Galaxy Orion Cruise Ship, Galapagos

  • Rating 9.3 out of 10 9.3 Superb
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  • from $ 299 / day
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“The fact that we had such fast paced itinerary to see as much as possible was the best thing of all. All the activities were fun a…”

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  • Renewed in 2022
  • Naturalist itineraries

The Galaxy Orion is a 29-meter/96-ft small-ship cruise offering naturalist itineraries in the Galapagos. Fully renewed in 2022, it can accommodate up to 12 guests in 8 comfortable cabins, all with air conditioning and en-suite bathrooms. The Galaxy Orion offers naturalist itineraries. On the upper deck, guests can enjoy the ocean views from their large windows; on the lower deck, there are porthole views.

Choose your departure date adventure cruise | snorkelling only


Included: VAT, Fuel Surcharge, Port Fees, Airport Transfer, Drinking Water, Tea & Coffee, Welcome Cocktails, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Kayaks, Land Excursions, Naturalist Guide, Snorkel Gear, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels, WiFi internet.

Required Extras: Domestic Flight Non-Issuance Fee (60 USD per trip), National Park Fees (100-200 USD per trip), Visas and Fees (20 USD per trip).

Optional Extras: Gratuities, Local Flights, Alcoholic Beverages, Soft drinks.

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Galaxy Orion Reviews

  • Rating 9.3 out of 10
  • 9.3 Superb
  1. Vessel
  2. Crew
  3. Food
  4. Activities
  5. Value
  • Rating 9.6 out of 10
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Thomas R
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The boat crew and guide made our experience that much more amazing

The fact that we had such fast paced itinerary to see as much as possible was the best thing of all. All the activities were fun and interesting, with the exception of paddle boarding which we were promised and the boat didn’t have them

Recommended for
The warmth of the crew, the food, the tours
  • Rating 10 out of 10
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Robert N
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Grandest Time of all Time

x4 Whale Sharks Hundreds of hammerhead sharks. Countless turtles. Penquins Sea lions

Recommended for
Touring the Galapagos Islands. Diving the Darwin Arch. The Dive Guides and boat crew.
  • Rating 8.8 out of 10
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Laurie T
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Galapagos Adventure

The boat was well equipped, the food was good, and the crew was really nice. What really stood out is that we were THE ONLY dive boat at all our dive sites except for one day which we overlapped with one other boat (but we didn't see the divers under water). This was amazing!! We had some absolutely spectacular dives that weren't over-crowded. I would definitely recommend this was spectacular. Our dive guides were very knowledgeable and in addition to giving great dive briefings, we also had naturalist talks. For the last day we went ashore and were able to see the Galapagos turtles since we couldn't dive before flying out. One note: the boat's dive prep area is pretty small. It felt cramped for the first day of diving before I got to know the other divers. After the first day, the space was still small but everyone was comfortable with the close quarters because we knew each other. Our dive guides were Jorge and William and both were really great. The boat requires a minimum of 50 dives and I would recommend this. The dive guides assume you know what you're doing for the most part (they don't babysit you but are always there to help if needed) and it was nice to be diving with more experienced divers. Can't wait to go back!

Recommended for
The dives-the school of hammer head sharks (!), the penguin (!), the dive guides, the lack of other boats at the dive sites

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