Archipel I Catamaran

16 passengers

From: $2,582 (5d/4n)
From: $4,141 (8d/7n)

Key Features:

  • Spacious cabins with lower berths
  • Air-conditioning
  • Private facilities
  • Intimate atmosphere
  • Maximum guide quality
  • Continuous entertainment
  • International standard service
  • International standard security


The Archipell I offers space and comfort; the stability and speed make this catamaran a perfect partner for the adventure of discovering the Galapagos Islands. The 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 ArchipellL 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.

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.


Mon. AM San Cristobal: Airport and transfer to boat
PM San Cristobal: Galapaguera
Tue. AM South Plaza Island
PM Santa Fe Island
Wed. AM Floreana: Haven of Peace
PM Floreana: Lobería
Thu. AM Santa Cruz:Charles Darwin Stn.
PM Santa Cruz: Highlands
Fri. AM Isabela: Tintoreras, Wetlands
PM Isabela: Interpretation Center
Sat. AM Isabela: Moreno Point
PM Isabela: Elizabeth Bay
Sun. AM Isabela: Tagus Cove
PM Fernandina: Espinoza Point
Mon. AM Santa Cruz: Black Turtle Cove
PM Baltra Airport
Mon. AM Baltra Airport and transfer to boat
PM North Seymor Island
Tue. AM Genovesa: El Barranco
PM Genovesa: Darwin Bay
Wed. AM Bartholomew Island
PM Santiago: Sullivan Bay
Thu. AM Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Stn.
PM Santa Cruz: Twin Craters
Fri. AM Floreana: Cormorant Point / Champion
PM Floereana:Post Office Bay / Baroness Viewing Point
Sat. AM Española: Gardner Bay / Gardner I., Osborn I.
PM Española: Suarez Point
Sun. AM San Cristobal: Pitt Point
PM San Cristobal: Witch Hill
Mon. AM San Cristobal: Lobos Island
PM San Cristobal Airport

 Main Deckmain deck4 Archipel I Catamaran

Lower Deck

lower deck1 Archipel I Catamaran

Sun Deck

sun deck2 Archipel I Catamaran

Technical Specifications

Year of construction: 2002
Type: Mid-range catamaran
Length: 88 feet (27 m)
Breadth: 11 m
Depth: 3.40 m
Draught: 2.95 m
Hull Material: Fiber Glass
Solar panels: 6
Capacity: 16 passengers
Crew: 9 + guide
Accommodation: 8 double rooms
Speed cruise: 10 knots
Displacement: 94.61 tons
Gross Tonnage: 200.32 tons
Main Machines: 2 Cummins, 250 H.P. each one
Generators: 2 Cummins of 45 kilowatts
Desalination: 2 Hidracel
Desaling. Productions: 50 gallons per hour
Diesel Capacity: 1.600 gallons
Water Capacity: 2.500 gallons
Water Makers: 2.000 gallons per day


Description 15 days 12 days 11 days 8 days 5 days
Per Person $5,812 $4,654 $4,264 $4,141 $2,582
Charter $92,995 $74,455 $68,222 $66,273 $41,322

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Additional Information:

  • Fuel surchage
  • Single supplement: 100%
  • Charter surchage
  • High season supplements

Children policy:

  • No discount
Rates include:

  • Accommodation in double cabin with private bathroom, hot water and air-conditioning
  • All meals and activities throughout the cruise
  • Bilingual national park guide
  • Tea, coffee and water – no bottled items- (soft drinks)
  • Snorkeling gear (mask, snorkel and fins)
  • 4 double sea kayaks are free for use
  • Fuel aurcharge
  • Assistance at Quito airport
  • Snacks after each visit
Not included:

  • $100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee
  • Galapagos Transit Control Card ($10)
  • Airfare from mainland Ecuador
  • Alcoholic beverages consumed onboard, and extra beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Cancellation/medical insurance
  • Wetsuit
  • Departure tax from the country (Quito $41 and Guayaquil $29)