Galapagos Island Cruise (Isabela II)

This Galapagos Island cruise gives you the opportunity to feel entirely new experiences with excellence in service.


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The yacht is fully air-conditioned. All cabins are spacious and have private bathrooms.

Its three public decks offer the amenities of a larger vessel, including bar-salon, dining room and sun deck.

It has the most complete library that contains a large selection of Galapagos and Ecuador books, as well as excellent nature and conservation videos.

Yacht Technical Specifications

  • Galapagos Island Cruise Category: Deluxe
  • Capacity: 40 guests
  • Length: 53.72 meters (166 feet)
  • Beam: 11.58 meters (38 feet)
  • Electricity: 110 Volts 60 Hz.
  • Navigation Equipment: Gyrocompass, Automatic Pilot, Radar, and GPS
  • Safety Certificates: SOLAS 74 - ISM
  • Fire Detector: Automatic with control from the bridge
  • Life Jackets: In each cabin
  • Lifeboats: 2 units semi enclosed
  • Landing Crafts: 3 Zodiacs + glass bottom boat
  • Decks: 3 (Sun deck, Cabin deck, Main deck)
  • Naturalist: 3
  • Medical Officer: Permanently on board

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Other Special Services

  • Bar - Lounge, Boutique
  • Gift Shop
  • Radio, telephone, E-mail, and Fax communications
  • PA System
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Stargazing Program
  • Digital camera and underwater housing
  • Glass bottom boat
  • Jacuzzi
  • Wet suits for snorkeling in cooler waters
  • Sea Kayaks

In this Galapagos Island cruise you will feel the sense of the superior quality at all levels of service. ISABELA's trained chefs prepare a superb a-la-carte selection of meals.

The sun deck is comprised of a bar with ample outdoor seating, an observation area for whale and dolphin watching, a Jacuzzi and solarium. As an alternative to snorkeling, the glass-bottom boat offers another opportunity to observe the Galapagos rich marine life.

Our Galapagos Island cruise team consists of three Naturalists. All of them are certified professionals that will delight you with diverse natural history explanations and eye-catching lectures regarding Galapagos natural history issues.

They are masters of Galapagos' knowledge. Soon enough, our Naturalists will become the highlight of your trip.

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This yacht offers stargazing programs at night, when pitch-dark starry skies are seen, stargazing is an amazing nocturnal activity in Galapagos. You can see the southern skies beautifully arranged with exuberant constellations.

The highlights of this Galapagos Island cruise are (among others): the pristine nature, excellence in service, vast knowledge base, and the opportunity to live new experiences.

This Galapagos Islands cruise has an itinerary of 8 Days/7 Nights, offering you also a variety of multi-sport activities. The rate of this luxury tour is $3,358.

Isabela II Yacht Tour Includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Three daily meals
  • Island sightseeing
  • All guide and lecture services
  • Taxes and transfers in the Islands
  • Glass - bottom boat expeditions

Not Included

  • Air flights to and from Galapagos
  • Galapagos National Park admission fee US $100
  • Immigration Card $10
  • Bar
  • Gifts and items of personal nature

During this Galapagos Island cruise you will have to make dry and wet landings in some Islands.

Dry Landing: You will step from the dinghy onto rocks or a dock.

Wet Landing: As the dinghy edges onto a sandy beach, you will have to step into knee-deep sea water and wade ashore.

Isabela II yacht is owned by Metropolitan Touring, which is the leading Travel Company in Ecuador, with over 50 years of experience.

This company has its own ship-based expeditions in the Galapagos Islands and recently has opened operations with land based tours in Peru, Chile and Argentina.

In this Galapagos Island cruise, you will experience the spirit of adventure coupled with impeccable service and comfortable, stylish accommodations.

Galapagos Weather

During the Hot Season (warm-wet)
From December through May

  • Average air temperature in December is 25.4°C (77°F), while in May is 26.8°C (80°F). The warmest month is March with 29.1°C (84°F). Humidity fluctuates between 65% - 80%.
  • The average surface water temperature in December is 23.2°C (74°F), while in May is 24.5°C (76°F ). Peak month is March with 25.5°C (78°F).
  • if you enjoy snorkeling and swimming you can expect generally calm waters and virtually non strong currents.

During the Dry Season (windy-dry)
From June through November

  • Average air temperature in June is 25.2°C (77°F), while in November is 24.4°C (76°F). The driest month is September with 23.1°C (74°F). Humidity is in the range of 35% - 60%.
  • The average surface water temperature in June is 23.3°C (74°F), while in November is 22.8°C (73°F). Peak month is September with 21.6°C (70°F).
  • Sea Conditions: You can expect generally waters with some current, and a slight decrease in visibility due to the amount of plankton particles suspended in the water column.This is the season where a shortie wet suit is more likely to provide you with higher comfort in the water. In this Galapagos Island cruise yacht you will have wet suits at no extra charge.

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