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Archipel I

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Archipel I is a small, contemporary motor catamaran offering 16 guests a superior Galapagos cruising experience a with highly professional crew.  

Archipel I is a broad and stable motor catamaran, 26m long with a speed of 10 knots. She caters for just 16 guests, rendering her a good choice for anyone preferring a more intimate nautical experience on a small but roomy vessel. Décor is contemporary and light, white paintwork and furnishings combining with polished wood to reflect the rays of the sun. There’s a lounge and sun deck with loungers and an area where you can shelter from the sun, and indoor or on deck dining. Kayaks and snorkelling equipment are available. With just nine crew members including a naturalist guide, she offers extremely personalised service, and you will feel well looked after. She offers a choice of three easily combinable itineraries from four to 14 days’ duration.

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What our clients say

  • Our time on the Galápagos Islands was unique to us, the wildlife was fabulous, we enjoyed every minute of it.

    BT, Ware
    Mar 2014
  • A truly unique place on earth.

    KS, Southampton
    Jan 2015
  • We loved snorkelling with marine iguanas, turtles, and the lovely playful sealions.

    FM, Manchester
    Feb 2023
  • Highlight of your trip?: Snorkeling in the Galapagos


    Jan 2018
  • The Galapagos Islands are spectacular and we are so glad we had the time to visit.  After a busy four days onboard La Pinta it was good to have a days break at Finch Bay.  It was certainly a well needed rest for us both.

    EK, Saltash
    Jan 2013
  • Snorkelling with penguins, turtles, sea lions and marine iguanas. Unbeatable.

    DJ, Saltash
    May 2019
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Sally Dodge
Sally Dodge - Travel Expert

A former Journey Latin America tour leader, Sally spent 7 years working, travelling and living throughout Latin America before returning to the UK to help people arrange their own adventures to this wonderful destination.

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    Having caught the travel bug as a child, Millie has travelled all over Latin America before making her home in Buenos Aires for 3 years.

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    After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.

  • Sally Dodge
    Sally Dodge - Travel Expert

    A former Journey Latin America tour leader, Sally spent 7 years working, travelling and living throughout Latin America before returning to the UK to help people arrange their own adventures to this wonderful destination.

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