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The Galapagos Archipel I  Cruise is the perfect Catamaran for discovering the Galapagos Islands. The Catamaran is spacious and offers a lot of comfort during your stay in the Galapagos. On Galapagos Archipell I Cruise there are 6 Twin Cabins and 2 Matrimonial Cabins. All of the cabins on the Galapagos Archipel I have their own private bathroom, hot water, and air-conditioning. The cabins are all on the main deck offering you a fantastic outside view. Next to that, you can relax in one of Archipel’s social areas. You can watch a movie after a long day full of activities, enjoy a cocktail in one of the two bars onboard or get a tan on the sun deck. The crew will also make sure to give you the best experience on the Galapagos Archipel I Cruise, enjoying the Galapagos’s tourist superior experience.

 
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Highlights

  • checkAbout Archipel IThe Galapagos Archipel I Cruise has a 16-guest capacity. It allows guests to stay fit and refreshed to fully enjoy all activities.
  • checkDesignSince 2002, the yacht offers stable double hulls, wide decks, and large social areas.
  • checkSocial AreasBe amazed by the stunning panoramic view from the whirlpool on the Sun Deck, and enjoy tasty meal in the charming "Al Fresco" dining area.
  • checkSafety EquipmentAll our cruise ships operate in accordance with the requirements of the International Maritime Organization guidelines.
  • checkVisiting GalapagosExperience the Galapagos Islands on a spacious and private yacht that retraces Darwin's footsteps.

General information

Class

Tourist Superior

Capacity

16 Passengers

Construction year

Remodeled in 2021

Type

Motor Catamaran

Length

27 m. / 88 ft.

Width

11 m. / 36 ft.

Cabins

8 luxurious double cabins

Airco

Yes

Snorkel equipment & wetsuits

Snorkeling equipment included and wetsuits (available for rent)

Arrival operational flights

AVIANCA – AV1632 (UIO – GYE – GPS)
AVIANCA – AV1630 (UIO – GYE – SCY)

Departure operational flights

AVIANCA – AV1631 (SCY – GYE – UIO)
AVIANCA – AV1633 (GPS – GYE – UIO)

Itinerary

A - (8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS)
  • DAY 1 MONDAY - SAN CRISTOBAL AIRPORT - INTERPRETATION CENTER AND FRIGATEBIRD HILL
    Rebecca Adventure Travel San Cristobal Beach

    AM: Arrival at San Cristobal Airport and transfer in. You will have to pay your Galapagos National Park entrance fee and your luggage will be inspected..
    PM: The Interpretation Centre gives a perfect explanation of this unique archipelago. Its exhibition helps you learn what makes this archipelago so unique. Information panels, pictures, documents, maquettes, and dioramas tell background and conservation stories about the islands.

    • ActivityActivity:Arrival, Hiking, Snorkeling
    • mealMeal:Lunch, Dinner
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or Single Cabins
  • DAY 2 TUESDAY - SANTA FE - SOUTH PLAZA
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Santa-Fe-Itinerary

    AM: Santa Fe is home to a number of endemic species like the Galapagos Hawk, Galapagos snake, Galapagos mockingbird, rice rats, and one of the two species of lands Iguanas of the islands
    PM: Despite its small size, some of the most interesting and outstanding species of the Galapagos are found here. There are several hybrid iguanas- a result of crossing a male marine iguana and a female land iguana.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking, Snorkeling, Kayaking
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or Single Cabins
  • DAY 3 WEDNESDAY - NORTH SEYMOUR - CHINESE HAT
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Origin Theory & Evolve - North Seymour Island

    AM: North Seymour is another highlight of your cruise. In the archipelago’s most extensive seabird breeding colony you can walk at a very short distance past frigatebirds and blue-footed boobies.
    PM: Though recently born out of the fire the volcanic islet Chinese Hat does not appear to be any more inhospitable than Bartolomé and lunatic Sullivan Bay. This tiny, rusty-colored islet just begins to sprout. You arrive just in time to witness the next chapter about colonisation by pioneers!

    • ActivityActivity:Hike, Snorkeling, Kayaking
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or Single Cabins
  • DAY 4 THURSDAY - TWIN CRATERS & EL CHAT RESERVE - CC FAUSTO LLERENA
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Fausto-Llerena

    AM: El Chato Reserve is a protected area and official part of the Galapagos National Park. It extends from Cerro El Chato as far down as the southwestern coast of Santa Cruz Island, where females lay their eggs.
    PM: A tour at Fausto Llerena Breeding Center you can see the tortoises of Española Island, ending in the tortoise exhibit corral. Tortoises of this corral are accustomed to humans; it is an excellent spot to be photographed with them!

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or Single Cabins
  • DAY 5 FRIDAY - MORENO POINT (ISABELA ISLAND) - URBINA BAY
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Urbina-Bay

    AM: Fresh, promising greens of pioneer vegetation contrast strongly with the dead, pitch-black lava flow that once reached the ocean at Moreno Point.

    PM: On Isabela nature seems to hunt for the largest. The exceptional coastal plain at Urbina Bay attracts prehistoric giants in the wild, such as the largest land iguanas.

    • ActivityActivity:Hike, Snorkeling
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or Single Cabins
  • DAY 6 SATURDAY - ESPINOZA POINT - VICENTE ROCA POINT
    Rebecca Adventure Travel ESPINOZA POINT

    AM: At Fernandina, you will find some of the most bizarre animal species, products of natural selection. Among them is the flightless cormorant, which after thousands of years isolated here lost the ability to fly and turned its wings into fins.
    PM: We will enter a dark cave below a spectacular arch, accompanied by the roaring echoes of the waves. The calmer waters inside are well-protected and are a great place for snorkeling amongst various species of sharks, penguins, seahorses and the giant mola-mola.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking, Snorkeling
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or Single Cabins
  • DAY 7 SUNDAY - PUERTO EGAS - RABIDA
    Rebecca Adventure Travel RABIDA ISLAND GALAPAGOS

    AM: Puerto Egas is historical, and the favorite site on Santiago for wildlife lovers; and it’s even the best place in the archipelago to observe Galapagos fur seals.
    PM: Upon landing at this remarkable red beach, you will usually be greeted by a large bachelor colony of Galapagos sea lions.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Singles and Double cabins
  • DAY 8 MONDAY - BLACK TURTLE COVE - BALTRA AIRPORT
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Transfer Baltra

    AM: At 08:30 AM your last adventure takes place en route to the airport, exploring Black Turtle Cove from the dinghy. The quiet lagoon and surrounding mangrove forest enable the observation of sea turtles and sharks.
    PM: Assisted by the naturalist guide and some crew members, the dinghy will bring you and your luggage to Baltra, where we will take the airport shuttle. Your guide will accompany you to the check-in counters in the departure hall.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking, Snorkeling, Kayaking, Departure
    • mealMeal:Breakfast
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Single and Double Cabins
A4 -(4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS)
  • DAY 1 MONDAY - SAN CRISTOBAL AIRPORT - COLORADO HILL
    Rebecca Adventure Travel COLORADO HILL

    AM: Arrival at San Cristobal Airport and transfer in. You will have to pay your Galapagos National Park entrance fee and your luggage will be inspected.
    PM: The Interpretation Centre gives a perfect explanation of this unique archipelago. Its exhibition helps you learn what makes this archipelago so unique. Information panels, pictures, documents, maquettes, and dioramas tell background and conservation stories about the islands

    • ActivityActivity:Arrival, Hiking, Snorkeling
    • mealMeal:Lunch, Dinner
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or Single Cabins
  • DAY 2 TUESDAY - SANTA FE - SOUTH PLAZA
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Santa Fe Island Galapagos

    AM: Santa Fe is home to a number of endemic species like the Galapagos Hawk, Galapagos snake, Galapagos mockingbird, rice rats, and one of the two species of lands iguanas of the islands.

    PM: Despite its small size, some of the most interesting and outstanding species of the Galapagos are found here. There are several hybrid iguanas- a result of crossing a male marine iguana and a female land iguana.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or Single Cabins
  • DAY 3 WEDNESDAY - NORTH SEYMMOUR - CHINESE HAT
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Origin Theory & Evolve - Chinese Hat Islet

    AM: North Seymour is another highlight of your cruise. In the archipelago’s most extensive seabird breeding colony you can walk just a short distance from frigatebirds and blue-footed boobies.

    PM: Though recently born out of the fire the volcanic islet Chinese Hat does not appear to be any more inhospitable than Bartolome and lunatic Sullivan Bay. This tiny, rusty-colored islet just begins to sprout. You arrive just in time to witness the next chapter about colonisation by pioneers!

    • ActivityActivity:Hike, Snorkeling, Kayaking
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or Single Cabins
  • DAY 4 THURSDAY - TWIN CRATERS- EL CHATO RESERVE - BALTRA AIRPORT
    Rebecca Adventure Travel El-Chato-Turtle

    AM: El Chato Reserve is a protected area and official part of the Galapagos National Park. It extends from Cerro El Chato as far down as the southwestern coast of Santa Cruz Island, where females lay their eggs.

    PM: Assisted by the naturalist guide and some crew members, the dinghy will bring you and your luggage to Baltra, where we will take the airport shuttle. Your guide will accompany you to the check-in counters in the departure hall.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking, Departure
    • mealMeal:Breakfast
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or Single Cabins
A5 (5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS)
  • DAY 1 THURSDAY - BALTRA AIRPORT - CC. FAUSTO LLERENA
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Fausto-Llerena

    AM: At Baltra Airport you will have to pay your Galapagos National Park entrance fee and your luggage will be inspected.
    PM: A tour at Fausto Llerena Breeding Center you can see the tortoises of Española Island, ending in the tortoise exhibit corral. Tortoises of this corral are accustomed to humans; it is an excellent spot to be photographed with them!

    • ActivityActivity:Arrival, Hike
    • mealMeal:Lunch, Dinner
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or Single Cabins
  • DAY 2 FRIDAY - MORENO POINT - URBINA BAY
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Urbina-Bay

    AM: Fresh, promising greens of pioneer vegetation contrast strongly with the dead, pitch-black lava flow that once reached the ocean at Moreno Point.
    PM: On Isabela nature seems to hunt for the largest. The exceptional coastal plain at Urbina Bay attracts prehistoric giants in the wild, such as the largest land iguanas.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking, Snorkeling
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or Single Cabins
  • DAY 3 SATURDAY - ESPINOZA POINT - VICENTE ROCA POINT
    Rebecca Adventure Travel ESPINOZA POINT

    AM: At Fernandina, you will find some of the most bizarre animal species, products of natural selection. Among them is the flightless cormorant, which after thousands of years isolated here lost the ability to fly and turned its wings into fins.

    PM: We will enter a dark cave below a spectacular arch, accompanied by the roaring echoes of the waves. The calmer waters inside are well-protected and are a great place for snorkeling amongst various species of sharks, penguins, seahorses, and the giant mola-mola.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking, Snorkeling
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or Single Cabins
  • DAY 4 SUNDAY - PUERTO EGAS - RABIDA
    Rebecca Adventure Travel RABIDA ISLAND GALAPAGOS

    AM: Puerto Egas is historical, and the favorite site on Santiago for wildlife lovers; and it’s even the best place in the archipelago to observe Galapagos fur seals.

    PM: Upon landing at this remarkable red beach, you will usually be greeted by a large bachelor colony of Galapagos sea lions.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking, Snorkeling, Kayaking
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or Single Cabins
  • DAY 5 MONDAY - BLACK TURRTLE COVE - BALTRA AIRPORT
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Baltra

    AM: At 08:30 AM your last adventure takes place en route to the airport, exploring Black Turtle Cove from the dinghy. The quiet lagoon and surrounding mangrove forest enable the observation of sea turtles and sharks.

    PM: Assisted by the naturalist guide and some crew members, the dinghy will bring you and your luggage to Baltra, where we will take the airport shuttle. Your guide will accompany you to the check-in counters in the departure hall.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking, Snorkeling, Kayaking, Departure
    • mealMeal:Breakfast
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or Single Cabins
B - (8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS)
  • DAY 1 MONDAY - BALTRA AIRPORT - BACHAS BEACH
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Bachas-Beach

    AM: Arrival at Baltra Airport and transfer in. You will have to pay your Galapagos National Park entrance fee and your luggage will be inspected.

    PM: Around noon you will embark on the Archipel cruise. Your cabins will be assigned, and lunch will be served. Your afternoon excursion will be at Bachas beach, a lovely bay with soft, white coral sand that is visited by sea turtles. Besides leisure time there, you could visit a lagoon to observe flamingos.

    • ActivityActivity:Arrival, Hiking, Snorkeling
    • mealMeal:Lunch, Dinner
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or Single Cabins
  • DAY 2 TUESDAY- PRINCE PHILIPS STEP'S (GENOVESA ISLAND) - DARWIN BAY
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Prince-Philips-steps

    AM: Follow in the footsteps of Prince Philip – Galapagos lover for many years – and visit this favorite birding spot with the largest breeding colonies of red-footed and Nazca boobies, and look for a remarkable short-eared owl that hunts on foot!.
    PM: This compact site in the heart of its flooded crater shows the extremely varied coastal ecosystems of the Galapagos in miniature; nearly too much for a single day.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or Single Cabins
  • DAY 3 WEDNESDAY - BARTHOLOMEW - SULLIVAN BAY
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Bartolome Island

    AM: This tiny volcano islet is just recently born out of the fire. Enter its wild romantic setting of spatter cones and craters, and see the most famous panorama of the Galapagos.

    PM: Sullivan Bay is incomparable to any other visitor’s site; setting foot at the recently solidified lava flow is like landing on the moon!

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or Single Cabins
  • DAY 4 THURSDAY - TWIN CRATERS & EL CHATO RESERVE - CC FAUSTO LLERENA
    Rebecca Adventure Travel FAUSTO LLERENA BREEDING CENTER

    AM: El Chato Reserve is a protected area and official part of the Galapagos National Park. It extends from Cerro El Chato as far down as the southwestern coast of Santa Cruz Island, where females lay their eggs.

    PM: On a tour at Fausto Llerena Breeding Center you can see the tortoises of Española Island, ending in the tortoise exhibit corral. Tortoises of this corral are accustomed to humans; it is an excellent spot to be photographed with them!

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or Single Cabins
  • DAY 5 FRIDAY - CORMORANT POINT & DEVIL'S CROWN - BARONESS LOOKO & POST OFFICE BAYUT
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Devil crown

    AM: Here you may have the only opportunity in the east to spot Galapagos penguins from the dinghy or a flamingo lagoon. Devil’s Crown offers one of the best snorkeling spots in the Galapagos due to the coral reef in its center, which attracts a lot of marine life.

    PM: Bring your postcards and post them in the peculiar traditional barrel on this historic site that seems to be located at the end of the world. These might arrive home quicker than you!

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or Single Cabins
  • DAY 6 SATURDAY - GARDNER BAY - SUAREZ POINT
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Origin Theory & Evolve - Gardner Bay

    AM: Being one of the crown jewels of the Galapagos, Española gives you the exclusive opportunity to become an eyewitness to evolution.

    PM: Española’s west tip is a true birdwatcher’s and photographer’s dream. Feel as though you’re within an exciting nature documentary, and hike a short distance from some of the most colorful marine iguanas.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking, Snorkeling
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Double or Single Cabin
  • DAY 7 SUNDAY - PITT POINT - WITCH HILL
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Origin Theory & Evolve - Witch Hill

    AM: Two wind sculptured tuff cones at Pitt Point constitute the easternmost end of the Galapagos and were the first sight of the land of HMS Beagle with Darwin aboard.
    PM: Enjoy a leisurely afternoon in the lovely setting of Witch Hill’s crescent-shaped natural beach of soft powdery sand.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking, Kayaking, Snorkeling
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Accommodations