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Outdoor Space

Social areas, sundeck, restaurant & bar area and boat design.

Cabin Space

Type and size of cabin, type of beds, windows and access to the cabins.

Comfort and Amenities

Special features, beach towels, air conditioning, jacuzzi, TV, toiletries.

Highlights of the Cachalote Explorer Yacht

  • The Cachalote Explorer motor yacht ship began Galapagos operation in 2018. Originating from Vancouver, Canada & its menacing rough west coast, the Cachalote Explorer is set to excel in Galapagos waters, providing a smooth & comfortable journey.
  • Social areas include a large dining area and salon for relaxing, dining and socializing. There is also a sun deck for relaxing between island visits, and a viewing deck on the bow.
  • Comfortable cabins offer either lower beds or bunks, with air-conditioning & hot showers.
  • Two single passenger kayaks are available to use during leisure time.

Cachalote Explorer Yacht Photos

Cachalote Explorer Galapagos Cruise

Itineraries and pricing 2019

Browse through the different cruise itineraries below by clicking on each one.

 

discounts often available

Itinerary map

  • $3300Per person

 

6 days – Itinerary Hood

  • FRISan Cristobal: Airport, Baquerizo Moreno Port
  • SATEspañola: Gardner Bay, Suarez Point
  • SUNFloreana: Cormorant Point, Post Office Bay
  • MONSanta Cruz: Dragon Hill, Santiago: Sullivan Bay
  • TUEGenovesa: Darwin Bay, Prince Phillip Steps
  • WEDBlack Turtle Cove, Baltra Airport

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Itinerary map

  • $3300Per person

 

6 days – Itinerary James

  • FRIBaltra Airport, Transfer to speedboat to Puerto Villamil in Isabela.
  • SATIsabela: Moreno Point, Elizabeth Bay
  • SUNIsabela: Urbina Bay, Tagus Cove
  • MONFernandina: Espinosa Point, Isabela: Vicente Roca Point
  • TUESantiago: Egas Port, Bartholomew
  • WEDNorth Seymour, Baltra Airport

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Itinerary map

  • $4400Per person

 

8 days – Itinerary Fernandina

  • WEDArrive in Baltra Airport, Santa Cruz Highlands, Charles Darwin Station
  • THUChinese Hat, Rabida
  • FRIIsabela: Sierra Negra, Villamil Port
  • SATIsabela: Moreno Point, Elizabeth Bay
  • SUNIsabela: Urbina Bay, Tagus Cove
  • MONFernandina: Espinosa Point, Isabela: Vicente Roca Point
  • TUESantiago: Egas Port, Bartholomew
  • WEDNorth Seymour, Baltra Airport

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Itinerary map

  • $4400Per person

 

8 days – Itinerary Tower

  • WEDArrival to Baltra Airport, Highlands and Charles Dawrin station
  • THUPlazas, Santa Fe
  • FRISan Cristobal: Witch Hill, Colorado Hill
  • SATEspañola: Gardner Bay, Suarez Point
  • SUNFloreana: Cormorant Point, Post Office Bay
  • MONSanta Cruz: Dragon Hill, Santiago: Sullivan Bay
  • TUEGenovesa: Darwin Bay, Prince Phillip Steps
  • WEDBlack Turtle Cove, Baltra

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About Galapagos itineraries

On day 1 there is only time for an afternoon visit to be included; similarly, on the final day, there is only a brief morning visit. The reason for this is to connect with the Galapagos flight arrivals and departures at the airport.

Contact us for information about which itineraries will run on different dates through the year, and to check tour availabilities. We often have special Galapagos offers too!

All yacht information is correct at time of publishing but may be subject to change by the yacht operator or Galapagos National Park authority. Published prices may be subject to change without prior notice

Cachalote Explorer Yacht Specifications

Deck plan

Cachalote Explorer Galapagos Cruise Yacht – cachalote main deck

main deck

  • 1 Master Suites 355ft² / 33m²: Panoramic Windows, can be converted in Triple room
  • 1 Master Suites 355ft² / 33m²: Panoramic Windows, can be converted in Triple room
Cachalote Explorer Galapagos Cruise Yacht – cachalote upper deck

Upper Deck

  • 2 Master Suites 355 ft² / 33 m²
  • Private Balcony, Matrimonial Beds only.
  • 2 Junior Suites 226 ft² / 21 m²

Private Balcony Double cabins can be converted in Twin or King Size Beds.

Cachalote Explorer Galapagos Cruise Yacht – cachalote lower deck

Lower Deck

  • 2 Standard cabins 215 ft² / 20 m²

One Matrimonial Cabin and one Twin Bed Cabin.

ABOUT GALAPAGOS CABINS

It is possible to request the cabin of your choice at time of booking – just let us know your preference. Final decision on cabin allocation is always in the hands of the yacht operator.

Meet the cruise

  • Type: Motor Boat
  • Capacity: 16 passengers
  • Length: 26.8 meters / 88 feet
  • Beam: 7.31 meters / 24 feet
  • Cruising speed: 8 knots (appx)
  • Crew: 8 + guide

Facilities

  • cabinCabins: Upper deck - Lower deck
  • Private bathroom
  • air conditioningAir conditioning
  • toiletriesToiletries
  • room towelsRoom towels
  • beach towelsBeach towels
  • electricity110v Electricity point in cabin
  • sundeckSundeck
  • lounge areaLounge area
  • barBar
  • vTV/Media player
  • wetsuitsWetsuits for rental
  • Kayaks2 Single Kayaks

Diving – Snorkeling

    • Snorkeling: yes, wetsuit rental not included
    • Diving possible: No.

Included Services

  • Meals: From lunch on Day 1, until breakfast on the final day.
  • Accommodation with private bathroom.
  • Excursions as listed in the itinerary, with a certified naturalist bilingual guide (Spanish/English).
  • Snorkel equipment *Depending on the cruise.
  • Drinking water, tea, coffee, snacks.
  • Bus ticket Baltra Airport / Itabaca channel – $5 pp *Depending on the cruise.

Excluded Services

  • Entrance fees Galapagos:
    • Galapagos National Park $100 pp (subject to change).
    • Galapagos transit control card $20 pp (subject to change).
    • Isabela docking fee $15 pp *Depending on the cruise.
    • Santa Cruz Highland Tortoises Ranch $5 *Depending on the cruise.
    • Bus ticket Baltra Airport / Itabaca channel – $5 *Depending on the cruise.
  • Flight: International Flights.
  • Quito/Guayaquil – Galapagos – Quito/Guayaquil.
  • Airport transfers in Quito or Guayaquil.
  • Singles supplement *Depending on the cruise.
  • Alcoholic beverages & colas (there is a bar on board).
  • Tips for guides and crew.
  • Any other personal expenses.
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