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Santa Cruz II Review

4.5 / 5.0
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7 reviews

Great ship to see the Galapagos!

Review for Santa Cruz II to Galapagos
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2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Aug 2017

We chose this ship because is was not too small, nor too large and it was a great choice.

We were not able to tour San Cristobal Island before we left, but we were excited to start the cruise and didn't mind. The ships guides and crew take your bags from you at the airport and you find them next in your cabin. They had buses waiting to ferry us to the ship.

Pangas: Okay, I was nervous. But the crew knows this and is safety-focused. By the last day, I was a panga expert. The rides are not comfortable between the exhaust and the sea-spray. But this an adventure in the Pacific, not a canoe trip down the creek.

Cabin Review

The cabin was a good size with two twin beds. It really was only for sleeping as when we were awake, we were on the islands, in the dining room, in the lounge or on deck. The bathroom is not large and we did have some space issues. But it was sufficient for what we needed.

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