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9 Galapagos Cruise Reviews

Reunionmama avatar


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

Flyaxa avatar


1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

The Scenery and Wildlife Exceeded Expectation

We were looking for an exploration trip toGalapagos which was on my bucket list. National Geographic has an excellent reputation. A friend had gone on the Endeavor several years ago and described it as the trip of a ...
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Sail Date May 2018

BettyOhio avatar


1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Galapagos on Islander

We thought we would be on the trip of a lifetime with National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions. The ship and staff onboard were wonderful. The naturalists were a disappointment. They were very ...
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Sail Date May 2018

jojerry avatar


1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Improvements Needed

There were many unfortunate incidences on this trip, but also some very good moments also. The first day got off to a frustrating start. After a long day traveling to get to the ship we were already pretty tired ...
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Sail Date October 2016

GigemAggies avatar


3 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Get the cheapest cabin you can.

First of all, if I had NOT been in the Royal Suite I may have rated this cruise 4 stars (but never 5 stars). And this review is probably only helpful to those people looking to book something other than the least ...
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Sail Date July 2016

stevechssc avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Cruise on the Grace

Our Galapagos cruise on the Grace (Quasar Expeditions) was somewhat disappointing. 13 passengers and a crew of 12 on a historic yacht (named for Princess Grace who honeymooned on it) sounded promising. And the ...
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Sail Date October 2016

cruisingbabyboomer avatar


2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

A cruise of two halves....

This is a cruise with two very contrasting levels of experience. Firstly (on the plus side) the organisation of the wildlife watching daily tours is excellent, led by a first rate team of guides / naturalists who ...
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Sail Date November 2015

Organistlibrarian avatar


2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes


La Pinta is a good ship with a friendly captain and crew eager to please. The food is good but not as good as Delfin on the Amazon which preceeded our trip. Day 1 flight good from Guaquil old bus panga to ship, ...
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Sail Date October 2015

texaslover avatar


5 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

Quito Waste of Time with Outer Loop Cruise and Machu Picchu Extension

The Xpedition Sales Team is grossly uninformed and a number of Xpedition Passengers concurred that the information provided prior to departure from U.S. is very sparse and this team is not incentivized to provide ...
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Sail Date July 2015

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