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Golondrina Yacht Liveaboard
The Overall Review
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In summary, this is what divers think:
5 reasons to dive
- Many people were impressed with the wildlife and activities
- Divers said they enjoyed snorkeling with sea turtles and seeing all the fishes
- A couple of people noted that the naturalist was informative and shared her knowledge with the group
- Several divers reported that the diving itinerary was well planned and executed
- The food was deliciously prepared and you were always kept full
1 reasons NOT to dive
- A couple of people noted that the cabins are cramped for space
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Description and details
Diving on the Golondrina Yacht in Galapagos
This fantastic yacht has been sailing for years, and the management ensures to keep this boat in style. It has a length of 22.22m/72.90 feet and has a cruising speed of eight knots per hour.
This exciting ship can house a maximum of 16 guests to its eight twin cabins located on the lower deck. All rooms have air-conditioning, private bathrooms with hot water showers. Also, housekeeping is daily monitored to maintain cleanliness and to provide guests with a much comfortable stay. The indoor saloon has an audio and video entertainment system that has an extensive collection of movies. Enjoy the heat of the sun on the sun deck with plenty of sun loungers that are a perfect place for sunbathing as well as ocean viewing.
The chef on board serves a wide selection of local and international cuisines in a buffet-style meal together with complimentary drinks. The fully stocked bar serves snacks throughout the safari, and alcoholic beverages are available at an additional price. The meal plan has vegan and vegetarian options, and we also recommend you to add specific dietary requests if any to serve a proper full-board meal while you’re on your holiday. May we remind you that we only cater requests for food allergies and religious beliefs.
Our top priority is a safe journey for everyone plus we make sure that this boat follows the Boat Safety checklist before sailing. We also guarantee that this yacht has necessary boat navigation and safety equipment including life jackets on every room of this boat, life rafts, emergency oxygen, fire extinguisher, and first aid kits that are accessible in an emergency. The well-trained crew can give first aid, and they can also manage any situation that might occur on this boat.
There are many activities available on this boat alone plus activities that can be done on every destination. Sunbathing, ocean viewing, and socialization are some of the things that can be enjoyed on Golondrina yacht. You can also enjoy snorkeling, kayaking, hiking, stargazing, surfing, and wildlife watching that are inclusive in your package. You will experience an exciting holiday of a lifetime, and we guarantee that you will never experience a dull moment when you join us on a cruise.
Expect a warm welcome from our staff and enjoy complimentary cocktails and snacks upon boarding. A short briefing and introduction are given by the captain to provide guests with safety guidelines together with the itinerary plan. The route includes Darwin lake, Charles Darwin Research Station, Darwin’s Bay Crater Anchorage, Kicker Rock, and Punta Suarez.
There are many animals to be seen such as the oldest Galapagos tortoise, American Flamingo, marine iguana, land iguana, sea lion, fur seal and other animals that reside within the islands. The Galapagos island is open all year and the best time to visit this place is between December to May when the season is warm, and it is unlikely to rain. Everyone can enjoy the excellent underwater visibility, hiking, and stargazing activities during these months.
- Daily housekeeping
- Audio & video entertainment
- Air Conditioned saloon
- Aircon Cabins
- Sun Deck
- Indoor Saloon
- Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
- En-Suite bathrooms
- Non-Smoking Rooms
- Snorkeling Equipment
- Naturalist Itineraries
- Dedicated Local & International Crew
- Naturalist Guide
- Naturalist Guide