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Isabela II

Luxury

Isabela II

Isabela II

The mega yacht Isabela II is the perfect fit for a comforting trip through the islands. The extravagant features this yacht includes are a hot tub, a fitness room and a large deck with a bar for al fresco dining and refreshing drinks. The cabins are ample and include a private bathroom along with air conditioning and rest chairs. The Isabella II is known for their high-quality staff averaging no more than 11-14 passenger per naturalist guide.

The exquisite yacht Isabela II offers the perfect, intimate space for exploring the Galapagos Islands in comfort, elegance and an atmosphere directed towards a more traditional travel style. 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. With just 20 guest cabins, the yacht’s convivial atmosphere leads to a close-up experience of this unique world. Onboard, guests are treated to delicious cuisine, faultless service and excellent facilities, including a hot tub, fitness room, bar and outside deck for al fresco meals, drinks and sunbathing.

CORDON BLEU GASTRONOMY DIRECTOR

Gourmet meals, BBQ and al-fresco dining are all orchestrated by a Cordon-Bleu gastronomy director. Five star cuisine can make all the difference while out at sea and the staff of the Isabella II are carefully selected to create a culinary experience of a lifetime.

INTIMATE AND EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE

With small groups averaging just 13 guests or less per guide, you will be guided by an experienced, tightly-honed crew with an excellent sense of teamwork and dedication. State-of-the-art technology for multimedia presentations and natural history lectures coupled with an onboard library, two naturalist guides and one expedition leader create an experience of the Galapagos that is both educational and personal. The library contains a large selection of books on Galapagos and Ecuador, as well as excellent nature and conservation videos, making this reference library the most complete of all Galapagos vessels. Sea kayaks, pangas (dinghies) and a glass bottomed boat are available for coastal exploration of a world unlike any other.

IDEAL FOR travelers wanting a mid-size expedition vessel known for its consistently good guiding and engaging short and long itineraries

Isabela II is one of our preferred ships when travelling in GALAPAGOS

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Next Departures

Tour NameStart DateEnd DateSpaces LeftPrice From

Day to Day Itinerary

Itinerary Details

Day 1 - Baltra Arrival - Bachas Beach

Baltra Arrival

Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.



Bachas Beach

Santa Cruz Island: Bachas BeachA swimming beach and one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galápagos.


Day 2 - Pitt Point - Cerro Colorado

Pitt Point

San Cristobal Island: Pitt PointHere there are endemic species such as lava lizards and red-footed boobies.



Cerro Colorado

San Cristobal Island: Cerro ColoradoAmazing views of La Galapaguera as well as the south and eastern coasts of the island.


Day 3 - Gardner Bay - Suarez Point

Gardner Bay

Española Island: Gardner BayGardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions.



Suarez Point

Española Island: Suárez PointSuarez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago.


Day 4 - Cormoran Point - Post Office Bay - Baroness Observatory

Cormoran Point

Floreana Island: Cormorant PointCormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos.



Post Office Bay

Floreana Island: Post Office BayA white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel.

Baroness Observatory

Floreana Island: Barones´s ObservatoryThis site shows a breath-taking view of La Loberia and the inland features of Floreana Island.


Day 5 - Moreno Point - Mangle Point

Moreno Point

Isabela Island: Moreno PointBeautiful rocky shores where penguins and shore birds, including blue herons, are usually spotted.



Mangle Point

Fernandina Island: Mangle PointA visit to Mangle Point allows visitors to witness the amazing views and wildlife on the Coast of Fernandina Island.


Day 6 - Eden Islet - North Seymour Island

Eden Islet

Santa Cruz Island: Eden IsletOff the western coast of Santa Cruz, Eden Islet offers visitors a great chance to see a variety of Galapagos wildlife.



North Seymour Island

North Seymour IslandExplore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds.


Day 7 - Baltra Departure

Baltra Departure

Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.


Itinerary Details

Day 1 - Baltra Arrival - Highlands

Baltra Arrival

Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.



Highlands

Santa Cruz Island: HighlandsThe highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt.


Day 2 - Puerto Egas - Sombrero Chino

Puerto Egas

Santiago Island: Puerto EgasPuerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s.



Sombrero Chino

Sombrero Chino IslandThe landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs.


Day 3 - Prince Phillip Steps - Darwin Bay

Prince Phillip Steps

Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip´s StepsAn extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high.



Darwin Bay

Genovesa Island: Darwin BayA coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies.


Day 4 - Santa Fe Island - South Plaza

Santa Fe Island

Santa Fe IslandA volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and palo santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen.



South Plaza

South Plaza IslandSouth Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galapagos.


Day 5 - Baltra Departure

Baltra Departure

Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.


Itinerary Details

Day 1 - Baltra Arrival - Puerto Ayora - Charles Darwin Station

Baltra Arrival

Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.



Puerto Ayora

Santa Cruz Island: Puerto AyoraThe economic centre of the Galapagos with many souvenir shops, bars, internet coffee, etc.

Charles Darwin Station

Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos.


Day 2 - Bartholomew Island - Sullivan Bay

Bartholomew Island

Bartholomew IslandBartholomew is home of the Pinnacle Rock, the most famous view in the Galapagos, and a beautiful white-sanded beach.



Sullivan Bay

Santiago Island: Sullivan BayThe lava field has a variety of patterns made by the shapes and textures of trees that once existed there.


Day 3 - Dragon Hill - Buccaneer Cove

Dragon Hill

Santa Cruz Island: Dragon HillA hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds.



Buccaneer Cove

Santiago Island: Buccaneer CoveBuccaneer Cove is a testament to the fact that Santiago was once a refuge for British buccaneers.


Day 4 - Vicente Roca Point - Espinosa Point

Vicente Roca Point

Isabela Island: Vicente Roca PointThe remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells.



Espinosa Point

Fernandina Island: Espinosa PointA narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks.


Day 5 - Baltra Departure

Baltra Departure

Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.


Itinerary Details

Day 1 - Baltra Arrival - North Seymour Island

Baltra Arrival

Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.



North Seymour Island

North Seymour IslandExplore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds.


Day 2 - Vicente Roca Point - Espinosa Point

Vicente Roca Point

Isabela Island: Vicente Roca PointThe remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells.



Espinosa Point

Fernandina Island: Espinosa PointA narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks.


Day 3 - Urbina Bay - Tagus Cove

Urbina Bay

Isabela Island: Urbina BayIts waters are a good place to see turtles and rays. Ashore you´ll find a short trail leading to a coral reef.



Tagus Cove

Isabela Island: Tagus CoveAn opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions.


Day 4 - Rabida Island - Dragon Hill

Rabida Island

Rábida IslandA bird-watcher´s delight. Species includes Flycatchers, Galapagos Hawks and Brown Pelicans.



Dragon Hill

Santa Cruz Island: Dragon HillA hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds.


Day 5 - Charles Darwin Station - Highlands

Charles Darwin Station

Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos.



Highlands

Santa Cruz Island: HighlandsThe highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt.


Day 6 - Post Office Bay - Champion Islet - Cormoran Point

Post Office Bay

Floreana Island: Post Office BayA white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel.



Champion Islet

Floreana Island: Champion IsletA small island located very near Floreana, snorkeling and diving around Champion can be excellent.

Cormoran Point

Floreana Island: Cormorant PointCormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos.


Day 7 - Baltra Departure

Baltra Departure

Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.


Itinerary Details

Day 1 - Baltra Arrival - South Plaza

Baltra Arrival

Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.



South Plaza

South Plaza IslandSouth Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galapagos.


Day 2 - Santa Fe Island - Cerro Colorado

Santa Fe Island

Santa Fe IslandA volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and palo santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen.



Cerro Colorado

San Cristobal Island: Cerro ColoradoAmazing views of La Galapaguera as well as the south and eastern coasts of the island.


Day 3 - Pitt Point - Cerro Brujo

Pitt Point

San Cristobal Island: Pitt PointHere there are endemic species such as lava lizards and red-footed boobies.



Cerro Brujo

San Cristobal Island: Cerro BrujoA beautiful white-sand beach full of pelicans, blue-footed boobies, sea lions and marine iguanas.


Day 4 - Suarez Point - Gardner Bay

Suarez Point

Española Island: Suárez PointSuarez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago.



Gardner Bay

Española Island: Gardner BayGardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions.


Day 5 - Charles Darwin Station - Baltra Departure

Charles Darwin Station

Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos.

Baltra Departure

Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.


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