Our Galapagos Cruise

Our Galapagos Cruise

About the Santa Cruz II Galapagos Cruise

The highly advanced Santa Cruz II Galapagos Cruise is an Expedition Vessel specifically designed to operate in isolated regions, making it the perfect vessel for exploring the remote Galapagos Islands. Measuring just under 235 feet (72 meters), this ample, five-deck cruiser has 50 cabins that sleep up to 90 guests and includes extensive indoor and outdoor social areas where guests can enjoy the unbeatable splendor of taking a tour throughout the Galapagos Islands. With some of the latest advances in sustainable sailing, the Santa Cruz II Galapagos Cruise also aims to protect the delicate and beautiful ecosystem that it explores.

Santa Cruz II Galapagos Cruise Highlights

Exclusive Galapagos visitor sites are available for the Santa Cruz II Cruise.


Discover the Enchanted Isles the same way the early explorers did, with no other boats in sight! 99% of the visitor sites we tour and explore are not shared with other Galapagos cruises.

Multi-guided tours aboard Santa Cruz II Galapagos Cruise.


More guides onboard = smaller groups and a greater selection of activities each day. On average, our Expedition Groups consist of 11 guests per guide (far better than the 16-per-guide maximum established by the Galapagos National Park).

Sun Deck aboard Santa Cruz II Galapagos Cruise.


One of the top Guest-space Ratios of all Galapagos cruises (29.6:1), with numerous social areas and decks that allow for quiet contemplation, educational lectures, and socializing.

Exquisite meals aboard Santa Cruz II Galapagos Cruise.


Locally-sourced organic food, a Le Cordon Bleutrained Gastronomy Director curates a wide variety of culinary options to accommodate all diets during your Galapagos vacation.

Low environmental footprint aboard Santa Cruz II Cruise.


Modern engine technology allows for lower fuel consumption. Onboard water desalination and treatment plants help preserve the precious seas of the Galapagos Islands. Recycling waste and efficient energy use are also an integral part of our journeys.

Medical Officer aboard Santa Cruz II Galapagos Cruise.


Our Galapagos cruise has an onboard medical officer (M.D.) and a well-equipped infirmary that’s available 24/7. So don’t worry about a thing, we’re there for you if you need any help!

Santa Cruz II's guests with a Galapagos giant tortoise.
Even if you keep a distance from the wildlife, you'll admire its beauty.
Snorkeling with a ray at Bartolome Island in Galapagos.
The underwater world of Galapagos will always surprise you!
Red-footed booby on Genovesa Island in Galapagos.
The Red-footed booby can be seen on Genovesa, San Cristobal and North Seymour Islands.
Kayaking on Genovesa Island.
Let's explore the archipelago in a kayak!
Galapagos sea lions on Santa Fe Island.
The Galapagos sea lions can be seen with their pups basking under the sun.

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