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I gave a qualified rating and an overall rating of four stars as much as anything because of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ejbennet
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London, United Kingdom
Fantastic cruise with Fragata

It was a unique adventure and an unbelievable time. Expectations were exceeded. The crew of the... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
Manuela H
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Halle Westfalen, Germany
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The Fragata is a spacious and comfortable owner-operated motor yacht that accommodates 16 passengers in cozy double, matrimonial and single cabins, all decorated and equipped to provide guests a relaxing cruise in the Galapagos islands. Fragata...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I gave a qualified rating and an overall rating of four stars as much as anything because of the staff and particularly our guide Roberto. The guide is really critical to the experience and all of our excursions were well thought out, we had great...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

It was a unique adventure and an unbelievable time. Expectations were exceeded. The crew of the boat was helpful and warm. Food was delicious and enough, cabins were small but efficient and clean. The english of our guide Andre was excellent. Unfortunately briefing in the...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I travelled on the last cruise on this yacht just before it went in for Major refurbishment so I won't waste time rating the interior and maintenance problems that I am sure have been dealt with. The crew is excellent and very...More

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Tierra-Verde-Tours, Manager at Fragata Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Dear briangl0412, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, and share you experience with other travelers. Indeed, Fragata Yacht is being improved and renovated in all its internal and external infraestructure. We have taken your valuable comments and turned them...More

Reviewed June 29, 2018

My husband and I travelled on the Fragata in early April - itinerary C. This was 8 days/7 nights. Some 8 day cruises are potentially split into two shorter cruises so that time can be wasted in the middle of your trip dropping off and...More

Thank aus5
Tierra-Verde-Tours, Marketing at Fragata Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Dear aus5, Thank you so much for your review and for taking the time to share your experience. We appreciate your feedback, and we are going to do our best to improve our services. We are pleased to announce that Fragata Yacht is being improved...More

Reviewed June 22, 2018

The ship isn't anything fancy, but it comfortable and clean. The advantage to being in one of the upper decks are obviously that the cabins have windows. However, if you are in one of the lower cabins you feel less motion and there is considerably...More

Thank floridamsey
Tierra-Verde-Tours, Marketing at Fragata Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Dear floridamsey, Thank you so much for this amazing review. We appreciate your feedback, and we are going to do our best to improve our services. We are pleased to announce that Fragata Yacht is being improved and renovated in all its internal and external...More

Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

I find this review tough to write. Some really good things, some really not so good. I guess I’d rate it 3.5 so 4 is generous. This is purely a review of the Fragata only and not the Galápagos Islands as a whole. I shall...More

Thank Adam P
Tierra-Verde-Tours, Marketing at Fragata Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Dear Adam, Thank you so much for this amazing review. We really appreciate your feedback. We are pleased to announce that Fragata Yacht is being improved and renovated in all its internal and external infrastructure, and will be ready soon to continue sailing in our...More

Reviewed May 22, 2018

We did the 8 day/7 night East Itinerary in late April 2018 - the waters were calm so no sea sickness. I swam in a lycra stinger suit and didn't require a wet suit, I took my own snorkelling gear. The waters were just starting...More

Thank Bellaqld4059
Tierra-Verde-Tours, Marketing at Fragata Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2018

Dear Bellaqld4059, Thank you so much for this lovely review. We work really hard to improve our services. We appreciate all feedback we receive. Next time you are in our Enchanted Islands, we will be glad to have you back on board :)

Reviewed May 6, 2018

It is hard to summarize just how awesome this trip was, the following list will not do the trip justice. -The Galapagos Islands are an amazing place. Beauty everywhere you look such that you get spoiled to it. -The Fragata Yacht crew is world class...More

1  Thank Maxwell G
Tierra-Verde-Tours, Marketing at Fragata Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2018

Dear Maxwell G, Thank you for your lovely review of our yacht. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back as guest again in the near future. Fragata Team

Reviewed May 5, 2018

This is the way the see the Galapagos! We had visited once before by staying a few nights on a couple islands. And while that was wonderful, it was so much better to have a full day in the water and on land, go to...More

1  Thank Thomas S
Tierra-Verde-Tours, Marketing at Fragata Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2018

Dear Thomas S, Thank you so much for the lovely review! We believe that feedback fuels our service. Next time you are in our Enchanted Islands, we would love to have you back! Fragata Team

Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

We did the 8D/7N itinerary D on Fragata Yacht. We booked directly with Tierra Verde Tours, Laura was very responsive and helpful! The cruise was absolutely amazing. The islands, marine life and land animals are beautiful and unique. We saw a diversity of wildlife and...More

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Tierra-Verde-Tours, Marketing at Fragata Yacht, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2018

Dear Marjolein T, Thank you for your lovely review of our yacht. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back as guest again in the near future. Fragata Team

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Hello thank you so much for getting in touch with us 😊. Please give us your email so we can send you detailed information about our Yacht. You can also go to our official website and get more information: itineraries... More
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I don't know what the waters are like at the end of June - but we were there 20 to 27th April doing the Eastern Itinerary and the water was very calm - as I said no sea sickness (and I do suffer if the water is very choppy... More
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