Isabela II

Ship Overview

Seeing the Galápagos Islands on board the 21-stateroom Isabela II goes beyond traditional cruising. It's an expeditionary approach that allows you to authentically discover and explore the natural wonders of this region. The Isabela II is built to luxurious standards and features an elegant yet relaxed atmosphere, allowing guests to enjoy all that the Galápagos is famous for intimate contact with the wildlife! Delve into this unique world with the Isabela II's crew and expert Naturalists, who share their passion for nature and conservation of this mysterious part of the world. The Isabela II features a Jacuzzi, exercise room, outdoor lounge, and an observation platform for dolphin and whale watching on the top deck. The ship's dining room, lounge, and bar are elegantly appointed, as is the well-stocked library/reading room. All staterooms are outside and feature air-conditioning, private bathrooms, hairdryers, and safety deposit boxes.

Crew Members

Ship Amenities

  • English-speaking friendly crew, staff & professional Cruise Director
  • Multilingual Naturalists
  • Multimedia natural history lectures
  • Stargazing program
  • Observation lounge
  • Bar/Lounge and Sun Deck Bar
  • Gift Shop
  • Reading Room & Natural History Library
  • Business center with Wi-Fi access
  • Jacuzzi
  • Snorkeling equipment including wetsuits (used June to December)
  • Glass-bottom boat
  • Sea Kayaks
  • Hydrophone and "splashcam" for exploring the underwater world
  • Air-conditioned throughout
  • Resident physician
  • Cultural highlights on board

Staterooms & Suites

Classic Cabin - 139 sq. ft.
Classic Cabin
Classic Cabin
  • Bedside tables with reading lamps
  • Easy under-bed luggage storage
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle
  • Individual climate control
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Internal communication system
  • In-room safe
  • Large mirror in bathroom

Deck Plans

Isabela II


  • Menus that feature the very best international cuisine and celebrated Ecuadorian dishes
  • Cocktail party
  • Spacious, open-seating Panorama Dining Room
  • One sitting at mealtimes
  • Self-serve beverage station with complimentary tea, coffee, and cookies throughout the day
  • Social hour and drink specials in the Lounge
  • Buffet breakfast and lunch
  • Panorama Lounge & Bar with premium spirits, cozy seating, panoramic windows & dance floor

Photo Gallery

Interior photos shown may be from a sister ship.