Galatea Liveaboard

Galatea Liveaboard

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  • NitroxNo
  • WifiSurcharge
  • Diving EquipmentNo
  • Tech Diving FriendlyNo
  • Fleet nameDiving Cruises Seychelles
  • Year built1987
  • Length30 m
  • Width6.2 m
  • Capacity12
  • MaterialSteel

Galatea was originally built as Turkish schooner, in 2013 she was rebuilt to suit divers needs.

Boat Interior

There are three types of accommodation on board of Galatea. Divers can choose to stay at the double cabin. They are placed on the lower deck, equipped with air-conditioning and private facilities. Also, there are two double cabins on the after deck. This bow staterooms are slightly smaller. On the main deck, there are two master cabins, it is more spacious and has a separate bathroom.

Galatea Liveaboard is not a very big boat, it can welcome only 12 passengers, what makes her cozy. Boats guests can spend time in the lounge area or in the open air dining zone. Plus there is a shaded upper deck space, where passengers can enjoy the view or warm sun rays.

Diving Deck

On the dive deck of Galatea, there is a full set of equipment that can be rented. To get to the dive sites boat use two tenders.

Safety

Galatea equipped with all that necessary to ensure safety on board: smoke detectors,fire extinguishers, emergency rafts, first aid and oxygen kit, also there is a defibrillator on board.

Non-divers on Board

Diving is not the only thing that you can do during the trip. Non-diving passengers can do snorkeling in crystal clear waters or, fishing or kayaking. Certified divers also, don't have to spend all vacation under the water Galatea can be great for you. The trip programme includes also beach activities, visiting of La Digue Island.

Itinerary

Galatea offers 7 and 3 nights itineraries that include diving at a fascinating dive spots of Seychelles. Divers can visit Shark Bank, that is famous for the big variety of tropical reef fish, opportunity of meeting grey stingrays, white tip reef sharks, schools of barracuda. Grey reef sharks can be also spotted near the Marianne island. Diving along the vertical walls and at the drop off is possible at the Ave Maria dive site. But not only diving can be interesting for a passenger of Galatea. The trip can also include and activities, snorkeling, and kayaking.

When to Go

The warm climate of Seychelles makes diving here possible all year round like the other activities as well. Best time to visit its destinations is in the calm periods which are April through May and October through November. The whale shark and Manta rays watching season are between August and October.

Trip with Galatea can make your vacations truly great. It is a perfect combination of diving and fun, good service, and comfort on board

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CabinsView deck plan

Double Central Cabin (Silhouette, Fregate)

Double Central Cabin (Silhouette, Fregate)

Deck:
Lower Deck
Bedding:
Double bed
Max occupancy:
2
Ensuite bathroom:
Yes
Aircon:
Yes
Number of Cabins:
2
Silhouette (3) Fregate (4). Located on the lower deck. One queen size bed 200 x 160. Private bathroom with shower
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Double After Deck Cabin (Therese, Conception)

Double After Deck Cabin (Therese, Conception)

Deck:
Lower Aft Deck
Bedding:
Double bed
Max occupancy:
2
Ensuite bathroom:
Yes
Aircon:
Yes
Number of Cabins:
2
Therese (6) Conception (5). Located on lower aft deck. One queen size bed 200 x 140. Private bathroom with shower
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Master Suite (North Island)

Master Suite (North Island)

Deck:
Main Deck
Bedding:
Double bed
Max occupancy:
2
Ensuite bathroom:
Yes
Aircon:
Yes
Number of Cabins:
1
North Island (7). Located on the middle bow deck. One king size bed 200 x 180. One bathroom with shower and double amenities. One separate toilet with bidet and lavabo
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Double Bow Cabin (Cousine, Curieuse)

Double Bow Cabin (Cousine, Curieuse)

Deck:
Lower Deck
Bedding:
Double bed
Max occupancy:
2
Ensuite bathroom:
Yes
Aircon:
Yes
Number of Cabins:
2
Cousine (1) Curieuse (2). Located on the lower deck. One queen size bed 200 x 140. Private bathroom with shower
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Amenities

Boat specification

  • Fleet nameDiving Cruises Seychelles
  • Year built1987
  • Last renovation dateMay, 2013
  • Length30 m
  • Width6.2 m
  • Capacity12
  • MaterialSteel
  • LanguagesEnglish, French, Italian
  • Handicapped FriendlyNo
  • Number of cabins7
  • EnginesCaterpillar 335 HP
  • Generator2 Generator: 15 kva and 40 kva
  • Compressors2 COLTRI – 16 m3
  • Tenders2 diving boats – 7mt 150 HP
  • Power plugs onboard12V AC / 24V DC / 220V AC (continuously on board).
  • Freshwater maker250 L/hour
  • On-board payment methodsCash
  • Water capacity14000 liter
  • Fuel capacity9000 liter

Crew

The Galatea crew consists of 7 members

Onboard Facilities

  • Laundry Service
  • Massage
  • Onboard Kayaks
  • Audio & Video Entertainment
  • Air Conditioned Saloon
  • Sun Deck
  • Sun Loungers
  • Open Air Saloon
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Bar
  • Child Friendly
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • SPA
  • Land Excursions
  • Fishing

Cabin Facilities

  • TV in Cabins
  • Air Conditioning
  • En-suite Cabins
  • Wall Fan
  • Lockable Storage
  • Towels
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries

Food & drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Dietary Restrictions
  • Buffet Style
  • Alcoholic Beverages and Spirits
  • A La Carte
  • Hot & Soft Drinks and Cold
  • Snacks All Day

Photography Facilities

  • Camera & Photography Station
  • Separate Rinsing Tanks for U/W Camera
  • Camera Table
  • Special Storage for U/W Camera
  • Charging Stations

Diving and Safety

  • Radar
  • GPS Tracking
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • Life Rafts
  • Life Jackets
  • Fire Fighting Equipment
  • Emergency Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Sounder
  • Satellite Phone
  • Bilge Pump Alarm
  • Searchlight
  • EPIRB (emergency position indicating radio beacon)
  • Emergency Flares
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Life Rings

Diving Facilities

  • Warm Water Showers
  • Rebreather Support
  • Compressors
  • Rinse Hosts
  • Tenders for Diving
  • Tech Diving
  • Dive Deck
  • Valve Fittings
  • Personal Storage Space

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