Galaxy Cruise Ship, Galapagos


The Galaxy liveaboard is a first class yacht offering exciting cruises to the Galapagos Islands. She has the coveted 'Smart Voyager' certification, ensuring a commitment to reduce any negative impacts on the sensitive Galapagos environment. The crew and naturalist guides are trained to the highest standard, to offer a personalized service and unforgettable experience. Social areas include a spacious sun deck with loungers which is the perfect place to enjoy the stunning landscapes, outdoor dining room, as well as the indoor lounge, bar, library and dining room. An assortment of table games, videos and books are available for your enjoyment, and a variety of sodas, cocktails, and liquors are available for an extra cost at the bar.

Nine well-appointed cabins are available, each with private bathrooms with hot/cold water showers, air-conditioning, hairdryer, internal telephones and safety deposit box. Two cabins are located on the lower deck, 3 on the main deck and 4 on the upper deck. Cabins can be configured to either 2 single or 1 double bed.

Galapagos cruises aboard the Galaxy yacht are available as either 4, 6, 8 or 15-day itineraries. Explore the famous islands of Floreana, Santa Fe, Isabela & Santiago to get up close with tortoise, penguins, sea lions, and a variety of colourful birds. Activities include swimming, kayaking, hiking and snorkelling - snorkel gear is included.

Join the Galaxy yacht for a memorable cruise in the Galapagos Islands. Call us or book online today to reserve your space.

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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, Snorkeling Guide, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries.

Required Extras: National Park Fees (100 USD per trip), Visas and Fees (20 USD per trip), Local Flights.

Optional Extras: Domestic Flight Non-Issuance Fee (60 USD per trip), Gratuities (20-25 USD per day), Alcoholic Beverages, Soft drinks.

Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

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Boat features

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Smart Voyager accreditation
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Naturalist Itineraries
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Naturalist Guide
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Bar
  • Family Friendly Cruise
  • Kayaks
  • Naturalist Guide

Food & Drinks

  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Vegan Options
  • Set Menu Dinner
  • Welcome Cocktails

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.

Languages Spoken

The crew speaks English, German, French, and Spanish.

Gear Rental

There is equipment available to rent on this boat. Please provide your rental needs on the booking form.
You will need to pay for the rental gear on board of the boat. Show prices.

Drawings & Vessel Layouts

#deckplan floorplan

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2007
  • Length 35m
  • Beam 7.6
  • Cruising speed 12 Knots
  • Engines 2 Caterpilar Motors 440 HP
  • Max guests 16
  • Number of cabins 9
  • Number of bathrooms 9
  • Water capacity 4.000 gallons
  • Fuel capacity 6.000 gallons

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Search light
  • Crew trained in first aid

Galaxy Reviews

  • 9.2 Superb
  • 6 Verified Reviews
  1. Vessel
  2. Crew
  3. Food
  4. Activities
  5. Value
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Alan B
  • United States United States

Snorkeling and seeing the variety of fish....quite an experience

Recommended for
Cabins are large, ship is gorgeous and the crew were the best
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • J. Miller T
  • United States United States
Fantastic trip - excellent crew - extraordinary guide

seeing amazing animals and landscapes every day, every trip - our guide was incredible - amazing and kind - the captian and crew took incredible care of us, from the dinners to getting on and off the boat, everything - not one complaint....

Recommended for
wildlife - crew & guide - boat comfort
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Dana L
  • United States United States

birds watch

Recommended for
birds watch, hiking, Snorkeling
  • 8.0 Very good
  • Frederic K
  • United States United States
Bucket list, check!

Care and concern demonstrated by crew always going the extra mile to keep us smiling. Boat condition and cleanliness was exceptional.

Recommended for
Crew, location, adventures
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Alexis N
  • United States United States
An incredible Galapagos cruise!

My husband and I loved our 5 day/4 night Galapagos cruise onboard the Galaxy. Everything about the cruise was fantastic. The boat was clean and well furnished. The cabins were spacious and comfortable. The features like shower and air conditioning worked well. The food was wonderful and we never went hungry. We particularly liked the snacks they would serve every time we returned to the boat from an activity like snorkeling or beach walk. The crew was kind and professional. The naturalist was spirited and knowledgeable. Everything happened on a precise schedule that was easy to follow (and nice to have structure). The snorkeling was amazing, especially with the high quality scuba mask and wet suits provided. We will absolutely be returning to the Galapagos another cruise!

Recommended for
Snorkeling, nature walks, food
  • 10 Exceptional
  • ALAN G
  • Canada Canada
The crew and guide provided us with a great adventure.

As a bird photographer I was able to get many good photos and was thrilled with a close up of of a Galapogas Hawk. I also took many exciting scenes. The crew were well trained and very friendly and helpful.

Recommended for
The boat and crew were superb as were the trips to shore
Origin: US