Galapagos
Islands
Soft Adventure
Trip Style
Superior
Cruise Category

M/C Archipell I Galapagos Catamaran.

The M/C Archipell I Galapagos Catamaran is an Eco-Catamaran designed to offer space and comfort. Its design ensures stability and speed, magnificent for navigation and exploration of the Galapagos Islands aboard an ecological catamaran.

KEY FEATURES

  • The M/C Archipell I Galapagos Catamaran  is a superior Galapagos cruise.
  • Spacious cabins with lower berths.
  • Bilingual Naturalist Guide.
  • International standard service and security.
  • Eco-friendly catamaran (solar energy).

The M/C Archipell II Galapagos Cruise is a uniquely designed eco-catamaran offering space and comfort. Its design ensures stability and speed. Ideal for navigating and exploring the Galapagos Islands aboard and environmental friendly boat.

ACCOMMODATION & DISTRIBUTION

This catamaran has 6 cabins with lower twin beds and 2 cabins with matrimonial beds. All of the cabins have private bathrooms, hot water and air-conditioning. The Archipell I also has a comfortable dining room, TV, DVD, stereo, library, an indoor bar, a bar on the upper deck and a spacious tanning deck with reclining chairs. In addition, all cabins are located on the main deck with an outside view.

Crew and Service The boat also has a complete crew including a naturalist guide level III, who has been trained and licensed by the Galapagos National Park at the Charles Darwin Research Station.

Technical Specifications 
Type:  Solar – Motor Catamaran
Category:  Superior
Year:  2002
Capacity:  16 passengers
Length:  88.58 ft / 27 m
Beam:  36.08 ft / 11 m
Draft:  4.75 ft / 1.45 m
Speed:  12 knots
Gross Tonnage:  260 tons
Main Engines:  2 Cummins IMO 240 hp each
Electric System:  6 kw SOLAR ENERGY and 2 auxiliary generators (IMO)
Electric power:  110v and 220v AC/DC
Water Capacity:  3,000 gallons plus water maker with 1000 gal/day capacity
Diesel Capacity:  2,000 gallons
Construction Material:  Fiberglass
Crew:  7 members plus 1 bilingual nature guide II/III
Diving:  Not Available
Equipment for Multisports:  snorkels, masks, sea kayak equipment
Safety Equipment:  All the equipment necessary for sailing in fulfilment with International Coast Guard regulations

 

Deck Plans


1

8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS - Itinerary A

MONDAY – MONDAY

DAY 1

MONDAY

AM: Arrival at San Cristobal Airport (SCY)

PM: Interpretation Centre and Frigatebird Hill

DAY 2

TUESDAY

PM: Santa Fe

AM: South Plaza

DAY 3

WEDNESDAY

AM: North Seymour

PM: Chinese Hat

DAY 4

THURSDAY

AM: Twin Craters – El Chato Reserve

PM: CC Fausto Llerena

DAY 5

FRIDAY

AM: Moreno Point (Isabela)

PM: Urbina Bay

DAY 6

SATURDAY

AM: Espinoza Point (Fernandina)

PM: Vicente Roca Point (Isabela)

DAY 7

SUNDAY

AM: Puerto Egas (Santiago)

PM: Rabida

DAY 8

MONDAY

AM: Black Turtle Cove

Transfer out to Baltra Airport

2

8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS - Itinerary B

MONDAY – MONDAY

DAY 1

MONDAY

AM: Arrival at Baltra Airport

PM: Bachas Beach

DAY 2

TUESDAY

AM: Prince Philip’s Steps (Genovesa)

PM: Darwin Bay (Genovesa)

DAY 3

WEDNESDAY

AM: Bartholomew

PM: Sullivan Bay (Santiago)

DAY 4

THURSDAY

AM: Twin Craters – El Chato Reserve (Santa Cruz)

PM: CC Fausto Llerena (Santa Cruz)

DAY 5

FRIDAY

AM: Cormorant Point – Devil’s Crown (Floreana)

PM: Baroness Lookout – Post Office Bay (Floreana)

DAY 6

SATURDAY

AM: Gardner Bay (Española)

PM: Suarez Point (Española)

DAY 7

SUNDAY

AM: Pitt Point (San Cristobal)

PM: Witch Hill (San Cristobal)

DAY 8

MONDAY

AM: Lobos Islet (San Cristobal)

Transfer out to San Cristobal Airport

3

5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS - Itinerary A5

THURSDAY – MONDAY

DAY 1

THURSDAY

AM: Arrival at Baltra Airport

PM: CC Fausto Llerena

DAY 2

FRIDAY

AM: Moreno Point (Isabela)

PM: Urbina Bay

DAY 3

SATURDAY

AM: Espinoza Point (Fernandina)

PM: Vicente Roca Point (Isabela)

DAY 4

SUNDAY

AM: Puerto Egas (Santiago)

PM: Rabida

DAY 5

MONDAY

AM: Black Turtle Cove

Transfer out to Baltra Airport

4

5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS - Itinerary B5

THURSDAY – MONDAY

DAY 1

THURSDAY

AM: Arrival at Baltra Airport

PM: CC Fausto Llerena (Santa Cruz)

DAY 2

FRIDAY

AM: Cormorant Point – Devil’s Crown (Floreana)

PM: Baroness Lookout – Post Office Bay (Floreana)

DAY 3

SATURDAY

AM: Gardner Bay (Española)

PM: Suarez Point (Española)

DAY 4

SUNDAY

AM: Pitt Point (San Cristobal)

PM: Witch Hill (San Cristobal)

DAY 5

MONDAY

AM: Lobos Islet

Transfer out to San Cristobal Airport

5

4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS - Itinerary A4

MONDAY – THURSDAY

DAY 1

MONDAY

AM: Arrival at San Cristobal Airport

PM: Interpretation Centre and Frigatebird Hill

DAY 2

TUESDAY

AM: Santa Fe

PM: South Plaza

DAY 3

WEDNESDAY

AM: North Seymour

PM: Chinese Hat

DAY 4

THURSDAY

AM: Twin Craters – El Chato Reserve

Transfer out to Baltra Airport

6

4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS - Itinerary B4

MONDAY – THURSDAY

DAY 1

MONDAY

AM: Arrival at Baltra Airport

PM: Bachas Beach

DAY 2

TUESDAY

AM: Prince Philip’s Steps (Genovesa)

PM: Darwin Bay (Genovesa)

DAY 3

WEDNESDAY

AM: Bartholomew

PM: Sullivan Bay (Santiago)

DAY 4

THURSDAY

AM: Twin Craters – El Chato Reserve (Santa Cruz)

Transfer out to Baltra Airport

Above prices include:

 Accommodation as confirmed.

 All mentioned meals (full-board); filtered water, tea and coffee.

 All guided excursions and activities as mentioned in the itinerary by a National Park certified naturalist guide.

 Beach towels and snorkelling gear (snorkel, mask, flippers; optional wet-suits for hire).

Above prices do not include:

 Round-trip flight to the Galapagos.

 Soft and alcoholic drinks.

 Galapagos National Park entrance fee and Transit Control Card (currently $120, subject to change).

 Personal travel insurance.

 Personal expenses, extras and tipping.

Important Notes

  • Itinerary subject to change in case of unforeseen situations or request by the National Park
  • Please note we cannot guarantee the encounter of specific elusive species
  • Solo travellers are allowed to book a twin cabin on shared basis. The cabin will be shared with another traveller of the same gender.

 

Cruise Archipel 1 exterior
Cruise Archipel 1 cabin 5
outdoor loungers at cruise Archipel 1
Archipel 1 cabin 4
Archipel 1 cabin 3
Dining room at cruise Archipel 1
Cruise Archipel 1 cabin 2
Cruise Archipel 1 cabin 1
Social areas cruise Archipel
kayak in the sea
Furnished social area at cruise Archipel 1

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