore sea lions, a huge colony of seabirds, blue-footed boobies, beautiful flamingos, giant tortoises, and a variety of shark species. You can also enjoy hiking and exploring the gorgeous white-sand beaches on the multiple land excursions. You can also visit the famous Charles Darwin Station while stopping at Santa Cruz Island.

Boat Interior

The lavish vessel is well-designed with 9 capacious cabins to accommodate 16 guests with full facilities that offer a high-level of comfort. There is a private bathroom and complimentary toiletries in each cabin. The air-conditioned atmosphere of the cabins, makes you feel like home in utmost comfort. A hairdryer, bathrobes, internal telephone with a safety deposit box are also provided to keep your belongings. These cabins are located on the lower, main and upper deck of the boat. Social areas of the liveaboard include a sun deck, outdoor dining area, indoor lounge, bar, library, and an air-conditioned dining room.

Deck Area

The dive deck of the Galaxy liveaboard has a custom-built diving platform with tanks lined-up and a filling station. This platform gives direct access to the lifeboats and kayaks. There are faucets and a tank for rinsing the equipment and a freshwater shower area for the divers to have a bath after the action-pack dives. The sun deck of the Galaxy liveaboard has plenty of space in an elbow shape. The shaded area of the sun deck is located on the front side, which has lots of space for travelers to enjoy in the fresh sea breeze on the sun lounges and deck chairs.

Food and Entertainment

The gorgeous floating resort has a variety of entertainment for non-divers as well. The air-conditioned lounge has facilities like an entertainment system, mini-library, DVDs, and electronic charging stations. The exclusive Galaxy liveaboard offers plenty of land excursions as part of the cruise. Food is as important as other things on the boat; the chef presents the art and skills in a buffet, with options to choose from international and local delicacies. Each day, a scrumptious surprise waits for you until you uncover the lid.

When to go

Experienced divers consider planning their trip to the amazing Galapagos Islands in the 2 major seasons - wet and dry. It is completely the choice of the vacationers, which seasons they select for exploring the beauty and wildlife of the Galapagos. Shark fanatics prefer going in the months from June to November, as the water is crowded with a variety of thrilling shark species. Galaxy offers vital facilities with 5-star comfort and safety.

  • Editor Rating
  • Rated 3.5 stars
  • 60%

  • Galaxy Liveaboard
  • Reviewed by:
  • Published on:
  • Last modified: 24-08-2019

Boat features
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Smart Voyager accreditation
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Naturalist Itineraries
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Naturalist Guide
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Bar
  • Family Friendly Cruise
  • Kayaks
  • Naturalist Guide

Comments and feedback from other divers

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *