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Albatros

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Av. Baltra | Corner with Charles Darwin street, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
+593 99 367 8771
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Best tour ever

My bucket list summer started out with a 2 week stay in Santa Cruz, Galapagos islands. When my... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mamajefferies
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Atlanta, Georgia
Albatross Tours: a real gem!

The main goal for our dream trip to the Galapagos this past May was to see as much of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mauibulldog
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Atlanta, Georgia
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We are based in the beautiful Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos. We are among the most elite dive operations in the Galapagos and have been hosting land and marine tours since 1999. We pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service with a genuine Galapagos experience, keeping safety and value in mind. Come experience the terrestrial and underwater world of the Galapagos Island
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  • Very good6%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“spotted rays” (2 reviews)
“dive sites” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Av. Baltra | Corner with Charles Darwin street, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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+593 99 367 8771
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My bucket list summer started out with a 2 week stay in Santa Cruz, Galapagos islands. When my family and I arrived we booked a snorkel trip with a company who sourced out the trip. Needless to say it wasn't a great outing. We then...More

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Sean C, Guest Relations Manager at Albatros, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that Edison, and the rest of our team, took such great care of you. It is customers like you that make it so easy for us to continue showing guests the majesty of our islands....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The main goal for our dream trip to the Galapagos this past May was to see as much of the incredible wildlife as possible, in particular, that in the ocean. So, when we arrived, we took the advice of some guide books we had, and...More

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Sean C, Guest Relations Manager at Albatros, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We greatly appreciate such positive feedback and we are happy to hear we were able to meet and exceed your Galapagos adventure goals. As we are primarily a SCUBA shop, we feel it necessary to help as many people see...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

The staff was veryvery good! They made you feel comfortable in and outside the water. It was my first dive after 10 years and I panicked, but Leo made me calm again under the water so I could enjoy the rest of the dive. They...More

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Sean C, Guest Relations Manager at Albatros, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that our staff made your experience so memorable. No need to wait 10 more years to come diving again. Hope to see you soon!!

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Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

I dived with Albatros on Seymour Norte and Gordon Rocks. Both days it was awesome! Great atmosphere on the boat, good equipment, super tasty lunch and last but not least amazing and very professional instructors, Edison and Leo. I felt very safe during all dives,...More

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Sean C, Guest Relations Manager at Albatros, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Thank you for your kind review. It is great to hear our amazing customers appreciate the core values of our dive organization. We are happy to hear you had such a memorable experience and look forward to diving with you again next time!

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Reviewed June 5, 2018

I walked around Santa Cruz and checked out many dive shops. I ended up going with Albatros and I was NOT dissapointed. These guys had a focus on safety and had the best boat out of any that I saw. They were fair and treated...More

Thank Christopher R
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Sean C, Guest Relations Manager at Albatros, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2018

Christopher, Thank you for your review. We are happy that you chose Albatros to entrust you with such amazing experiences. What an epic place to first try SCUBA - your girlfriend is a lucky girl. We would definitely love to have you guys back aboard...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

This was my 3rd time diving with Albatros. They have an amazing group of guides that have been with the shop for years. This is hard to find in the Galapagos as guides come and go from shops. The staff goes the extra mile to...More

Thank Joe T
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Sean C, Guest Relations Manager at Albatros, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Joe, Thank you for your review. As always it is a pleasure to take you and your friends diving. As you can imagine, our first priority is safety. It is important for us to show our guests the enchantment of our islands and the amazing...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Me and my husband went with Albatros for one day diving trip (2 dives) to Seymour and Mosquera. Everything - from the round trip transfer from/to the hotel to the dives- was organised very well. There were 12 persons in the group with 7 divers...More

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Sean C, Guest Relations Manager at Albatros, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience! See you soon

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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

I'll start with the positives, we had 2 amazing dives at Gordon rocks. Our guide was extremely safety concious and briefed us for a good 30 minutes while we were motoring and getting set up. He was very good under the water, always checking our...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Dive: Gordon Rocks: FABULOSO!!! 😎👍👍 School of hammerheads, followed a few minutes later by school of spotted eagle rays!! AMAZING!!! Saw bevy of white-tip sharks as well! Surface Interval (with Galápagos shark!! and sea lions) at North Plazas Guide: Edison, very knowledgeable and experienced. Crew...More

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Sean C, Guest Relations Manager at Albatros, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Mark, thank you for your review. It was a pleasure diving with you and we are happy you were able to form such memorable experiences. We look forward to having you back for some more diving in the future.

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Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

For $180 two dives is expensive but was very worth it - Gordon’s rocks were incredible (hammerheads, turtles, sea lions etc.). Albatross has a really nice boat and tasty food. Group size was quite big (5) and there was confusion at one point during the...More

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Sean C, Guest Relations Manager at Albatros, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you had such a memorable experience and were able to enjoy such amazing wildlife with us. We look forward to seeing you back here soon!

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