Exclusive visitor sites for 84% of the itinerary

Itinerary designed to make the most of your time in Galapagos

Isabela II is a Carbon neutral yacht

About M/Y Isabela II

Yacht Isabela II is a Galapagos cruise that offers the perfect, intimate space for you and your partner to enjoy the Galapagos Islands in comfort. We limit the guest toll to just 20 couples – only 40 guests! Yacht Isabela II offers the perfect, intimate space for exploring Darwin’s islands in comfort. Traditionalists will enjoy feeling at home with a crew that has remained almost unchanged for years, leading to seamless attention to detail that will make your stay extra special. Our crew is one of the most experienced and tight-knit group in the archipelago, with an excellent sense of teamwork and dedication, providing a warm welcome for guests.

You’ll have all the bare essentials taken care of the moment you set foot in Yacht Isabela II’s cabins. From high-end amenities to little treats, we’ve got you covered. With just 20 guest cabins, the yacht’s convivial atmosphere leads to a close-up experience of this unique world. Onboard, guests find delicious cuisine, faultless service, and excellent facilities, including a Hot Tub, fitness room, bar and outside deck for al fresco meals, drinks, and sunbathing.

You can expect top facilities and equipment, delicious meals, and safe and stimulating expert-planned expeditions on the islands. Scout the island sites for Big 15 wildlife in groups that average no more than 11-14 guests per naturalist guide, which surpasses the National Park standard, which permits up to 16 guests per guide. Explore the coast with your guides on our pangas, glass-bottom boat or kayaks, or get wet and snorkel.

 

General Information
Guests: 40 Itineraries: 5, 7 Days
Decks: 03 Length: 183ft
Cabins: 19 (up to 139 ft2) Beam: 38ft
Exercise room: Yes Speed: 10 knots
Electricity: 110-220 volts Safety certificates: SOLAS 74, MARPOL, ISM CODE 12
Built on: 1979 Crew: 26 members + 3 naturalist guides
Wifi: yes with limitations
DAY DATE SERVICES OVERNIGHT MEALS
Day 1 Monday AM: Arrival to Baltra Airport

PM: Highlands of Santa Cruz

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Day 2 Tuesday AM: Santiago Island

PM: Chinese Hat islet

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Day 3 Wednesday AM: Genovesa Island

PM: Genovesa Island

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Day  4 Thursday AM: Santa Fe Island

PM: Santa Cruz Island

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Day  5 Friday AM: Baltra Airport B

 

B = Breakfast / L = Lunch / BL = Box Lunch / D = Dinner

DAY DATE SERVICES OVERNIGHT MEALS
Day 1 Thursday AM: Arrival to Baltra Airport

PM: Highlands of Santa Cruz

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Day 2 Friday AM: Bartolome Island

PM: Sullivan Bay

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Day 3 Saturday AM: Santa Cruz Island

PM: Santiago Island

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Day  4 Monday AM: Isabela Island

PM: Fernandina Island

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Day  5 Tuesday AM: Baltra Airport  – B
DAY DATE SERVICES OVERNIGHT MEALS
Day 1 Tuesday AM: Baltra airport

PM: Santa Cruz island

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Day 2 Wednesday AM: San Cristobal Island

PM: San Cristobal Island

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Day 3 Thursday AM: Española Island

PM: Española Island

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Day  4 Friday AM: Floreana Island

PM: Floreana Island

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Day  5 Saturday AM: Isabela Island

PM: Fernandina Island

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Day 6 Sunday AM: Santa Cruz Island

PM: North Seymour Island

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Day 7 Monday AM: Baltra Airport B

Per person and in US Dollars

 

Days Cabin 2021 Rates 2022 Rates
Galapagos 5 Days cruise Owner’s $4236 $4405
Classic $4052 $4214
Classic Family $4052 $4214
Standard $3820 $3973
Galapagos 7 Days cruise Owner’s $5712 $5940
Classic $5454 $5672
Classic Family $5454 $5672
Standard  $5142 $5348

 

  • Twin / Double Cabins for single use have a surcharge of 100%
  • During Peak Season, Christmas and New Year’s, an extra fee per person applies and discounts do not apply
  • Accommodates 2 adults + 1 child under 12 years old
  • *Peak season for Charter from Dec 21 to Jan 04

INCLUDED

Accommodation / All meals / Island sightseeing / Naturalist guides and lecture services in English/Spanish only / Snorkeling gear / Internet-WiFi*/ Luggage handling / Medical care on board (not including the cost of medication) / Taxes / Transfer in the islands / Shared transfers from main hotels in Quito (Casa Gangotena, Hilton Colon, Sheraton, Marriott, Dan Carlton) and in Guayaquil (Hilton Colon, Oro Verde, Sheraton, Wyndham) to airport for  flights to/from Galapagos are included in these rates. To coordinate these transfers, we must have guests hotel contact information)

*Internet connections onboard consist in computer stations and WiFi in the vessel’s social areas; due to the Galapagos’ remote location, internet connections are intermittent and low-bandwidth.

ADDITIONAL TO CONSIDER

Wet suits available for rent, NET rate US$30 + VAT per guest for 7-day expeditions / Air transportation to / from Galapagos and airport taxes (Subject to change without previous notice) / Galapagos national Park entrance fee (US$100 subject to change without previous notice** / Migration Control Card (US$20 subject to change without previous notice** / Fuel Surcharge / Alcoholic *** and non-alcoholic beverages / Gratuities / gifts and additional items / Travel insurance

**At your request, we can include the Galapagos National Park entrance fee of US$100 and migration control card fee of US$20 (subject to change). However, please note that, due to administrative and operational reasons, these fees can only be included when guests travel on the operation departure date. This service does not apply for guests who travel before a departure date (even if the departure is with us).
*** Please note, we charge guests who wish to bring bottles of wine and/or spirits aboard our vessels a corkage fee of $25+taxes.

  • Kayaking
  • Paddleboarding
  • Panga boat rides
  • Glass-bottom boat
  • Snorkeling

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