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Galapagos Cruise Reviews

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Galapagos
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179 Galapagos Cruise Reviews


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juliette1417

1 Review Written

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

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I went on the same boat last October and booked again because every single aspect of the trip exceeded my expectations. The itinerary and staff ratio led me to book the first time, but the food, accommodations, and ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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smiller866

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing Adventure Cruise

We were met a the airport and took a motor coach ride to a dock where panga's (inflatable boats) took us to the ship. The embarkation was quick and easy. Our room was very spacious with a large window, closet, and ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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mbcorash

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A $3500/day prison; brochures completely misleading; activities minimal;

I chose this cruise because the brochure promised extensive activities, lots of options and a lot of time in the water. NONE of these were the case. in seven days, we had a total of 2 and a half hours in which we ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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lisabickford

1 Review Written

Celebrity Xpedition Galapagos - WOW! XS 500

We knew we would love the Galapagos, but we didn't know how much! My husband, my son and I shared cabin XS 500 on Xpedition and had a fantastic time. The ship focused on the activities, including snorkeling and ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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srross101

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing Galapagos islands & wildlife with Natl Geo

Since Galapagos is a trip of a lifetime and difficult to get to, we wanted to make sure we did it right. The ship, crew & naturalists were EXCELLENT! Each excursion was with a small group and a Naturalist. The ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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turbobob

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Neither luxury nor adventure

There are many moving parts on the Flora cruise. This is as concise as I can make it; rating on a 1-10 scale (10 being excellent) Ground Pre Transfer: Airport to Hotel 10 ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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gcornell

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Expedition

My family of 4 (including my Wife, 10yo Son, 8yo Daughter) were on the Silver Galapagos the end of August. It's important to note that this is an "expedition" and not a "cruise". Everything was excellent. Also, ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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AZMembergs

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

A Flora/Galapagos Adventure

We all have our priorities. Before you take this Flora adventure – your experience for a life time, make a decision, which is more important to you: working internet or flushing toilets, because you may not get ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Flippitti

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fantastic service, excellent expedition experience

We boarded the National Geographic Islander as the final part of our two week long trip to Lima, Machu Picchu and parts of Ecuador. This was not our first Lindblad expedition - we had previously done one in the Sea ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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yeoguard

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Outstanding Intimate Trip

We loved almost everything about this trip. The naturalists were invaluable. Rafa has passion and an encyclopedic knowledge of plant and animal life which makes the long walks really interesting. Carolina is ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Reunionmama

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Highs and Lows - Watch out for the shorter trip!

We took the 1 week Galapagos trip on the Islander (48 psgr capacity) as a family of 4. This is a relatively new tour for Nat Geo/Lindblad, 2 days shorter than their standard trip to accommodate people with limited ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Denise413

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Excellent Experience

The Galapagos are a GREAT place to visit. We were onboard the Silver Galapagos from May 30 to April 6, 2019. We chose the rainy season as the temperatures were to be warmer and the seas calmer. We were ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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racheandbill

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Exceeded expectations

My husband and I just finished the Footsteps in Time itinerary on the Evolution, and we could not be happier. The ship is lovely; it's modern and super clean, but it has a very classic look which sets it apart a ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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MsRC10

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Life Changing, Life Giving, Dream Galapagos Trip

This was our first "all inclusive" and I loved it. The fact it included the pre-cruise in Quito, including tours was a bonus and sealed the sale for us. Celebrity did not disappoint. If you like to hang on the ship ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Windyledge

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Life changing Expedition

This was a family cruise with 6 of us going. Very interested in seeing the ecology of the Islands. Lindblad/National Geographic did not disappoint. In fact, it was so incredible we will never forget! We saw so ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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rlsobey

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Linblad / Nat Geo Galapagos Cruise

Visiting the Galapagos Islands has been on our travel list. When we were offered an opportunity to do it with friends we immediately agreed. This cruise was hosted by Lindblad / National Geographic. The cruise ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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3527Crestmont

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Quasar small luxury yachts and staff are unmatched

My husband, myself and 16 of our friends were guests in the Galapagos on the Grace, starting on Feb 9. The Quasar team also handled our ground plans in Quito, and a trip to Mashpi before and after we left ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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sbw1969

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Every Detail Perfected

Ok, I could only give 4 stars...because of the unrefurbished ship. But otherwise, all was perfect. Silversea will get a new ship in 2020, so if having clean, comfortable, but not shiny new accommodations will ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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tomas4

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Best Crew Ever

My siblings and I along with our spouses cruised on the M/Y Grace at the end of January 2019. The ship was great, the food wonderful, and the crew amazing. Ever one of the crew members was personable and made it ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Petersonfcu

16 Reviews Written

65 Helpful Votes

A Bucket List Xperience!

My wife and I did the Western loop of the Galapagos on the Xpedition. The cruise was wonderful, meeting or exceeding all of our expectations. A detailed review follows. My wife and I generally look for values ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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LSweet

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our 60th Bday celebrations trip of our lifetimes!!

All I can say is our “expedition” with Nat Geographic far exceeded our expectations. We went with Linblad and National Geographic in the Nat Geo Endeavor 11 because we knew they had been there the longest as far ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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ACLondon

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Top Quality

When it comes to wildlife, outdoor exploration and comfort, Linblad-National Geographic is top of the line. We chose the Galapagos because we wanted to be outside exploring and photographing. The Endeavor II ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Carolmdanielson

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruise of a Lifetime

Quasar Expedition’s Evolution is a 16 cabin luxury yacht. We had the opportunity to spend 7 nights on this boat cruising the eastern Galápagos Islands. Every day brought new and different experiences, while ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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pancjefe

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

National Geographic Islander not worth the price

We booked a cruise to the Galapagos on the National Geographic Endeavor through Lindblad Travel for myself, my wife and three adult children/partners. We paid a small fortune for the trip, and yes, we had a ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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johnquackenbush

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

It is a boutique hotel that moves overnight, staffed by the most amazing people.

If you are like me, you imagine a cruise is about the closest thing to hell one could imagine for a vacation. But I must say that this trip was anything but hell. It was an amazing experience. First, the ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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