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by on January 4, 2024

Embark on a magical journey and experience the enchantment of the Galapagos Islands aboard the Galaxy Diver II, a yacht that stands as a beacon of first class and adventure. Designed specifically for avid divers and ocean enthusiasts, this exclusive vessel offers an unparalleled opportunity to explore the Galapagos Islands. As you set sail on this majestic yacht, you are not just embarking on a trip but entering a world of endemic and untamed wildlife. Take a deep breath and plunge into the hidden underwater galaxy of the Galapagos. Here, in these crystal-clear waters, you’ll encounter an astonishing variety of marine life. Playful sea lions will greet you with their acrobatic displays, while majestic manta rays glide gracefully through the ocean depths. You might even find yourself swimming alongside schools of colorful fish or observing the gentle movements of sea turtles in their natural habitat.

Our experienced staff, comprising skilled professionals and diving experts, are dedicated to ensuring your safety and enhancing your underwater experience. Equipped with the most modern dive equipment and extensive knowledge of the Galapagos waters, they are there to guide you through every step of your diving adventure. The Galaxy Diver II promises not just a journey but an unforgettable adventure, where safety, wonder, and the thrill of discovery are paramount. Come aboard and prepare to be mesmerized by the unique and vibrant life that thrives beneath the waves of the Galapagos.

FACILITIES

Lounge

Our main deck lounge is a haven of relaxation. Adorned with comfortable seating, a TV, DVD player, and a selection of books and games, it’s the perfect place to unwind after a day of diving. Large windows provide panoramic views of the ocean, enhancing your connection to the sea.

Bar

Situated next to the lounge, our bar is a social hub where you can enjoy a wide range of beverages. From expertly mixed cocktails to exotic local juices, our skilled bartenders cater to all tastes. It’s a great spot to socialize, share stories of the day’s dives, or simply relax.

Restaurant

Our main deck restaurant serves up a culinary feast with a mix of national and international dishes. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options are available upon request. Enjoy your meals in a comfortable and elegant setting, with a purified water station and hot drinks available around the clock.

Dive Platform

The heart of our diving operations is the platform, which is fully equipped with the latest safety gear. You’ll go on diving excursions that are both safe and thrilling under the direction of experienced guides. The platform is designed for easy access to and from the water, ensuring a seamless diving experience.

ACCOMMODATION

Matrimonial Cabin

These four spacious cabins on the upper deck are ideal for couples or friends. Each cabin features large windows, offering breathtaking ocean views and plenty of natural light. They are tastefully decorated and designed for comfort and privacy.

Twin Cabins

Our twin cabins are versatile and cozy, perfect for friends or solo travelers. Located on the main and lower decks, they offer stunning views and are equipped with all the comforts you need for a pleasant stay.

Bathroom

Each cabin features a private, well-appointed bathroom. Equipped with modern amenities like hot and cold showers, hair dryers, and towel dryers, these bathrooms provide a refreshing and comfortable space to rejuvenate after a day of adventure.

Amenities

We are committed to sustainability and offer a selection of top-quality ecological hospitality products, including soap, shampoo, and conditioner.

CUISINE

Food

Dining on the Galaxy Diver II is a celebration of flavor. Our meals are a blend of colorful, authentic dishes that reflect the rich culinary heritage of the Galapagos and international cuisine. Each dish is prepared with the freshest ingredients and presented with care.

Drinks

Our bar is stocked with an extensive selection of drinks, including fine wines, spirits, and non-alcoholic options. Whether you desire a refreshing cocktail or a fine wine, our bar has something to suit your taste.

Chef

Our gourmet chef is a maestro of flavor, skillfully combining Galapagos ingredients to create unforgettable culinary experiences. Every meal is a journey through the diverse tastes and aromas of the islands.

ACTIVITIES

Diving

The Galapagos Islands offer a diving experience like no other, with clear waters teeming with diverse marine life. Our diving program is designed to cater to divers of all levels, ensuring a safe and thrilling exploration of the underwater world.

Snorkeling

Snorkeling in the Galapagos is an exhilarating way to encounter the islands’ vibrant marine life. We provide complete snorkeling gear, including fins, masks, and wetsuits, for an unforgettable underwater adventure.

Kayaking

Kayaking is a peaceful and intimate way to explore the Galapagos waters. Our double kayaks are available for guests to use, allowing for serene and personal encounters with the marine environment.

Zodiac Excursions

Our zodiac excursions offer a closer look at the islands’ unique fauna and flora. These small boat tours along the coast are perfect for wildlife watching and photography.

Hiking

Discover the islands’ stunning landscapes on foot. Our guided hikes take you through dramatic scenery, revealing the Galapagos’ extraordinary natural beauty and geological wonders.

GALAXY DIVER II ITINERARIES

Diving Itinerary (8 Days/7 Nights)

Our diving itinerary is meticulously planned to showcase the best of the Galapagos underwater world. Each day brings a new dive site, filled with thrilling encounters and breathtaking scenery.

Naturalist Itinerary (8 Days/7 Nights)

This itinerary is perfect for those who wish to experience the full spectrum of the Galapagos Islands‘ natural splendor. Visit different islands, engage in a variety of activities, and learn about the unique ecosystems of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, from the famous Galapagos Tortoise, to tropical penguins!

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS AND SAFETY

Security Equipment

Safety is paramount on the Galaxy Diver II. Our yacht is outfitted with the latest security equipment, including life rafts, dive boats, and comprehensive communication and navigation systems.

Ship Details

The Galaxy Diver II combines elegance with functionality. Its design and features ensure a comfortable and safe journey. Advanced engines and generators power the yacht, while state-of-the-art diving equipment makes each dive a memorable experience.

Sundeck/Upper Deck

The sundeck offers a magnificent space to relax and enjoy the sun, with comfortable loungers and stunning views of the surrounding ocean.

Main Deck/Lower Deck

The main deck is a bustling center of activity, with cabins, dining, and social areas. The lower deck includes additional accommodations and service areas, ensuring a comfortable and efficient operation.

Why Choose Galaxy Diver II?

The Galaxy Diver II is more than just a yacht; it’s a gateway to a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Our commitment to excellence, safety, and sustainability makes us the ideal choice for your Galapagos adventure. From our luxurious accommodations to our expertly guided activities, every aspect of your journey is designed to create unforgettable memories. Choose the Galaxy Diver II for an unparalleled exploration of the Galapagos Islands, where adventure and luxury meet.

Galapagos-Horizon-Trimaran
by on November 8, 2022

The Galapagos Horizon features a total of 8 luxurious and roomy staterooms, each of which comes with its very own outdoor space or balcony. Her facilities consist of a contemporary lounge, bar, al fresco eating area, and a spacious solarium with a jacuzzi. All of these were built to take advantage of the most beautiful sights that the islands have to offer while being enveloped in an atmosphere of unending charm.

This cruise has the capacity to comfortably accommodate 16 guests, who have the option of selecting 4, 5, or 8-day itineraries. Guests will be led through the islands by a certified bilingual naturalist guide and will have the opportunity to enjoy the excellent service provided by the crew members as well as the cruise director.

Itinerary Experience aboard the Galapagos Horizon

Considering the Galapagos Islands are one of the most famous natural wonders in the world, it is essential to have a well-organized plan for your time there. The Galapagos horizon offers two separate itineraries of eight days each that run consecutively. (A & B). Itinerary A can also be booked for departures of 4 or 5 days, catering to passengers who are searching for a trip of a shorter duration aboard a vessel that is accommodating.

Itinerary A focuses on the center and eastern portion of the islands; among the most notable islands that are going to be visited as part of this program is Genovesa. On this, the only island in the Galapagos, which is known as a haven for birds and where you can see all three types of boobies (red, blue, masked). And Espanola, a beautiful island with a flat terrain that is home to the gorgeous Waved Albatross, the Galapagos hocks, and amazing vistas. Towards the finish of your journey, you will be greeted by a cliff that has a blowing water hole in it.

Itineraries B feature a staggering number of islands, some of which include Floreana, an island in the south of the Galapagos, as well as Isabella and Fernandina, two of the Galapagos’ newest and pristine islands, located in the western part of the archipelago. Outstanding wildlife to look out for during route B aboard the Galapagos Horizon includes tropical penguins (at Tagus Cove), marine iguanas (at Urbina Bay), and the best snorkeling site in Galapagos (at Devils Crown), in addition to many other species!

Galapagos Horizon Amenities & Services aboard

On board the Galapagos Horizon, there are a total of 8 cabins, 4 of which are located on the main deck and 4 of which are located on the top deck. Each of these cabins has a private balcony, decorated in a Galapagos-inspired style, and featrue panoramic windows. Dining in the open air gives guests the chance to take in the breathtaking scenery of their location, while they savor a delicious meal. You will have plenty of room to spread out on the expansive sundecks, whether you choose to relax in the jacuzzi or the sun while you’re there. Last but not least, internal and outside lounge areas, in addition to a bar, will give you with limitless opportunities for relaxation, allowing you to make the most of your free time while sailing the archipelago aboard the Galapagos Horizon.

 

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by on July 24, 2022

The Galaxy Diver Galapagos Yacht is an exquisite, 2022-renovated live-aboard that will transport you to the most magnificent diving spots in the Galapagos Islands and let you to discover its secret underwater galaxy, providing a one-of-a-kind experience for diving enthusiasts. Fully refurbished, the Galaxy diver is scheduled to set sail for the first time in Galapagos waters, September 2022. A welcome addition to first class mixed cruises, that offer both naturalist and diving departures.

Our knowledgeable personnel and state-of-the-art scuba gear will allow you to discover the diverse aquatic species in this marine reserve. In one location, you may enjoy world-class diving surrounded by sharks, whales, manta rays, rays, turtles, penguins, iguanas, sea lions, and much more.

Diving Experience aboard Galaxy Diver Galapagos Yacht

The Galapagos Islands are one of the greatest sites in the world to observe species such as tuna, spotted eagle rays, golden rays, and hammerhead sharks due to their rich biodiversity. Divers frequently find themselves surrounded by sharks, whales, manta rays, rays, turtles, penguins, iguanas, sea lions, and many more species while scuba diving in the Galapagos. The water temperature fluctuates throughout the year, with the north island often having warmer water than the western, southern, and central Galapagos islands. A diving adventure waits for you aboard Galaxy Diver Galapagos Yacht!

Galaxy Diver Galapagos Yacht Cabins

The Galaxy diver features variety of cabins appealing to a large audience, whether you’re traveling with family, friends, or your loved one. The main deck features 2 cabins, Cabins 8 and 9. Both of them with panoramic windows and scenic ocean views. Cabin 9 is available in a twin or triple configuration (pull down bed), with a size of 84.5 feet, 25.76 mt2. And cabin 8 is available as a double configuration for couples. Main deck cabins provide private bathrooms, air-conditioned cabins hot and cold water, a safe box, closet on speaker, electric towel dryer, and an internal phone. Cabins 3 & 4, in upper and main deck, are available in twin or triple configuration. Cabin size is 107.6ft2 / 32.8 mt2.

 

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by on March 16, 2017

The Danubio Azul Galapagos Yacht is the newest addition to our line of basic cruises, a spirited cruise showcasing the islands with alternating naturalist and diving itineraries. The Danubio Azul provides guest with just the right amount of comfort, without getting in the way of an intimate and secluded experience of cruising the islands. A 14 passenger capacity yacht with seven cabins featuring bunks, twin & double accommodation, and a matrimonial suite for special occasions. Itineraries take guests through East, Center & Southern islands with Naturalist departures, available in 4, 5 and 8-day tours. Diving departures are available for 8-day tours, heading towards the far northwest including the famous islands of Darwin & Wolf. For a world-class Galapagos experience full of adventure, the Danubio Azul has it all.

At GreenGo Travel, one of our favorite aspects of the Danubio Azul Galapagos yacht was the attention paid to the design of the outdoor lounge areas. This includes two outdoor solariums, with spots for both sun and shade. There is nothing better than lounging in these areas on the cosy furniture while enjoying the 360 panoramic views and feeling the sea breeze. Moreover, the sunsets and the showcasing of the stars is unforgettable, and the Danubio Azul Galapagos cruise made plenty of room for all guests to enjoy the sites. Even the dining area is outside, along with a full bar for guests enjoyment. Within this area is a coffee and tea station available 24/7 for guests, and constantly replenished.

Regarding the Cabins of the Danubio Azul Galapagos yacht, there is everything one needs for the duration of the stay. Each room includes bountiful storage space for belongings, a variety of rooming options from double or twin beds to a matrimonial suite with extra space and furniture. Each cabin is equipped with charging ports for electronics, a reading light, and an ensuite private bathroom with hot showers and toiletries.

What really makes the Danubio Azul Galapagos yacht shine is the welcoming and professional staff along with the excellent itinerary options. This vessel holds a staff of six crew members plus a Galapagos guide. Among them, an expert sous chef who prepares three daily meals and snacks. These are top quality, a mix of international and national cuisine and always delicious. Additionally, the captain, assistants, and barman are all at your service throughout your trip. As for itineraries, the adventure runs from five to eight days for naturalist itineraries and eight days for diving. Naturalist itineraries take guests through the best visitor points of the Galapagos islands, full of pristine beaches, otherwordly wildlife settlements, fascinating historical sites, and renowned snorkel sites. Diving programs are for intermediate to advanced divers with a minimum of 40 dives under their belt and take divers to the world-class dive sites of the Galapagos Islands. With you, a veteran master diver that always has safety as the first priority.

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by on May 4, 2016

Fully renovated to cruise the islands, the Lonesome George Galapagos Catamaran, also known as Solitario Jorge – provides both naturalist and diving activities throughout its expeditions, a rare commodity among Galapagos vessels. Guest can partake in optional diving with up to 3 immersions per day. Complying with sustainable practices, the Lonesome George features a solar panel; making it an Eco friendly vessel. A crew of 8 plus guide will tend to all guest needs & comfort. Cabin arrangement is available with different layouts and can accommodate families in triples, couples in doubles or other guest in bunk beds. Common areas include a bar, briefing-lounge area, al-fresco dining, and sunbathing in the mesh bow. Itineraries A & B are available in their full 8 days length, or short 4 & 5 day programs that can be taken individually or combined for longer reach of the islands.

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by on January 27, 2016

The Aqua Galapagos Yacht is a stunning hybrid cruise featuring both naturalist and diving itineraries for an adventure-packed week of activities for any avid and intrepid traveller. This spacious yacht accommodates a fully equipped diving platform, eight cabins hosting sixteen passengers dispersed across three decks; and large lounge areas for leisure and relaxation. Itineraries of the Aqua Galapagos yacht spoils guests with the world-renowned diving spots in the Galapagos such as Darwin and wolf. Furthermore, comprehensive naturalist activities offer the possibility for long or short programs discovering the greatest hidden gems and wildlife settlements of the islands. For the trip of a lifetime in the Galapagos, look no further than the Aqua Galapagos Yacht!

Cabins of the Aqua Galapagos Yacht
During your stay on the Aqua Galapagos cruise, you’ll sleep within one of eight air-conditioned and cozy staterooms. Each is decorated with lovely bright colours, each featuring bountiful space for storage, charging ports for electronics, an ensuite private bathroom with all necessary toiletries and a hot shower. Accommodation is flexible, with double beds and even triple accommodation with twins and bunk-style arrangement. Beds fitted with quality linens and equipped for reading lights. The upper and main deck cabins feature large picture windows, while below deck have two sizable rectangular portholes style windows.

Living areas of the Aqua Galapagos Yacht
For getting the best views of the Galapagos Islands, head up to the upper deck solarium of the Aqua Galapagos cruise. This area is arranged with comfortable chaise outdoor furniture and showcasing a breathtaking 360-degree panoramic view. Make sure to head up in the evening for a spectacular sunset, and again at night to participate in the rare opportunity to watch the stars in one of the most isolated places on the planet with a unique placement on the equator. Heading down to the main deck, the outdoor shaded lounge area is the perfect place for intimate conversation, feeling the sea breeze, and enjoying a nice glass of wine.

Heading inside for a respite from the sun, lounge in the large salon area of the Aqua Galapagos yacht, surrounded with large picture windows and fitted with cozy extended sofas. This area includes a large flat-screen television, small library, board games, and a bar stocked with premium liquors, fine wines, and local beers. Your naturalist or diving guide will provide a brief 15-minute presentation every evening on the following day’s activities and all things you need to bring. Three times daily, enjoy world-class meals prepared by the professional sous chef, always a delicious array of local and international cuisine for every guest to enjoy. For any dietary restrictions, the chef will surely work with you. Upon return from excursions, enjoy delicious snacks to keep your energy up for all the adventure.

Itineraries of the Aqua Galapagos Yacht
The Aqua Galapagos yacht is a mixed vessel, with itineraries focusing on either naturalist tours or diving tours. Naturalist tours, which make of the majority of Galapagos cruise tours, are composed of numerous daily hikes through breathtaking landscapes, visits to otherworldly wildlife settlements, trips to pristine beaches, and renowned snorkelling spots. Diving tours are catered to intermediate to advanced divers and are composed of multiple daily and night dives to bucket-list dive sites full of hammerhead and whale sharks, green sea turtles, and much much more. Speak with our expert travel team to discover which itinerary of the Aqua Galapagos yacht is right for you.