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M/V Santa Cruz

ExteriorThe flagship M/V Santa Cruz emerged from its period in dry dock refreshed, revamped and ready to give its passengers an experience of the Galápagos Islands they'll never forget.




Standard Plus CabinThe M/V Santa Cruz Boat can accommodate a total of 90 guests. It has two master suites with double beds (plus a sofa bed for a child), two junior suites with twin beds (plus a sofa bed for a child), six Superior-Class cabins with twin or double beds, and several Standard Cabins on the Upper and Main decks that offer a variety of accommodations. All rooms meet the same high standard for comfort and style. Family guests have ample choices among single, double and triple accommodations. All rooms are fitted with air conditioning, safes, and hairdryers.


Bar LoungeThe M/V Santa Cruz features a bar and Jacuzzi, along an observation platform for dolphin and whale watching. The dining room, lounge and bar are elegantly appointed, as is the well-stocked library/reading room. As an alternative to snorkeling, the glass-bottom boat offers another opportunity to observe the marine life. The entire ship is air-conditioned.





  • Air conditioning
  • Safety boxes
  • HairdryersDining room
  • Bar - Lounge
  • Boutique
  • Gift Shop
  • Email, radio, telephone, and Fax communications
  • PA system
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Shortie wetsuits (used between June and December)
  • Multimedia natural history lectures
  • Stargazing Program
  • Glass bottom boat
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reading Room and Natural History Library


Deck Plans & Cabin Classes

MS Santa Cruz ship layout Download the PDFM/V Santa Cruz ship layout to see specifications of various cabin classes and deck plans.



Length: 237.3 ft. Beam: 38.86 ft.
Tonnage: 1,675 tons Cruising Speed: 13 knots
Passenger Capacity: 90 Crew: 52
Passenger Decks: 4 Construction: Bilboa, Spain