Cachalote | Trip Notes

2018 Prices
Per person
6d/5n 8d/7n 15d/14n
Low Season OR OR OR
High Season $2700 $3600 $6750
Cabins #1 & 2 $3337 $4450 OR
Cabins #3,4,5,6 & 7 $3300 $4400 OR
Cabin #8 $2970 $3960 OR
Holiday Surcharge $250 $250 $250


Low Season Dates:  May 01- Jun. 15;  Sept. 1- Oct 31; first week of Dec.

Holiday Surcharge applies to sailings over Christmas and New Year's dates

Children’s Policy: 11 years and younger 40% discount off the adult fare.

One discount allowed per adult fare paid and is not applicable over Christmas & New Year's dates
Minimum age is 7, unless boat is chartered and special permission obtained.

Share Policy:  Single travelers may request “same-sex share cabin” basis and pay the listed per person/double rate. No surcharge will be applied if a room-mate is not found. Single cabins may be limited, or blacked out for heavy travel dates.

Single Policy:  As indicated above

Diving:  For experienced certified divers only who would like to include a few dives during their Galapagos cruise. Dive excursions are offered through a local diving company while the boat is in Puerto Ayora.  The cost is US$ 225 per person with a  minimum of 2 divers. This rate includes full diving equipment, 2 dives and dive master.

Payments on board:  Cash  only is accepted. A tab is run during the trip, with payment handled on the last day.

Galapagos National Park Tax: A park fee of $100 per person will be charged to all passengers. Children under 12 years by $50.

Transit Control Card: A $20 per person fee is charged to all passengers. This card is issued when you depart for Galapagos, and you will need to show it prior to your return flight to the mainland.

Airline tickets:  You will need to consider airline tickets from Quito (or Guayaquil) to Galapagos and return. These flights are automatically reserved for you with your Galapagos tour reservation.
• Quito and Guayaquil departures:  $495-$540
• Children under 12 discount:  on request

Smart Voyager Certified: The Cachalote has achieved the sustainable tourism certification of Smart Voyager.

For additional boat photos and details, visit M/S Cachalote.