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, they 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. Their cabins are fresh and modern with ensuite bathrooms. Each cabin has individual climate control, TV, hair dryer, 2 USB plugs and storage area.
✓ Naturalist and Diving Cruises
✓ Recently Refurbished
✓ Brand new and beautiful cabins
✓ Excellent Itineraries
* For rates information please ask your Trip advisor.
• Da Dive Alerts, basic SMBs and Nautilus Lifeline. Diver will be responsible for replacement costs if equipment is damaged: $50 for dive alert, $40 for SMB, $250 for Nautilus Lifeline, $75 for ditched weight belt.
• Full kit rental: $250. Rental includes: BC, Regulator, Wetsuit, Fins & Booties, Mask.
✓ Accomodation on-board for length of cruise
✓ All meals, snacks and soft beverages
✓ 2 Bilingual National Park certified dive guides
✓ Weights, weight belts and air tanks.
✓ Airport transfers in SCY when arrival/departure is on official flights.
⨯ Flights to/from Galapagos.
⨯ Galapagos National Park entrance fee (USD 100 pp, subject to change)
⨯ Transit Control Card (USD 20 pp, subject to change)
⨯ Recompression chamber fee
⨯ Nitrox USD 150 per week for unlimited fill
⨯ Equipment rental
⨯ Computer rental $100
⨯ Personal expenses, insurance and gratuities.
⨯ Farewell dinner in Puerto Ayora
⨯ All charges onboard are subject to the local 12% sales tax (VAT)
⨯ Onboard credit card charges are subject to both VAT and an admin fee of 5%
|Year of construction:||1991 rebuild 2019|
|Length:||115fts / mts|
|Beam:||24fts / mts|
* 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
|On Board:||Open air terrace, BBQ station, jacuzzi, briefing area, dive plataform.|
|Main engines:||Cummins NTA855-M @400hp (x2)|
|Max speed:||12 knots|
|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).|
|ITINERARY A 8D/7N|
Itinerary Rating 3.6
San Cristobal Island: 1 Arrival in San Cristobal Airport and Transfer to the boat
San Cristobal Island: 2 Lobos Island
Santa Cruz Island: 3 Carrion Point
|PM||4 North Seymour Island|
Wolf Island: 5 La Ventana
Wolf Island: 6 La Banana
Wolf Island: 7 Shark Point
Wolf Island: 8 El Derrumbe
Darwin Island: 9 Darwin's Arch
Darwin Island: 10 El Arenal
Darwin Island: 11 Darwin's Arch
Darwin Island: 12 Darwin's Arch
Darwin Island: 13 El Arenal
Wolf Island: 14 La Banana
Wolf Island: 15 Shark Point
Isabela Island: 16 Coka Port ((Jan-May))
Fernandina Island: 17 Cape Douglas ((Jun-Dec))
Isabela Island: 18 Cape Marshall ((Jan-May))
Isabela Island: 19 Vicente Roca Point ((Jun-Dec))
Santiago Island: 20 Cousin's Rock
Santa Cruz Island: 21 El Chato Tortoise Reserve
Santa Cruz Island: 22 Charles Darwin St./ Tortoise Breeding Center
San Cristobal Island: 23 Transfer to the San Cristobal Airport
Please note: Itineraries are unlikely to change significantly but are subject to change. Weather, wildlife breeding, instructions from the Galapagos National Park, specific abilities and interests of passengers as well as operational matters may cause your guide or captain to change the time or nature of visits. Your guide will always endeavor to select the best itinerary within these limits.
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LCH(VTA) - Mar-2020