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Dive Review of Master Galapagos in
Galapagos Islands/Darwin, Wolf, Fernandina, San

Master Galapagos: "An EPIC Adventure", Nov, 2021,

by Kayla Koeber, UT, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 11815 has 1 Helpful vote.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 1 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments EPIC. Two back to back 7 day trips with Richard Salas / Ask Photography leading both. Get on one of his trips if you can, even if you aren't into photography. He is wonderful.

For us, it's all about days spent at Darwin (2 per week), Wolf (1 per week) and diving with Marine Iguanas at Fernandina. EXCELLENT liveaboard operation in a challenging, wild, remote dive environment. Galapagos Master crew and Dive Masters Juan Carlos, Franklin and Daniel (hired specifically to guide a couple on our panga, worked out super well) were EXCELLENT. Maybe best ever and we've been on many liveaboards.

Life was amazing. 12 Wh ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Master Galapagos   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Galapagos x 4, Cocos Island x 4, PNG, Socorro, Palau, Turks & Caicos, Belize, Bay Islands, Little Cayman, Cozumel x many, California x many
Closest Airport San Cristobal Getting There Via Quito or Guayaquil Ecuador. Avianca or LATAM to the islands.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, cloudy, dry Seas calm, choppy, surge, currents, no currents
Water Temp 55-78°F / 13-26°C Wetsuit Thickness 7
Water Visibility 30-75 Ft/ 9-23 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Dive with DM and panga mates. Strictly enforced due to challenging conditions.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks > 2
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Can get crowded on pangas with many big photo rigs. I am not a die hard pho ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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