• Archipel I

Archipel I: A comfortable 16 passenger catamaran

Days: 8, 5 & 4 | From: $2,095/per person

The Archipel I is a first class power catamaran, offering slightly more stability than a single-hulled vessel. The ship accommodates 16 passengers in 8 cabins, all with private facilities and climate controls. The ship offers good-sized cabins, ample social areas, a lounge bar, library, and sun deck with outdoor bar. All excursions are led by a bilingual naturalist guide.

  • Regular departures throughout the year
  • Available for private charter
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Vessel Information

Accommodations

  • 8 Ocean View Cabins, 107 sq. ft., all located on main deck, 2 have a matrimonial bed and 6 have twin beds (2 twin cabins can be converted to matrimonial).
  • All cabins have private bathrooms, individual climate controls and ample storage space for clothing and luggage.

Groups & Charters: This yacht is also available for private charter or for small groups of friends or family. Its 8 cabins can accommodate up to 16 people. Inquire for more details.

Available Activities (Depending On Itinerary)

    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Zodiac Rides
    • Kayaking

Yacht Specifications

  • Construction: completed in 2002
  • Type: Mid-range motor catamaran
  • Length: 88 ft. / 27 mts.
  • Beam: 36 ft. / 11 mts.
  • Engines: 2 Cummins, 250 H.P. each
  • Speed: 10 knots
  • Crew: Captain, Bilingual Naturalist Guide, plus 6 crew members

Itineraries & Pricing

Itinerary A (8 days)

Itinerary A (8 days)

Monday
Arrive to San Cristóbal / Interpretation Center

Tuesday
Santa Fe / South Plaza

Wednesday
North Seymour / Chinese Hat

Thursday
Santa Cruz: Twin Craters & El Chato / Fausto Llerena

Friday
Isabela: Moreno Point / Elizabeth Bay

Saturday
Espinoza Point (Fernandina) / Vicente Roca Point

Sunday
Egas Port (Santiago) / Rábida

Monday
Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz) / Return to Mainland

Itinerary B (8 days)

Itinerary B (8 days)

Monday
Arrive to Baltra / Bachas Beach

Tuesday
Genovesa: Prince Philip’s Steps / Darwin Bay

Wednesday
Bartolome / Sullivan Bay (Santiago)

Thursday
Santa Cruz: Twin Craters & El Chato / CC Fausto Llerena

Friday
Floreana: Cormorant Point / Post Office Bay

Saturday
Española: Gardner Bay / Suarez Point

Sunday
San Cristobal: Punta Pitt / Cerro Brujo

Monday
San Cristobal: Lobos Island / Return to Mainland

Itinerary A5 (5 days)

Thursday
Arrive to Baltra / Fausto Llerena

Friday
Isabela: Moreno Point / Urbina Bay

Saturday
Espinoza Point (Fernandina) / Vicente Roca Point (Isabela)

Sunday
Egas Port (Santiago) / Rábida

Monday
Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz) / Return to Mainland

Itinerary B5 (5 days)

Itinerary B5 (5 days)

Thursday
Arrive to Baltra / Fausto Llerena

Friday
Floreana: Cormorant Point / Post Office Bay

Saturday
Española: Gardner Bay / Suarez Point

Sunday
San Cristobal: Punta Pitt / Cerro Brujo

Monday
San Cristobal: Lobos Island / Return to Mainland

Itinerary A4 (4 days)

Itinerary A4 (4 days)

Monday
Arrive to San Cristóbal / Interpretation Center

Tuesday
Santa Fe / South Plaza

Wednesday
North Seymour / Chinese Hat

Thursday
Santa Cruz: Twin Craters & El Chato / Return to Mainland

Itinerary B4 (4 days)

Itinerary B4 (4 days)

Monday
Arrive to Baltra / Bachas Beach

Tuesday
Genovesa: Prince Philip’s Steps / Darwin Bay

Wednesday
Bartolome / Sullivan Bay (Santiago)

Thursday
Santa Cruz: Twin Craters & El Chato / Return to Mainland

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The itineraries displayed here are only summaries. Our travel specialists will help you select the best cruise based on your interests, timing, and budget.

Pricing

Trip length: 4 day, 5 day, & 8 day

Max number of passengers: 16, in 8 cabins

Prices 2022:

Included: All meals, guides & activities, water, coffee and tea, snorkeling equipment, kayaks

Not included: Park fees (about $120 per person), Galapagos airfare (about $600 per person), gratuities, wet suit rentals ($32-$64 per person), soft drinks and alcoholic drinks

Ocean View Cabin (prices in parenthesis are for peak season):

4 day cruise: $2,095 ($2,395) per person

5 day cruise: $2,895 ($3,295) per person

8 day cruise: $4,695 ($5,295) per person

Children 11 years and under receive a 20% discount (1 child per 2 adults)

Single Supplement: 80%

Charters: from $33,520 (4 days), $46,320 (5 days), $75,120 (8 days)

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