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Family in the Galapagos
$3,960
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Eastern Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Cachalote Explorer
  • Observe the Galapagos tortoise
  • Ride a boat to Black Turtle Cove
  • Climb up Prince Phillip's Steps
  • Snorkel around Devil's Crown
Activities: Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Enjoy this 8-day cruise through the eastern islands of the Galapagos, covering some of the most beautiful islands including San Cristobal, South Plaza, Santa Cruz, and Genovesa. Overflowing with wildlife, volcanic wonders, and breathtaking landscapes, this is the perfect vacation choice. Get ready …
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Devil's Crown Galapagos
$2,970
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Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise

6 Day Itinerary aboard Cachalote Explorer
  • View the blowhole on EspaƱola
  • Leave a postcard at Post Office Bay
  • Cruise along mangrove-lined shores
  • Visit Black Turtle Cove
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark on this 6-day adventure that explores the highlights of the central and eastern islands of the Galapagos. Indulge in the picturesque beauty of the unique landscape, relax on the beach, do some exploratory snorkeling, and wander through the islands of this archipelago. Get ready to see an …
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(Santiago)
$7,394
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Islands Circumnavigation I

15 Day Itinerary aboard Cachalote Explorer
  • Take a boat ride in Dragon Hill
  • Visit the blowhole
  • Hike on Bartolome Island
  • Learn about Galapagos tortoises
Activities: Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Enjoy an extensive adventure into the unique world of the Galapagos on this incredible journey. This 15-day voyage offers the traveler an opportunity to really become immersed in the unique splendor of these islands. Wildlife viewing opportunities will abound as you traverse the islands, snorkel in …
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Sierra Negra volcano
$7,394
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Islands Circumnavigation II

15 Day Itinerary aboard Cachalote Explorer
  • Ride a boat to Black Turtle Cove
  • Visit El Junco Lagoon
  • Explore the Sierra Negra
  • Observe iguanas feeding
Activities: Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Take an incredible journey through the unique world of the Galapagos on this 15-day circumnavigation. Spend your days exploring the archipelago, encountering sea lions, Galapagos penguins, frigate birds, flightless cormorants, tortoises, and many more unique native species! Wildlife viewing …
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Sea lion on North Seymour
$2,970
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West-Central Islands

6 Day Itinerary aboard Cachalote Explorer
  • Explore Punta Moreno
  • Snorkel at Punta Vicente Roca
  • Visit Puerto Egas and watch seals
  • Witness spectacular views
Activities: Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark on this 6-day adventure that explores the incredible western and central islands of the Galapagos. Highlights of the west include beautiful Santa Cruz, wildlife-rich Isabela, cliff-laden Fernandina, and the amazing black beaches of Santiago. Be entertained by the antics of friendly sea lions …
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Getting up close with a crab in the Galapagos
$3,960
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Western Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Cachalote Explorer
  • Visit a tortoise breeding center
  • Explore Elizabeth Bay
  • Take a hike in Bartolome
  • Snorkel in Isabela
Activities: Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark on this exciting 8-day tour of the Galapagos' wild west! Highlights of the west include beautiful Santa Cruz, wildlife-rich Isabela, cliff-laden Fernandina, and the amazing black beaches of Santiago. These islands are rich with an abundance of wildlife both in and out of the ocean …
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2018
EmbarksDays 
Oct 178Western Islands
Oct 1715Islands Circumnavigation I
Oct 196West-Central Islands
Oct 248Eastern Islands
Oct 2415Islands Circumnavigation II
Oct 266Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Oct 318Western Islands
Oct 3115Islands Circumnavigation I
Nov 026West-Central Islands
Nov 078Eastern Islands
Nov 0715Islands Circumnavigation II
Nov 096Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Nov 1415Islands Circumnavigation I
Nov 148Western Islands
Nov 166West-Central Islands
Nov 218Eastern Islands
Nov 2115Islands Circumnavigation II
Nov 236Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Nov 2815Islands Circumnavigation I
Nov 288Western Islands
Nov 306West-Central Islands
Dec 058Eastern Islands
Dec 0515Islands Circumnavigation II
Dec 076Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Dec 1215Islands Circumnavigation I
Dec 128Western Islands
Dec 146West-Central Islands
Dec 198Eastern Islands
Dec 1915Islands Circumnavigation II
Dec 216Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Dec 2615Islands Circumnavigation I
Dec 268Western Islands
Dec 286West-Central Islands
2019
EmbarksDays 
Jan 028Eastern Islands
Jan 168Eastern Islands
Jan 308Eastern Islands
Feb 138Eastern Islands
Feb 278Eastern Islands
Mar 016Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Mar 138Eastern Islands
Mar 156Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Mar 208Western Islands
Mar 2015Islands Circumnavigation I
Mar 226West-Central Islands
Mar 2715Islands Circumnavigation II
Mar 278Eastern Islands
Mar 296Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Apr 038Western Islands
Apr 0315Islands Circumnavigation I
Apr 056West-Central Islands
Apr 108Eastern Islands
Apr 1015Islands Circumnavigation II
Apr 126Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Apr 178Western Islands
Apr 1715Islands Circumnavigation I
Apr 196West-Central Islands
Apr 248Eastern Islands
Apr 2415Islands Circumnavigation II
Apr 266Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
May 018Western Islands
May 0115Islands Circumnavigation I
May 036West-Central Islands
May 088Eastern Islands
May 0815Islands Circumnavigation II
May 106Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
May 158Western Islands
May 1515Islands Circumnavigation I
May 176West-Central Islands
May 228Eastern Islands
May 2215Islands Circumnavigation II
May 246Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
May 2915Islands Circumnavigation I
May 298Western Islands
May 316West-Central Islands
Jun 058Eastern Islands
Jun 0515Islands Circumnavigation II
Jun 076Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Jun 1215Islands Circumnavigation I
Jun 128Western Islands
Jun 146West-Central Islands
Jun 198Eastern Islands
Jun 1915Islands Circumnavigation II
Jun 216Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Jun 2615Islands Circumnavigation I
Jun 268Western Islands
Jun 286West-Central Islands
Jul 038Eastern Islands
Jul 0315Islands Circumnavigation II
Jul 056Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Jul 1015Islands Circumnavigation I
Jul 108Western Islands
Jul 126West-Central Islands
Jul 178Eastern Islands
Jul 1715Islands Circumnavigation II
Jul 196Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Jul 2415Islands Circumnavigation I
Jul 248Western Islands
Jul 266West-Central Islands
Jul 318Eastern Islands
Jul 3115Islands Circumnavigation II
Aug 026Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Aug 0715Islands Circumnavigation I
Aug 078Western Islands
Aug 096West-Central Islands
Aug 148Eastern Islands
Aug 1415Islands Circumnavigation II
Aug 166Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Aug 2115Islands Circumnavigation I
Aug 218Western Islands
Aug 236West-Central Islands
Aug 288Eastern Islands
Aug 2815Islands Circumnavigation II
Aug 306Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Sep 066West-Central Islands
Sep 118Eastern Islands
Sep 206West-Central Islands
Sep 258Eastern Islands
Oct 0215Islands Circumnavigation I
Oct 028Western Islands
Oct 046West-Central Islands
Oct 0915Islands Circumnavigation II
Oct 098Eastern Islands
Oct 116Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Oct 168Western Islands
Oct 1615Islands Circumnavigation I
Oct 186West-Central Islands
Oct 2315Islands Circumnavigation II
Oct 238Eastern Islands
Oct 256Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Oct 308Western Islands
Oct 3015Islands Circumnavigation I
Nov 016West-Central Islands
Nov 0615Islands Circumnavigation II
Nov 068Eastern Islands
Nov 086Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Nov 138Western Islands
Nov 1315Islands Circumnavigation I
Nov 156West-Central Islands
Nov 208Eastern Islands
Nov 2015Islands Circumnavigation II
Nov 226Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Nov 278Western Islands
Nov 2715Islands Circumnavigation I
Nov 296West-Central Islands
Dec 048Eastern Islands
Dec 0415Islands Circumnavigation II
Dec 066Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Dec 118Western Islands
Dec 1115Islands Circumnavigation I
Dec 136West-Central Islands
Dec 188Eastern Islands
Dec 1815Islands Circumnavigation II
Dec 206Galapagos Eastern Island Cruise
Dec 258Western Islands
Dec 2515Islands Circumnavigation I
Dec 276West-Central Islands
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. 

Accommodations
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. 

Specifications

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. 
Cachalote Explorer
Upper Deck (Cabin 1-2)
Comfortable rooms featuring a matrimonial bed with individual climate controls and private bathrooms with hot and cold water.
Cachalote Explorer
Lower Deck (Cabin 3-7)
Comfortable rooms featuring a matrimonial bed with individual climate controls and private bathrooms with hot and cold water.
Cachalote Explorer
Stateroom (Cabin 8)
Comfortable room featuring a matrimonial bed with individual climate controls and private bathrooms with hot and cold water.
Cachalote Explorer, Deck Plan
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Everything was amazing! The planning with Adventure Life went smoothly. The actual trip was fantastic! One of the best trips I have experienced. The cruise staff members were knowledgeable and attentive. I will be writing more about this on the blog!
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