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Isabela II Yacht

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.

With just 20 guest cabins, the yacht’s convivial atmosphere leads to a close-up experience of this unique world. On board, guests find delicious cuisine, faultless service and excellent facilities, including a Hut Tub, fitness room, bar and outside deck for al fresco meals, drinks, and sunbathing.

Technical Specifications

Construction:

1979

Renovation:

2014

Category:

Deluxe

Gross Tonnage:

1025 tons

Type of vessel:

Expedition Yacht

Capacity:

40 passengers

Length: 

55.94 m (183 ft)

Beam: 

11.58 m (38 ft)

Speed:

10 knots

Electricity:

110 – 220 V / 60 Hz

Engines:

2 CUMMINS, KTA-38-M1, 1000 HP

Crew:

26 people, 3 naturalist guides (including Expedition Leader) and medical officer permanently on board.

Navigation Equipment:

Radar ARPA, Radar, Satellite Compass, Magnetic Compass, Automatic Pilot, Echosonar, 2 GPS, AIS.

Safety Certificates an Equipment:

Certificates: SOLAS 74, ISM, ISPS, MARPOL

Equipment: fire detector installed throughout the ship, life jackets in each cabin, lifeboats (2 semi-enclosed units / capacity for 27 persons each) and life Rafts (Two 25-man, one 20-man)

Cabin:

20 Cabins

Deck:

3 (Boat deck, Cabin deck, Main deck)

Passenger/Crew Ratio: 

3:2

Itinerary A

5 Days 4 Nights

FRIDAY

AM

Baltra

 

PM

Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Research Station

SATURDAY

AM

Floreana: Post Office Bay

 

PM

Floreana: Cormorant Point, Champion Islet

SUNDAY

AM

Española: Suarez Point

 

PM

Española: Gardner Bay

MONDAY

AM

San Cristobal: Pitt Islet

 

PM

San Cristobal: Brujo Hill

TUESDAY

AM

San Cristobal: Puerto Baquerizo Moreno Airport

Itinerary B

5 Days 4 Nights

MONDAY

AM

Baltra

 

PM

Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Research Station

TUESDAY

AM

Santa Fe Island

 

PM

South Plaza Island

WEDNESDAY

AM

North Seymour Island

 

PM

Santa Cruz: Las Bachas Beach

THURSDAY

AM

Bartolome Island

 

PM

Santiago: Sullivan Bay

FRIDAY

AM

Baltra

 

Itinerary C

7 Days 6 Nights

TUESDAY

AM

San Cristobal: Baquerizo Moreno Port

 

PM

San Cristobal: Cerro Colorado Tortoise Breeding Center

WEDNESDAY

AM

Genovesa: Prince Philip Steps

 

PM

Genovesa: Darwin Bay

THURSDAY

AM

Santiago: Buccaneer Cove

 

PM

Santiago: Egas Port

FRIDAY

AM

Fernandina: Espinoza Point

 

PM

Isabela: Tagus Cove

SATURDAY

AM

Isabela: Urbina Bay

 

PM

Isabela: Vicente Roca Point

SUNDAY

AM

Rabida Island

 

PM

Santa Cruz: Dragon Hill

MONDAY

AM

Baltra

Download the Full Itinerary Here: 


ITINERARY A ENG
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ITINERARY B ENG    –   ITINERARIO B ESP

ITINERARY C ENG    –   ITINERARIO C ESP

  • Accommodation in double cabin.
  • Naturalist guide and lecture services in English/Spanish only.
  • All meals while onboard
  • Soft drinks (water, coffee, tea).
  • All excursions as noted in the programs.
  • Snorkelling gear
  • Transfers (in Galapagos) to /from vessel when arriving on recommended flights.
  • Taxes
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Luggage handling
  • Medical care on board (not including the cost of medication)
  • Transfer from main hotels in Quito (Casa Gangotena, Hilton Colon, Mercure, Sheraton, Marriott, Dann 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 guest’s hotel contact.
  • Flight Quito – Baltra – Quito route.
  • Traffic Control Card (TCT) $ 20 per pax.
  • Entrance fee to the Galapagos National Park: Tourists from one of the countries belonging to the CAN or MERCOSUR $ 50; Foreign tourists from other countries $ 100.
  • Fee for transportation airport / Itabaca channel / airport $ 5 per person, per way.
  • Dock fee in Isabela Island $5 per day per person.
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Wetsuit for rent
  • Travel Insurance
  • Fuel surcharge
  • T / C Fee
  • Tips

Important for considering:

Our tourist packages are adjustable to requirements of tourist.

We have specific dates for departures. Please write/mail us for asking the availability.

In cases of force majeure and / or fortuitous event, the Operator reserves the right to make the respective modifications in the itinerary, trying to change as little as possible the travel proposal initially presented. Cases of force majeure are those unforeseen situations external to the nature of the tour, such as: natural disaster, adverse weather conditions, fires, floods, damages caused by landslides or earthquakes, pandemics or epidemics, popular demonstrations, road closures and / or factors of risk before which a state authority prohibits the entrance to a certain zone, etc.

It is recommended to purchase travel insurance according to your needs.

In case of cancellation:

IN LOW SEASON: If the cancellation is received between the day of booking until the 61st day before the departure date, the reservation deposit (15%) will be charged like a penalty fee and this deposit cannot be transferred to another reservation. If the cancellation is received between 60 and 0 days before the departure date, 100% of the total value will be charged as a cancellation fee. The deposit cannot be transferred to another reservation.

IN PEAK SEASON: If the cancellation is received between the day of booking until the 121st day before the departure date, the reservation deposit (25%) will be charged like a penalty fee. If the cancellation is received between 120 and 0 days before the departure date, 100% of the total value will be charged as a cancellation fee. The deposit cannot be transferred to another reservation.

Rates valid for the Year 2019

One or more people

                5D/4N                 7D/6N

FROM:     USD $ 3622        USD $ 5318

 

Twin/Double Cabins incur a 100% surcharge of the price per person when used as singles, please check availability first.

In Peak Season (December 23th 2019 -January 6th 2020), you must  pay a supplement of USD $170 per adult and USD $102 per child.

Children under 12 years sharing cabin with their parents: 25% discount (applies only to one child per adult paying full rate). Discount doesn’t apply in peak season.

Minimum age for children: 6 years old.

To reserve the following information is necessary: ​​copy of passport, email, food restrictions and allergies.

IN LOW SEASON: All bookings require a NON REFUNDABLE deposit of 15% of the total rate, for confirming the reservation. The balance must be paid 60 days before the departure date.

IN PEAK SEASON: All bookings require a NON REFUNDABLE deposit of 25% of the total rate, for confirming the reservation. The balance must be paid 120 days before the departure date.

If the payment is made with a credit card, you must pay an additional 10% to the total value, for the transaction made.

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