Galapagos Explorer II, Galapagos Islands
ex Baltra (Galapagos Islands, Galapagos)
A 290’, 100-passenger ship with a range of cabin types, two with balconies. Plenty of deck space, pool, Jacuzzi, infirmary and library. The largest ship in the Galapagos. Cruises at 17 knots.
Wednesdays and Saturdays
4 different types of suites on 5 decks. There are 2 Renaissance Balcony suites, 2 Renaissance Panoramic suites, 12 Deluxe Balcony suites, 13 Premium suites and 19 Classic suites.
Galapagos Explorer II operates a 14 night programme which can be split into two 4 night and one 6 night cruises.
6 Night Cruise 'A'
Day 1: Baltra, Santiago (Sullivan Bay)
Day 2: Bartolomé, Santiago (Espumilla Beach)
Day 3: Isabela (Punta Vicente Roca), Fernandina (Punta Espinoza)
Day 4: Isabela (Tagus Cove, Elizabeth Bay)
Day 5: Floreana (Post Office Bay, Punta Cormorant, Devil's Crown, Champion)
Day 6: San Cristóbal (Galapaguera, Cerro Colorado, Ochoa Beach)
Day 7: Santa Cruz (Los Gemelos)
4 Night Cruise 'B'
Day 1: Santa Cruz (Puerto Ayora, Charles Darwin Research Station)
Day 2: Santa Cruz (Bachas Beach), Santiago (Puerto Egas)
Day 3: Genovesa (El Barranco, Darwin Bay)
Day 4: North Seymour, Santa Cruz (Punta Carrion, El Chato)
Day 5: San Cristóbal (Interpretation Center)
4 Night Cruise 'C'
Day 1: San Cristóbal (Wizard Hill)
Day 2: Española (Gardner Bay, Gardner Islet, Osborn Islet, Punta Suarez)
Day 3: Santa Cruz (Whale Bay, Rabida)
Day 4: Santa Cruz (Charles Darwin Research Station), Plazas
Day 5: Baltra
From 8 September to 28 September 2012, there is a dry dock.
There is a $37.50 fuel surcharge per person per night.
There is a 50% discount for each child under 12 travelling with an adult.
Between 19 and 23 metres square, with 3 large windows on the Columbus and Magellan decks (2 lowest decks). All suites have with private bathroom with hair dryer, fridge, TV, telephone and small sitting area.
20 square metres with 3 picture windows and new balcony. All suites have with private bathroom with hair dryer, fridge, TV, telephone and small sitting area.
21 metres square, with 3 picture windows on the Marco Polo deck. All suites have with private bathroom with hair dryer, fridge, TV, telephone and small sitting area.
The Renaissance suites are 26 square metres and have private bathroom with hair dryer, fridge, TV, telephone and small sitting area. The Renaissance Balcony suite is on the top deck (Explorer) and has a balcony. The Panoramic Suites (26m2) are one level
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