The Galapagos Sky liveaboard, formerly known as Sky Dancer, offers weekly dive cruises from San Cristobal to the Galapagos Islands including visits to Wolf Island and Darwin Island as part of each trip. The Galapagos Sky is an extremely comfortable liveaboard offering top class service both on board and in the water.
The large air-conditioned dining area includes a bar and extends to the cosy lounge in the bow.
All meals and snacks while aboard Galápagos Sky are included in the cruise rate. Gourmet style menus using locally sourced ingredients from providers who act sustainably are creatively prepared by our culinary school trained chefs. Depending on the dive schedule, either a full breakfast will be served first thing in the morning, or light continental breakfast followed by a dive then a full breakfast will be served. Breakfast and lunch are buffet style. Dinner is fine plated and your order will be taking in the morning. Snacks are provided through the day. Chips, crackers and cookies are available on the bar. Ecuadorian and International cuisine is served.
All coffee, tea, water, juice, sodas are also included in the cruise rate. Wine and beer are also included as well. Your first drink of the day marks your last dive of the day. The Galápagos Sky has a full bar and premium wines available for purchase. Filtered water is available to fill reusable water bottles, we encourage guests to bring their favourite reusable bottle to reduce use of single use plastics.
A small library and a TV/DVD are also on board, and the ship has two sun decks which are partly shaded.
The 30m steel-hulled vessel as 8 cabins across two decks.
Master Stateroom cabins 1-4 are located on the Dolphin deck (upper deck) and have two single twin beds or one double bed, private facilities, window view, mirrored cabinet, wardrobe, bathrobes, hairdryer, biodegradable toiletries, fresh towels daily, air conditioning and volume controls.
Deluxe Stateroom cabins 5-8 are located on the Iguana deck (lower deck) and have two single twin beds, private facilities, port light view, mirrored cabinet, wardrobe, bathrobes, hairdryer, biodegradable toiletries, fresh towels daily, air conditioning and volume controls.
Galapagos Sky itineraries depart San Cristobal Island.
What to expect
The spacious dive deck with dive platform has a camera table with charging stations and separate sinks for equipment and cameras. Nitrox is available and rental equipment must be booked in advance. Diving takes place from the dive dinghies. Entry into the water is a backward roll and the exit involved de-kitting in the water, and climbing the small steps at the stern.
Depending on the weather, up to 20 dives and 3 land excursions are offered during every 7-night cruise, diving Wolf Island and Darwin Island four times each day, with a possible night dive night dive at Wolf Island – the icing on the cake. Two days are scheduled for Wolf and Darwin Islands to make sure you get your fill of some of the best diving in the Galapagos.
You should know…
14% VAT are added to onboard credit card charges for the boutique, bar bill, tipping, gear rental and upgraded tank rental. MC and VISA are accepted for payment. No VAT charges for cash payments on board.
The Galapagos Sky is one of the most comfortable liveaboards in the Galapagos, with an exceptional standard of service both on board and in the water.
Live Availability and Pricing
Indicative Pricing for Galapagos Sky 01 Jun 2018 - 31 May 2019
|7 Nights Deluxe Twin cabin||AUD||6195||USD|
|7 Nights Master Double cabin||AUD||6395||USD|
|Surcharge for single occupancy cabin +65%|
Cabin as specified, all meals, beverages incl. soft drinks & local alcoholic beverages, airport meet & greet in either Quito or Guayaquil by Ecoventura ground staff, transfers on charter days in San Cristobal, 17-19 dives/week, free Nitrox, air fills, tanks, weights, dive guide, 3 land excursions during cruise
|Please use the [Enquiry & Booking] button to give us your exact requirements in terms of Trip#, dates, number of divers/snorkelers, and we'll give you the best deal we can.|
Galapagos Sky Extras Payable Locally (as of August 2018)
|Full set of dive gear rental (BCD, reg, wetsuit, mask, fins) (7 nights)||AUD||200||USD|
|Dive computer rental (7 nights)||AUD||75||USD|
|Special payment and cancellation terms apply for this operator.|
|EXTRAS payable at time of booking (as of January 2018)|
|Galapagos National park fees||AUD||100||USD|
|Galapagos Transit Card Tax||AUD||25||USD|
|Hyperbaric Chamber fee||AUD||35||USD|