A proper review of
Mary Ann Liveaboard
The Overall Review
We spent 9.6 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about Mary Ann Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:
5 reasons to dive
- Many divers said that the Mary Anne offered 3 large common areas,the bar, library and dinning room. which was great for socializing with guest.
- Many people were happy with the buffet tables the chef presented to the passengers.
- Several divers commemorated the diving instructor on showing them the sea life and taking them to hidden spots.
- Some people stated that the itinerary was well planed out and that they were busy for the whole seven day journey.
- The staff was also a highlight of the trip as they were very engaging and friendly.
2 reasons NOT to dive
- Some divers said that the anchor made a lot of noise when it was pulled up when they started moving in the evening.
- A couple of people noted that in the evening there was a scarcity of activities to occupy the time.
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Description and details
Diving on the Mary Ann in Galapagos
Mary Anne houses 12 spacious cabins, 6 of which are double while the other 6 are single cabins but installed with an upper and lower berth, which makes it suitable for 24 guests. However, Mary Anne only allows a maximum of 16 guests so that guests will have plenty of space for themselves on board.
The beautiful Mary Anne is complemented by experienced crew members that will make the guests’ Galapagos adventure truly memorable. It has no support engine, which means Mary Anne sails peacefully with no engine sounds!
The indoor lounge is fully air-conditioned and is equipped with modern entertainment systems, which include a flat-screen television, stereo, DVD player, theatre-quality speakers, a computer, and a mini-library. Everyone’s stay in the lounge is made comfortable with the large sofas installed. The lounge, together with the kitchen and the dining area are situated on the main deck.
Sun decks are also available for guests who would like to bask in the sun, feeling the relaxing breeze of the sea around. It is an open area with a partially shaded part, equipped with luxury sun loungers, tables, and chairs. The lounge bar is also located here, a perfect spot to relax.
The dive deck is spacious and has a platform available. It is installed with the necessary facilities for water adventures, featuring freshwater showers, large equipment storage, hanging area for wet suits, charging ports, and so many more! Wet suits and snorkeling gear are also available onboard.
Safety is never compromised by Mary Anne, no matter how small it is. This beautiful yacht is installed with internationally accredited safety and navigation systems, including life rafts, life vests, alarm and fire fighting systems, oxygen, and materials for first aid.
Mary Anne houses a total of 12 cabins, 6 of which are double cabins installed with double beds, while the other 6 are single cabins installed with double-decker beds, making it suitable to house a total of 24 guests. However, Mary Anne gives priority to the guests’ comfort, which is why it only allows a maximum of 16 guests aboard.
All cabins are equipped with comfortable beds, en-suite bathroom facilities, ample storage spaces, a dresser, air-conditioning units, and safe storage for the valuables. They feature large windows to allow views of the pristine Galapagos waters while inside the cabin.
The dining area is located on the main deck, just adjacent to the indoor lounge and kitchen. The dining area has a warm ambiance, but elegant in away. Luxurious dining tables and chairs are perfectly paired with the delicious dishes from international cuisines that are served.
Mary Anne has 9 skilled crew members to assist guests with their Galapagos adventure. Guests may choose from the Galapagos West itinerary, which includes a visit to Santiago, Isabela Island, Santa Cruz, Floreana and Fernandina to have amazing encounters with sea lions, penguins and amazing snorkeling sessions. The Galapagos East itinerary, on the other hand, is a trip to Darwin Bay, Santa Fe, Gardner Bay, and Bartolome, which features lava bubbles and penguin viewings!
- Daily housekeeping
- Audio & video entertainment
- Air Conditioned saloon
- Aircon Cabins
- Sun Deck
- Indoor Saloon
- Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
- Warm Water Showers
- Outdoor Dining
- En-Suite bathrooms
- Kayaks On-Board
- Snorkeling Equipment
- Dedicated Local & International Crew
- Nearly 1:1 Crew-to-Guest Ratio
- Naturalist Guide
- Leisure Deck
- Observation Deck
- Budget Friendly Cruise
- Family Friendly Cruise
- Naturalist Guide