Galapagos
Islands
Soft Adventure
Trip Style
First Class Cruise
Cruise Category

Calipso Galapagos Naturalist Cruise Description:

Completely rebuilt, all systems and every inch of both the interior and exterior spaces are brand new. From accommodating dietary requests to crew member professionalism, we will stop at nothing in the pursuit of making your time onboard seamless and stress free.

Calipso has 6 upper deck cabins and 2 main deck cabins, all doubles with the flexibility of 1 or 2 beds. We have 2 single cabins on the lower deck. Our cabins are fresh and modern with ensuite bathrooms. Each cabin has individual climate control, TV, hair dryer, 2 USB plugs and storage area.

KEY FEATURES

The recently refurbished M/Y Calipso allows you to explore the Galapagos Islands. Calipso boasts a spacious lounge, dining area, fantastic new dive deck, sundeck with a Jacuzzi, and 10 comfortable cabins to accommodate up to 16 passengers.

  • Brand new and beautiful cabins
  • Recently Refurbished
  • Diving and Naturalist Cruises

 

Technical Specifications

Year of construction: 1991, rebuild 2019
Type: Motor Yacht
Length: 115 ft / 35 m
Beam: 24 ft / 7.3 m
Electricity: 110 & 220 V
Capacity: 16 passengers
Accommodation: Main Deck: 2 Cabins (Twin beds) 140 ft²/13.5 m², dining room, bar, social area
Upper Deck: 2 Cabins (Twin beds) 120 ft²/11.2 m², 4 Cabins (Twin beds) 130 ft²/12.2 m²
Sun Deck: Jacuzzi, al fresco dining and social area
Lower Deck: 2 Cabins 120 ft²/11.3 m² 
    *All cabins with private bathrooms, hot water and air-conditioning / All cabins can be converted into matrimonials, except on the ones located in the lower deck
Main engines: Cummins NTA855-M @400hp (x2)
Generators: Cummins 6B-CP 99 kW (x2)
Cruising speed: 12 knots
Exterior: Naval steel and fiber glass
Water capacity: 5,000 gls.
Crew: 10 Crew members + 1 Guide
Safety & Navigation:
  • First Aid, Oxygen and AED
  • Life Jackets and Life Rafts
  • Nautilus Lifelines, dive alerts
  • Radar and sonnar
  • VHF Radio
  • Antenna GPS
  • Searchlight and Horn
  • Bilge pump alarm
  • Fire Alarm System and Extinguishers
  • Smoke and temperature detectors
  • CO2 reserve (150 Kg)

 

Deck Plans

 

Above prices include:

All meals – breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Transfers between islands
English speaking nature guide

Above prices do not include:

 Galapagos National Park entrance fee: $100.00 USD per person
 Migratory Control Card: $20.00 USD per person
 Alcoholic drinks and sodas
 Airline Tickets
 Tips

Important Notes:

♦ All prices per person in US dollars.
♦ Single Supplement: 70% (2016 can change any time)

Additional fees:

♦ For each liveaboard dive trip in the Galapagos, the additional fees are payable locally:
-US$35 Hyperbaric Chamber Fee – payable aboard the Galapagos Master.
♦ Land excursions are included in your cruise free of charge, while the following are available for an additional fee:
-Full dive equipment rental ( from US$22.50 per dive day)
-Nitrox (US$100-150)
-Master Liveaboards merchandise (prices vary)

1

8D/7N Naturalist Cruise

THURSDAY – THURSDAY

DAY 1

THURSDAY

AM: Arrival in San Cristobal Airport and Transfer to the boat

PM: San Cristobal: Witch Hill

DAY 2

FRIDAY

AM: Bartholomew Island: Bartholomew

PM: Santiago Island: Egas Port

DAY 3

SATURDAY

AM: Fernandina: Espinosa Point

PM: Isabela: Tagus Cove

DAY 4

SUNDAY

AM: Isabela: Urbina Bay

PM: Isabela: Moreno Point

DAY 5

MONDAY

AM: North Seymour Island

PM: South Plaza Island

DAY 6

TUESDAY

AM: Floreana Island: Post Office Bay / Baroness Viewing Point

PM: Floreana Island: Cormorant Point

DAY 7

WEDNESDAY

AM: Santa Fe Island

PM: Santa Cruz Island: Tortoise Breeding Center

DAY 8

THURSDAY

AM: San Cristobal: Gianni Arismendy Interpretation Center

Transfer to the San Cristobal Airport


2

5D/4N Naturalist Cruise

THURSDAY – MONDAY

DAY 1

THURSDAY

AM: Arrival in San Cristobal Airport and Transfer to the boat

PM: San Cristobal: Witch Hill

DAY 2

FRIDAY

AM: Bartholomew Island: Bartholomew

PM: Santiago Island: Egas Port

DAY 3

SATURDAY

AM: Fernandina: Espinosa Point

PM: Isabela: Tagus Cove

DAY 4

SUNDAY

AM: Isabela: Urbina Bay

PM: Isabela: Moreno Point

DAY 5

MONDAY

AM: North Seymour Island

Transfer to the Baltra Airport

3

4D/3N Naturalist Cruise

MONDAY – THURSDAY

DAY 1

MONDAY

AM: Arrival in Baltra Airport and Transfer to the boat

PM: South Plaza Island

DAY 2

TUESDAY

AM: Floreana Island: Post Office Bay / Baroness Viewing Point

PM: Floreana Island: Cormorant Point

DAY 3

WEDNESDAY

AM: Santa Fe Island

PM: Santa Cruz Island: Tortoise Breeding Center

DAY 4

THURSDAY

AM: San Cristobal: Gianni Arismendy Interpretation Center

Transfer to the San Cristobal Airport

NOTE: Cruise Itinerary is subject to change due to Galapagos National Park dispositions or to circumstances  beyond our control (force majeure).

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Furnished relaxation area on cruise ship Calipso
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Bar area on cruise Calipso

Please be aware that the prices vary consistently due to promotions and Galapagos last minute deals, so in order to GET THE BEST PRICE for the dates you desire please fill out the request form below.
After doing so, we will send you the absolute best prices for the dates that you indicate.

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