Embark on a remarkable journey through the captivating Galápagos Islands as you set sail aboard the MS Santa Cruz II. Your experience with us promises a harmonious blend of relaxation and opulence within an intimate, small-sized vessel with a maximum guest capacity of 90, creating an ambiance that is simultaneously cozy and sophisticated. From the moment you step on board, you'll find yourself at ease, like a guest in a luxurious home away from home.
Our commitment to environmental sustainability and social responsibility is embodied by the MS Santa Cruz II, which operates with carbon-neutral practices and maintains a strong connection to the local community.
The ship boasts a sleek and spacious design, allowing you to savor every moment of your Galápagos cruise. Experience delightful culinary delights in our elegant restaurant, engage in enlightening discussions about the Galápagos Islands with fellow travelers in the Science Center, or simply unwind on our multiple decks. The MS Santa Cruz II provides a setting that appeals to your sense of adventure and your desire for premium expedition comfort.
Prepare your taste buds for a culinary journey that transcends ordinary cruise ship dining. Our dedicated staff sources locally-grown organic ingredients to craft delectable dishes. Led by a Le Cordon Bleu-trained Gastronomy Director, our culinary team takes inspiration from the Galápagos' unique flavors and regional ingredients to curate a menu that caters to diverse diets and preferences. Expect each meal served on board to be a sumptuous and memorable experience.
The ship's main bar and lounge, the Panorama Bar, is not only a hub for cocktails but also the focal point for shipboard events, including welcome and farewell gatherings. It doubles as an ideal space for engaging lectures and presentations. This well-lit area provides a relaxed atmosphere, complete with a Wi-Fi hotspot and direct access to our al fresco terrace, offering the perfect spot to unwind and mingle with fellow travelers.
The MS Santa Cruz II takes inspiration from Scandinavian design to offer an atmosphere that is both comfortable and stylish. Your "home away from home" is equipped with contemporary amenities, providing you with areas designed for relaxation, mental stimulation, and mingling with fellow guests.
The forward-facing Expedition Lounge features a refreshment station and a library, making it an excellent vantage point to admire the Galápagos Islands' beauty from within the ship. The Science Corner in this area adds an educational dimension to your journey, housing a glass cabinet, a microscope, and a replica of a whale vertebrae, creating a unique learning experience about our scientific endeavors.
The SkyDeck offers inviting spaces where you can bask in the sun and savor the breathtaking Galápagos scenery from the ship's highest point. Here, you'll find the sun deck and a fitness room, which provide perfect settings to unwind and revitalize during your Galápagos expedition.
For those moments when you crave some physical activity, our exercise facilities are at your disposal, ready to elevate your heart rate. Whether you seek relaxation after a day filled with captivating lectures or a strenuous hike, opportunities to refresh both your body and mind are abundant.
Our well-appointed fitness center includes yoga mats, a set of weights, two treadmills, two stationary bikes, and an elliptical trainer, ensuring that your exercise routine remains uninterrupted during your journey.
To enhance your relaxation, we offer two hot tubs on the Expedition Deck, each accommodating up to five guests. These hot tubs are ideally positioned to provide a serene setting for unwinding and enjoying the awe-inspiring views of the Galápagos Islands.
Come aboard the MS Santa Cruz II for an extraordinary voyage where sophistication and adventure converge in the unparalleled beauty of the Galápagos Islands. Your unforgettable journey awaits.
Step aboard the Santa Cruz II Expedition Cruise Ship for a journey through the enchanting Galapagos Islands, where modernity meets exceptional safety measures. Designed for groups of all sizes, this vessel boasts numerous spacious social areas, offering the flexibility to enjoy serene moments in solitude or engage with fellow travelers at your leisure. Whether you seek terrestrial or aquatic adventures in the Galapagos, such as hiking, kayaking, paddleboarding, snorkeling, coastal exploration, or even immersive glass-bottom boat rides, the Santa Cruz II provides an array of experiences to choose from. Complementing these captivating explorations are the ship's exceptional services and exquisite gastronomy, ensuring an unforgettable Galapagos adventure for you and your companions.
Unveil the Santa Cruz II Experience!
The Santa Cruz II Galapagos Expedition Cruise Ship is a modern Expedition Vessel designed for the contemporary explorer. It comes with a host of exceptional advantages, including:
The Santa Cruz II Galapagos Expedition Cruise Ship offers comprehensive travel itineraries in one of the world's most pristine and awe-inspiring destinations. The Galapagos Islands provide unforgettable experiences for those who seek adventure, knowledge, and a profound connection with nature.
The Santa Cruz II is undoubtedly the safest and most comprehensive Galapagos Expedition Cruise Ship, offering multiple guides to enhance your exploration. Guests have the opportunity to select from a wide array of Galapagos National Park-approved activities, allowing them to engage with the islands in a variety of ways. This flexibility ensures a truly balanced and rewarding exploration.
Preserving the pristine ecosystem is among our most significant responsibilities. Our Carbon Neutral policy is a vital element of our sustainable tourism practices. We are committed to creating environmentally friendly travel experiences in the Galapagos Islands, implementing consistent waste reduction practices, minimizing our carbon footprint, and purifying our potable water aboard the Santa Cruz II Galapagos Cruise.
Plan Your Galapagos Vacation with Us
Join us for a life-changing adventure as we take you through the captivating Galapagos Islands. Dive into the following exclusive itineraries:
Northern Galapagos Tour - 5 Days (Monday to Friday)
Western Galapagos Tour - 5 Days (Thursday to Monday)
Eastern Galapagos Tour - 7 Days (Friday to Thursday)
**Combined Galapagos Itineraries: Extend your journey for a comprehensive exploration of the Galapagos Islands with our back-to-back ship itinerary. Delve deeper into the archipelago, encounter a multitude of iconic species, and create lasting memories. Consult one of our destination experts for further information!
Explore Our Galapagos Tours
The Santa Cruz II Galapagos Expedition Cruise Ship boasts five distinct decks, providing the modern comforts of a first-class Expedition Vessel. Ample space throughout ensures you have room to relax, socialize, and immerse yourself in the unique beauty of the Galapagos.
We prioritize your health and safety at all times. Our ship is equipped with a well-stocked infirmary and an onboard medical officer available 24/7, reflecting our commitment to providing you with a prompt response to any health concerns during your time in the Galapagos. We take pride in being one of the few vessels in the Galapagos Islands with such a strong dedication to our travelers' well-being.
Our cruise cabins on the Santa Cruz II are meticulously designed to create a deluxe haven for safe and comfortable travel. After an unforgettable day of exploration, unwind in these modern and comfortable spaces that ensure your time onboard is truly unique and enjoyable.
Santa Cruz II offers three Darwin Suites, measuring each 30m2 (about 325sqft), with double-paned windows. These suites offer a high level of comfort, as well as deluxe amenities, for guests who are more demanding. These suites are available in either double beds or separated ones. They can also be connected to an Explorer Cabin for a further 15 m2 (163 square feet) of space.
|Cabin||5 Days||7 Days|
|Horizon Deck Explorer Family Cabin||$3,664.00||$5,358.00|
|Horizon Deck Explorer Cabin||$3,896.00||$5,700.00|
|Horizon Deck Voyager Cabin||$4,496.00||$6,576.00|
|Expedition Deck Explorer Cabin||$4,056.00||$5,928.00|
|Panorama Deck Explorer Cabin||$4,172.00||$6,102.00|
|Panorama Deck Darwin Suite||$4,728.00||$6,818.00|
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