Description

The M/V SANTA CRUZ II, refurbished in 2015, is one of the finest ships in her class to discover the Galapagos archipelago. The cruise ship offers excellent standards, including first class service, expert crew, the knowledgeable multilingual naturalist guides and menus that feature tasty international cuisine and celebrate Ecuadorian dishes. The ship contains 5 Decks. The Sky Deck features solarium and gym along with the observation platform for dolphin and whale watching. The Panorama Deck offers its guests a panorama bar/lounge and a BBQ terrace. On the Expedition Deck there is a lounge and bar and a wellstocked library/reading room. Guests can also relax in one of the two Jacuzzis or spent their time in the expedition room. On the Horizon Deck, there is a gift shop, infirmary and reception area. The Ocean Deck offers its guests a comfortable dining area. All cabins are meeting the same high standard for comfort and style. Family guests have ample choice among single, double, triple and most of the cabins are interconnectable. Furthermore, in almost all cabins the beds can be Queen or double twins.

Cruise A – 4 Nights/5 Days – Northern Islands – Monday to Friday
Monday
: Arrival at Baltra airport; Las Bachas (Santa Cruz)
Tuesday: Buccaneer Cove; Puerto Egas (Santiago)
Wednesday: Rabida Island; Bartholomew Island
Thursday: Prince Philip’s Steps, Darwin Bay (Genovesa)
Friday: Highlands (Santa Cruz); Departure from Baltra airport

Cruise B – 4 Nights/5 Days – Western Islands – Thursday to Monday
Thursday
: Arrival at Baltra airport; Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz)
Friday: Vicente Roca Point (Isabela); Espinosa Point (Fernandina)
Saturday: Charles Darwin Research Station, Optional Excursions (Santa Cruz)
Sunday: Baroness Lookout & Post Office Bay; Cormorant Point & Champion Islet (Floreana)
Monday: Departure from Baltra airport


Includes

    All transfers in Galápagos; matrimonial/twin cabin accommodation with private facilities; all meals, water, coffee and tea; all excursions as mentioned in the Itinerary with English speaking naturalist guide; Snorkeling equipment, kayak equipment, fuel surcharge (subject to change)

Notes

    **Note: itineraries are subject to change considering flight schedule revisions, weather conditions and National Park Regulations.

    Children Policy: Children under 12 years sharing the cabin with their parents, 25% off (one child per adult paying full fare) Minimum age 6 years old INCLUDED: All transfers in Galápagos; matrimonial/twin cabin accommodation with private facilities; all meals, water, coffee and tea; all excursions as mentioned in the Itinerary with English speaking naturalist guide; Snorkeling equipment, kayak equipment, fuel surcharge (subject to change)

    NOT INCLUDED: Flights to Galápagos, Galápagos National Park entrance fee (currently USD100 pp), Transit Control Card (currently USD 20 pp), wet suit rental, soft and alcoholic drinks; personal expenses; extras and tips.

    Rates are not applicable during Christmas, New Year´s, and national holidays

    Extraordinary cancellation in case of charter booking

    Although the cruise operator will always endeavor to find alternatives to solve an issue with a charter, such as alternative dates aboard the same vessel, or an upgrade to another of our company’s vessels, the operator reserves the right to cancel reservations and bookings in the event of a full-ship charter, whether or not a deposit or full payment has been received, and in such event, his only liability will be to refund the amount it has received.

Departures & Rates

Cruise A – 4 Nights/5 Days – Northern Islands – Monday to Friday
2018 Dates
: Jan 8 & 22; Feb 5 & 19; Mar 5 & 19; Apr 2, 16 & 30; May 14 & 28; Jun 11 & 25; Jul 9 & 23; Aug 6 & 20; Sep 17; Oct 1, 15 & 29; Dec 10 & 24

Cruise B – 4 Nights/5 Days – Western Islands – Thursday to Monday
2018 Dates:
Jan 18; Feb 1 & 15; Mar 1, 15 & 29; Apr 12 & 26; May 10 & 24; Jun 7 & 21; Jul 5 & 19; Aug 2, 16 & 30; Sep 13 & 27; Oct 11 & 25; Nov 8; Dec 20

Cruise/Cabin Horizon Deck Expedition Deck
  Explorer Cabin Explorer Cabin
Cruise A & B
4 Nights/5 Days
Monday - Friday
Thursday - Monday
$3,999 $4,159
   

Single Supplement is 100% of the per person double rate.

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