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Galaxy Diver 2

Galaxy Diver 2
From USD 563 per day
99 ft
Max 16
At a glance...
  • Cruises central Galapagos, Wolf & Darwin
  • Cabins with en-suite bathrooms
  • Eco friendly and totally rebuilt in 2023
  • Dive The World Gold Range product
  • All cruises are confirmed departures
  • Dedicated Galapagos app

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Completely rebuilt in 2023, the Galaxy Diver 2 is a 29.5m/97 ft long liveaboard offering diving cruises in the Galapagos. The Galapagos are famous as one of the best places in the world for seeing pelagic species such as tuna, spotted eagle rays, mantas, and hammerhead sharks, as well as whales, dolphins, turtles, penguins, iguanas, sea lions, and much more. As a company born and operated by Galapagueños, their commitment to conservation and have the minimum environmental impact possible, becomes an important factor.

The vessel accommodates 16 guests in 8 spacious and comfortable cabins, all with air-conditioning and en-suite bathrooms, most of the cabins have seaview windows. The interior boasts a special Galapagos-themed design. There are 9 crew in additional to the 2 dive guides, providing an impeccable service onboard.

The sun deck is the ideal place to rest and relax in the armchairs or in the spectacular Jacuzzi, enjoying an incredible 360° view. The outdoor social area on the upper deck is the perfect space to relax onboard on the lazy sofas, or to use as an observation deck - enjoy a drink while admiring the wildlife and nature! Galaxy also has games such as playing cards, dominoes, Jenga, Monopoly, but best of all, the operator has developed their very own App! - MYDAS. With this app, guests can watch Galapagos-related movies and documentaries, read books and articles, see travel recommendations before arrival, check park rules, and details of the itinerary. What's more, you can use the app offline too!

The charming lounge and restaurant are located on the main deck and is the perfect setting to enjoy colorful, authentic and tasteful cuisine of national and international dishes, served from a menu or buffet. There is no better way to connect with people than through food and the gourmet chef will leave you with unforgettable taste sensations from his deep knowledge of Galapagos ingredients. The options for vegetarians, vegans, gluten intolerant or others are to be informed before booking. It also has a purified water station and hot drinks available 24 hours a day. The bar is located on the main deck, next to the lounge, where you can enjoy a variety of the finest beverages, including local and international wines.

All dives are conducted from 2 tenders after gearing up on the dive deck. Features of interest include free nitrox use and a modern platform with a camera rinse tank and table, plus showers and toilet. Divers are issued with Nautilus Lifelines and SMBs for extra safety. The divemasters are handpicked with years of experience because they understand this is a once-in-lifetime experience to these enchanted islands. So join the Galaxy Diver 2 liveaboard to visit the most incredible diving sites in the Galapagos Islands and discover its hidden and unique underwater galaxy.

 English spoken by divemasters  Divemasters hablan Espanol

Scheduled departures, prices, destinations, durations...

 English spoken by divemasters  Divemasters hablan Espanol

More Trip Details...

Notes: Child policy: we accept children from 6 years old.
Galapagos is a popular destination with limited liveaboard spaces. We recommend you book well in advance to avoid disappointment.

Dive experience: Divers must be at least 50 logged dives, be advanced certified, and have experience with strong currents and cool water, prior to boarding. Young divers from 15 years old are accepted but must be accompanied by a certified adult while diving.

Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation with air-conditioning, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, hot drinks, soft drinks with meals, land tours, roundtrip transfers to the boat from Baltra Airport, domestic flight assistance, dives (as detailed in the trips above), nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers, 2 experienced English/Spanish-speaking divemasters, snokelling gear, SMB, Nautilus Lifeline, 12 litre tank, weights and weightbelt, all taxes.

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment (US$ 275 per week, payable in advance), diving insurance, Galapagos park and reserve entrance fees (US$ 200), chamber fee (US$ 35), domestic flight handling fee (US$ 60, payable in advance, waived when booking with us). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash USD or credit card).

Optional extras: Dive computer (US$ 70 per week), 15 litre tank (US$ 80 per week), alcoholic drinks. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival. Note: prices of items purchased onboard are subject to change.

How to get there: Galaxy Diver 2 liveaboard diving safaris depart from Baltra, Santa Cruz. Guests fly into Ecuador and take a daily connecting flight, through Guayaquil or Quito, to Baltra Airport (code: GPS). The recommended flight is LATAM LA1413 which lands in Galapagos at 12:00 pm. You will need to overnight in Guayaquil or Quito before flying in to the Galapagos. Guests will be met at the airport and escorted to the yacht.
If guests arrive in Galapagos before the cruise departure date, they can meet the boat in Baltra at the main passenger dock at 12 noon.
The last dive of the trip will be at 8 am on the penultimate day. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving. On the return leg to the mainland, the recommended flight is LATAM LA1410 which leaves from Galapagos at 12:45 pm and arrives in Guayaquil (and then Quito) mid-afternoon
The liveaboard operator is a registered IATA travel agent and will make your flight reservations. Reservations will include 2 bags of 23 kg + carry-on 10 kg per person. Current price of roundtrip flights is US$ 500. For more details, including airlines, see our Galapagos travel information section.

Non-diver rate: None.

Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional. Single travelers may choose to share a cabin or pay a supplement of 50% of the published price for their own cabin.

Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 7 guests and 1 extra person can join the cruise free of charge (total 8+ guests).

Whole boat charter rate (per night): Pay for 14 guests and 2 extra persons can join for free (total 16 guests).

Add-on package: For most visitors, this is a once-in-a-lifetime destination, and the land creatures and environments are just as impressive as those underwater. You can extend your time in this nature-lovers paradise by adding a 3, 4 or 7 night non-diving wildlife liveaboard safari. These are nature tours around some of the finest locations in the Galapagos with naturalist guides, literature and presentations. Don't just leave after a week of scuba diving, get the full picture of the incredible Galapagos islands!

 English spoken by divemasters  Divemasters hablan Espanol

Cabins, Berths, Showers, Bathrooms...
Located on the upper deck of Galaxy Diver 2 there are 4 twin bed cabins that are convertible into a matrimonial one, equipped with large windows that offer beautiful light and a spectacular panoramic view of the ocean. On the main deck there are 2 twin bed cabins with a panoramic view, and one more cabin that can be either matrimonial or twin bed. Finally on the lower deck there is one more twin bed cabin, perfect for friends or couples. Each cabin is equipped with a private bathroom with a shower and hot/cold water. All are equipped with with ecofriendly amenities.

All the cabins have:
  • Individual control air-conditioning
  • Windows (upper and main deck), portholes (lower deck)
  • Bathroom with toilet, hot water shower and wash basin
  • Toiletries, hairdryer, and towels
  • Reading lights
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Internal phone/speaker
  • Closet
  • 2 and 3-flat pin 110V electricity
  • Bedding and luggage space
  • Fire alarm, fire extinguisher
  • Life jackets, safety map
No. of bathrooms / showers - 8 / 8 - hot water

 English spoken by divemasters  Divemasters hablan Espanol


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