MS Santa Cruz II

When you are exploring the Galápagos islands with us onboard the MS Santa Cruz II, you will enjoy a relaxed atmosphere in high quality surroundings. The small size - with a guest capacity of maximum of 90 allows for a cozy yet classy environment. You'll easily feel at home onboard.

This sleek, spacious ship has a layout that allows you to enjoy your sailing in all aspects. Enjoy delicious food in the nice restaurant, learn with fellow travellers in the Science Centre or maybe mingle out on the many decks? While exploring the Galápagos, you'll have the ability to actively engage in activities and encounters. After a day in Darwin's footsteps, you will enjoy coming home to a casual atmosphere with the best service there is. The MS Santa Cruz II's amenities easily appeal to all world explorers. MS Santa Cruz II is environmentally sustainable and socially conscious with the local community, the operation is carbon neutral.




Darwin Suites

Darwin Suite, Panorama Deck

Cabin description

Our three Darwin suites on the Panorama deck, featuring double picture windows, will provide superb comfort and deluxe amenities for more discerning guests. Available in twin or double bed and if more space is desired, they can be interconnected with an Explorer cabin.

  • Cabin grade: DS
  • 30 m2
  • Window
  • Bathroom
  • Double bed




Explorer Cabins

Explorer Cabin, Panorama Deck

Cabin description

With comfortable spaces and large picture windows to illuminate the interior spaces and allow guests to take in the views, these cabins offer elegant relaxation areas after a day of active exploring. There are 3 Explorer cabins located as on the Panorama deck.

  • Cabin grade: EP
  • 15 m2
  • Window
  • Bathroom
  • Twin bed

Explorer Cabin, Expedition Deck

Cabin description

With comfortable spaces and large picture windows to illuminate the interior spaces and allow guests to take in the views, these cabins offer elegant relaxation areas after a day of active exploring. There are 17 Explorer cabins located as on the Expedition deck.

  • Cabin grade: EE
  • 15 m2
  • Window
  • Bathroom
  • Twin bed

Explorer Cabin, Horizon Deck

Cabin description

Enjoy these comfortable cabins, situated on middle and upper decks, suitable for up to two people. These cabins have double beds, a seating area, TV and private bathroom/shower. Some have limited view.

  • Cabin grade: EH
  • 15 m2
  • Window
  • Bathroom
  • Twin bed




Explorer Family Cabins

Explorer family cabin, Horizon deck

Cabin description

With comfortable spaces and large picture windows to illuminate the interior spaces and allow guests to take in the views, these cabins offer elegant relaxation areas after a day of active exploring. There are 2 Explorer family cabins located on the Horizon deck. Cabins are equipped with twin beds and a sofa bed (ideal for children under 12).

  • Cabin grade: N2
  • 18 m2
  • Window
  • Bathroom
  • Varied bed types




Voyager Single Cabins

Voyager single cabin, Horizon deck

Cabin description

With comfortable spaces and large picture windows to illuminate the interior spaces and allow guests to take in the views, these cabins offer single bed, and plenty of space for solo travelers. There are 2 Voyager cabins located on the Horizon deck.

  • Cabin grade: VH
  • 12 m2
  • Window
  • Bathroom
  • 1 bed/1 couch



Ship Facilites

Beagle Restaurant - Incredible Dining Experience
On the lowest level is the magnificent and large Beagle Restaurant – a space to pamper your senses and delight your palate with all of the exquisite culinary offerings.


The MS Santa Cruz II has a team of trained staff members that utilize locally-sourced organic food to prepare every dish. This ship provides a Le Cordon Bleu (a trained Gastronomy Director) and a wide variety of culinary experiences that encompass all diets and preferences. Each and every meal served onboard is exquisite.

Expedition Lounge with Science Corner and library
Facing the front of the ship, the Expedition Lounge – complete with a refreshment station and library – is a fantastic place to admire the beauty of the Galápagos' Islands from inside. The Science Corner includes a glass cabinet, a microscope and a whale vertebrae clone, a perfect learning zone about our science activities.


Panorama bar & Lounge
This large and well-lit area is not only the main bar, but also the place where most ship events will take place (welcome and farewell cocktail), and doubles as an ideal place for lectures. It's the ideal site to chill and relax with Wi-Fi hot spot and direct access to our al fresco terrace.


Social Spaces
The social areas located across the MS Santa Cruz II allow travellers to converse about their passion for travel. There are multiple decks, including the Ocean, Horizon, Panorama, Expedition, and Sky Decks. Each space offers guests a comfortable seating area and an immaculate view of the nearby islands. Every social space is exquisite.

Sky Deck
The Sky deck offers spaces where guests can relax and enjoy their Galápagos expeditions basking in the sun at the very top of the ship. The sun deck and fitness room are located here.


Panorama Deck
Guests can relish the Galápagos Islands landscapes at the rear terrace, which also doubles as an area for enjoying Happy Hour specials or freshly barbecued snacks. On the same deck, guests are also welcome to hang out at the indoor Expedition lounge & bar or visit our state-of-the-art bridge.


Hot Tubs
For a nice relaxing time our two hot tubs with capacity for 5 guests each. Located on the Expedition deck are ideal.


Fitness Room
Our fitness center is equipped with yoga mats, set of weights, 2 treadmills, 2 stationary bikes, and an elliptical trainer for those guests who do not want to let their routine slide.


Cabins and Suites
Onboard the ship, there are fifty cruise cabins that provide ample space for each and every guest. Each cabin has a private bathroom. There are options available for single travelers, couples, groups and families.

Reception Area
Located at the main intersection on the ship, the reception is the place where you will find the central bulletin board with daily program and other valuable information on the expedition experience.


Sustainability, Conservation & Preservation
Hurtigruten Expeditions cruises to Galapagos are carbon neutral. With every Galapagos expedition cruise, guests will contribute directly to the protection of biodiverse forests in northwestern Ecuador, named a UNESCO biosphere reserve in 2018.



 
 
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  • Address: 373 Broadway, C17, New York, NY 10013, USA
  • USA Toll Free: 1 888 203 2093
  • Telephone: +1 980 498 2020
  • Telephone: +1 910 233 0774
  • WhatsApp Chat: +1 910 233 0774
  • Europe: Mobile/WhatsApp: +372 5299832
  • India: Mobile/Whatsapp: +91 98300 53005