Formerly known as the Sky Dancer, the Galapagos Sky is a refurbished live-aboard diving ship offering luxurious accommodations for 16 passengers. With upgraded facilities and enhanced comfort, it serves as an ideal base for exploring the remarkable underwater world of the Galapagos Islands. The 8-day/7-night cruises include 17-19 dives and three land excursions, with highlights including Wolf and Darwin Islands, renowned for some of the world's best diving experiences. From mantas and sharks to vibrant Galapagos invertebrates, divers encounter a rich array of marine life, with the possibility of spotting seasonal Whale sharks and mola molas. The vessel features onboard lab facilities for photographic and video work, ample storage space for diving equipment, and an open deck for sunbathing. Its fully air-conditioned interior boasts teak furnishings, a dining area, a stocked bar, and a main salon with entertainment options. Accommodations comprise eight private en-suite cabins, offering twin or king-size bed options and amenities like bathrobes and marine-safe toiletries. With its superior diving opportunities and luxurious amenities, the Galapagos Sky ensures an unforgettable exploration of the underwater wonders of the Galapagos.


Galapagos Islands, Lobos, Bartolome, Cousin's Rock (2 dives), Wolf (5 dives), Darwin (5 Dives), Cape Douglas (1 dive), Punta Vicente Roca (2 dives), Pinzon Islet (1 dive)

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Technical Specifications:

  • Length: 30 meters (100 feet)
  • Speed: 12 knots
  • Crew and Staff: 7 crew; 2 diving instructors/naturalist guides
  • Languages: English and Spanish
  • Safety and Navigation: VHF and HI-SUB radios, GMDSS, color radar, echo sounder, Furuno GPS // Safety Aides: EPIRB (emergency position indicator radio beacon)
  • Decks: 3 Decks. Dolphin Deck – 4 Deluxe Cabins, engine room, and crew quarters; Main Deck – dive deck, lounge, dining area, bar, and boutique; Lido Deck – 4 Master Cabins and sun deck relaxation area.


  • Capacity: 16 passengers in 8 cabins
  • Cabins: Accommodations include eight private en-suite cabins with two twin or one king size bed options. Each cabin features a private head/shower, mirrored cabinet and wardrobe, bathrobes, hairdryer, and marine safe (biodegradable) toiletries. Cabin amenities including terrycloth bathrobes in your cabin and nightly Turn Down service
  • Features: Air conditioning; private bathroom; bathrobes; hairdryer; and wardrobe


  • The elegant M/V Galapagos Sky is fully air-conditioned and features a spacious lounge area with an audio/video entertainment center, and separate fine dining area serving both Ecuadorian and international cuisine
  • Two dive masters (a naturalist dive instructor and dive master)and up to four dives a day ensure that your voyage will have ample underwater time to discover the magic of Galapagos diving, dive platforms with fresh water showers, dive equipment and camera rentals, ample space for personal gear storage, FREE NITROX for all new reservations, fresh hot towels after every dive, dive deck assistance and dive deck outdoor hot showers. Additional Services (Gear Rental, Nitrox Courses, Camera Rental, Ecuador Land Tours)

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Galapagos Sky Gallery

Welcome to the "Galapagos Sky" photo section! Here, you can explore every corner of this impressive ship through a collection of stunning images. Discover the elegance of our cabins, the sophistication of the restaurants, and the variety of activities that await you on board. Each photograph captures the essence of life on Galapagos Sky, from relaxing days by the pool to exciting excursions in exotic destinations. Let yourself be inspired by the panoramic views and carefully designed details that make Galapagos Sky a unique experience. Get ready to embark on a visual journey that will make you dream of your next adventure at sea!

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Trip Advisor Reviews

star rating  Maravillosa visita a Ecuador y Galápagos  - Hemos estado dos semanas viajando por Ecuador y Galápagos con la empresa Surtrek y realmente estamos muy contentos con el trabajo de esta empresa. Todo, todo ha sido perfecto, los guias en diferentes ciudades han sido muy amables y competentes, se nota que aman su trabajo y lo más importante, transmiten su amor por su país.

Ha sido un placer conoceros!! Volveremos!!

avatar thumb Rosa M
September 1, 2022

star rating  Viaje, agencia y equipo excelente!  - Acabamos de hacer un viaje a Ecuador con Surtrek, hemos visitado Quito y Galápagos, el trato y la organización han sido excelente. Desde el trabajo de planificación del viaje con Karla, hasta el acompañamiento del conductor Cristian, y los guías David y Rachel en las actividades. Todo el equipo ha sido muy profesional y atento a nuestras necesidades. los recomiendo totalmente.

avatar thumb clarag920
April 9, 2023

star rating  Enriquecedora!  - Hace 5 años hicimos Galápagos y fue un espectáculo! Ahora en diciembre Repetimos con Surtrek. Hemos visitado Quito y Amazonia, solo tengo palabras de agradecimiento a todos y cada uno de los chicos que nos han acompañado en esta Aventura porque no son unas vacaciones es una aventura de las que te llevas para siempre y la comodidad de ir siempre asesorado por los mejores no tiene precio.
No solo por el trato la paciencia y el cariño con el que te tratan sino por la capacidad de organización y experiencia que tienen la verdad que repetiría 1 y 1000 veces. Gracias y nos veremos pronto para mas Aventuras juntos!

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March 10, 2023

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