Calipso Cruise Ship, Galapagos

Excellent food and drinks

“Giant tortoises Penguins ”

Matthew G, United States United States
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    • Completely refurbished in 2019
    • Sun deck with al-fresco dining
    • Naturalist itineraries with an experienced guide
    • Wi-Fi available

Explore the Galapagos Islands in comfort and style aboard the Calipso yacht. Completely refurbished in 2019, the Calipso liveaboard has 8 beautifully decorated cabins full of modern comforts. A choice of accommodation is available, from single, twin, or double-bed options, all featuring plenty of storage space, charging ports, individual climate control, TV, and an en-suite bathroom. Each stateroom on the main and upper deck also features picture windows with ocean views. The large and open social areas offer the perfect place for guests to unwind and relax in-between adventure cruise activities. Enjoy delicious cuisine, freshly prepared and served at the large indoor dining area with a coffee station and fully stocked bar or out on the sun deck, which also has al-fresco dining. The perfect place to enjoy the sea breeze and incredible Galapagos landscapes. There are also comfortable sun loungers and a hot tub for further relaxation.

The Calipso yacht Galapagos offers 4-8 day Naturalist itineraries, where guests can explore the island with an experienced guide to see the unique and mesmerizing wildlife the Galapagos offers. With stops at San Cristobal, Floreana, Santa Cruz, and Isabela on the agenda to experience panga rides, hiking, beach walks with sea lions, and snorkeling with penguins, a Galapagos cruise aboard the Calipso yacht will be one to remember.

Book online today to start the trip of a lifetime aboard the Calipso Galapagos.

Choose your departure date adventure cruise | snorkelling only


Included: VAT, Fuel Surcharge, Drinking Water, Soft Drinks at Meal Times, Tea & Coffee, Welcome Cocktails, Full-Board Meal Plan (All meals), Snacks, Rental Gear, Kayaks, Land Excursions, Naturalist Guide, Snorkeling Guide, Beach Towels, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries, Deck Towels, WiFi internet.

Required Extras: National Park Fees (100-200 USD), Port Fees (20 USD).

Optional Extras: Domestic Flight Non-Issuance Fee (50 USD per trip), Airport Transfer, Hotel Transfer, Local Flights (525 USD), Alcoholic Beverages, Soft drinks, Snorkel Gear.

Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

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Boat features

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • TV in cabins
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Free Internet
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Outside Showers
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Kayaks On-Board
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Naturalist Itineraries
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Nearly 1:1 Crew-to-Guest Ratio
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Bar
  • BBQ Area
  • Available for Charter
  • Jacuzzi / Hot Tub
  • Naturalist Guide

Food & Drinks

  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Snacks All Day
  • Vegan Options
  • Free Soft Drinks
  • Wine Available
  • Set Menu Dinner
  • Welcome Cocktails
  • Al Fresco Dining

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.

Languages Spoken

The crew speaks English and Spanish.

Drawings & Vessel Layouts

#deckplan floorplan

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 1991
  • Year renovated 2019
  • Length 115 ft
  • Beam 24 ft
  • Cruising speed 12 knots
  • Engines Cummins NTA855-M @400hp (x2)
  • Max guests 16
  • Number of cabins 8
  • Number of bathrooms 8
  • Tenders 2
  • Water capacity 5000 gallons
  • Freshwater maker 5000 gallons

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • E.P.I.R.B. Distress System
  • Emergency Rafts
  • Life Vests
  • Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguishers
  • Oxygen
  • First Aid Kits
  • Satellite & mobile phones
  • Crew trained in first aid
  • Emergency flares

Calipso Reviews

  • 9.5 Exceptional
  1. Vessel
  2. Crew
  3. Food
  4. Activities
  5. Value
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • Matthew G
  • United States United States

Giant tortoises Penguins

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Crew. Guide. Penguins.
  • 10 Exceptional
  • Deanna S
  • Australia Australia
Fabulous travellers, fabulous Crew, Eduardo our guide was fun. The food was tasty, healthy & plentiful. Could have picked a boat more suited to what we were hoping. Exceeded all expectations.

Seeing my Blue Footed Boobies do their mating dance.

Recommended for
Travelers, Crew, Food & excursions
  • 8.8 Fabulous
  • Spain Spain
Para vivir así es mejor no morirse nunca

Snorkel con las focas y las tortugas marinas

Recommended for
Las galapagos en sí , la tripulación y nuestra cabina
  • 9.6 Exceptional
  • cecile C
  • Andorra Andorra
Voyage fantastique

Le tête à tête avec les animaux

Recommended for
nature - ambiance - activités