SANTA CRUZ II VESSEL

The Galapagos Islands – Ecuador

The Santa Cruz II was built for expeditions in remote areas of Patagonia / Chile. This vessel took up the baton from its predecessor, bringing a new way to explore the wonders of the Galapagos in style, comfort and safety. With five spacious decks and gorgeous interiors, the ship offers a deluxe experience based on the principle of stylish simplicity, offering tours where can be appreciating breath-taking views of the Enchanted Islands.

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    TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

    • Length LOA: 237.3 ft / 72.35 m

    • Beam: 38.86 ft / 11.85 m

    • Engines: 2 Sulzer engines, 1620 BHP each

    • Speed: 13 knots

    • Crew: 52; 6 multilingual nature guides and Medical Officer permanently on board

    • Capacity: 90 passengers

    • Rebuilt: Talcahuano, Chile (1998)

    • Electricity: 110 volts in the cabins with 220 volt sockets available in reception and dining areas

    ITINERARIES M/V SANTA CRUZ II

    MONDAY AM: Baltra Island: Airport
    PM: Santa Cruz Island: Las Bachas beach
    TUESDAY AM: Santiago Island: Buccaneer Cove
    PM: Santiago Island: Egas Port
    WEDNESDAY AM: Rábida Island
    PM: Bartolome Island
    THURSDAYAM: Genovesa Island: Prince Philip Steps
    PM: Genovesa Island: Darwin Bay
    FRIDAYAM: Santa Cruz Island: Giant Tortoise Breeding Center and transfer to Baltra Airport (GPS).
    THURSDAYAM: Baltra Island: Airport
    PM: Santa Cruz Island: Cerro Dragon
    FRIDAYAM: Isabela Island: Vicente Roca Point
    PM: Fernandina Island: Espinoza Point
    SATURDAYAm: Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Research Station
    PM: Santa Cruz Island: Various activity options to be chosen on-site
    SUNDAYAM: Floreana Island: Post Office Bay
    PM: Floreana Island: Champion Islet - Cormorant Point
    MONDAY AM: Transfer to Baltra Island to the Airport (GPS)
    FRIDAYAM: Baltra Island: Airport
    PM: Mosquera Islet
    SATURDAYAM: San Cristobal Island: Cerro Colorado
    PM: San Cristobal Island: Pitt Point
    SUNDAYAM: Santa Fe Island
    PM: South Plaza Island
    MONDAY AM: Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Research Station
    PM: Santa Cruz Island: Various activity options to be chosen on-site
    TUESDAY AM: Española Island: Suarez Point
    PM: Española Island: Gardner Bay
    WEDNESDAY AM: Santa Cruz Island: Eden Islet
    PM: North Seymour Island
    THURSDAYAM: Transfer to Baltra Island to the Airport (GPS).

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