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Metropolitan Touring Santa Cruz II Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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"We were met a the airport and took a motor coach ride to a dock where panga's (inflatable boats) took us to the ship. The embarkation was quick and easy. Our room was very spacious with a large window, closet, and..."Read More
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Amazing Adventure Cruise

Review for Santa Cruz II to Galapagos

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smiller866
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We were met a the airport and took a motor coach ride to a dock where panga's (inflatable boats) took us to the ship. The embarkation was quick and easy. Our room was very spacious with a large window, closet, and surprisingly large bathroom. The bathroom had a shower with shampoo, conditioner, bath gel provided and were good quality. The bed was very comfortable and the window above the bed had a ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Wonderful ship and crew, not so wonderful itinerary

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TMLMJ
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

My husband and I and our three teen-aged boys recently returned from a spring break trip on the Santa Cruz II, Western Itinerary. We thoroughly enjoyed the Santa Cruz II. Everything was clean and modern. The food was very good and the waiters went out of their way each day to bring my son gluten-free breads and waffles without us ever having to ask. The outdoor deck was lovely. The bar and ...
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Sail Date: March 2018


Onboard Santa Cruz II -- 7-day Eastern Route of the Galapagos Islands

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AvgMom2
10+ Cruises

My husband I and were onboard Santa Cruz II at the end of February for a 7-day, adventure-filled island hopping in the Galapagos Islands. I booked this trip through Metropolitan Touring online. This ship can accommodate 90 passengers, which is on the larger size. This turned out to be a blessing when we hit turbulence in the water while crossing the seas from island to island on several ...
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Sail Date: February 2018


Great ship to see the Galapagos!

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kmlate
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

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 ...
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Sail Date: August 2017


Fabulous cruise!

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Sarahy
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

I highly recommend this cruise. The staff and naturalists are outstanding. The food is top notch all 3 meals per day and some of the dinners were truly works of art--coconut fish and crab stuffed fish, for example. The desserts were not at the same level and way too heavy on the mouses, but the meals were so satisfying, it didn't matter. The Galapagos are a treasure and seeing the wildlife was ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

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A grand

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LDEE
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

As anyone who has travelled on this vessel can tell you, this is not a traditional cruise. It is a port intensive, early wake-up call, adventure to some very unique islands. First, embarkation does not involve issuance of your cruise card -there are none. Instead you are transferred to the dock by very helpful ship-based staff members. Once at the dock, you don your life jacket and head to the ...
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Sail Date: November 2016


Fantastic mid-size ship

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lynajb
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

My mother organized this trip for 4 family members. We'd only done private charters previously, but this was fantastic. A truly wonderful experience. A 90 passenger boat, service is personalized, you get to know some of the staff and the other passengers. The food was fabulous, and I am hard to particularly please in this category. I hear the ship was renovated recently, so it is likely even nicer ...
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Sail Date: July 2013


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