• Cachalote Cabin 8 has a double bed.

  • Cabins 6 and 7 at the rear of the ship feature bunked twins and private baths.

  • Cachalote cabin with a double bed and twin bunk

  • Dining is a casual affair aboard Cachalote.

  • The salon showcases the wood paneling found throughout Cachalote.

  • Wooden decks on the Cachalote offer plenty of relaxation space.

  • A calm day at sea in the Galapagos aboard Cachalote

  • Pangas aboard Cachalote allow guests to get up close to land.

  • Passengers enjoy a Galapagos rainbow aboard Cachalote.

Cachalote I

16 guests

Year Built: 2002

Length: 96 feet

Beam: 18 feet 6 inches

Cruising Speed: 9 knots

M/S Cachalote I is a comfortable, modern and beautifully decorated motor/sailor built in 2002. Aboard its Galapagos cruises the Cachalote accommodate 16 passengers in 8 cabins. Her Smart Voyager certification means she's one of the most sustainable in the Galapagos.

Cachalote I Review

AdventureSmith Explorations’ Cachalote I review includes a detailed description of the sailboat including deck plans and a photo gallery. Our crew has been aboard the Cahcalote I in the Galapagos Islands. Please read our Cachalote review below then contact our Galapagos cruise experts to compare the Cachalote with other Galapagos sailboats and cruises. 

The Motor Sailor Cachalote has plenty of deck space on three different wooden decks with seats and cushions to relax in the shade or sunbathe during your Galapagos cruise. The salon includes a bar and dining area with panoramic view windows and is equipped with flat screen TV and DVD systems. Her wooden interiors add comfort and charm. The Cachalote’s crew consists of the Captain, multilingual naturalist guide, engineer, cook and three sailors. For the enjoyment of the guests, the Cachalote carries sit-on-top kayaks. Snorkel gear and wetsuits are available to rent.

The Cachalote I has been awarded the Smart Voyager certification for adhering to conservation standards, so she's a great modern choice for eco-friendly travelers to the Galapagos Islands. She also complies with all international maritime regulations and is SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) certified.

Cabins Aboard Cachalote I

Each cabin has a private bath, porthole, hot/cold showers, a security safe and is fully air conditioned with independent air conditioning units in each cabin. Seven cabins have upper/lower bunks while one cabin has a lower double bed. Each cabin has 110v power outlets while 220v is available in the salon. 

Cachalote I Deck Plan

Cachalote I Deck Plan