M/V Galapagos Explorer II: your Luxury Cruise in the islands.


The M/V Galapagos Explorer II has been designed to offer comfort and scientific information to the 100 passengers that visit the Galapagos National Park.
The vessel is designed to provide interesting itineraries offering the best of this pristine paradise.
Expert naturalist guides will promote an educational environment during the cruise, focusing on the Natural History of Galapagos.

Suites only – Luxury accomodations

The Galapagos Explorer II is a superb ship that offers only suites.
Our suites have an average of 250sqft/ 20m² and they are comfortable yet harmonious with the surroundings.
We offer four categories of suites:

Renaissance Balcony, Renaissance Panoramic, Deluxe Balcony, Premium, and Classic; each one displays a classic and elegant decor. During your cruise you will enjoy the best comfort and service.

Social Areas

Our front desk personnel will welcome you and assist you with any special needs to make your stay more enjoyable.



Available during the day, our library offers a wide selection of natural history literature, pocket books, magazines, scientific reports and children’s books.




Restaurant (breakfast, lunch, dinner and appetizers)
We offer breakfast and lunch buffets and for dinner we offer a variety of dishes (you can choose from two entrees and two vegetarian options): Dinner onboard the Galapagos Explorer II is casual and there is no need for advanced reservations. We serve Ecuadorian and international cuisine; special diets can also be prepared.


Main Lounge- Area for Conferences and meetings
During the cruise we offer daily briefings to inform passengers of the next day’s excursion. There are also conferences regarding culture, natural history and science given by our naturalist guides.



Jacuzzi - Bar
To enjoy the charms of this archipelago we have two Jacuzzis each with a capacity for six people located on the Erickson Deck.


Galapagos is a place that should be experienced to the fullest, that is why all the exterior areas allow you to appreciate panoramic views of the islands. We have reclining chairs and a station offering tea, coffee, chocolates, cookies and water. Weather conditions permitting, it becomes the ideal spot for star gazing at night (December to April).


Medical Assistance Center
The center is equipped to assist our passengers in case of an emergency or in case of a minor accident onboard or on the islands. A certified doctor is available twenty four hours a day.



Navigation Bridge
The Galapagos Explorer II is at the forefront of marine technology. Visits to the navigation bridge (located on the Marco Polo Deck) can be scheduled. The visiting hours will be published in the daily program.





Coffee / Tea Station — 24-hour cafeteria
At the cafeteria you can enjoy coffee and tea 24/7. The coffee service, hot and cold beverages and snacks are available for passengers each time they arrive from the excursions..

Naturalist Program
A program designed for the eco-tourist that is interested in the different research projects developed by several organizations. On board the Galapagos Explorer II you will find a “Research log”, where naturalist guides record unique events regarding the marine and land life of the islands.

Games Area
In the club area you can find table games for kids and adults, our personnel is in charge of coordinating special activities during the cruise, often with recycled or natural materials.

Massage Room
At our massage room we offer a wide array of treatments: Reflexology massage, Swedish massage, crystal massage, aromatherapy massage and REIKI with aromatherapy.

Electronic Elevator
For your convenience we have an electronic elevator available to our guests on all decks.

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