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Liveaboard Reviews

 

Laura Noemi Bush Betancourt
Laura Noemi Bush Betancourt
French Polynesia - May 2017

Food was by far best I have had on a liveaboard, great variety flavors and quality products and preparation.

Katrin Felton
Katrin Felton
Truk Lagoon - Apr 2017

The team was absolutely amazing and very experienced. It was a wonderful experience!

Ian Gray
Ian Gray
Truk Lagoon - Apr 2016

Fantastic trip and fulfilled all my expectations of Truk. Seriously all was excellent.

Lawrence Oliver
Lawrence Oliver

Truk master is a beautiful boat maintained in excellent condition. We felt at home from the moment we arrived.
The crew was absolutely wonderful. Aron was an excellent cruise director. The crew made our diving so effortless that we had plenty of energy to enjoy 4 dives a day. Our dive guide quickly figured out our habits and special interests.
This has been our best ever diving vacation. The boat was terrific, but it was the entire staff that made it so special.

The boat crew made this trip so wonderful. They were all simply great!

Could not ask for a better crew. Excellent in every way. Anticipated issues in advance. Very well prepared and helpful.

Diving on Galapagos Master was a perfect experience - thank you so much

Thomas Ottiger
Thomas Ottiger

Best service I ever had on a boat.

Nicolena Danielle, Virga Berry
Nicolena Danielle, Virga Berry

Everyone was fantastic! Their dedication to safety was paramount throughout, and all were attentive and very respectful to my guests.

The diving crew went above and beyond for me!

Garret Steven Madderra
Garret Steven Madderra

First class experience

dive crew was brilliant - so knowledgeable about the different sites and history.
Boat crew helpful and friendly

Galvin Thomas Templar
Galvin Thomas Templar

The dive crew was safe and thoughtful. The boat crew was genuinely nice and very helpful. Naturalist very knowledgeable.

Steven Collard
Steven Collard

I was deeply impressed by the professionalism of the crew.

Steven Collard
Steven Collard

I was deeply impressed by the professionalism of the crew.

Best liveaboard experience I have ever had. The crew were incredible and accommodating. I was amazed with thier memory of names. The individual attention was amazing.

Best dive crew I have experienced. Friendly and engaging!

Best liveaboard experience I have ever had. The crew were incredible and accommodating. I was amazed with thier memory of names. A picture board with their name and photo would be helpful. The individual attention was amazing.

Richard Andrew, Loew
Richard Andrew, Loew

Everything was seamless and efficient.
Felt very welcome and at ease, not rushed / no stress

A beautiful boat that the crew keeps spotless! The crew on this boat was perhaps the best I've encountered on 15 or so liveaboards. Their authenticity, dedication, and competence are exceptional. The cruise director did a fabulous job, the hostesses anticipated every need, and KitachI was probably the best dive guide I've ever experienced.
The variety, quality, and presentation of food was uniformly excellent. I especially appreciate that plenty of vegetables and fruits were available at every meal.
I'm incredibly impressed with the Truk Master. The boat, crew, food, and diving were all truly exceptional.
I felt cared for and valued on board and in the water. The crew was fun and professional. It's easy to run out of superlatives writing about this experience.
Thanks to everyone for making it so great.

Garret Steven, Madderra
Garret Steven, Madderra

The entire crew were attentive, professional. First class experience. Dive sites amazing. Would definitely dive with this company again.

Susan Hinkle
Susan Hinkle
French Polynesia - Mar 2017

We loved everything about this liveaboard and the staff. I admired the level of professionalism and expierience of the Divemasters.

Danya Nissan
Danya Nissan
French Polynesia - Mar 2017

Love love love love love the trip, the experience, the people, the dives and everything!
Would love to come back again!

Youval Hilman
Youval Hilman
French Polynesia - Mar 2017

Best possible experience. Amazing dives and amazing crew!

Kim Cole
Kim Cole
Truk Lagoon - Feb 2017

Dive Guide David was excellent! I felt safe and comfortable diving with him. Boat crew very attentive but not overwhelming! Great crew.
Omg waking to the smell of fresh bread in the morning yum. Meals have great variety! Thank you!
This being my 5th trip with this fleet I have never been disappointed. Well worth the 4year wait!

Turlough Martin
Turlough Martin
Truk Lagoon - Feb 2017

Best boat I've ever dived from! Every one of the crew were exceptional! This has without doubt been my foremost diving experience! I will recommend you thoroughly this is how it should be!

Leslie Ann Young
Leslie Ann Young
Galapagoa - Jan 2017

The Master crew was outstanding. They're professional, joyful, courteous. Such a wonderful week! I would dive with them again!
Exceptional food and service. Always several choices of meats and veggies. Something for everyone. And dessert twice a day! Yikes! Yummy!!
I was in Cabin 5 and I"m so spoiled now. How will I ever be happy on another liveaboard?!

Marla Jean Criner
Marla Jean Criner
Galapagoa - Jan 2017

The crew was excellent! We were very well cared for on this trip.

Vincent Hwang
Vincent Hwang
Truk Lagoon - Jan 2017

The crew was fantastic, I can't speak highly enough about every single one of them. They all worked hard to ensure all the guests had a great trip. The girls were so attentive with towels, drinks, food and keeping our rooms tidy. The crew was always ready to help us gear up, take our camera, grab our deco bottles, put on our fins, put on or take off our wetsuits, wash out gear, etc. This is the best crew I have been around.

Ronald Foster
Ronald Foster
Truk Lagoon - Jan 2017

I had an issue with Alibe, he made me gain weight!! The man does not know how to cook a bad meal. The food was of the charts!!
I will boast about the crew for years!

Kathryn Open
Kathryn Open
Truk Lagoon - Jan 2017

Martin and all his staff have been excellent. All our needs were well catered for. Staff were friendly and nice to talk to especially interesting to hear about the islands and culture.

Alan Hack
Alan Hack
Galapagos - Dec 2017

One of the best live aboard I have been on! Crew were brilliant!

David Southcott
David Southcott
Galapagoa - Dec 2017

It has been an amazing trip, made even more so by the crew! Having done a few liveaboard trips, I can honestly say that the dive and boat crew were the best I have ever experienced! They were absolutely fantastic, happy and playful! I can’t speak highly enough of their professionalism and enthusiasm throughout.

Phillip Pain
Phillip Pain
Galapagoa - Dec 2017

The Galapagos Master Crew & Guides have been fantastic. We have been extremely well looked after and have wanted for nothing. All crew have had a happy and cheerful disposition at all times and heave literally bent over backwards to ensure that every aspect of our liveaboard adventure has been exceptional. The assistance given by each member of the dive crew has been excellent.
The food and service have been beyond excellent & I cannot praise the 2 guides enough for their excellent knowledge and customer service.
Fantastic food and service, the chef and his team have been fantastic and remarkable. All meals have been to a very high standard as well as absolutely delicious
I have run many liveaboards in my professional career & there is no question that this has by far been the best crew to work with. Well done Galapagos Master, I will have no hesitation in recommending you again to my clients and hope to be repeating the experience with you in the near future.

Shanna Tingley
Shanna Tingley
Galapagoa - Dec 2017

Great staff overall, they were very friendly and always willing to help with just about anything. I enjoyed the staff which made the trip even better. Juan Carlos was the best dive master I've had. He made fun with his personality and energy.

anonymous
anonymous
Galapagoa - Dec 2017

The boat crew is amazing! They helped and did everything! The hot towels and the snacks after diving and the water before diving were incredibly wonderful details that made the experience so much better. The boat crew and bartender and cooks do their jobs very well!

Nancy Bodyk
Nancy Bodyk
Truk Lagoon - Dec 2016

The ground staff were very helpful and friendly. Everything on the cruise was excellent. I had a great time and would recommend this trip to others. The wrecks were excellent and fun to dive. I enjoyed every dive.

Janice Moyer
Janice Moyer
Truk Lagoon - Dec 2016

I've taken multiple live-aboard dive trips, this crew is by far the best team ever. Each dive there was a crew member assisting with gear, wetsuits, and all other events. Dive guides were always there when we needed them. Amazing team!!

Barbara Burroni
Barbara Burroni
Galapagoa - Jan 2017

Amazing. Magic dive in a magic place!

Edward Smith
Edward Smith
Truk Lagoon - Jan 2017

It was a great trip, the facilities are very good and well presented, a good variety of food, the guides and staff excellent, all very helpful and knowledgeable, great information about wildlife, dive sites and land tours!
This is the first time on a liveaboard that Ii have done any safety drill ( I have been on over 20 liveaboards). This was a very valuable drill. Well done!!
The diving was world class and I would definitely consider diving with you again! All very pleased, thanks

Jack A, Gullo Jr
Jack A, Gullo Jr
Truk Lagoon - Dec 2016

Martin and his crew were excellent they were very accommodating making it fun but most importantly I felt safe. Safety is always my first concern I can have fun anywhere but doing it safely is paramount

Richard Barker
Richard Barker
Truk Lagoon - Dec 2016

Boat crew extremely attentive and reactive to needs, dive guide was very good, choosing very good routes which catered for the needs/qualifications of divers.
Food was plentiful and the quality and choice was excellent

Kurt Carlson
Kurt Carlson
Truk Lagoon - Nov 2016

The entire crew was friendly, knowledgeable and attentive... very pleasant experience.
Compliments to the chef and sous chef... food was delicious and plentiful.

Edwin Leach
Edwin Leach
Truk Lagoon - Nov 2016

Everyone on the crew was really friendly and extremely helpfull

Penelope Yim-Barbieri
Penelope Yim-Barbieri
Galapagos - Nov 2016

Out of this world diving! Very experienced crew.
Even though it was a full boat, lots of space to relax.
Didn't try too many snacks, but they all seemed very good. The food was amazing both in quality and variety. Discovering that my belly rebelled at diving after a full breakfast, the kitchen crew kept my plate for me to eat after the first two very quick dives, which just made everything so much more comfortable for me. Thank you so much for the personal touch!
Hope to come back soon!

Chris Bustad
Chris Bustad
Truk lagoon - Jan 2017

This is hands down one of the best crews I've ever had the pleasure to work with! You should be proud of this crew

Ian Zimmermann
Ian Zimmermann
Truk lagoon - Jan 2017

Absolutely stellar!
Best live-aboard I have had the pleasure being on. Absolutely HUGE the way you guys support technical divers. I will be highly recommending this trip to all of my Tech Diving group and specifically your boat!

Hugh Hutchison
Hugh Hutchison
Truk Lagoon - Nov 2016

The crew was very effective and friendly. Always there to assist and could not do more to help. My dive guide was extremely knowledgeable and looked after us well. Captain and cruise director Martin extremely helpful and knowledgeable about wrecks and adjusted our dive to suit our experience and preferences. Overall a very flexible approach to making it an excellent trip. Excellent dive briefs with very detailed history and layout of each wreck.
The food was great. Roxanne really catered to our needs and was always there to provide what we enjoyed.
Toilet and shower very good compared to other boats experienced.

Sanna
Sanna
Truk Lagoon - Nov 2016

Comparing to any other liveaboard, this was excellent! The whole crew was fantastic! So friendly people! The food was really delicious!

Mikko Sivonen
Mikko Sivonen
Truk Lagoon - Nov 2016

All personnel in the diving deck and the guides were the best what I had ever! Thank you for the excellent dives!
The food was the best food ever!

Laura Jürisson
Laura Jürisson
Truk Lagoon - Nov 2016

Diving guides (especially Ferg and Kitachy) and the whole dive crew was best I ever had. Nothing to complain, I wish that all live aboards would have same kind of crew!
Chef Alibe and all the food was awesome! Also girls were great, especially Roxy.
First time I saw really good first aid package on the liveaboard, it was really nice think to notice.

Wayne Curley
Wayne Curley
Truk Lagoon - Nov 2016

This was an amazing trip and the crew was awesome.

Nichola Cooke
Nichola Cooke
Galapagos - Sept 2016

Fantastic holiday made even more special by the crew and guides!

Elizabeth Ingham
Elizabeth Ingham
Galapagos - Aug 2016

The boat crew in particular were absolutely fantastic! Thank you!
The food was the best I've ever had on a liveaboard!
Thank you for such a great week of diving! It was a magical experience!

Michael Wolohan
Michael Wolohan
Galapagos - Aug 2016

Crew worked well together to make a truly great and happy boat. Facilities excellent. Crew were outstanding

Ines Tennie
Ines Tennie
Galapagos - Aug 2016

Never had so much service and friendliness

Ruth Pilkington
Ruth Pilkington
Galapagos - Aug 2016

The boat was spotless, kept extremely clean everything was well organised with allocated drawers to ease storage. The guides were knowledgeable and helpful. The boat crew were superb: welcoming, considerate and extremely efficient. The cooking was of a very high standard and meals balanced, varied and substantial. Well done chef!

Simon Taylor
Simon Taylor
Galapagos - Aug 2016

The guides are really knowledgeable and took us exactly to where the wildlife was.
The boat crew - WITHOUT A DOUBT THEY ARE THE BEST CREW I HAVE COME ACROSS ON A LIVEABOARD and this is about my 20th. So incredibly helpful, they all muck in and are polite and curteous.
Great Chef! I have never had such good food; cocktails, cake, snacks, all fantastic, the chef amazing.

Robert Paul, Bachich
Robert Paul, Bachich
Galapagos - Jul 2016

This was a totally awesome trip with an amazingly attentive crew! Our guides found all the animals expected in the Galapagos. I own a dive shop and I schedule 4 trips a year. This was the best trip ever!

Kevin Joachim, Borowski
Kevin Joachim, Borowski
Galapagos - Jul 2016

Everything was where I needed it to be. Very clean. We have been on many liveaboards. This was the best crew we have ever been with!!!

Wayne Cameron, Clairborne
Wayne Cameron, Clairborne
Galapagos - Jul 2016

Most amazing experience!

Mark Henry
Mark Henry
Galapagos - Aug 2016

I've never seen a boat crew work so hard, and it really improved the quality of the trip. They did every thing, big and small, to make the trip better.
This food was the best of all the 8 boats I have ever been on!

Judi Anne, Borowski
Judi Anne, Borowski
Galapagos - Jul 2016

Galapagos Master is a beautiful boat... spacious, clean, and well laid out.
The crew was exceptional! Everyone was extremely attentive! Pablo is always ready to give a hand on the dive deck. Ruly is happy to find answers to questions about diving and wildlife. He is very knowledgable.
The food was amazing!
Great experience!

Albert Virgil, Vogt
Albert Virgil, Vogt
Galapagos - Jul 2016

These guys made the trip! The MOST INCREDIBLE service ever. If you even seemed to be in need of anything, they were right there. I have NEVER seem such a wonderfully helpful staff! These guys are the Bomb!
Food was stunning! Every meal was an adventure. Fabulous food and tons of it.. Salute to the chef and to our main man, Soloman!

Robert Paul, Bachich
Robert Paul, Bachich
Galapagos - Aug 2016

Top notch, best live aboard experience I have had!

Mariana Sabogal
Mariana Sabogal
Galapagos - Aug 2016

Wish it had been longer!!! Everyone was very friendly and professional, always making us feel safe. Food was outstanding! I will miss the whole crew!!!

Thomas Robert, Howarth
Thomas Robert, Howarth
Galapagos - Aug 2016

Easily the best crew I've had the pleasure of diving with & I've been on 6 liveaboards to date!

Annelisa Steinkrauss
Annelisa Steinkrauss
Galapagos - Aug 2016

This trip was beyond expectations thanks to the crew. The crew was very welcoming and made us feel right at home immediately, They took care of so many details so all we had to do was relax and enjoy this beautiful country. We thoroughly enjoyed getting to know each of them. We will be back!

Michael Francis, Harty
Michael Francis, Harty
Galapagos - Aug 2016

The trip of a lifetime made more special by your excellent crew! Most attentive crew I have ever seen!

Stephen Jaymes, Ta’Bois
Stephen Jaymes, Ta’Bois
Galapagos - Aug 2016

Loved every moment!

Virginia Aurelia, Bria
Virginia Aurelia, Bria
Galapagos - Aug 2016

The crew and dive masters were top notch and exceptional. Our dive guide was a great professional who presented well! The dive operation was excellent and very safe! The photography layout was great. The best I have experienced on a liveaboard and I have been on many to compare! Overall the staff was exceptional. Thank you to all!

Rebeca Leticia, Quezada
Rebeca Leticia, Quezada
Galapagos - Aug 2016

The whole crew was very eager to help in any way possible!

Monte Marie, Kruger
Monte Marie, Kruger
Galapagos - Aug 2016

Fabulous sites and great crew! Our dive guides provided the best care, found all the great sea life to see, were safe and accommodating. I can't imagine anything better!

anonymous
anonymous
Galapagos - Aug 2016

So amazingly wonderful and helpful

Andrew Isaac Deitsch
Andrew Isaac Deitsch
Galapagos, July 2016

The crew is top notch!

Theresa Ann Guise
Theresa Ann Guise
Galapagos, July 2016

Diving and boat crew were simply the best! Always great food. Staff did fabulous job with special meal request

Joel Arnold
Joel Arnold
Galapagos, June 2015

Pablo worked hard getting everyone ready for the dives and and did a great job. Great crew with a lot of information of the area which I learned.

Doreen Evans
Doreen Evans
Galapagos, Jun 2016

Havar and his crew have been awesome. Very friendly and helpful. Always welcoming with big smiles and ready to have a bit if fun and laughter. If they were not helping us, they were busy working on the boat keeping it in top condition and very clean. Rurly and Carlos have been awesome dive masters keeping us informed about Galapagos and the sea life, pointing out the different fish and generally ensuring each dive was awesome. Thanks guys. I loved every minute of the trip.

Glen Rodgers
Glen Rodgers
Galapagos, June 2015

Excellent diving and very helpful crew

Felicia Burkley
Felicia Burkley
Galapagos, Jun 2016

Everything was in perfect condition and the crew was amazing!! Big JC was a pleasure to dive with and be around. So much knowledge and enthusiasm!!
I felt very safe because if the drills. I could tell the crew were very prepared

Ron Watkins
Ron Watkins
Galapagos, Jun 2016

Big JC was a very experienced and energetic dive guide.
Master Liveaboards and Siren Fleet have always been great for photo workshops and we have several more booked over the next year

Susan Iorns
Susan Iorns
Galapagos, Jun 2016

Big JC was fun to dive with and very attentive to his group. Little JC was very good at explaining about nature and conservation.
Various dietary restrictions were successfully catered for. I appreciated all the dairy free alternatives provided for me. Many thanks!

Liana Burton
Liana Burton
Galapagos

Big JC is truly passionate about wildlife above and below water, it has been a real pleasure to dive with him and learn from him. Salamon is also a great host. Everyone is friendly and helpful at all times. A great team.

Bartholomeus Petrus, Mertens
Bartholomeus Petrus, Mertens
Galapagos, May 2016

Crew was fantastic, without any exceptions.Diving was superb, crew changed itineraries on the fly, was able to fit inspecial requests and the reef life was amazing.
I was pleased to see that special attention was paid to safety, with various drills and exercises.

Cary Welton
Cary Welton
Galapagos, May 2016

Bailamos!! These guys were awesome! The crew was so great. Solon and JC Macaron led us into Neptune's inky depths with skill and grace, showed us all of the beautiful creatures, and successfully saved me from slumbering in Davey Jone's Locker. Salomon guided us through our meals with authority and aplomb while indulging our every barbarian whim. The rest of the crew were a well oiled machine, executing their duties with smiles and military efficiency.

Todd Palmer
Todd Palmer
Galapagos, April 2016

The crew and guides were exceptional, i cannot praise them enough

Pierre Richard, Tackx
Pierre Richard, Tackx
Galapagos, Mar 2016

Good welcome and JC gave directly a good feeling! He was excellent and knew how to get us excited about the diving. He was also so spontaneously enthusiastic.
Excellent in his briefing,best I never got!
Boat crew was gentle and taking care.
Salomon was excellent in managing the bar and the food

Hilda Armacanqui
Hilda Armacanqui
Galapagos, March 2015

Looooooove that yuca bread, and the fact that you incorporated local/Ecuadorian food and ingredients, to try something different and delicious!! The whole crew was top of the tops!

Marc Stefan Stickler
Marc Stefan Stickler
Galapagos, Jan 2016

The entire crew is amazing. They work together as a team and make everyone very welcome. Compliments to all of them. Macarone has been a great dive guide with heaps of knowledge, funny and great guy as well. I liked that he emphesized the importance of respect towards nature and animals- safety always was first. Daniel too was great! Awesome dive trip, cheers to everyone on the Galapagos Master

Bettina Weissl
Bettina Weissl
Galapagos, Jan 2015

The whole crew is amazing,they are so incredible helpful and made us feel very welcome, we had a lot of fun, their work is very professional,

Conrad Vinzens
Conrad Vinzens
Galapagos, Jan 2016

Absolutely top class dive guiding by both guides. Very motivating dive briefing! Top crew, captain is diver oriented!

anonymous
anonymous
Galapagos, Nov 2015

All very good. Very experienced guides. That was very valuable. Crew worked efficient before, between and after dives.

Dr.Martina Anna, Salchegger
Dr.Martina Anna, Salchegger
Galapagos, Nov 2015

ALL the staff was very helpful, nice and smiling! Wonderful!

Monica Dawn, Abrosimoff
Monica Dawn, Abrosimoff
Galapagos, Nov 2015

Jan was very enthusiastic, professional and interesting. For me, he made the trip very special.

JUNYA IKEDA
JUNYA IKEDA
Galapagos, Sept 2015

Thank you for my dreaming trip. I will come back!

Stephanie  Casto
Stephanie Casto
Galapagos, July 2015

Fantastic dive guides! Helpful crew ensuring all our needs were met.

Will Carling
Will Carling
Galapagos, July 2015

Everything was very smooth and easy. The standard of the crew and guides was exceptional.
I met Alejandro at the pier before getting on board and he was extremely informative and welcoming!

Marcela, Tello Jordan Sarria
Marcela, Tello Jordan Sarria
Galapagos, July 2015

Please keep up the good work! Everything was top notch

Hayley Marsh
Hayley Marsh
Galapagos, June 2015

All very professional and I felt safe whilst getting in / out of the boat and whilst diving
As a vegetarian that is allergic to peppers & chilies, I really enjoyed all the food on this trip