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Santa Cruz II Cruise Ship

Embark on an unparalleled adventure to the Galapagos Islands aboard the newly revamped Santa Cruz II. Offering three unique Galapagos journeys, the Santa Cruz II ensures a captivating and unforgettable exploration experience.

  • Bar-Lounge
  • Alfresco Dining Area
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Expedition guides
  • Glass bottom boat
  • Carbon neutral cruise
  • Fitness room available
  • Two hot tubs
  • Laundry facilities
 

Santa Cruz II Cruise Ship

The state-of-the-art vessel Santa Cruz II will leave you with many options and possibilities for exploration on and off the boat with avid Naturalists who can share incredible knowledge about the Galapagos Islands. The ship has a crew 50, 8 Naturalist Guides, and a permanently stationed medical officer available 24/7. The Santa Cruz II accommodates up to 90 guests with a generous amount of public and social areas, a reading room and natural history library, a restaurant and elegant dining areas, bar and lounges, and sundecks perfect for whale watching or sunbathing in comfortable loungers or the ships Jacuzzi. Santa Cruz is an exciting vessel to tour the Galapagos as it also features a glass bottom, creating a compelling alternative to snorkeling!

All accommodations of cabins and suites are attractive and modern. There are 50 cabins, all with private bathrooms and air conditioning available, and they can also be converted from twins to doubles. Different types of rooms are available, such as singles, images, and triples. There are 3 “Darwin Suites” also available that are more luxurious than the rest.

Santa Cruz II Cruise Ship Itineraries & Prices

A - 8 DAYS CRUISE
2023 prices per person:
ACCOMMODATION
Luxury
Charter
1 Gst
$9,148
$19,148
2 Gst
$6,032
$16,032
3-5 Gst
$5,971
$15,971
6-9 Gst
$5,912
$15,912
10-16 Gst
$2,885
$12,885

Prices 2023 Valid from Jan 01, 2023 to Dec 31, 2023

ItineraryCharter PriceVoyager CabinExplorer CabinDarwin Suite
6 Nights Eastern - San Cristobal, Espanola, Santa CruzAsk for priceUS$11,384.00US$8,383.00US$9,384.00
Fri

am: Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.

pm: Mosquera IslandThe island consists is a long narrow stretch of white sand, rocks, and tide pools.

Prices 2023 Valid from Jan 01, 2023 to Dec 31, 2023

ItineraryCharter PriceVoyager CabinExplorer CabinDarwin Suite
4 Nights Western - Isabela, Fernandina, FloreanaAsk for priceUS$10,785.00US$6,476.00US$7,211.00
Thu

am: Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.

pm: Santa Cruz Island: Dragon HillA hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds.

Prices 2023 Valid from Jan 01, 2023 to Dec 31, 2023

ItineraryCharter PriceVoyager CabinExplorer CabinDarwin Suite
4 Nights Northern - Rabida, Genovesa, SantiagoAsk for priceUS$10,785.00US$6,476.00US$7,211.00
Mon

am: Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.

pm: Santa Cruz Island: Bachas BeachA swimming beach and one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galápagos.

Included

  • All meals while on board
  • Purified water, coffee, and tea available during the cruise
  • English speaking naturalist guide
  • Islands excursions and activities according to the Itinerary
  • Snorkel equipment (mask, tube, & fins)
  • Kayaks on board

Not Included

  • Flights to/from the Galapagos Islands
  • Galapagos National Park Entrance Fee
  • Migratory Control Card
  • Alcoholic & all bottled drinks
  • Internet / Wifi
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Travel, cancellation and medical insurance
  • Capacity: 90
  • Length: 72 mt / 232ft
  • Refurbished: 2021
  • Guest Capacity: 90 Guests
  • Crew: 61 Crew members + 9 Naturalist Guides + 1 Doctor
  • Type: Expedition Yacht
  • Max speed: 10 Knots
  • Cabins: 44 Explorer Cabins + 2 Voyager Cabins + 2 Family Cabins + 3 Darwin Suites
  • Year of construction: 2002
  • Electric power: 440V - 220V - 110V

Spaces Aboard The Santa Cruz II Cruise Ship

  • Main Deck

    As these young islands were cooling off some two million years later, certain species gradually began to arrive to the archipelago. It is speculated that these newcomers arrived in the Galapagos on large rafts of vegetation that broke off from the shores of Central and South America. Upon arriving in the archipelago, these species had to rapidly adapt to a radically new environment.

     

    Main Deck
  • Sun Deck

    Feel the evolution of fearless endemic species in a magical setting. The Galapagos Islands are a must-visit destination for those seeking true expedition. Here, you can explore a range of stunning volcanic landscapes and crystal-clear waters, while encountering unique wildlife such as giant tortoises, sea lions, and blue-footed boobies. With our commitment to sustainable tourism, you can explore this pristine ecosystem while minimizing your impact on the environment.
    Sun Deck
  • Lower Deck

    Feel the evolution of fearless endemic species in a magical setting. The Galapagos Islands are a must-visit destination for those seeking true expedition. Here, you can explore a range of stunning volcanic landscapes and crystal-clear waters, while encountering unique wildlife such as giant tortoises, sea lions, and blue-footed boobies. With our commitment to sustainable tourism, you can explore this pristine ecosystem while minimizing your impact on the environment.
    Lower Deck
    • Glass Bottom Boat

      The Santa Cruz II Galapagos Cruise provides a unique and unforgettable experience with its glass bottom boat. This remarkable feature allows passengers to explore the abundant marine life of the Galapagos Islands without even getting wet. Gliding over the clear waters, you can marvel at the vibrant coral reefs, colorful schools of fish, playful sea lions, and even the occasional sea turtle or shark. The glass bottom boat offers an unparalleled perspective of the underwater world, making it a highlight of the Santa Cruz II Galapagos Cruise.

       

      Glass Bottom Boat
    • Lecture Room

      The Santa Cruz II Galapagos Cruise's lecture room is a hub of education and discovery. This spacious, well-equipped venue is where guests can deepen their understanding of the Galapagos Islands' unique ecosystem. Expert naturalists deliver engaging presentations on various topics, from the region's fascinating geology to its diverse flora and fauna. The lecture room is equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual technology, ensuring that every presentation is as captivating as it is informative.

       

      Lecture Room
    • Gym

      The gym aboard the Santa Cruz II Galapagos Cruise is a testament to the ship's commitment to holistic well-being. This fitness center is fully equipped with modern exercise machines and free weights, catering to all workout intensity levels. Whether you want to maintain your regular fitness regime or kick-start a new one, the gym offers a welcoming environment with stunning views of the surrounding seascape.

       

      Gym

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    ITINERARIES & PRICES

    Ocean Spray Itineraries

    2023 prices per person:
    ACCOMMODATION
    Luxury
    Charter
    1 Gst
    $9,148
    $19,148
    2 Gst
    $6,032
    $16,032
    3-5 Gst
    $5,971
    $15,971
    6-9 Gst
    $5,912
    $15,912
    10-16 Gst
    $2,885
    $12,885

    Prices 2023 Valid from Jan 01, 2023 to Dec 31, 2023

    ItineraryCharter PriceVoyager CabinExplorer CabinDarwin Suite
    6 Nights Eastern - San Cristobal, Espanola, Santa CruzAsk for priceUS$11,384.00US$8,383.00US$9,384.00
    Fri

    am: Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.

    pm: Mosquera IslandThe island consists is a long narrow stretch of white sand, rocks, and tide pools.

    Prices 2023 Valid from Jan 01, 2023 to Dec 31, 2023

    ItineraryCharter PriceVoyager CabinExplorer CabinDarwin Suite
    4 Nights Western - Isabela, Fernandina, FloreanaAsk for priceUS$10,785.00US$6,476.00US$7,211.00
    Thu

    am: Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.

    pm: Santa Cruz Island: Dragon HillA hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds.

    Prices 2023 Valid from Jan 01, 2023 to Dec 31, 2023

    ItineraryCharter PriceVoyager CabinExplorer CabinDarwin Suite
    4 Nights Northern - Rabida, Genovesa, SantiagoAsk for priceUS$10,785.00US$6,476.00US$7,211.00
    Mon

    am: Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.

    pm: Santa Cruz Island: Bachas BeachA swimming beach and one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galápagos.

    Space Aboard The Ocean Spray

    • Main Deck

      As these young islands were cooling off some two million years later, certain species gradually began to arrive to the archipelago. It is speculated that these newcomers arrived in the Galapagos on large rafts of vegetation that broke off from the shores of Central and South America. Upon arriving in the archipelago, these species had to rapidly adapt to a radically new environment.

       

      Main Deck
    • Sun Deck

      Feel the evolution of fearless endemic species in a magical setting. The Galapagos Islands are a must-visit destination for those seeking true expedition. Here, you can explore a range of stunning volcanic landscapes and crystal-clear waters, while encountering unique wildlife such as giant tortoises, sea lions, and blue-footed boobies. With our commitment to sustainable tourism, you can explore this pristine ecosystem while minimizing your impact on the environment.
      Sun Deck
    • Lower Deck

      Feel the evolution of fearless endemic species in a magical setting. The Galapagos Islands are a must-visit destination for those seeking true expedition. Here, you can explore a range of stunning volcanic landscapes and crystal-clear waters, while encountering unique wildlife such as giant tortoises, sea lions, and blue-footed boobies. With our commitment to sustainable tourism, you can explore this pristine ecosystem while minimizing your impact on the environment.
      Lower Deck
    • Glass Bottom Boat

      The Santa Cruz II Galapagos Cruise provides a unique and unforgettable experience with its glass bottom boat. This remarkable feature allows passengers to explore the abundant marine life of the Galapagos Islands without even getting wet. Gliding over the clear waters, you can marvel at the vibrant coral reefs, colorful schools of fish, playful sea lions, and even the occasional sea turtle or shark. The glass bottom boat offers an unparalleled perspective of the underwater world, making it a highlight of the Santa Cruz II Galapagos Cruise.

       

      Glass Bottom Boat
    • Lecture Room

      The Santa Cruz II Galapagos Cruise's lecture room is a hub of education and discovery. This spacious, well-equipped venue is where guests can deepen their understanding of the Galapagos Islands' unique ecosystem. Expert naturalists deliver engaging presentations on various topics, from the region's fascinating geology to its diverse flora and fauna. The lecture room is equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual technology, ensuring that every presentation is as captivating as it is informative.

       

      Lecture Room
    • Gym

      The gym aboard the Santa Cruz II Galapagos Cruise is a testament to the ship's commitment to holistic well-being. This fitness center is fully equipped with modern exercise machines and free weights, catering to all workout intensity levels. Whether you want to maintain your regular fitness regime or kick-start a new one, the gym offers a welcoming environment with stunning views of the surrounding seascape.

       

      Gym

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    Included

    • All meals while on board
    • Purified water, coffee, and tea available during the cruise
    • English speaking naturalist guide
    • Islands excursions and activities according to the Itinerary
    • Snorkel equipment (mask, tube, & fins)
    • Kayaks on board

    Not Included

    • Flights to/from the Galapagos Islands
    • Galapagos National Park Entrance Fee
    • Migratory Control Card
    • Alcoholic & all bottled drinks
    • Internet / Wifi
    • Tips and personal expenses
    • Travel, cancellation and medical insurance

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