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Galapagos Master

Galapagos Master
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno
Galápagos Islands
EC200150
Ecuador
Tel: +66 (0) 76 367 444
Review Summary

4.49 / 5

based on 87 reviews - 92% of reviewers would recommend Galapagos Master to a friend




About Galapagos Master

The most eco-friendly dive liveaboard in the Galapagos Islands.


Dive the Galapagos by liveaboard and experience diving the most spectacular pelagic diving on the planet!

The Galapagos Master is the first vessel of a wide fleet prepared for you by Master Liveaboards, operated and owned by Worldwide Dive and Sail.

She offers a variety of 7 or 10 night cruises diving the Galapagos all year round, with a minimum of 3 days in Darwin and Wolf Island, as well as offering land excursions at North Seymour, Santa Cruz or Isla Isabela.


Languages

German, English, French


Affiliations

DAN, PADI


Services

Guided dive tours, Boat diving, Liveaboard boat tours, Dive training, Travel booking service, Dive insurance, Diver certifications


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Locations

Galapagos Master

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Galápagos Islands

EC200150

Ecuador

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Contact Galapagos Master

Galapagos Master
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno
Galápagos Islands
EC200150
Ecuador


Galapagos Master
Fax: +66 (0) 76 367 134
Tel: +66 (0) 76 367 444





from PA reviewed Galapagos Master

written on May 05, 2019 on board.

Added May 05, 2019

5/5 stars

unforgettable experience

Wolf and Darwin were fantastic as expected, but the marine iguanas were even more impressive than I could have imagined.

Rick Strom would recommend Galapagos Master

About Rick Strom

Diving for : 40-49
Dives done : 50-59
Interests  : ,

from Cincinnati reviewed Galapagos Master

written on May 05, 2019 on board.

Added May 05, 2019

5/5 stars

Great place/boat to dive

Describe how the toilet works - push button once Nobody got this immediately

You could consider having the second dive panga go out 15 minutes after the first to decrease dive deck chaos

Crew were great and really liked the towel animals

Liked the dive briefings and info the night before and found the geology, additional info interesting

Mark would recommend Galapagos Master

About Mark

Diving for : 40-49
Dives done : 40-49
Interests  : ,20-29,

from Chalfont reviewed Galapagos Master

written on May 05, 2019 on board.

Added May 05, 2019

5/5 stars

Great dive trip in Galapagos

Diving was the best. Hammerheads, white tips, black tips, silky and galapagos sharks. Also lots of sea lions, octopus, marine iguanas, mobile and eagle rays. Only saw 1 manta ray but the rest made up for it. Food was excellent and the entire crew were fantastic . Only downsides were a toilet that operated sporadically and some poor communication between the main office and the staff on the boat

Jeff Smith would recommend Galapagos Master

About Jeff Smith

Age : 60+
Dives done : 501+
Interests  : Liveaboard diving

from San Diego reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Apr 24, 2019 on board.

Added Apr 24, 2019

2/5 stars

Diving amazing boat accommodations fair to poor issue with DM

Diving was amazing
Food poor
Accommodations fair to poor
Issue with DM

Karen would not recommend Galapagos Master

About Karen

Age : 60+
Diving for : 40-49
Dives done : 50-59

from C offs Harbour reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Apr 13, 2019 on board.

Added Apr 14, 2019

4/5 stars

Great crew and location

Good and helpful crew with great diving. Cabins spacious and good food

Steve R would recommend Galapagos Master

About Steve R

Age : 60+
Diving for : 40-49
Dives done : 50-59
Interests  : ,40-49,

from Nederweert reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Apr 07, 2019 on board.

Added Apr 07, 2019

4/5 stars

Very nice dive trip

Nice boat good and friendly crew, missed two dives, one because some people arrived to late, and one of bad air.
But overall a very good trip, the guides did a good job.

Mark van Thuijl and Karin Wulms. would recommend Galapagos Master

About Mark van Thuijl and Karin Wulms.

Age : 60+
Diving for : 50-59
Dives done : 50-59
Interests  : ,20-29,Hobby diver,

from Chatham reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Apr 06, 2019 on board.

Added Apr 06, 2019

4/5 stars

Excellent itinerary with excellent service from crew and guides

The itinerary and the service from The guides and crew was first class.
Food was good and the room comfortable although the pillows were not supportive.
Nitrox was expensive ($800 for 4 persons). Given the price we paid for the trip I expected Blue O Two to include it in the price! I am certain we requested this to be included. Both dive guides (Naty and Danny) were excellent.

Steve Woollett would recommend Galapagos Master

About Steve Woollett

Age : 60+
Diving for : 40-49
Dives done : 50-59
Interests  : ,

from Nederweert reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Apr 05, 2019 on board.

Added Apr 06, 2019

4/5 stars

good and relaxed crew

Exellent briefings and a very helpful crew..
Nice boat, unfortunately we missed some dives because other people arived to late.

Mark van Thuijl and Karin Wulms. would recommend Galapagos Master

About Mark van Thuijl and Karin Wulms.

Age : 60+
Diving for : 50-59
Dives done : 50-59
Interests  : ,20-29,Hobby diver,

from nederweert Holland reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Apr 05, 2019 on board.

Added Apr 06, 2019

5/5 stars

professional guides and crew

Especially Nathalie who gives in perfect English the briefings and was very helpful
The toilet of our room did ' flushed well

James would recommend Galapagos Master

About James

Age : 60+
Diving for : 40-49
Dives done : 50-59

from Nederweert Holland reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Apr 05, 2019 on board.

Added Apr 06, 2019

5/5 stars

10 incredible days with more than we expected.

The diving was great, the crew was amazing and helpful. The food was very good .

Jack and Lia would recommend Galapagos Master

About Jack and Lia

Age : 50-59
Diving for : 40-49
Dives done : 50-59

from brussels reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Mar 28, 2019 on board.

Added Mar 28, 2019

3/5 stars

disappointing for the guides safety

The boat men did not do much. I found it unsafe that they watched whilst the dive guides were picking up the bcd and bottles after the dive
Also Jessie never checked at the end of the dive whether people were done with their safety stop before being the first out of the water
No rope hanging at 3 meters on the dinghies nor any safety bottle
both guides were very caring during dives
The waiter did an excellent job
The food was lame and cold since it was prepared way too early
French fries were not even cooked but were fully white
The boat feels a bit old design
Briefings should be done before the dices not the day before

laurent saleur would not recommend Galapagos Master

About laurent saleur

Age : 50-59
Diving for : 50-59
Dives done : 50-59
Interests  : ,

from Australia reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Feb 19, 2019 on board.

Added Feb 20, 2019

5/5 stars

Over priced

Equipment is not well looked after.
My wife and other divers had to change reg, or 1st. stage before got into water (luckily!)
At the end of the trip, the staff asked for a lot of tips in an envelope and gave it to the captain who checked inside in front of some guests.
One guide told us that he and other staff haven't paid well so had to rely on the tip.
He knew their equipment is poor as a price we pay.
Simply the company doesn't pass onto our money to the operator and staff enough.

Quarter would not recommend Galapagos Master

About Quarter

Age : 60+
Dives done : 101-300
Interests  : Liveaboard diving

from Saratoga reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Jan 15, 2019 on board.

Added Jan 16, 2019

4/5 stars

Great place on fine boat

The group from Blue Green Expeditions made the trip extraordinary. The boat was good, crew very hard working, food outstanding, and diving excellent.

The toilet was finicky but manageable. I thought the crew was much more helpful on the dive deck after the introductions.

DiveForever would recommend Galapagos Master

About DiveForever

Age : 60+
Diving for : 50-59
Dives done : 50-59
Interests  : ,

from Zuerich reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Jan 06, 2019 on board.

Added Jan 06, 2019

4/5 stars

Darvin and Wolf

Thank you for the good diving it was really good I will come back

Gianni Quirin would recommend Galapagos Master

About Gianni Quirin

Age : 60+
Diving for : 40-49
Dives done : 50-59
Interests  : ,40-49,50-59,Hobby diver,

from frankfurt reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Jan 05, 2019 on board.

Added Jan 05, 2019

5/5 stars

Fantastic trio

A very friendly crew' great guides ,fantastic trip want to repied

xenia would recommend Galapagos Master

About xenia

Age : 60+
Diving for : 50-59
Dives done : 50-59
Interests  : ,40-49,Hobby diver,

from Zuerich reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Jan 05, 2019 on board.

Added Jan 05, 2019

4/5 stars

Diving in Darvin and Wulf

It was great to see all the animals thank you for the good time.

Gianni Quirin would recommend Galapagos Master

About Gianni Quirin

Age : 60+
Diving for : 40-49
Dives done : 50-59
Interests  : ,40-49,50-59,Hobby diver,

from sydney reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Dec 27, 2018 on board.

Added Dec 27, 2018

3/5 stars

Amazing diving and dive guides, tired boat and service

The diving is amazing! Some of the best diving I've done. The dive guides, particularly Natalia, are absolutely awesome. She made our trip. Jer passion and knowledge were incredible.The itinerary is good too being one of the only boats that does two days at Darwin and Wolf. However the boat is tired particularly the cabins. Things like loose blinds that keep you awake, terrible pillows and not very clean cabins detract from the experience. The food was mediocre and the service slow. Overall I enjoyed he trip but for the price my expectations were higher.

Claire Hatton would not recommend Galapagos Master

About Claire Hatton

Age : 60+
Diving for : 50-59
Dives done : 50-59
Interests  : ,20-29,

reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Dec 26, 2018 on board.

Added Dec 26, 2018

3/5 stars

Incredible dive itinerary and guide, very mediocre cruise experience

This dive itinerary was absolutely incredible. Think schooling Hammerheads, Galapagos sharks, mola Alexandrini, fur and California sea lions, octopus, marine iguanas, sperm whales, mantas, eagle rays... all this incredible life for us to see. Nonstop action from day one.

The downside of this cruise was the food, if you're a picky eater. ..good luck. The cabins need a refresh and a more thorough and regular clean. The crew weren't the most attentive but if you get Natalia as your dive guide, maybe you'll be like us and forget your troubles and just fall deeply in love with the Galapagos for its wild beauty.

Elisa would recommend Galapagos Master

About Elisa

Age : 60+
Diving for : 30-39
Dives done : 40-49
Interests  : ,

from madrid reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Dec 17, 2018 on board.

Added Dec 17, 2018

5/5 stars

amazing trip

We were extremely lucky with the animals we were able to see. The whale shark appeared in Darwin despite it wasn't the epoch. The guides knew what to do in every situation, allowing us to take advantage of every dive.

Fernando Gamez would recommend Galapagos Master

About Fernando Gamez

Age : 60+
Diving for : 30-39
Dives done : 50-59
Interests  : ,60+,

reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Nov 27, 2018 on board.

Added Nov 28, 2018

4/5 stars

All good

All good :-) diving super. Nice Crew, very good guides. ......

Ve would recommend Galapagos Master

About Ve

Age : 60+
Diving for : 30-39
Dives done : 40-49

from roos reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Nov 17, 2018 on board.

Added Nov 18, 2018

5/5 stars

good

Everything was perfect ........................................

nils graftaas would recommend Galapagos Master

About nils graftaas

Age : 60+
Diving for : 30-39

from trondheim reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Nov 17, 2018 on board.

Added Nov 18, 2018

4/5 stars

Great liveaboard

Very nice boat and crew. Big rooms, good beds and clean. Good food,

signe would recommend Galapagos Master

About signe

Age : 60+
Diving for : 40-49
Interests  : ,Hobby diver,

from stockholm reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Nov 10, 2018 on board.

Added Nov 11, 2018

4/5 stars

big stuff

See things not seen elsewhere!

So glad to check this of the bucket list.

Hassellof would recommend Galapagos Master

About Hassellof

Age : 60+
Diving for : 30-39
Dives done : 40-49

from Mississauga reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Nov 05, 2018 on board.

Added Nov 05, 2018

4/5 stars

Fantastic trip!!!

This trip to Galapagos ruined the diving anywhere else I could go. So much to see and excellent dive guides.

Efie would recommend Galapagos Master

About Efie

Age : 60+
Diving for : 20-29
Dives done : 40-49

from . reviewed Galapagos Master

written on Oct 29, 2018 on board.

Added Oct 29, 2018

5/5 stars

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About .,,,,

Age : 60+
Diving for : 40-49
Dives done : 40-49