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Highlights of the Archipel I Catamaran

Category: Comfortable
  • The Archipel I is a stable, double hulled catamaran, for smooth cruising around the Galapagos arhipelago.
  • The Archipel I and Archipel II catamarans are sister yachts, both operating at the Galapagos Islands.
  • Spacious & modern social areas include an al-fresco dining area, TV, DVD, stereo, library, indoor bar, another bar on the upper deck, a spacious tanning deck with reclining chairs, and a shaded terrace.
  • All of the cabins aboard the Archipel I have comfortable lower berths, and windows to enjoy great views as you cruise. Two cabins are complete with double bed for couples.
  • Sea kayaks are a great extra bonus, available on the Archipel cruise.

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Archipel I Galapagos Cruise

Itineraries and pricing 2021

Browse through the different cruise itineraries below by clicking on each one.
4 days A4
4 days B4
5 days A5
5 days B5
8 days -A
8 days B
8 days A5+B4
8 days B5+A4
  • Low Season price $2050Per person
  • High Season $2250Per person

Itinerary for 4 days - A4

  • MON Arrival to San Cristobal, visit Interpretation Centre, Frigatebird Hill
  • TUE South Plaza Island & Santa Fe Island
  • WED North Seymour, Chinese Hat
  • THU Santa Cruz: El Chato Reserve, Twin Craters & transfer to Baltra´s airport
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  • LOW SEASON $2050Per person
  • HIGH SEASON $2250Per person

Itinerary for 4 days - B4

  • MON Arrival to Baltra´s airport & Mosquera Islet
  • TUE Genovesa: Prince Phillip Steps, Darwin Bay
  • WED Bartholomew Island & Santiago: Sullivan Bay
  • THU Santa Cruz: El Chato Reserve, Twin Craters & transfer to Baltra´s airport
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  • LOW SEASON $2850Per person
  • HIGH SEASON $3150Per person

Itinerary for 5 days - A5

  • THU Arrival to Baltra airport & El Chato Reserve ,Twin Craters, Fausto Llerena
  • FRI Isabela: Moreno Point, Moreno Point, 
  • SAT Isabela: Tagus Cove, & & Fernandina: Espinoza Point
  • SUN Santiago: Egas Port & Fernandina: Rabida
  • MON Santa Cruz: Bachas Beach & transfer to Baltra´s airport
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  • LOW SEASON $2850 Per person
  • HIGH SEASON $3150 Per person

Itinerary for 5 days - B5

  • THU Arrival to Baltra airport & Santa Cruz: Fausto Llerena 
  • FRI Floreana: Cormorant Point, Devil’s Crown, Baroness Lookout, Post Office Bay
  • SAT Española: Gardner Bay, Suarez Point
  • SUN San Cristobal: Pitt Point, Witch Hill
  • MON San Cristobal: Lobos Islet & transfer to the airport
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  • LOW SEASON $4595Per person
  • HIGH SEASON $4995Per person

Itinerary for 8 days - A

  • MON Arrival to San Cristobal, Interpretation Centre and Frigatebird Hill
  • TUE South Plaza Island & Santa Fe Island
  • WED North Seymour, Chinese Hat
  • THU Santa Cruz: Twin Craters and El Chato Reserve, Fausto Llerena Breeding Centre
  • FRI Isabela: Moreno Point, Elizabeth Bay
  • SAT Isabela: Tagus Cove & Fernandina: Espinoza Point
  • SUN Santiago: Egas Port & Rabida Island
  • MON Bachas Beach & transfer to Baltra´s airport
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  • LOW SEASON $4595Per person
  • HIGH SEASON $4995Per person

Itinerary for 8 days - B

  • MON Arrival to Baltra´s airport, Mosquera Islet
  • TUE Genovesa: Prince Phillip Steps, Darwin Bay
  • WED Bartholomew Island & Santiago: Sullivan Bay
  • THU Santa Cruz: Twin Craters, El Chato Reserve, Fausto Llerena Breeding Centre
  • FRI Floreana: Cormorant Point, Devil’s Crown, Post Office Bay, Baroness Lookout
  • SAT Española:  Osborn Islet, Gardner Bay, Suarez Point
  • SUN San Cristobal: Pitt Point, Witch Hill
  • MON San Cristobal: Lobos Islet & transfer to the airport
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  • LOW SEASON $4595Per person
  • HIGH SEASON $4995Per person

Itinerary for 8 days - A5+B4

  • THU Arrival to Baltra airport & Santa Cruz: Highlands
  • FRI Isabela: Tintoreras, wetlands, Tortoise Breeding Center
  • SAT Isabela: Moreno Point, Elizabeth Bay
  • SUN Isabela: Tagus Cove & Fernandina: Espinoza Point
  • MON Santa Cruz: Bachas Beach & North Seymour
  • TUE Genovesa: Prince Phillip Steps, Darwin Bay
  • WED Bartholomew Island & Santiago: Sullivan Bay
  • THU Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station & transfer to Baltra´s airport
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  • LOW SEASON $4595Per person
  • HIGH SEASON $4995Per person

Itinerary for 8 days - B5+A4

  • THU Arrival to Baltra airport & Santa Cruz: Highlands
  • FRI Floreana: Cormorant Point, Post Office Bay
  • SAT Española: Gardner Bay, Suarez Point
  • SUN San Cristobal: Pitt Point, Witch Hill
  • MON San Cristobal: Lobos Island; Colorado Hill & Tortoise Breeding Center
  • TUE South Plaza Island & Santa Fe Island
  • WED Floreana: Champion Islet, Asylum of Peace, Loberia
  • THU Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station & transfer to Baltra´s airport
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Archipel I Catamaran Specifications

  • Length: 88 Feet
  • Beam: 35 Feet
  • Speed: 10 knots
  • Crew: 10
  • Level of guide: II or III
  • Capacity: 16 passengers
Facilities
Diving
Inclusions
Exclusions
About Itineraries

Facilities

  • cabinNumber of cabins: 6 twin cabins and 2 double cabins with lower beds
  • Private bathroom
  • air conditioningAir conditioning
  • toiletriesToiletries
  • room towelsRoom towels
  • beach towelsBeach towels
  • electricity110v Electricity point in cabin
  • sundeckSundeck
  • lounge areaLounge area
  • barBar
  • reading materialReading Material
  • vTV/DVD - Communal
  • wetsuitsWetsuits for hire

Diving - Snorkeling

  • Snorkeling: Equipment (mask, snorkel, flippers) included. Wetsuit costs extra.
  • Diving possible: No.

Included Services

  • Meals: From lunch on Day 1, until breakfast on the final day.
  • Accommodation with private bathroom.
  • Excursions as listed in the itinerary, with a certified naturalist bilingual guide (Spanish/English).
  • Snorkel equipment *Depending on the cruise.
  • Drinking water, tea, coffee, snacks.
  • Bus ticket Baltra Airport / Itabaca channel – $5 pp *Depending on the cruise.

Excluded Services

  • Entrance fees Galapagos:
    • Galapagos National Park $100 pp (subject to change).
    • Galapagos transit control card $20 pp (subject to change).
    • Isabela docking fee $15 pp *Depending on the cruise.
    • Santa Cruz Highland Tortoises Ranch $5 *Depending on the cruise.
    • Bus ticket Baltra Airport / Itabaca channel – $5 *Depending on the cruise.
  • Flight: International Flights.
  • Quito/Guayaquil - Galapagos - Quito/Guayaquil.
  • Airport transfers in Quito or Guayaquil.
  • Singles supplement *Depending on the cruise.
  • Alcoholic beverages & colas (there is a bar on board).
  • Tips for guides and crew.
  • Any other personal expenses.

About Itineraries

  • On day 1 there is only time for an afternoon visit to be included; similarly, on the final day, there is only a brief morning visit. The reason for this is to connect with the Galapagos flight arrivals and departures at the airport.
  • Contact us for information about which itineraries will run on different dates through the year, and to check tour availabilities. We often have special Galapagos offers too!
  • The Archipel cruise obligates Happy Gringo to buy Galapagos flight tickets directly through them; failure to do so will, unfortunately, result in a penalty fee being charged to you by the yacht operator.
  • All yacht information is correct at time of publishing but may be subject to change by the yacht operator or Galapagos National Park authority. Published prices may be subject to change without prior notice

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