Seeing the Galapagos Islands on board the 21-stateroom Isabela II goes beyond traditional cruising. It's an expeditionary approach that allows you to authentically discover and explore the natural wonders of this region. The Isabela II is built to luxurious standards and features an elegant yet relaxed atmosphere, allowing guests to enjoy all that the Galapagos is famous for intimate contact with the wildlife! Delve into this unique world with the Isabela II's crew and expert Naturalists, who share their passion for nature and conservation of this mysterious part of the world. The Isabela II features a Jacuzzi, exercise room, outdoor lounge, and an observation platform for dolphin and whale watching on the top deck. The ship's dining room, lounge, and bar are elegantly appointed, as is the well-stocked library/reading room. All staterooms are outside and feature air-conditioning, private bathrooms, hairdryers, and safety deposit boxes.

Ship Amenities
  • English-speaking crew
  • Cruise Director
  • Multilingual naturalists
  • Multimedia natural history lectures
  • Stargazing program
  • Observation lounge
  • Bar/Lounge and Sun Deck Bar
  • Gift Shop
  • Reading Room & Natural History Library
  • Business center with Wi-Fi access
  • Jacuzzi
  • Snorkeling equipment including wetsuits (used June to December)
  • Glass-bottom boat
  • Sea Kayaks
  • Hydrophone and 'splashcam' for exploring the underwater world
  • Air-conditioned throughout
  • Resident physician
  • Cultural Highlights on board
  • Details

    Ship Facts
    Launched - 2000
    Crew - 27
    Length - 166 feet
    Total Cabins - 21