• Calipso

Calipso: A 16-passenger diving yacht for exploring the islands

Days: 8, 5 & 4 | From: $2,445/per person

The recently refurbished 16-passenger Calipso is a comfortable and adventurous way to enjoy the islands. The boat features a spacious lounge, dining area, dive deck, sundeck with a Jacuzzi. Itineraries are split between a standard Galapagos island itinerary and one that includes diving (for those with previous diving experience). Excursions are led by a bilingual naturalist guide and include snorkeling, hiking, and diving (for the diving itineraries).

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

Accommodations

The Calipso has six upper deck cabins, two main deck cabins, and two lower deck cabins.

Upper Deck:
Cabins 1, 2, 4 & 6 - 120 sq. ft.
Cabin 3 & 5- 130 sq. ft.

Main Deck:
Cabins 7 & 8 - 140 sq. ft.

Lower Deck:
Cabins 9 & 10 - 120 sq. ft.

All cabins have private bathrooms, individual climate controls and ample storage space for clothing and luggage.


Yacht Specifications

Construction: 1991 (remodeled in 2019)
Type: Power Motor Yacht
Length: 115 feet (35 meters)
Beam: 24 feet (7.3 meters)
Capacity: 16 passengers
Cruising speed: 12 knots
Crew: 10 members + 1 Guide

Itineraries & Pricing

Diving Cruise (8 days, Diving)

Thursday
Arrive to San Cristobal / Lobos Island

Friday
Carrion Point (Santa Cruz) / Northeast Seymour

Saturday
Wolf Island: La Ventana Islet / La Banana / Shark Bay Point / El Derrumbe

Sunday
Darwin Island: Darwin’s Arch / El Arenal

Monday
Darwin’s Arch (Darwin) / La Banana / Shark Bay Point / Anchor Bay (Wolf)

Tuesday
Isabela: Coka Port / Cape Marshall / Vicente Roca Point / Fernandina

Wednesday
Cousins Rock (Santiago) / El Chato/Tortoise Breeding Center (Santa Cruz)

Thursday
Puerto Baquerizo / Return to Mainland

Naturalist Cruise (8 days)

Thursday
Arrive to San Cristobal / Cerro Brujo

Friday
Bartholomew / Chinese Hat

Saturday
Espinosa Point (Fernandina) / Tagus Cove (Isabela)

Sunday
Isabela: Urbina Bay / Moreno Point

Monday
North Seymour / South Plaza

Tuesday
Floreana: Post Office Bay / Cormorant Point

Wednesday
Santa Fe / Tortoise Breeding Center (Santa Cruz)

Thursday
Interpretation Center (San Cristobal) / Return to Mainland

5 Day Itinerary

Thursday
Arrive to San Cristobal / Cerro Brujo

Friday
Bartholomew / Chinese Hat

Saturday
Espinosa Point (Fernandina) / Tagus Cove (Isabela)

Sunday
Isabela: Urbina Bay / Moreno Point

Monday
North Seymour / Return to Mainland

4 Day Itinerary

Monday
Arrive to Baltra / South Plaza

Tuesday
Floreana: Post Office Bay / Cormorant Point

Wednesday
Santa Fe / Tortoise Breeding Center (Santa Cruz)

Thursday
Interpretation Center (San Cristobal) / Return to Mainland

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Displayed itineraries are just summaries. Our travel specialists will help you select the best cruise based on your interests, timing and budget.

Pricing

Trip length: 8, 5, and 4 day itineraries

Max number of passengers: 16, in 10 cabins

Prices 2021:

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

Not included: Park fees (about $120 per person), Galapagos airfare (about $530 per person), gratuities, soft drinks, alchoholic drinks, wetsuit rentals, diving equipment (for dive cruises)

4 day cruise: $2,445 per person

5 day cruise: $5,845 per person

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

Single Supplement: 50%

Christmas and New Year Supplement: 35%

Charters: from $33,450 (4 days), $51,450 (5 days), $83,450 (8 days)

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