Max Passengers: 16
Originally a fishing boat, built in 1988 in Vancouver, Canada, this large and spacious motor vessel was converted into a passenger's vessel in the early 2000’s. With an exclusive capacity for only 16 travelers, this fully air-conditioned yacht features incredible gourmet cuisine prepared from an international menu and served by a friendly staff, dedicated to making your Galapagos experience a great one.
The Cachalote Explorer is a charming and comfortable First-Class yacht, built for the rough waters of the Canadian West Coast, so it will provide a stable, smooth and relaxing ride while on your beautiful Galapagos small ship tour.
After a full day of activities, you will look forward to falling into the comfortable beds of your cabin. There are eight rooms in total and one features a matrimonial bed. All of them with individual climate controls and private bathrooms with hot and cold water.
The Galapagos Islands
Any Galapagos experience aboard the Cachalote Explorer features the staple activities, like snorkeling alongside sea turtles and tropical fish, hiking, and exploring the natural sites of these enchanting islands, led by your multi-lingual naturalist guide.
Length - 22.95 m
Width - 7.32 m
Draft - 3.75 m
Hull - Steel
Speed - 8 knots
Safety equipment - VHF and DSC & HF DSC radios, satellite phone, mobile regular phones, EPIRB, SART, satellite tracking device, 2 GPS devices, 2 radars, depth sounder, flares, basic first aid equipment, 2 tenders with outboards, flotation rings, life rafts with surplus capacity for all passengers and crew, lifejackets, paddles, etc.
Crew - Captain, naturalist guide, mechanic engineer, naturalist guide, cook, barman, 3 sailors.