Galapagos
Islands
Every Monday
Departures
Soft Adventure
Trip Style
Luxury Cruise
Cruise Category

M/V Santa Cruz Galapagos Cruise Description:

KEY FEATURES

  • The M/V Santa Cruz Galapagos Cruise is a ship  among our Galapagos luxury travel selection.
  • Built exclusively for Galapagos cruising with am ideal 90-passenger capacity.
  • Travel plan includes daily activities like hikes in land, snorkeling and rides in a glass-bottom boat.
  • Expert naturalist guides (Level III) knowledgeable in Galapagos Islands will lead all excursions.
  • Top-notch itineraries and high-quality cabin design and crew service.

The 46 cabin M/V Santa Cruz, built exclusively for cruising the Galapagos Islands, was completely renovated in 1998, having been redesigned and refurbished inside and out. The Santa Cruz has gained worldwide recognition for its excellent standards, including superb service, an expert crew, the most knowledgeable multilingual nature guides and menus that feature the very best international cuisine and celebrated Ecuadorian dishes. Its capacity is for ninety guests.   Security equipment:  ABS classification +A1E + AMS #7907 853 SOLAS (safety of life at sea), ISM certificate complying with the IMO resolution A.788 (19), automatic fire controls, life jackets in each cabin, lifeboats (two 66-man, two 25-man), life rafts (two 16-man, two 10-man), and 5 zodiac for ship to shore transportation.   ACCOMMODATION & DISTRIBUTION: Boat deck: 2 master suites (double bed + sofa bed), 2 junior suites (twin beds + sofa bed), 4 superior cabins (twin beds), 2 superior cabins (double bed), 7 standard cabins (twin beds), 1 standard cabin (double bed), and 1 standard (single cabin). Main deck: 9 standard twin cabins, 4 standard quadruple cabins. Upper deck: 12 standard win cabins, 2 standard triple inside cabins. Departure Day:Departure dates for 4, 5 and 8 day cruises start on Mondays.  

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

1

5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS - NORTHERN GALAPAGOS

MONDAY – FRIDAY 
MONDAY Am: Baltra Island  Airport
Pm: Santa Cruz Island: Las Bachas beach
TUESDAY Am: Santiago Island:Buccaneer Cove
Pm:  Santiago Island: Puerto Egas
WEDNESDAY  Am. Rábida Island
Pm: Bartolomé Island
THURSDAY Am: Genovesa Island: Prince Philip Steps
Pm:  Genovesa Island: Darwin Bay
FRIDAY Am: San Cristóbal Island: Puerto Baquerizo Moreno & Tortoise Breeding Center
Transfer to the airport to take the flight back to the mainland.

2

5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS - EASTERN GALAPAGOS

SATURDAY – WEDNESDAY 
SATURDAY San Cristóbal Island: Puerto Baquerizo Moreno Airport
Pm: San Cristóbal Island: Punta Pitt
SUNDAY Am: Santa Fe Island
Pm:  South Plaza Island
MONDAY  Am: Santa Cruz Island: Puerto Ayora and the Charles Darwin Research Station.
PM: Santa Cruz Island (hiking, mountain biking or kayaking in Tortuga Bay)
TUESDAY Am: Española Island: Punta  Suárez
Pm:  Española Island: Gardner Bay
WEDNESDAY  Am: On our last day, we disembark at Baltra Island and transfer to the airport to take the flight back to the continent.

3

6 DAYS / 5 NIGHTS - WESTERN GALAPAGOS

WEDNESDAY – MONDAY 
WEDNESDAY Am: Baltra Island Airport
Pm: North Seymour Island
THURSDAY Am: Isabela Island: Punta Vicente Roca
Pm: Fernandina Island: Punta Espinoza
FRIDAY  Am: Isabela Island: Tagus Cove
Pm: Isabela Island: Urbina Bay
SATURDAY Am: Santa Cruz Island: Puerto Ayora and the Charles Darwin Research Station
Pm:  Santa Cruz Island (hiking, mountain biking or kayaking in Tortuga Bay)
 SUNDAY Am: Floreana Island: Post Office Bay
Pm: Floreana Island: Champion Islet and Cormorant Point
MONDAY Am: On our last day, we disembark at Baltra Island and transfer to the airport to take the flight back to the continent.

NOTE: Cruise Itinerary is subject to change due to Galapagos National Park dispositions or to circumstances  beyond our control (force majeure).

Our specialized sales agents can give you better information through the email.

Normally prices include the following:

Prices include:

 Accommodation in double cabin.
 All meals – breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
 All Transfers in Galapagos: Airport – Yacht – Airport.
 Transfers between islands.
 Excursions on the islands.
 Bilingual speaking nature guide ( English – Spanish).

Prices do not include:

 Airfare from mainland Ecuador.

 Galapagos National Park entrance fee: US$ 100.00 per person.
 Migratory Control Card: US$ 20.00 per person.
 Alcoholic drinks and sodas.
 Medical & Travel Insurance.
 Tips.

 

 

Santa Cruz Galapagos Cruise
Santa Cruz Galapagos Cruise - Cabin
Santa Cruz Galapagos Cruise - Dinning
Santa Cruz Galapagos Cruise - Dinning
Santa Cruz Galapagos Cruise - Lounge

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