Discover the Isla de Lobos, Uruguay on 56ft "Calypso" Motor Yacht
Discover the Isla de Lobos aboard 56ft "Calypso" Motor Yacht for as low as $60 per person! Kids under 12 years old inclusive. Under 4 free of charge. Due to operating costs, we require a minimum 8 adult passengers to start the tour. Rates: Lobo Island (2 Hours) • Adults: $60.00 USD • Children (5 to 10 years old): $30.00 USD Whale Watching • Adults: $40.00 USD • Children (5 to 10 years old): $20.00 USD Type of Experience: Our services includes trips to Isla de Lobos, family charters, corporate charters, tender service to cruise passengers and assistance to fishing vessels at sea. What You Can Expect: We offer the largest observation time on the island, a comfortable and quiet navigation, spacious rooms and male and female toilets. The wide space of our ship allows all passengers to have excellent places to observe and photograph. Isla de Lobos Tour In the Calypso we make a careful and slow approach to flocks seeking not to impact negatively in the activity and tranquilizer of animals. From the spacious and comfortable decks of The Calypso, you can observe and photograph this unique spectacle of 200,000 sea lions in their natural habitat. In order to remain silent, without altering that magical moment of the trip, the crew informs passengers of the particular characteristics of the island and its wildlife without speakers. Our comfortable cruise, shortens the time to 35' to the location and 35' back (Depending on sea conditions), allowing us to offer the longer time possible at the location (50' approx.). Charters Let us set up private charter destinations, schedules and activities of your choice. An ideal place to bring the family on a trip that will be remembered by all as the best holiday program ever. The Island Cruise offers an afternoon at an exclusive island Gorriti beach, bathing in the sea, sun and music with family or friends, with catering services available. Our Sunset Cruise is a great way to experience the magic of a sunset aboard the Calypso. We invite with a glass of champagne to see the sunset while the city lights starts showing. Both programs are great for anniversaries. The Bay Cruise is a classic corporate program. We sail through the calm waters of the bay appreciating the wonderful view of Punta Del Este, with different choices of foods and drinks. What to Expect Onboard: Our extensive experience in services tend to cruise passengers and vessels in general, assures timely and professional service at the embarkation and disembarkation of passengers and crew. We have a passenger capacity of 110 people, 11/12 knots cruising speed, excellent maneuverability and navigation equipment that allows us to operate even in zero visibility conditions. Since 2003, we serve the major cruise lines that arrive in the Bay of Punta del Este. The Boat The "Calypso" is a boat 17 meters in length, with two 435 hp power engines each one, and comprehensive safety equipment and navigation. It is a boat for transport of passengers, built in Florida, USA, and is certified by the National Naval Prefecture for 45 passengers plus crew. Excellent and Professional Crew We have an excellent and professional crew aboard the Calypso, committed to provide security and service to all its passengers.Annually conducted training courses and training exercises, in order to achieve the highest standards in our training. The minimum navigation crew in the Calypso consists of a captain, a boatswain and a sailor. In cases where conditions requires it, the crew is increased by one or two additional sailors.All sailors on our crew are merchant sailors certified by the Uruguayan National Naval Prefecture, and they all have the O.M.I courses required to date (fire fight, social responsibilities, crowd control, damage control, sea survival, first aid, protection of ships Code and port facilities and Safety Management Code). Two of our captains have 20 years of experience in the region, and the third one 10 years. Our crew speaks Spanish, English and Portuguese. Bar Our onboard bar has a wide variety of refreshing drinks, alcoholi , cocktails and espresso. Excellent Caipiroskas and cold beer. Safety reasons onboard, we avoid the use og glass and use nautical glass and acrylic dinnerware instead. Catering We offer you a cold buffet choice with variety of fine sandwiches, delicious cakes, varied minitortillas and delicious desserts with chocolate or strawberries. We can contact the caterer of your choice, or gladly serve food and beverages you provide us.
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 45 guests
- Luxury, Events & Large groups
- Motor Yacht
Since 1993, we operates in the Punta Del Este harbour, providing a wide range of services to the best destinations in the area.Our services includes trips to Isla de Lobos, family charters, corporate charters, tender service to cruise passengers and assistance to fishing vessels at sea.
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Galley Stove & Oven
- Air Conditioning
- Watersports Equipment
- Wheel steering
- Inboard Engine
- CD Player
- Center Cockpit
- Chart Plotter
- Dual Comm-forward seating
- Twin Engine
- Fuel type: Diesel
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 15 days prior.
Additional Terms & Information
Terms and Condition: - If the harbour is "closed” by the Prefecture of Maldonado due to bad weather or other reasons, the deposit to the contracted time will be consider refundable. - In case of “closed harbour" due to bad weather or other force of nature, the contractor may choose to perform the scheduled meeting moored in the marina. - Rainy days, cloudy or similar are not considered bad weather. - The navigability criterion is the one adopted by The Maldonado Prefecture (Open harbour, Limited Harbour and Closed Harbour) Being the company subjected to such provisions. - However, the navigation and chosen destinations, are ultimately subject to the discretion of the Captain, the company reserves the right not to sail or return to harbour early, yet in “Open harbour” conditions if deemed appropriate. - We recommend to be at our boarding booth, 15' before the reserved time for your program. - The program hours and / or tour charged are the ones contracted, independent of delays or arrival at harbour before the set time, for passenger’s particular reasons, even though these are communicated beforehand. - If there is no prior communication about delays by the contractor, 30' after the contracted time, it will be considered as “no show" and will have no effect reserving the remaining hours , without repaying the 50% of the service, or the right to any claim. - The company reserves the right to navigate the rest of the hours with other passengers, to compensate for their loss. - Cancellations must be made at least 15 days prior to the program set date. - Within 15 days prior to the ride, we only accept cancellations if we can get an effective reserve replacement. - Damage, breakage or loss caused by passengers to the vessel or its equipment must be paid on the spot by the service contractor, this being the only responsible to the company. - The company reserves the right of admission, changing schedules, boats and services because of bad weather or other force majeure, without any responsibility for this, and without the right to claims. In either case if the contractor chooses to cancel the service, the 50% of the tour will be refund. - It is designated and accepted as person authorized to hire optional services, coordinate travel details and / or services on board, extend or reduce the duration, change destinations and / or activities , all that, subject to the consent of the Captain, who is the only and maximum authority aboard.