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Quasar Cruises

Quasar Expeditions

About Quasar Cruises

Quasar Expeditions offers high-end expedition cruises in the Galapagos on small ships offering personal service and exploration in small groups.

  • Who goes on Quasar cruise ships?

  • Do I have to dress up on a Quasar cruise?


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Who goes on Quasar cruise ships?

Quasar draws adventurous types aged mainly between 35 and 65, mostly from English-speaking countries, although you could encounter a passenger or two from the Netherlands, Hong Kong, Brazil and Russia as well. The line's fleet is family-friendly, with special activities laid out for kids like stargazing and journal-keeping.

Do I have to dress up on a Quasar cruise?

No. Comfortable expedition gear is most important and a detailed kit list is suggested, including, among other things, long sleeves, neutral colors, shoes suitable for wet landings from Zodiacs and rash vests for snorkeling. In the evenings, the dress code remains casual, although everybody certainly changes for dinner.

Is everything free on Quasar cruises?

No. All activities are included, except scuba diving which carries an additional cost. You'll also need to budget extra for airfare from the mainland, park fees, gratuities and bar drinks.

What are Quasar’s most popular activities?

The Galapagos is all about what happens off the ship, and snorkeling, guided hikes, Zodiac safaris and kayaking are all popular. All of these take place in small groups, with all activities accompanied by the ship's guides. Onboard, life centers around the bar, lounge or hot tub, and expedition leaders give well-attended talks about the islands and their wildlife, as well as detailed briefings for the following day's activities.

Why go with Quasar?

  • Intimate, immersive expeditions with highly experienced naturalists.
  • Strong commitment to sustainability.
  • Overland extensions available in mainland Ecuador, Peru and Patagonia.

Best for: Well-heeled adventurous who also want luxurious surroundings and attentive service

Not for: Budget travelers or anyone looking for lots of ship-based activities

Quasar Expeditions Cruises Cruiser Reviews

Galapagos! This should be in your top 10 cruise list!

This is not a luxury cruise.It’s an adventure cruise.Read More
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10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Galapagos Perfection - x2, I booked twice in the same year!

I was impressed but not surprised given their excellence with every other detail of my previous trip.The itinerary and staff ratio led me to book the first time, but the food, accommodations, and crew made it an easy choice for trip #2.Read More
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2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

Outstanding Intimate Trip

Both took endless video and photos of our excursions and generously presented us with the photos and a beautifully collated video created by Carolina (bring a 16GB USB for this).Carolina is tremendously passionate and brings a positive and youthful energy to her work.Read More
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2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

Exceeded expectations

) They were patient and gave everyone plenty of time and opportunity for photos, including those they took themselves and sent to us at the end of the trip.Our cabin was at the front end of D-deck, just behind the anchors; although we did wake every time they were raised or lowered, the process didn't take long, and the trade-off was that we were the furthest from any engine noise.Read More
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First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

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