Join us on an other-worldly adventure to the Galapagos Islands aboard the Santa Cruz II. Relax on this 70 meter long vessel through the archipelago that inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, and enjoy the benefits of a comfortable hotel on board.
Santa Cruz II Galapagos Cruise
With a capacity of 90 guests in 50 cabins across 5 decks, the Santa Cruz II is a mid-size boat that can navigate into the nooks and crannies of the islands. This expedition vessel has 8 naturalist guides on board, keeping the ratio of guests: guide low, but still offers the luxuries that only a larger ship can with a fitness room, reading room and library, and multiple dining areas on board.
Cabins are comfortable, with hotel-like amenities including private bathrooms, simple but tasteful decor, and windows that look out to sea. 36 of the cabins can be interconnected to create flexibility for families, and three suites cater to discerning clientele who will relish in the additional space, sitting area, and double windows.
A Cordon-Bleu trained gastronomy director means that cuisine aboard the Santa Cruz II is both delicious and innovative, and guests will be treated to wonderful meals after days of exploring. Additionally, al-fresco dining areas and a barbecue allow travelers to enjoy the surrounds of the islands during meals.
Activities and Itineraries with Santa Cruz II
When you plan a cruise in the Galapagos Islands with Good Life Expeditions and the Santa Cruz II, you will be treated to a completely immersive exploration of the region. The boat is equipped with a glass-bottom boat, kayaks, snorkeling equipment, and guests can partake in a wide range of pre-planned excursions such as swimming, hiking, birdwatching and more during their trip.
The Santa Cruz II offers 5D/4N, 6D/5N, and 10D/9N itineraries that explore different parts of the islands and leave on fixed departure dates. But no matter which program or itinerary you choose, you will see a diverse selection of wildlife both such as Sea Lions, Giant Tortoises, Penguins, Marine Iguanas, Blue Footed Boobies, and more!
Contact us to start planning your responsible expedition to the Galapagos Islands!