The M/V Galapagos Explorer II is a 293.14-ft. cruise ship navigating the Galapagos Islands. The vessel is fully air conditioned and can accommodate 100 passengers in 50 exterior suites, each equipped with a television, mini refrigerator, telephone for international calls, and a small seating area. The atmosphere is always casual and the cruise experience is highlighted by a dynamic program of shore excursions. A staff of 70, including 6 highly trained bilingual naturalist guides, offers courteous service. Explorer II's public areas include a 24-hour self-serve coffee and tea room; solarium; library; boutique; and a naturalist room and research center. While traveling between islands, take a few laps in the freshwater pool, soak away your afternoon in the Jacuzzi, or read a book in a comfortable chair on the hardwood pool deck. Buffet breakfast and sit-down dinner are served in the informal yet elegant restaurant and, weather permitting, lunch is served on deck. The chefs prepare the best in Ecuadorian and international cuisine as well as special diets, all served with style and flair. M/V Galapagos Explorer II provides the opportunity to discover the Galapagos under the highest level of comfort and safety.