Accommodation:

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.

Snorkeling

  • $10 all week

Wet suit

  • $30 all week
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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Departures: Wednesday – Wednesday
  • Capacity: 16 passengers
  • Year: 1971
  • Type: First Class Motor Sailor
  • Length:86 feet (26 m)
  • Max speed: 9 knots
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ITINERARY Tower (FRIDAY TO WENDESDAY-6 DAYS/5 NIGHTS)
Friday: AM – San Cristobal airport: Afternoon visit to el El Junco
Saturday: AM – Española Gardner Bay
PM – Punta Suarez
Sunday: AM – Floreana: Punta Cormorant
PM – Post Office Bay
Monday: AM – Dragon Hill
PM – Sullivan Bay
Tuesday: AM – Genovesa Darwin Bay
PM – Prince Phillips steps
Wednesday: AM – Turtle Cove / Baltra airport
ITINERARY Fernandina (FRIDAY TO WENDESDAY-6 DAYS/5 NIGHTS)
Friday: Baltra / Transfer to Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz. At 14:00 you will take the speed boat that will take you to
Isabela Islands where you will board the CACHALOTE. This would be around 17:00
Saturday: AM – Isabela: Punta Moreno & Elizabeth Bay
Sunday: Isabela: Urbina Bay & Tagus Cove
Monday: Fernandina: Punta Espinoza / Isabela: Punta Vicente Roca
Tuesday: Santiago: Puerto Egas / Bartolome
Wednesday: AM – North Seymour / Baltra airport
8-DAY GALAPAGOS ITINERARY “Tower” FRIDAY-FRIDAY:
FRIDAY: AM – Baltra airport /Santa Cruz: Afternoon visit to the Highlands and Charles Darwin Station
SATURDAY: AM – Santa Fe Island
PM – South Plaza Island
SUNDAY: AM – San Cristobal: Cerro Brujo & El Junco
MONDAY: AM – Española Island: Gardner Bay
PM – Española Island: Suárez Point
TUESDAY: Floreana: Punta Cormorant & Post Office Bay
WEDNESDAY: Dragon Hill / James: Sullivan Bay
THURSDAY: AM – Genovesa Island: Darwin Bay
PM – Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip’s Steps
FRIDAY: AM – Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle Cove
8-DAY GALAPAGOS ITINERARY “FERNANDINA” FRIDAY-FRIDAY:
FRIDAY: AM – Baltra Island
PM – Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Station and Highlands
SATURDAY: Sombrero Chino / Rabida
SUNDAY: AM – Isabela Island: Puerto Villamil PM – Isabela Island: Sierra Negra Volcano
MONDAY: AM – Isabela Island: Moreno Point
PM – Isabela Island: Elizabeth Bay
TUESDAY: AM – Isabela Island: Urbina Bay
PM – Isabela Island: Tagus Cove
WEDNESDAY: AM – Fernandina Island: Espinosa Point
PM – Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point
THURSDAY:  AM – Santiago Island: Puerto Egas
PM – Bartholomew Island
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