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Santa Cruz Galapagos Cruises
The Santa Cruz is a 90-passenger small expedition ship designed and built exclusively for Galapagos cruises. A Galapagos cruise aboard the Santa Cruz includes first-class amenities, daily naturalist-led hikes and panga rides, snorkeling and a glass-bottom boat. A wide variety of cabins, ample space on four decks and a “young pirates” program make the Santa Cruz a great option for fam ily travel to the Galapagos.

A cruise aboard the Santa Cruz is as active as you want it to be, with several levels of excursions offered each day and a highly organized crew to keep all passengers on board engaged and enjoying the Galapagos Islands to the fullest. And 90 passengers on board means a fun atmosphere where you meet fellow travelers from all over the world.

The Santa Cruz operates three Galapagos cruise itineraries (two 5-day cruises and one 6-day cruise), which can be combined in various ways to create longer 9-, 10- or 15-day cruises. View the itinerary tab for more details.

We look forward to having you join us for the Galapagos small ship cruise of a lifetime aboard the Santa Cruz! Contact AdventureSmith today.
read more The Santa Cruz is a 90-passenger small expedition ship designed and built exclusively for Galapagos cruises. A Galapagos cruise aboard the Santa Cruz includes first-class amenities, daily naturalist-led hikes and panga rides, snorkeling and a glass-bottom boat. A wide variety of cabins, ample space on four decks and a “young pirates” program make the Santa Cruz a great option for family travel to the Galapagos.

A cruise aboard the Santa Cruz is as active as you want it to be, with several levels of excursions offered each day and a highly organized crew to keep all passengers on board engaged and enjoying the Galapagos Islands to the fullest. And 90 passengers on board means a fun atmosphere where you meet fellow travelers from all over the world.

The Santa Cruz operates three Galapagos cruise itineraries (two 5-day cruises and one 6-day cruise), which can be combined in various ways to create longer 9-, 10- or 15-day cruises. View the itinerary tab for more details.

We look forward to having you join us for the Galapagos small ship cruise of a lifetime aboard the Santa Cruz! Contact AdventureSmith today.
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Expert Review: Galapagos M/V Santa Cruz  Western Islands Cruise

Expert Review: Galapagos M/V Santa Cruz Western Islands Cruise

Lis Korb reviews her Galapagos small ship cruise aboard the M/V Santa Cruz, visiting North Seymour, Isabela, Fernandina, Santa Cruz and Floreana islands.
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Alternative Itinerary

The small ship Santa Cruz operates two 5-day/4-night itineraries and one unique 6-day/5-night itinerary. When combined consecutively these cruises equal a 15-day/14-night Galapagos cruise with no repeated landing sites. The shorter itineraries can also be combined in various ways to create 9-, 10- or 15-day cruises. Click on the links below to see Santa Cruz's three different itineraries.

Santa Cruz - Northern Galapagos Islands 5 day/4 night

Day 1 - MON - Baltra to Las Bachas (Santa Cruz)
Day 2 - TUE - Bucaneer Cove & Puerto Egas (Santiago)
Day 3 - WED - Rabida & Bartolome Islands
Day 4 - THU - Prince Philip's Steps & Darwin Bay (Genovesa)
Day 5 - FRI - Tortoise Breeding Center (San Cristobal)
Santa Cruz Northern Islands Itinerary Details

Santa Cruz - Eastern Galapagos Islands 5 day/4 night

Day 1 - SAT - Embark San Cristobal to Punta Pitt
Day 2 - SUN - Santa Fe & South Plaza Islands
Day 3 - MON - Puerto Ayora, Darwin Station & Island Options (Santa Cruz)
Day 4 - TUE - Punta Suarez & Gardner Bay (Espanola)
Day 5 - WED - Baltra Island, airport
Santa Cruz Eastern Islands Itinerary Details

Santa Cruz - Western Galapagos Islands 6 day/5 night

Day 1 - WED - Baltra to North Seymour Island
Day 2 - THU - Punta Roca (Isabela) & Punta Espinoza (Fernandina)
Day 3 - FRI - Tagus Cove & Urbina Bay (Isabela)
Day 4 - SAT - Puerto Ayora, Darwin Station & Island Options (Santa Cruz)
Day 5 - SUN - Post Office Bay, Champion Islet & Cormorant Pt (Floreana)
Day 6 - MON - Baltra Island, airport
Santa Cruz Western Islands Itinerary Details
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Rates and dates for Santa Cruz Galapagos cruises vary by itinerary. Click each trip below for details.

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Santa Cruz - Northern Galapagos Islands 5 day - Mon-Fri

Santa Cruz - Eastern Galapagos Islands 5 day - Sat-Wed

Santa Cruz - Western Galapagos Islands 6 day - Wed-Mon

Extended Itinerary Pricing

Longer Galapagos Santa Cruz itineraries are available by combining the ship's shorter itineraries. Receive a 10% discount on the lowest priced itinerary when combining two consecutive cruises. Or receive a 50% discount on Northern Islands when combining all Santa Cruz itineraries for a 15-day cruise. Contact AdventureSmith Explorations for pricing and more information.
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The Santa Cruz is a 90-passenger small expedition ship designed and built exclusively for Galapagos cruises. Great for active travelers and families.
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