Cachalot

Cachalot

  • Price Per Person:

    From $3000

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Overview:

Cachalote ("sperm whale" in Spanish) is a steel-hulled, ketch-rigged, motor sailor, designed and built for comfort in California in 1971. She was remodelled as recently as 2002, and now provides more space and amenities than ever.

Cachalote accommodates 16 passengers in its many twin cabins, and one double cabin. All cabins have private bathrooms and individual climate control.

In addition to excellent service, the Cachalote is known for tasty food and knowledgeable naturalist guides. Relax on one of the three ample wooden decks, and cruise the archipelago with style.

Key Features:

Fully air-conditioned,All Rooms have private bathrooms / hot water,Remodeled in 2002 for more spaciousness,Multilingual naturalist guide

Awarded the Smart Voyager Certificate for sound conservation practices

Technical Specifications:
Year of construction : 1971

Type : Motor Yacht

Category : First Class

Length : 86 feet (26m)

Beam : 18 feet (6m)

Capacity: 16 passengers

On Board : Saloon,Bar,Large dining room,Sun deck

Accommodation:

Main Deck : One Double Cabin

Lower Deck : 7 Double Cabins with bunk beds

All cabins with private bathrooms, hot water and air conditioning

Main Engines : 280 h.p. Caterpillar diesel engine

Mechanical Equipment : 280 H.P Caterpillar diesel engine,2 Perkins generators for 110v and 220v,Reverse osmosis water maker

Max Speed : 9 knots

Crew : All crew are fully trained and certified,Captain,Multilingual naturalist guide,Cook,Engineer,Barman,3 sailors.

Safety & Navigation : VHF and DSC & HF DSC radios,EPIRB,SART,Satellite tracking device,2 GPS's,2 radars,Depth sounder,Flares,Basic first aid kits,2 tenders with outboards,Flotation rings,Life rafts with surplus capacity for all passengers and crew.

Trip At A Glance

Price Per Person: $3000, (High season)

Single Supplement: $

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Class: Sailing Yachts

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Best time to travel:

FERNANDINA ITINERARY

Wed.

AM

Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat

PM

Santa Cruz Island: Highlands or Charles Darwin Station

Thu.

AM

Santiago Island: Chinese Hat

PM

Rabida Island

Fri.

AM

Isabela Island: Villamil Port

PM

Isabela Island: Sierra Negra Volcano

Sat.

AM

Isabela Island: Moreno Point

PM

Isabela Island: Elizabeth Bay

Sun.

AM

Isabela Island: Urbina Bay

PM

Isabela Island: Tagus Cove

Mon.

AM

Fernandina Island: Espinoza Point

PM

Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point

Tue.

AM

Santiago Island: Egas Port

PM

Bartholomew Island

Wed.

AM

North Saymour Island

 

Transfer to the Baltra airport

 

ISABELA ITINERARY

Fri.

AM

Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat

PM

Isabela Island: Villamil Port

Sat.

AM

Isabela Island: Moreno Point

PM

Isabela Island: Elizabeth Bay

Sun.

AM

Isabela Island: Urbina Bay

PM

Isabela Island: Tagus Cove

Mon.

AM

Fernandina Island: Espinoza Point

PM

Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point

Tue.

AM

Santiago Island: Egas Port

PM

Bartholomew Island

Wed.

AM

North Saymour Island

 

Transfer to the Baltra airport

 

TOWER ITINERARY

Wed.

AM

Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat

PM

Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station or El Chato Tortoise Reserve

Thu.

AM

Santa Fe Island

PM

South Plazas Island

Fri.

AM

San Cristobal Island: Witch Hill

PM

San Cristobal Island: El Junco Lagoon

Sat.

AM

Española Island: Gardner Bay

PM

Española Island: Suarez Point

Sun.

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Floreana Island: Cormorant Point

PM

Floreana Island: Post Office Bay

Mon.

AM

Santa Cruz Island: Dragon Hill

PM

Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay

Tue.

AM

Genovesa Island: Darwin Bay

PM

Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip's Steps

Wed.

AM

Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle Cove

 

Transfer to the Baltra airport

 

HOOD ITINERARY

Fri.

AM

Arrival in San Cristobal and transfer to boat

PM

San Cristobal Island: El Junco Lagoon

Sat.

AM

Española Island: Gardner Bay

PM

Española Island: Suarez Point

Sun.

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Floreana Island: Cormorant Point

PM

Floreana Island: Post Office Bay

Mon.

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Santa Cruz Island: Dragon Hill

PM

Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay

Tue.

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Genovesa Island: Darwin Bay

PM

Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip's Steps

Wed.

AM

Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle Cove

 

Transfer to the Baltra airport

Cachalot Gallery

Price include

Additional Information

Fuel Surchage

Single Supplement: 50%

Charter Surchage

High Season Supplements: Surcharge $130 per pax in Christmas and New Year

6 day itinerary is only available during high season

Children Policy

It doesn't have age limit

Children under 12, 50% off. Only one child per adult 

Rates include:

All meals and activities throughout the cruise

Bilingual national park guide  

Soft beverages (water, coffee and tea)

Fuel surcharge

Kayaks

Not included:

$100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee

Galapagos Transit Control Card ($10)

Airfare from mainland Ecuador

Alcoholic beverages consumed onboard

Gratuities

Cancellation/medical insurance

Snorkeling gear (mask, snorkel and fins)

Use of wetsuit

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