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How do you get to the ship after landing at the airport

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How do you get to the ship after landing at the airport

I want to Know if the Galapagos Explorer use Zodiac to board the ship ? CAN you bring your hand luggages with you on the zodiac ?

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1. Re: How do you get to the ship after landing at the airport

Dear Anickat,

all ships use either a zodiac or a small skiff to take passengers from shore to the ship. As for carry-on - they will take care of all your bags for you - no need to do the lugging around yourself. Now if you want to bring a small back pack for your land visits while on the cruise, there should be no problem.

Warmest regards,

Heather Blenkiron

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2. Re: How do you get to the ship after landing at the airport

On our trip to the Galapagos last week, some people even took small suitcases on the zodiac to get to the ship (you go bus to dock to zodiac to ship). Many of us took backpacks on the land visits with both wet and dry landings because of weather, swimming, etc. It was not that difficult, everything is piled in the middle and you get your stuff as you leave. Bigger suitcases were taken on a separate zodiac and arrived coming and going without any problem.

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3. Re: How do you get to the ship after landing at the airport

Thank you tvmovielover50,

On which ship w ere you ?

How long is the zodiac trip to the ship ?

How was the weather ?

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4. Re: How do you get to the ship after landing at the airport

Depending how choppy the water is, and where your ship is anchored it takes about 4-10 minutes by Zodiac. If your hand luggage is a backpack, you're perfectly fine keeping that with you.

5. Re: How do you get to the ship after landing at the airport

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