Cachalote Motor Sailor

  • Cachalote Exterior
  • Cachalote Motor Sailor
  • Cachalote Motor Sailor
  • Cachalote Motor Sailor


6 days
8 days
15 days
High Season
Low Season
Charter High Season
Charter Low Season
- Low Season: May 1 - June 15, September 1- October 31, December 1-7
- Discounts:
* Special discount for children under twelve years old (one child per adult). This discount is not applicaple over Christmas and New Years departures.
* Single supplement: 50% increase over sharing accommodation rate
* A surcharge of $130 NET per person is applicaple during Christmas and New Years weeks

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
  • Occassional Diving available

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)
  • Wetsuit


Cachalote is a beautifully decorated motor/sailer that accommodates 16 passengers in her 8 cabins: upper/lower berths and one matrimonial cabin all with private baths with hot/cold water showers, fully air conditioned with independent air conditioning units in each cabin. There is plenty of deck space on 3 different wooden decks with seats and cushions to relax in the shade or sunbathe during the cruise.

Features 8 air conditioned double cabins each with private bathroom and hot/cold water shower. Cabins # 1-7 with bunk beds (double lower and upper single berth) are located on lower deck and cabin # 8 with matrimonial berth on main deck.
Dining area and salon on main deck, ample sun deck, freezer, refrigerator, TV and DVD player. Snorkeling equipment on board.


  • Year of construction: 1971
  • Type: Motor Yacht ' Schooner rigged motor sailor
  • Length: 86 feet (26 m)
  • Beam: 19 feet (6 m)
  • Capacity: 16 Passengers
  • Accommodation:
    - 8 double staterooms each with private bathroom.
    - Hot / cold water showers.
  • On Board: Saloon, Bar, Large dining room, Sun deck
  • 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.

Itinerary 8D / 7N Cruises (A) - FERNANDINA

Wed. AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat
PM Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station and Highlands
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 Seymour Island
PM Baltra: Transfer to the airport

Itinerary 8D / 7N Cruises (B) - TOWER

Wed. AM Arrival in Baltra and transfer to boat
PM Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station
Thu. AM Plazas Island
PM Santa Fe Island
Fri. AM San Cristobal Island: Witch Hill
PM San Cristobal Island: Galapaguera & El Junco Lagoon
Sat. AM Española Island: Gardner Bay
PM Española Island: Suarez Point
Sun. AM Floreana Island: Cormorant Point
PM Floreana Island: Post Office Bay / Devli's Crown
Mon. AM Santa Cruz Island: Dragon Hill
PM Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay
Tue. AM Genovesa Island: El Barranco
PM Genovesa Island: Darwin Bay
Wed. AM Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle
PM Baltra: Transfer to the airport



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