SANTA CRUZ YACHT

SANTA CRUZ II

Santa Cruz

Known by many as “The Champion of the Galapagos”, Santa Cruz II has become a world-famous leader in sustainability efforts. Celebrated by many for her low guest-to-guide ratio, her sleek design and for her amazing dedication to sustainability. 

Luxury Class

Cozy Bar-salon

Private Balcony

 Fitting a max total of 90 guests in 50 comfortable cabins across her three decks, guests can choose from luxuriously appointed single, double and triple cabins and are guaranteed the full attention of her highly competent and experienced naturalist guides, all lead by expedition leaders who are world-famous as some of the most talented and qualified experts in the entire archipelago.

SANTA CRUZ DELUXE CRUISE

A cruise ship is an ideal way to explore the Galapagos. The highly advanced Santa Cruz II  is an Expedition Vessel specifically designed to operate in isolated regions, making it the perfect fit for exploring the remote Galapagos Islands. Our state-of-the-art design affords the perfect infrastructure for exploration. Discover the Galapagos the same way the early explorers did, with no other boats in sight! We guarantee exclusive access to the islands so you’ll always feel like the visitor site is there just for you. Small groups – average just 12 guests or fewer per guide- are guaranteed and all the required equipment is ready and set for your convenience. In case of the unlikely event of an emergency, our onboard Medical Officer is available on site, 24 hours a day.

BENEFITS

Free shore excursions natural history lectures and transfers in the Galapagos.
Free consultations with our Medical officer, on-call 24/7.
WiFi and internet access (intermittent and low-bandwidth)
Top-ranking naval officers as Captains and First Officers
60+ years of experience and reliability

FACILITIES & AMENITIES

Bar and Lounge
Restaurant
Outdoor terrace / BBQ
Gift shop
Fitness Room
Reading room and natural history library
Multiple purpose room
Hot tubs (2)
Air-conditioned throughout
Satellite telephone
PA system
Wi-Fi hotspot (intermittent/ low bandwidth connection)
24/7 coffee station (free coffee, tea, and water)
Safe-deposit box (in cabin)
Hairdryer
Snorkeling equipment
Wet suit rental
Glass bottom boat
Kayaks
Pangas (inflatable dinghies for coastal exploration)

TECHNICAL AND FACILITIES

  • Bar and Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor terrace / BBQ
  • Gift shop
  • Fitness Room
  • Reading room and natural history library
  • Multiple purpose room
  • Hot tubs (2)
  • Air-conditioned throughout
  • Satellite telephone
  • PA system
  • Wi-Fi hotspot (intermittent/ low bandwidth connection)
  • 24/7 coffee station (free coffee, tea, and water)
  • Safe-deposit box (in cabin)
  • Hairdryer
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Wet suit rental
  • Glass bottom boat
  • Kayaks
  • Pangas (inflatable dinghies for coastal exploration)
  • Year of Construction: 2002
  • Refurbished: 2015
  • Gross Tonnage: 2,664 tons
  • Passenger Space Ratio: 29.6:1
  • Type of Vessel: Expedition Vessel
  • Capacity: 90 Gests / 50 Cabins
  • Length: 71.8 meters / 235 feet
  • Beam: 13.4 meters / 43 feet
  • Speed: 10.5 knots
  • Electricity: 440V - 220V - 110V throughout ship
  • Naturalist Guide: 8 (including Expedition Leader)

GALLERY

DECK PLANS

ITINERARIES: 

ITINERARY  5 DAYS - NORTH

MONDAY
AM: ​Baltra Airport:  Arrival and Transfer to the boat 
PM:  Santa Cruz: Bachas Beach (HK)
TUESDAY

AM: ​Santiago: Bucaneer Cove (SN/PR/HK)
PM: ​Santiago: Puerto Egas (HK/SN)
WEDNESDAY

AM: ​Rabida (HK/SN)
PM: ​Bartolome  (HK/SN) 
THURSDAY

AM: ​Genovesa: Prince Phillip Steps (HK/SN)
PM; Genovesa: Darwin Bay (HK/SN)
FRIDAY
AM: ​Santa Cruz: Tortoise Reserve (HK)
Baltra: Transfer to the Airport

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ITINERARY  7 DAYS - EASTERN

FRIDAY
AM: ​Baltra Airport:  Arrival and Transfer to the boat 
PM: Mosquera Islet (HK/SN)
SATURDAY

AM: ​​San Cristobal:  Breeding center (HK)
PM: ​​San Cristobal:  Punta Pitt (HK/SN)
SUNDAY

AM: ​​Santa Fe (HK/SN)
PM: ​South Plaza  (HK) 
MONDAY

AM: ​​​Santa CruzCharles Darwin Station (HK)
PM; ​Santa Cruz: Highlands or Tortuga Bay (HK)
TUESDAY
AM: ​Española: Suarez Point (HK)
PM; ​Española: Gardner bay - Osborn Islet (HK/SN)
WEDNESDAY

AM: ​​Santa Cruz: Eden Islet (HK/SN)
PM; ​North Seymour (HK)
THURSDAY

AM: ​​Baltra: Transfer to the Airport

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ITINERARY  5 DAYS - WESTERN

THURSDAY
AM: ​Baltra Airport:  Arrival and Transfer to the boat 
PM:  Santa Cruz: Dragon Hill (HK/SN)
FRIDAY

AM: ​Isabela: Vicente Roca Point  (SN/PR)
PM: ​​Fernandina: Espinosa Point (HK) 
SATURDAY

AM: ​​Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station (HK)
PM: ​​Santa Cruz: Optional Activities (HK)
SUNDAY

AM: ​Floreana: Baroness Tower / Post office Bay (HK/SN)
PM; ​Florena: Cormorant Point / Champion islet (HK/SN)
MONDAY
Baltra: Transfer to the Airport

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SKY DECK

Partially covered the sky deck blends al-fresco space to relax and confortable atmosphere.

DELUXE

SOCIAL AREAS

Social areas feature extended outdoor balconies

DARWIN SUITE

- Tablet
- L’Occitane-en-Provence products for the bathroom
- Bathrobe
- Extra luxury pillows
- Luxury book in special edition to take home
- Air conditioner
- Wide windows
- Hairdryer
- Multiple outlets
- Public address system
- Safe
- Reading lights
- Free internet access (some restrictions apply)
- Includes use of wetsuit (for surface diving)
- Room turndown service
- Journals
- Photos and videos of the expedition on CD

EXPLORER CABIN

- Air conditioner
- Wide windows
- Hairdryer
- Multiple outlets
- Public address system
- Safe
- Reading lights

VOYAGER CABIN

- Air conditioner
- Wide windows
- Hairdryer
- Multiple outlets
- Public address system
- Safe
- Reading lights
- 2 Single Voyager Cabins (127.0 ft2 / 11.8 m2)

Santa Cruz Yacht RATES 2023
Per person

5 DAYS 7 DAYS
Horizon Deck Explorer Family  Cabin (2)* max. Capacity 3 pax $4276 USD $5735 USD
Horizon Deck Explorer Cabin (23)* max. Capacity 2 pax  $4551 USD $6103 USD
Horizon Deck Voyager Cabin (2)*  max. Capacity 1 pax $5254 USD $7039 USD
Expedition Deck Explorer Cabin (17)* max. Capacity 2 pax $4734 USD $6340 USD
Panorama Deck Explorer Cabin (3)*  max. Capacity 2 pax $4781 USD $6533 USD
Panorama Deck Darwin Suite  (3)* max. Capacity 2 pax $5520 USD $7407 USD
REQUEST INFORMATION

INCLUDE: 

  • All meals during the cruise
  • Transfers on the islands on the days of operation
  • Visits and excursions accordung to the itinerary
  • English speaking naturalist guide
  • Medical care on board (but not the cost of medication)
  • Snorkel Equipment

NOT INCLUDE:

  • Roundtrip airfare from / to Galapagos
  • Soft and alcohilic drinks
  • Galapagos National Park entrance fee (US $ 100)
  • Ingala Control Card (US $ 20)
  • Gratuities and personal expenses
  • Kayak
  •  Wetsuit rental: 17 + Vat USD For 4 Night cruises / 33 + VAT For rental 6 Nights per guest
  • Internet/wifi*
  • Laundry or valet services, gifts and additional items 

* Note: internet connections onboard consist of 2 computer stations in the business center and wifi in the yacht’s social areas;  due to the Galapagos’ remote location, internet connections are intermittent and low-bandwidth.  fee of $40+taxes.   

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