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Archipel I

Cruise Ships in The Galapagos Islands : Archipel I

A modern, spacious catamaran with a small capacity of 16 passengers, the Archipel I provides a personal and intimate cruise experience with its high crew to passenger ratio and comfortable rooms and social spaces. In short, it’s a great-value option for the Galapagos Islands, with staff who seem eager for you to have the best experience possible.

Passengers16Crew9Decks2Cabins8Length27mWidth11mBuilt2005

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The Archipel I is a modern, spacious catamaran. It has well-kept, comfortable rooms and common areas, state-of-the-art navigation equipment and a large sun deck with plenty of chairs and space for relaxing in the open air.

Breakfast and lunch are served buffet style in the indoor dining room. Weather permitting, you’ll eat at least one dinner outside. You can take part in two activities per day (one in the morning, one in the afternoon). These include snorkeling, hikes and dinghy rides, giving you the chance to spot species such as marine iguanas, Galapagos sea lions and flightless cormorants.

Cabins

Situated on the main deck, there are two cabins featuring double beds and six cabins with a twin-bed configuration, allowing a maximum of 16 passengers. Each cabin sits above the water line and has two full-size, sea-view windows, along with an en suite bathroom and air conditioning.

Dining

  • Breakfast served buffet style in dining area
  • Lunch served buffet style in dining area
  • Dinner served buffet style in dining area with option to eat on deck (weather dependent)
  • Tea, coffee and juice available at the bar

Routes

  • Galapagos Islands — 3, 4 and 7- night routes travelling around various islands

Suggested itineraries

  • Sea lions, Galapagos Islands

    Our specialists suggest:
    Our 16-day "Galapagos & Costa Rica tour" itinerary, from £5,995pp.
    View details

Activities

  • Snorkeling
  • Dinghy rides
  • Hikes

Facilities

  • Indoor lounge
  • Library
  • Bar
  • Small observatory
  • Sun deck