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Silversea Silver Galapagos Cruise Reviews

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Silver Galapagos
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100 Silversea Silver Galapagos Cruise Reviews


TomATL avatar

TomATL

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Impressive Cruise in an Amazing Place

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We just returned from the magnificent cruise around the western islands of the Galapagos with Silverseas. The voyage is as amazing and wonderful as most reviews have said here. Actually, we both read a great many ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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MMsteffey

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Silver Galapagos Western Galapagos loop February 2020

Just returned from our cruise, in cabin 247. We’re experienced cruisers and active vacationers. It was a delightful treat to explore the islands and experience luxury accommodations and service. The ship was in ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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pkkl

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Must Do On Your Bucket List If You Love Nature And Adventure

My wife and I are totally satisfied with this cruise. Silversea did an excellent job to make your experience as pleasant as possible from the moment you arrived in Quito to the last minute you catch your flight at ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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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, ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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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 ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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carboy

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wonderful "bucket list" trip with the family

Just completed an extraordinary trip 8 person family trip with our grown children and their loved ones. Trip was to celebrate my wife's 70th birthday with the family, but the Galapagos and Silversea provided the ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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bevbr

5 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

More than expected

I chose to do two back to back cruises to cover as much of the islands as possible. This was the best decision I could have made. I will not go into the wonders of these Islands, just my shipboard experience. ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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WBLGL

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Amazing trip!

A bucket list type trip for sure! The Galapagos islands were truly mesmerizing. They were remote, unspoiled, filled with animals (many endemic to Galapagos) and the scenery was over the top. We chose Silver ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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sbw1969

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Every Detail Perfected

Ok, I could only give 4 stars...because of the unrefurbished ship. But otherwise, all was perfect. Silversea will get a new ship in 2020, so if having clean, comfortable, but not shiny new accommodations will ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Crosspost

6 Reviews Written

67 Helpful Votes

Amazing from start to finish

This was our second visit to Galapagos, we were last there 12 years ago on a small boat with 16 guests and a naturalist who had been in the job too long and really spoilt it for us. So this time we decided to risk a ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Psychbabs

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Galapagos Islands

We loved the SilverSeas Expedition. We had 2 days prior in Quito. 10 days total. This is a truly all inclusive trip and amazingly organized. The guides were incredible and they agree that Silverseas is the best ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Penguin Holiday

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Travel Guests and Crew!

As a semi-surprise birthday trip my husband 'planned' this trip to the Galapagos Islands since it was a dream trip of mine for many decades. We had cruised with Silversea before so we knew traveling with them would ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Gluck

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

The cruise to Galapagos Islands, disappointing, below our expectations.

Booked cruise to Galapagos, always on my bucket list, expecting in depth exploration of the islands. I did not investigate land geography, volcanic islands with little or no vegetation and very limited animal life. ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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DorettaP

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Beyond wildest expectations

My sister-in-law chose this expedition to celebrate her 70th birthday. (We are Seniors, I’m rather large and unsteady so I didn’t know what to expect). What a gift this was! This is the most perfect space as ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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sstrick56

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Great excursions to see wild life but on-board life needs some work

We selected this trip with expectations of seeing wildlife that we'd never seen before and weren't disappointed. The 8 naturalists aboard were all top notch and provided excellent commentary on each of the shore ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Lirio

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great cruise!

We started this trip in Guayaquil where a Silversea representative waited for us at the airport and took us to Oro Verde Hotel (very good, very close to the city main attraction (malecon)) a day before the ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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CalvinHarley

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The guides were absolutely terrific and the zodiac drivers were so good.

We loved the couple of days in Quito before the cruise began. The JW Marriott is a beautiful hotel and we got to see the city and the Equator with the help of our Silverseas Cruise Consultant in the hotel who ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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lmitofsky828

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fabulous! A great experience!

We spent a few days in Quito before the cruise. Quito was a great city. Lots to explore and see and eat! There was a bit of an issue with embarkation, but that didn't matter because that was the first chance we ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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hansbrinker1949

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Expedition part great; food and room so so

It was part of a Tauck organized tour to Peru as well as Galapagos. Ship on outside looks worn. Handrails needed some tlc as well as other outside areas. Inside decor looked very dated and was not very inviting. Our ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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ajonofreo

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Ecotourism in style and comfort!

While we would agree with the vast majority of travelers who describe a visit to the Galapagos as a “trip of a lifetime” that should be on everyone’s bucket list given the incredible opportunities to discover ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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OtterDaughter

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Terrific cruise! Snorkeling with sea lions and penguins is amazing!

I cannot say enough great things about this cruise! This was a once-in-a-lifetime, bucket-list trip for us. As there are so many other places in the world to see, we do not intend a repeat visit, but if we were to ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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2thfairrm

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Best Expedition Experience Ever

It seemed very streamlined for the experiences we wanted. We were able to have everything organized for us & all we had to do was show up! Extremely knowledgeable staff and first class all the way from pre-cruise ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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oldbluehooker

3 Reviews Written

Luxury in the Galapagos

We wanted the "Silversea Experience" in an Expedition cruise to the Galapagos. Silversea did not disappoint...everything from enough zodiacs to accommodate all guests, with no "downtime" waiting for transportation, ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Butterfly83

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

EXTRAORDINARY!

My husband and I went on the Silver Galapagos on the March 31, 2018 sailing. We had cabin 343. In my opinion the very best cabin. We were on the same floor as the lobby and you just had to walk down one flight ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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lblangton

1 Review Written

Trip of a lifetime!

Silversea is a class act!. From the time we arrived in Quito to our departure from Guayaquil everything was first class. They took care of all of the details with great attention and friendliness. The Expeditions ...
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Sail Date March 2018


Silver Galapagos Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04
Dining4.04
Entertainment4.03.4
Public Rooms4.04.1
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Family3.0N/A
Enrichment5.04.5
Service4.04.3
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