A proper review of
MC Nemo 3 Liveaboard
The Overall Review
We spent 5.4 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about MC Nemo 3 Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:
4 reasons to dive
- Many people were happy with the naturalist for going the extra mile to find endemic animals on the island.
- Several divers indicated that the Nemo 3 is one of the few boats that has the ability to sail and this makes it exceptional.
- The food on-board the vessel is delicious and the chef prepares 5 star meals that pleases the stomach.
- The snorkeling and kayaking activities are most like by the passenger said one of the Nemo 3 staff members.
2 reasons NOT to dive
- A few people claimed that at night the cabin temperature became uncomfortable as the air-con didn't circulate the air effectively.
- Some people were taken back by the movement of the see at night as the Nemo 3 navigates the waters.
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Description and details
Diving on the MC Nemo 3 in Galapagos
MC Nemo III – cruising the Galapagos waters with the lavish catamaran
Cruising to the islands has become one of the favorite tourists picks from the past few decades. With every passing year, there are more enthusiastic divers of all age groups found vacationing on cruises to the beautiful archipelago. MC Nemo III is a 23 meters (approx. 75 feet) long catamaran with 11.4 meters (approx. 37 feet) beam. The word Catamaran is generated from Tamil word kattumaram, which verbally means “logs tied together”. The beautiful Nemo III liveaboard offers cruises to the astonishing islands of the Galapagos. There you will experience natural landscapes with diverse macro life and opportunities to see over 20 species of sharks including the Galapagos sharks, giant whale sharks, whitetip sharks, and hammerheads.
Nemo III has the experience of sailing in the Galapagos waters since 1985. It was completely refurbished in 2016 to provide high standard facilities and luxurious comfort to its guests. Nemo III is now considered as one of the best liveaboards of its kind. It offers 8-days luxurious cruises for up to 16 passengers. These travelers are well-accommodated in the 8 supreme cabins. These cabins have a natural wooden touch which gives a traditional feel. Air-conditionings with a remote-control system, private bathroom, storage spaces, comfy beds with mattresses and pillows, portholes and windows and complimentary toiletries make the stay onboard comfortable and relaxing. The cabins have a choice of double beds, twin beds and single bunk beds, which makes it ideal for a family or groups of three.
The spacious sun deck is one of the best features of the Nemo III liveaboard. There are cozy recliners and comfy sofas towards the stern, which makes it a perfect place to enjoy the natural landscapes, turquoise blue water, and the striking sunrays. On the bow of the stylish catamaran, you will find a hot tub jacuzzi and sun loungers, where you can relax and socialize with the other divers on the boat. There is plenty of space to roam around, as the diving takes place from the tenders.
Food and Entertainment
There is an assortment of in-house entertainment and surface activities, which are planned by the cruise director. The indoor salon is air-conditioned with plenty of seating arrangements, a large flat-screen TV, DVD, and a mini library. Various land activities are organized during the beach excursions, including live BBQ. During your stay on Nemo III, you will be served mouthwatering food three times a day. The food is prepared by the chef on board in a hygienic environment. Served in a buffet with an option to choose from Ecuadorian and international delicacies with scrumptious desserts. A variety of snacks and multiple beverages are available throughout the day to ensure no one stays hungry before and after the meal hours. Guests with dietary requirements and food allergies are also catered on prior requests.
When to go
If you wish to dive in the exclusive Galapagos dive sites, 2 seasons are considered to have better conditions. It completely depends on the preference of the divers. It is possible to dive the whole year round in the Galapagos. June to November is stated to have an abundance of shark species with desirable visibility.
- Daily housekeeping
- Aircon Cabins
- Sun Deck
- Warm Water Showers
- Outdoor Dining
- Family Cabins
- Kayaks On-Board
- Naturalist Itineraries
- Dedicated Local & International Crew
- Naturalist Guide
- Family Friendly Cruise
- Jacuzzi / Hot Tub
- Naturalist Guide