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Silver Galapagos Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
100 reviews
18 Awards

Eye opening exposure to wide range of fauna, good service, excellent food

Review for Silver Galapagos to Galapagos
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2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Nov 2017
Cabin: Veranda Suite


- Well organized and executed excursions which fortunately led to lifetime memories such as snorkeling in the midst of a penguin feeding frenzy, watching a dozen wild dolphins leap in unison several times ahead of the ship, swimming with sea lions and manta rays, standing inches from three foot long iguanas, and other priceless interactions with unafraid animals.

- quality of meals was quite good, especially dinners which were five course meals with innovative and subtle takes on South American fusion and more conventional dishes. Lunch at the Grill, a beautiful outside terrace, featured grilled lobster and fresh fish and excellent salad bar, Ecuadorian soups and stews, and top quality desserts

Cabin Review

Veranda Suite

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So thankful we got the veranda which we used daily to sit out in the sun. Room was fine for my wife and I, and kept clean by staff. Some minor service errors by the butler but he was well meaning and earnest. Shower had excellent hot water pressure. Room was too cold until they fixed the air conditioning after five days. Room 510 was well positioned in terms of noise level. Beds were extremely comfortable and the weather was good so were rocked gently to sleep when we felt any motion at all. Zero need for seasickness pills in this late November trip...we were fortunate!

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