Discover the epitome of luxury cruising with the first-class Isabela II Galapagos vessel. Featuring only 20 ocean-facing cabins and an owner's suite across three public decks, it offers an intimate and personalized experience. Enjoy the sundeck's amenities, including a bar lounge, sunbathing area, Jacuzzi, and solarium, while the ship's eco-friendly technologies ensure a clean conscience. With three class-III naturalist guides, daily expeditions are limited to just 11 guests, ensuring an immersive wildlife encounter. Delight in the ship's culinary delights crafted by a Cordon-Bleu-trained chef, catering to any dietary request with a touch of homey sophistication. Perfect for large groups seeking a chartered cruise, the Isabela II promises an unforgettable journey tailored to your preferences. Contact our Groups and Incentives Specialists to design your bespoke Galapagos adventure, whether for corporate incentives, family events, alumni reunions, or anniversaries.

Highlights

Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, South Plaza, North Seymour, Bartolome, Santiago & Baltra Islands

Tour Name Start Date End Date Spaces Left Price From

Boat Itineraries

Itinerary Details

Day 1 - Baltra Arrival - Bachas Beach

Baltra Arrival

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



Bachas Beach

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


Day 2 - Cerro Colorado - Pitt Point

Cerro Colorado

San Cristobal Island: Cerro ColoradoAmazing views of La Galapaguera as well as the south and eastern coasts of the island.



Pitt Point

San Cristobal Island: Pitt PointHere there are endemic species such as lava lizards and red-footed boobies.


Day 3 - Gardner Bay - Suarez Point

Gardner Bay

Española Island: Gardner BayGardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions.



Suarez Point

Española Island: Suárez PointSuarez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago.


Day 4 - Cormoran Point - Post Office Bay - Baroness Observatory

Cormoran Point

Floreana Island: Cormorant PointCormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos.



Post Office Bay

Floreana Island: Post Office BayA white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel.

Baroness Observatory

Floreana Island: Barones´s ObservatoryThis site shows a breath-taking view of La Loberia and the inland features of Floreana Island.


Day 5 - Moreno Point - Mangle Point

Moreno Point

Isabela Island: Moreno PointBeautiful rocky shores where penguins and shore birds, including blue herons, are usually spotted.



Mangle Point

Fernandina Island: Mangle PointA visit to Mangle Point allows visitors to witness the amazing views and wildlife on the Coast of Fernandina Island.


Day 6 - Eden Islet - North Seymour Island

Eden Islet

Santa Cruz Island: Eden IsletOff the western coast of Santa Cruz, Eden Islet offers visitors a great chance to see a variety of Galapagos wildlife.



North Seymour Island

North Seymour IslandExplore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds.


Day 7 - Baltra Departure

Baltra Departure

Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.


Itinerary Details

Day 1 - Baltra Arrival - HighlandsAMBaltra Arrival

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

PMHighlands

Santa Cruz Island: HighlandsThe highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt.


Day 2 - Puerto Egas - Sombrero ChinoAMPuerto Egas

Santiago Island: Puerto EgasPuerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s.

PMSombrero Chino

Sombrero Chino IslandThe landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs.


Day 3 - Prince Phillip Steps - Darwin BayAMPrince Phillip Steps

Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip´s StepsAn extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high.

PMDarwin Bay

Genovesa Island: Darwin BayA coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies.


Day 4 - Santa Fe Island - Carrion PointAMSanta Fe Island

Santa Fe IslandA volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and palo santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen.

PMCarrion Point

Santa Cruz Island: Carrion PointA lagoon with beautiful turquoise water where you can see a variety of fish, rays and white-tip reef sharks.


Day 5 - Baltra DepartureAMBaltra Departure

Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.


Itinerary Details

Day 1 - Baltra Arrival - Puerto Ayora - Charles Darwin StationAMBaltra Arrival

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

PMPuerto Ayora

Santa Cruz Island: Puerto AyoraThe economic centre of the Galapagos with many souvenir shops, bars, internet coffee, etc.

Charles Darwin Station

Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos.


Day 2 - Bartholomew Island - Sullivan BayAMBartholomew Island

Bartholomew IslandBartholomew is home of the Pinnacle Rock, the most famous view in the Galapagos, and a beautiful white-sanded beach.

PMSullivan Bay

Santiago Island: Sullivan BayThe lava field has a variety of patterns made by the shapes and textures of trees that once existed there.


Day 3 - Dragon Hill - SantiagoAMDragon Hill

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

PMSantiago

Salt Mine


Day 4 - Vicente Roca Point - Espinosa PointAMVicente Roca Point

Isabela Island: Vicente Roca PointThe remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells.

PMEspinosa Point

Fernandina Island: Espinosa PointA narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks.


Day 5 - Baltra DepartureAMBaltra Departure

Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.


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Boat specifications

Technical Specifications:

  • Length: 53m
  • Speed: 10 knots
  • Crew and Staff: 24 crew, 3 naturalists, 1 doctor
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Safety and Navigation: Certificate SOLAS 74-ISM, 2 lifeboats semi-closed, gyrocompass, automatic pilot, radar, GPS
  • Decks: 3.   // Boat Deck: al fresco bar, Jacuzzi, gym // Cabin Deck: 18 Classic cabins, 1 Standard cabin // Main Deck: reception area, interior dining room, bar and lounge, library, souvenir shop, 1 Master Suite cabin.

Accommodations:

  • Capacity: 40 passengers in 20 cabins, and the owner’s suite.
  • Cabins: Main Deck: 1 Master Suite (18.9m2/170ft2, queen bed); Cabin Deck – 18 Classic Cabins (12.8m2/139ft2, twin/double bed); 1 Standard Cabin (12.5m2/128ft2, single bed).
  • Features: Cabins are brightly decorated and all have private bathrooms, closets, desks and chairs. 16 Classic Cabins, each with twin beds, a sofa and a small window; 2 Classic Cabins, each with a double bed, a sofa bed for a child, and a small window; 1 Standard Cabin with a double bed (for single or double use) and a small window; 1 Master Suite with a double bed, a sitting area, TV, mini-bar and a window.

Facilities:

  • Sundeck, bar/lounge with TV/Video, natural history library, Jacuzzi, gym, souvenir shop, solarium, 4 sea kayaks, glass-bottomed boat, digital camera and underwater housing, snorkeling equipment available free of charge (mask & snorkel, fins, snorkeling vest, mesh bag, towels); wetsuit rental (for an  additional cost), Internet access: Two computers in business center & Wi-Fi access in social areas (usage charges apply), PA system, multimedia natural history lectures, Stargazing Program, doctor (MD officer) on board the vessels giving free consultations.

Deck plans

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star rating  Todo solucionado. Gran servicio.  - Muy buen servicio, muy personalizado, atendiendo todos los detalles de nuestras necesidades, tanto programadas como las que aparecían sobre la marcha. Gran amabilidad de todos los representantes de la organización con quien tuvimos contacto. Definitivamente muy recomendable.

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star rating  Viaje, agencia y equipo excelente!  - Acabamos de hacer un viaje a Ecuador con Surtrek, hemos visitado Quito y Galápagos, el trato y la organización han sido excelente. Desde el trabajo de planificación del viaje con Karla, hasta el acompañamiento del conductor Cristian, y los guías David y Rachel en las actividades. Todo el equipo ha sido muy profesional y atento a nuestras necesidades. los recomiendo totalmente.

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star rating  Amabilidad y experiencia - Hice el viaje desde BS AS a Quito, y luego a Galápagos.
Todo resultó impecable
La organización, los guías, los hoteles y todos los servicios contratados
Destaco la amabilidad, y predisposición de Rachel, nuestra guía de gran parte de la estadía en Quito. Y los guías en las islas, Peter, Carlos Lopez y otros cuyo nombre no recuerdo
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