• Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Log In

Galapagos Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Galapagos
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

137

Very Good

28

Average

9

Poor

4

Terrible

1

Cruise type

137 Galapagos Cruise Reviews


juliette1417 avatar

juliette1417

1 Review Written

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

|

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 ...
Read More

8 photos

Sail Date February 2020


smiller866 avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2020


lisabickford avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2018


srross101 avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date October 2019


gcornell avatar

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, ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2019


Flippitti avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date May 2019


yeoguard avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date April 2019


Denise413 avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2019


racheandbill avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date April 2019


MsRC10 avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2018


Windyledge avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date March 2019


rlsobey avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2019


3527Crestmont avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2019


tomas4 avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2019


Petersonfcu avatar

Petersonfcu

16 Reviews Written

67 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 ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2019


LSweet avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2019


ACLondon avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date December 2018


Carolmdanielson avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2018


johnquackenbush avatar

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2018


coljavh avatar

coljavh

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Our stay aboard the Grace surpassed our expectations.

Galapagos certainly has its magic, and it goes without saying that our expectations for this trip were very high. Our week on the Grace was outstanding and has surpassed the initial expectation, leaving us with a ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2018


LiveNSF avatar

LiveNSF

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Loved the m/v Evolution!

My wife and I spent a wonderful week in the Galapagos on the M/V Evolution in May 2018. We chose it because it looked like a stately boat with nice finishes. The price was in line with the Nat'l Geo ship (maybe ...
Read More

Sail Date May 2018


chknlgs avatar

chknlgs

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Following in Darwin's Footsteps aboard M/Y Grace

We chose AdventureSmith for our trip to the Galapagos Islands on the recommendation of friends who had used them several years ago. We were not disappointed. On the recommendation of AdventureSmith, we arrived in ...
Read More

Sail Date May 2018


TiggerTraveller avatar

TiggerTraveller

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Can't say anything negative

We choose the Grace for the history of the vessel and the size. Wanted to go on a smaller ship. The dining was excellent. Emphasis on local products and freshness. The staff and guides were excellent and made ...
Read More

Sail Date May 2018


wibagoff avatar

wibagoff

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Penguin Mania

My trip highlight was swimming side by side with a Penguin. The adrenalin was rushing as I found myself swimming competitively to keep up with a feeding penguin. It was a bonus to add a pre-trip to Mashpi with ...
Read More

Sail Date April 2018


readytogoin2 avatar

readytogoin2

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

fabulous time

We went on a Nat Geo Alaska cruise and the 6 of us just knew we had to do Galapagos with them again. It is just an over the top experience if you are looking for a very active and tons of info trip, with terrific ...
Read More

Sail Date May 2018


Never Miss a Deal!
Subscribe and Save
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Find a Cruise

Easily compare prices from multiple sites with one click

Other Destination Cruise Reviews

  • Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews




Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.