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Galapagos Master Liveaboard

Built in 2004 the yacht, previously known as Deep Blue, has joined the Master Liveaboards brand after undergoing a full refit. The Galapagos Master refit was supervised by the experienced yacht builders of Worldwide Dive and Sail, who have also brought you the Siren Fleet. Galapagos Master has 8 well-appointed modern cabins, a spacious interior and generous outside space for relaxation and dive gear preparation. Communal areas comprise of a spacious indoor lounge, on the middle level, with cushioned bench seating and plasma screen for movie and photo viewing. Adjacent to the lounge is the indoor dining area complete with cocktail bar. An indoor camera set-up station, with numerous charging points and storage drawers is situated to the rear and further camera preparation areas can be found on the rear deck next to the dive deck.

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The upper level has shaded outdoor bench seating with cushioned loungers from where you can enjoy the fresh air and views of the Galapagos Islands. For those who enjoy to relax in the sun there is the top level sun-deck or upper level bow area with additional cushioned loungers provided for your comfort. Guests are free to take advantage of the gangways on both the port and starboard sides to walk around the yacht or visit the Captain in his bridge on the upper deck. The dive equipment set up is found on the aft deck of the lower level. There are individual set up areas, with under bench storage for all your personal items. Rinse tanks are conveniently located for washing dive equipment and camera gear, whilst there are two shower heads for those wishing for a quick post-dive rinse down. A further two deck heads are situated on the starboard side of the boat, just in front of the salon entrance.

Galapagos Master offers 7 and 10 night Galapagos itineraries

Galapagos 7 night itinerary
Day 1 – Boarding Galapagos Master and check-dive at Isla Lobos
Day 2 – Diving at Punta Carrion & Baltra North East plus Land Tour on North Seymour
Day 3 – Diving at Darwin Island
Day 4 – Diving at Darwin Island
Day 5 – Diving at Wolf Island
Day 6 – Diving at Punta Vicente Roca
Day 7 – Diving at Cousins Rock & Los Gemelos plus Land Tour to Darwin Station in Puerto Ayora
Day 8 – Visit to the Interpretation Centre on San Cristobal and disembark Galapagos Master

Galapagos 10 night itinerary
Day 1 – Boarding Galapagos Master and check-dive at Isla Lobos
Day 2 – Diving at Punta Carrion plus Land Tour on North Seymour
Day 3 – Diving at Darwin Island
Day 4 – Diving at Darwin Island
Day 5 – Diving at Wolf Island
Day 6 – Diving at Wolf Island
Day 7 – Diving at Roca Redonda & Punta Vicente Roca
Day 8 – Diving at Cape Douglas
Day 9 – Diving at Cape Marshall
Day 10 – Diving at Cousins Rock plus Land Tour to Darwin Station in Puerto Ayora
Day 11 – Visit to the Interpretation Centre on San Cristobal and disembark Galapagos Master

Galapagos Master itinerary map

Galapagos 7 night itinerary
Price 2017: Lower-deck cabin 5,295 USD (approx 4,113 GBP)
Price 2018: Lower-deck cabin 5,475 USD (approx 4,252 GBP)
Price 2019: Lower-deck cabin 5,475 USD (approx 4,252 GBP)
Upgrades available to Upper-deck cabins.

Galapagos 10 night itinerary
Price 2017: Lower-deck cabin 6,850 USD (approx 5,320 GBP)
Price 2018: Lower-deck cabin 7,075 USD (approx 5,495 GBP)
Price 2019: Lower-deck cabin 7,075 USD (approx 5,495 GBP)
Upgrades available to Upper-deck cabins.

Prices include: Cabin accommodation on Galapagos Master with up to 4 dives per day, tanks/weights/weight belts, land-tours, all meals, snacks, fresh coffee, tea, soft drinks, juices, and return transfers between San Cristobal airport and the vessel on the day of embarkation and disembarkation.

National Park fee: 100 USD
Transit Card fee: 20 USD
Hyperbaric Chamber fee: 35 USD
Nitrox: 100 USD (7 night trips) or 150 USD (10 night trips)



Galapagos Video


Filmed by Jennie Brown on Equator Diving’s 2013 Galapagos group trip.