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Conceived for operation in remote areas, the Santa Cruz II is a state-of-the-art expedition vessel and provides the perfect infrastructure for Galápagos exploration. Carrying its crew’s heritage of decades of experience working in the islands, the generous, five-deck craft holds 50 cabins with a capacity for 90 passengers. The ship has an intelligent layout with wide hallways, broad stairwells, and choice, contemporary materials throughout. From indoor and outdoor dining areas, the gymnasium, and Jacuzzis to the elegant bar and lounge, and the well-stocked library, the ship is designed to please with sophisticated simplicity.

Ship Statistics

  • Constructed: 2015
  • Length: 235 ft.
  • Width: 43 ft.
  • Decks: 5
  • Staterooms: 50
  • Passengers: 90
  • Crew members: 50
  • Guides: 8 naturalists, including Expedition Leader

Ship Amenities

  • Bar-Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Al fresco dining/BBQ
  • Gift shop
  • Gym
  • 24 hour Coffee Station (free coffee, tea, and water)
  • Satellite telephone
  • Wi-Fi hotspot (intermittent/low bandwidth)
  • PA system
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Hot tub (2)
  • Reading room and natural history library
  • Multiple purpose room
  • Air conditioned throughout
  • Wetsuit rental
  • Glass bottom boat
  • Kayaks

Cabin Categories

Horizon Deck Cabin

Located on the lower Horizon deck, the Santa Cruz II's Swedish-designed cabins reflect the latest in cruise trends. Comfortable spaces and large picture windows illuminate the interior spaces and allow guests to take in the views, offering elegant relaxation areas after a day of active exploring. Guests will enjoy 64% more cabin space than many other vessels in the Galápagos. 2 lower beds, private bath and shower. iPod docking station, hairdryer, desk, and safe-deposit box. Approximately 163 square feet.

Expedition Deck Cabin

Located on the middle Expedition deck, the Santa Cruz II's Swedish-designed cabins reflect the latest in cruise trends. Comfortable spaces and large picture windows illuminate the interior spaces and allow guests to take in the views, offering elegant relaxation areas after a day of active exploring. Guests will enjoy 64% more cabin space than many other vessels in the Galápagos. 2 lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, iPod docking station, hairdryer, desk, and safe-deposit box. Approximately 163 square feet.

Deckplans