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Cabins

8

Length / Width

35 m / 7 m

Year built / renovated

1991  / 2019

Rental equip.

YES ($)

Internet

FREE

Nitrox

YES ($)

Highlights

  • Brand new, stunning boat cruising the Galapagos, with an up-to-date and modern itinerary that includes Marchena, a site previously only visited by scientists
  • Luxurious amentiies, including an on-board jacuzzi, available at a very competitive price for this exclusive corner of the world - with no single supplement for solo divers
  • Focus on protecting the environment, with a fresh water generator and carbon offset initiatives
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Dates & Prices

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Booking process

1. BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot

2. CONFIRMATION

We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final

3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 55%
  • 120 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

Group Bookings: A group booking is defined as one half charter (8 divers) or more. With 7 paid, you are awarded 1 free of charge (FOC) space in a cabin to be designated by us if less than a full charter. FOC must be willing to share cabin with someone of the same sex in the event you have an odd number of passengers. With 14 paid, you are awarded 2 free of charge (FOC) spaces.

Group Payments: (half charter or more): A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of 5% of the full charter rate, accompanied by a signed charter contract, is required within 14 days of the reservation. Three hundred sixty five (365) days prior to the departure date, an additional deposit of 10% of the full charter rate is due. Two hundred forty (240) days prior to departure date, an additional deposit of 15% of full charter rate is due. One hundred fifty (150) days prior to the departure date, an additional deposit of 20% of the full charter rate is due. Final payment is due ninety (90) days prior to departure date. Full charter rate is based on 14 paid

Group Cancellations: (half charter or more): If charter is cancelled or number of divers reduced: • 365 days or more prior to departure: o Full charter may be reduced to half charter o Deposit may be applied towards as few as 1 person on the same charter. o If all spaces cancelled, forfeiture of 5% of the full charter rate. • 365-241 days prior to departure: o Full charter may be reduced to half charter with an admin fee of $1000 USD. o Full charter may be reduced to as low as 4 pax with a fee of $200 pp cancelled if less than half charter. o In case of all spaces cancelled, forfeiture of 15% of full charter rate. • 240-151 days prior to departure: Forfeiture of 30% of full charter rate. • 150-91 days prior to departure: Forfeiture of 50% of full charter rate. • 90 days or less prior to departure: Forfeiture of 100% of full charter rate. • All cancellations or revisions to a reservation must be in writing.

Reduction of FOC: • Reduction of a full charter to half charter reduces your FOC award from 2 to 1. • Reduction to less than half a charter reduces your FOC award from 1 to 0. • All deposits and cancellation penalties are based on full charter rate

Cabins

Description

Calipso has been entirely renovated, this beautiful vessel is set to begin operations in August 2019.

Stripped, extended and rebuilt with all new systems: electrical, plumbing, engines, generators, compressors, Nitrox, all interior spaces and, of course, the new dive deck, a complete rebuild. Everything is new. 

WHAT TO EXPECT

Calipso has four decks, including a sun deck with a Jacuzzi for sun lovers and those who wish to enjoy the scenery. The spacious salon has a large flat screen TV for briefings and movies, plus a comfortable dining area. There is a fantastic 550 sq.ft. dive deck with individual dive stations complete with storage, 2 tank slots each, a camera table, recharging stations and a camera rinse tank. Along the aft of the dive deck are four hot water showers and a bathroom. There is also a lower deck platform.

Professionalism, expertise, friendliness and environmental responsibility are central to Calipso's values. Calipso produces its own fresh water through reverse osmosis desalinization units that are free of R-12 gas, so they can offset their carbon emissions. They have a brand new air/nitrox filling station. Calipso is also the only liveaboard in Galapagos with wi-fi for free. 

There are 8 cabins accommodating 16 divers all together. Six cabins are upper deck doubles with large windows and two cabins with main deck doubles. All cabins can be converted to offer one large bed if desired. Cabins have climate control, TVs, hair dryers, closets and en-suite bathrooms. You won't find any dated wooden interiors here - it's all modern, fresh and clean design. 

All meals, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages throughout the cruise are included. Beer, wine and liquor are available for an extra charge. For any special dietary requests, such as vegetarianism or allergies, please inform the boat prior to arrival. 

Great attention was given to safety on board: sprinkler system throughout the ship which is activated by smoke or temperature; emergency lighting system in all cabins and all interior spaces; a large monitor in the bridge which shows the views of security cameras mounted onboard in all common spaces and a an independent safety monitor administrator who boards once a month  to inspect and make  airport of all safety equipment.

How to Get There

Please refer to logistics section of each itinerary to find detailed info on how to get there.


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Deck Plan

DIVING SERVICES

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)
  • Thick (5-7Mm) Wetsuits ($)
  • Dive Computer ($)

For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • Nautilus Lifeline

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Other Languages On Request

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

Boat Amenities

Activities

  • Land Excursions

Great for families

  • Board Games
  • Movies

Amenities & services

  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Spacious Diving Platform
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Hot Tub/Whirlpool/Jacuzzi

Facilities

  • European (2 Pin) Power Sockets
  • Us Power Sockets

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