Galapagos often represents the crown jewel in people’s scuba diving bucket list and is definitely one to get under your weight belt if you have the chance. Famed as the place where Charles Darwin discovered his theory of evolution, and lead to him authoring one of the most essential texts in biology, ‘ The Origin of Species.’ This group of islands off the coast of Ecuador is famed for its natural beauty and diversity of marine life. Most divers here will book liveaboard trips and most itineraries will include land tours to see the giant Galapagos Tortoise, but diving here can be done from both liveaboard and resort, Galapagos is a once in a lifetime experience, we recommend doing both. From a diving perspective, Darwin and Wolfe are the most popular destinations, and only accessible by liveaboard. Here you will encounter Hammerhead sharks, silky sharks, Galapagos sharks, whale shark, and turtles. On other dives sites such as Isabela Island, you can swim with sea lions, penguins and marine Iguanas. Santa Cruz island has a stunning flamingo lagoon and mangrove forest and is home to the Charles Darwin Research Station.
The Galapagos Master is an eco-friendly steel-hulled vessel with eight modern, well-appointed cabins. She is a spacious vessel both inside and out, and you will find you have plenty of space for relaxation and dive gear preparation. Well staffed, with an attentive crew of twelve. Stunning diving, fantastic cuisine, unparalleled beauty, you will love diving from this vessel. Places are in high demand, so please get in early!
The dive itinerary will make sure you get the most out of your Galapagos liveaboard experience. With up to eighteen dives on a seven-night trip and twenty-seven on a ten-night trip, The itinerary also includes land trips to ensure you get to explore the Galapagos at its fullest.