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Galapagos Master

Get onboard the Galapagos Master for an authentic week of luxury and adventure.

The Galapagos Master is the most eco-friendly liveaboard in the Galapagos Islands, previously known as Deep Blue she has now undergone a full refit and joined the Master Liveaboards brand.

The Galapagos Master is set to be the most eco-friendliest dive liveaboard cruising the Galapagos Islands.

She has 8 well-appointed modern cabins, a spacious interior and generous outside space for relaxation and dive gear preparation. The experienced crew of 12 is waiting to welcome you aboard and show you the best of the Galapagos, both underwater and on land.

Premium Cabin

There are 8 twin cabins which, if needed, can be adapted into double cabins. All the cabins are en suite and have individually controlled air conditioning units as well as wall fans.

  • Twin or Double
  • Amenities such as a hair dryer and a personal security box
  • Bath and hand towels included

Classic Cabin

There are 8 twin cabins which, if needed, can be adapted into double cabins. All the cabins are en suite and have individually controlled air conditioning units as well as wall fans.

  • Twin or Double
  • Bath and hand towels included
  • Amenities such as a hair dryer and a personal security box

Route Options

The Galapagos Master offers 7 and 10 night itineraries around the Galapagos Islands departing from San Cristobal. She will take you to some of the best dive sites where you will encounter Galapagos sharks, turtles, tuna, eagle rays, hammerheads and whale sharks being possible from June through to November.

The Galapagos Islands are located in the Pacific Ocean 605 miles off the west coast of South America. Ecuador to the east of the islands is the country the archipelago belongs to and where you will board your domestic flights to the Galapagos Islands.

Top Dive Sites

Punta Carrion: is a 12 to 28 metre dive where sightings of white tipped sharks, stingrays, eagle rays, turtles and sea lions are always seen.

Wolf Island: is a 12 to 28 metre dive that has 1 to 3 knots currents which attracts many schooling hammerhead sharks, marble rays, green turtles, eagle rays, silky sharks, groupers, octopus, wahoo, tuna, snappers and many more.

Darwin Island: is a 12 to 28 metre dive that has 1 to 3 knots currents and is similar to Wolf Island. Sightings include snappers, jack, turtles, whale sharks and the occasional manta rays and orcas.

Douglas Cape: is a 6 to 28 metre dive done with Galapagos penguins, marine iguanas, flightless comorants, sea lions, horn sharks, seahorses, creole fish, snappers and many more.

Please Note: Dive sites are selected by the captain and may vary due to weather conditions and logistics.

Vessel Details

Year Built / Refurbished Refitted in 2014
Guest Numbers 16
Length & Width 32 metres long and a 7.5 metre beam
Speed 12.5 knots
Engines 2 x MTU 6062 475HP
Other Facilities Battery charging station, fish id and diving books, warm- water showers, spacious dive deck.
Equipment Rental Tanks with Int (Yoke) Valves, Nitrox, Rental equipment
Dive deck The dive deck is situated on the lower level and provides individual set up stations, camera rinsing facilites, 2 deck bathrooms and ample storage for all your diving gear and accessories.
Full set (torch and computer not included) $45 per day
Regulator $12 per day
Dive Computer $12 per day
BCD $12 per day
Mask $5 per day
Boots $5 per day
Wetsuits $12 per day
Fins $5 per day
Equipment Rental The equipment rental prices listed above are per person per charter and are payable aboard before your departure

Available Experiences

ITINERARIES AVAILABLE IN THIS DESTINATION

Marcelina

Friday, 06 December 2013

Fabulous Fiji by Marcelina Jesus on Sport Diver Magazine

Lured by the promise of world-class reefs and adrenaline-fueled shark encounters Marcelina Jesus ventures to the wild islands of Fiji.

Fabulous Fiji by Marcelina Jesus on Sport Diver Magazine

What Our Customers Have To Say

Reviews from our Clients, Journalists, Photo Pro's and our own Experts

Our reviews and blogs are an additional guide to evaluate of the holiday is exactley what you are looking for or not. Some love an Eco-Resort, some love air-con and a flat screen TV, we aim to ensure you get what you are looking for, at great value for money.

Galapagos Master

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Cousins

Galapagos National Park, Galapagos Islands

This Galapagos dive site is on the northwest side of Santiago Island; here divers will see a wall full of Galapagos ‘endemic’ species, black coral with lots of life on it, sleeping Green Sea Turtles and the biggest Sea Horse of the Pacific. Divers are likely to encounter small schools of Hammerhead Sharks, Eagle Rays and very often-Pacific Barracudas and playful Sea Lions together with Fur Seals.

  • Min Dives: 4
  • Dive Type: Boat Dive
  • Diver Level: Open Water Diver
  • Max Depth: 18m

Cabu Marshall

Galapagos National Park, Galapagos Islands

Hammerheads and mantas are a common sight. Chevron barracuda, snappers, groupers and occasionally thick schools of the endemic brown-striped salema are part of the resident underwater fauna. The infrequent presence of oceanic white tipped sharks, blue and black marlin makes this a dive with lots of potential surprises.

  • Min Dives: 4
  • Dive Type: Boat Dive
  • Diver Level: Open Water Diver
  • Max Depth: 18m

Bartolome

Galapagos National Park, Galapagos Islands

Situated just off the east coast of Santiago Island, Bartolome is instantly distinguished by the huge tower of rock off its northern coast. The Pinnacle and the narrow isthmus divide the island in two. Here a wonderful sandy beach is a favourite nesting site for green turtles.

  • Min Dives: 4
  • Dive Type: Boat Dive
  • Diver Level: Open Water Diver
  • Max Depth: 18m

Cabo Douglas

Galapagos National Park, Galapagos Islands

Here you can expect to see Galapagos Penguins, Marine Iguanas, Flighless Cormorants, Sea Lions, Seahorse, Sea Turtles, Horn Sharks, Red Lipped Batfish, and occasional hammerhead sharks and white tip sharks. Also keep an eye out for chevron barracuda, snappers, yellow fin tuna, rainbow runners, and wahoo. There are also a lot of smaller fishes like creole fishes, parrot fishes, scrawled filefishes, pacific box fishes, and tiger snake eels.

  • Min Dives: 6
  • Dive Type: Boat Dive
  • Diver Level: Open Water Diver
  • Max Depth: 27

Punta Vincente Roca

Galapagos National Park, Galapagos Islands

Our coldest yet rapidly increasing favorite dive – steep, deep vertical wall covered in soft coral, sponges, and endemic black coral. Regular sightings of mola mola (oceanic sun fish,) sea horses, bullhead sharks, red lipped bat fish, various shrimp and many other marine invertebrates. Keep your eyes open for fly bys from the flightless cormorants, penguins and maybe even a marine iguana. Our after-dive panga ride offers great topside photo ops for penguins, flightless cormorants, marine iguanas, sea lions, blue footed & nazca booby Birds, magnificent frigates and noddy terns.

  • Min Dives: 6
  • Dive Type: Boat Dive
  • Diver Level: Open Water Diver
  • Max Depth: 27

Isla Lobos

Galapagos National Park, Galapagos Islands

Expect to see sea lions, marine iguanas, sea urchins and several species of common Galápagos fish, like surgeonfish and blennies. Sightings of green sea turtles, stingrays, octopi, and scorpionfish are common.

  • Min Dives: 6
  • Dive Type: Boat Dive
  • Diver Level: Open Water Diver
  • Max Depth: 10

Puerto Coca

Galapagos National Park, Galapagos Islands

Northeastern shore of Isabela, expect regular manta ray sightings!

  • Min Dives: 10
  • Dive Type: Boat Dive
  • Diver Level: Open Water Diver
  • Max Depth: 30m

Manta City

Galapagos National Park, Galapagos Islands

Manta City is where you can dive with manta rays. Strong currents and remoteness.

  • Min Dives: 50
  • Dive Type: Boat Dive
  • Diver Level: Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Max Depth: 30m

Punta Albemarle

Galapagos National Park, Galapagos Islands

Northern tip of Isabela. Popular dive site for marine life.

  • Min Dives: 10
  • Dive Type: Boat Dive
  • Diver Level: Open Water Diver
  • Max Depth: 20m
Dates Duration Route Room Type Price
17 Feb 2020
24 Feb 2020
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4356
17 Feb 2020
24 Feb 2020
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4566
5 Mar 2020
15 Mar 2020
10 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £5815
2 Apr 2020
12 Apr 2020
10 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4644
13 Apr 2020
20 Apr 2020
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4356
13 Apr 2020
20 Apr 2020
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4431
11 May 2020
18 May 2020
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4431
28 May 2020
7 Jun 2020
10 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £5660
28 May 2020
7 Jun 2020
10 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £5548
6 Jul 2020
13 Jul 2020
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4356
6 Jul 2020
13 Jul 2020
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4431
13 Jul 2020
20 Jul 2020
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4356
14 Sep 2020
21 Sep 2020
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4356
14 Sep 2020
21 Sep 2020
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4431
12 Oct 2020
19 Oct 2020
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4356
26 Oct 2020
2 Nov 2020
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4566
26 Oct 2020
2 Nov 2020
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4566
7 Jan 2021
17 Jan 2021
10 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £5823
7 Jan 2021
17 Jan 2021
10 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £5936
10 May 2021
17 May 2021
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4580
10 May 2021
17 May 2021
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4654
7 Jun 2021
14 Jun 2021
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4580
7 Jun 2021
14 Jun 2021
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4654
12 Jul 2021
19 Jul 2021
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4878
12 Jul 2021
19 Jul 2021
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4800
19 Jul 2021
26 Jul 2021
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4800
19 Jul 2021
26 Jul 2021
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4878
23 Aug 2021
6 Sep 2021
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4800
13 Sep 2021
20 Sep 2021
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4580
6 Jan 2022
16 Jan 2022
10 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £6665
6 Jan 2022
16 Jan 2022
10 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £6554
31 Jan 2022
10 Feb 2022
10 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £6665
31 Jan 2022
10 Feb 2022
10 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £6554
10 Feb 2022
20 Feb 2022
10 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £6554
10 Feb 2022
20 Feb 2022
10 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £6665
21 Feb 2022
28 Feb 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4666
21 Feb 2022
28 Feb 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4588
21 Mar 2022
28 Mar 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4588
21 Mar 2022
28 Mar 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4666
28 Mar 2022
7 Apr 2022
10 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £6665
28 Mar 2022
7 Apr 2022
10 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £6554
18 Apr 2022
25 Apr 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4666
18 Apr 2022
25 Apr 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4588
23 May 2022
30 May 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4588
23 May 2022
30 May 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4666
30 May 2022
6 Jun 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4666
30 May 2022
6 Jun 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4588
6 Jun 2022
13 Jun 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4588
6 Jun 2022
13 Jun 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4666
13 Jun 2022
20 Jun 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4666
13 Jun 2022
20 Jun 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4588
20 Jun 2022
27 Jun 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4588
20 Jun 2022
27 Jun 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4666
27 Jun 2022
4 Jul 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4666
27 Jun 2022
4 Jul 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4588
11 Jul 2022
18 Jul 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £6665
11 Jul 2022
18 Jul 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £6554
1 Aug 2022
8 Aug 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4808
1 Aug 2022
8 Aug 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4889
8 Aug 2022
15 Aug 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4889
8 Aug 2022
15 Aug 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4808
15 Aug 2022
22 Aug 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4588
15 Aug 2022
22 Aug 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4666
29 Aug 2022
5 Sep 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4666
29 Aug 2022
5 Sep 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4588
5 Sep 2022
12 Sep 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4588
5 Sep 2022
12 Sep 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4666
12 Sep 2022
19 Sep 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4666
12 Sep 2022
19 Sep 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4588
19 Sep 2022
26 Sep 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4588
19 Sep 2022
26 Sep 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4666
10 Oct 2022
17 Oct 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4666
10 Oct 2022
17 Oct 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4588
17 Oct 2022
24 Oct 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4588
17 Oct 2022
24 Oct 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4666
24 Oct 2022
31 Oct 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4666
24 Oct 2022
31 Oct 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4588
31 Oct 2022
7 Nov 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4588
31 Oct 2022
7 Nov 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4666
7 Nov 2022
14 Nov 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4666
7 Nov 2022
14 Nov 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4588
14 Nov 2022
21 Nov 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4588
14 Nov 2022
21 Nov 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4666
8 Dec 2022
18 Dec 2022
10 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £6554
8 Dec 2022
18 Dec 2022
10 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £6665
19 Dec 2022
26 Dec 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £4666
19 Dec 2022
26 Dec 2022
7 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £4588
26 Dec 2022
5 Jan 2023
10 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Classic Cabin £6554
26 Dec 2022
5 Jan 2023
10 Nights Galapagos Master Itinerary Premium Cabin £6665