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.


  • $10 all week

Wet suit

  • $30 all week


  • Departures: Wednesday – Wednesday
  • Capacity: 16 passengers
  • Year: 1971
  • Type: First Class Motor Sailor
  • Length:86 feet (26 m)
  • Max speed: 9 knots
8D/7N (Tower)
WEDNESDAY Baltra, Santa Cruz / Baltra Airport & Charles Darwin Station or Highlands
THURSDAY South Plazas, Santa Fe
FRIDAY San Cristobal / Witch Hill & El Junco
SATURDAY Española / Punta Suarez & Gardner Bay
SUNDAY Floreana / Post Office Bay & Punta Cormorant
MONDAY Santa Cruz, Dragon Hill & Santiago, Sullivan Bay
TUESDAY Genovesa / Darwin Bay & Prince Phillip’s Steps
WEDNESDAY Santa Cruz, Baltra / Turtle Cove & Baltra Airport
8D/7N (Fernandina)
WEDNESDAY Baltra & Santa Cruz / Baltra Airport & Highlands or Charles Darwin Station
THURSDAY Chinese Hat & Rabida
FRIDAY Isabela / Puerto Villamil & Sierra Negra Volcano
SATURDAY Isabela / Moreno Point & Elizabeth Bay
SUNDAY Isabela / Urbina Bay & Tagus Cove
MONDAY Fernandina & Isabela / Punta Espinosa & Punta Vicente Roca
TUESDAY Santiago  Puerto Egas & Bartolome
WEDNESDAY North Seymour & Baltra Airport