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MS Isabela II

Tauck World Discovery Offers Itinerary of Cruises
Former Names:  None

An expeditionary-style yacht, the sleek Isabela II carries just 40 guests in the Galápagos Islands. Renovated in 2000, fully air-conditioned & offers many of the amenities of larger ships, including a library, boutique, lounge & comfortable dining room.  Isabela II passengers tend to be 50+ and Mainly American. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 25.6 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 1.7 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 25.6 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 1.7 passengers.
Size Very Small
Rating
Built 1979
Refit 2000
Tonnage 1025
Passengers (Min/Max) 40/40
Crew 24
Officers Ecuadorian
CABINS
Total  20
All (averaging 139sqft) are outside staterooms featuring private bathrooms with showers, individual air conditioning, plenty of storage space for belongings, desk, two bedside tables and a music system; the on-board electrical current is 110 volts. 
Balcony  0
Ocean View  20
Inside  0
Single  0
Cabin Details Cabins Deckplans
FITNESS & LEISURE
Pools Out/In  0/0
The Sun Deck features a bar with deck chairs for outdoor seating, an observation deck for watching wildlife at leisure, a Jacuzzi, and a solarium.
Jacuzzis  1
Fitness Centre  No
Sauna  No
Steam Room  No
Deck Space  Average
RESTAURANTS
The single open seating dining room provides full service dinner and a combination of Continental and Ecuadorian, with varied menus. Main Dining Rooms  1
Sittings  1
Non Smoking  Yes
Alternative Dining  0
 ENTERTAINMENT
Natural history shore excursions on the islands, with transportation to and from the ship usually by Zodiac inflatable boats and carries own glass-bottom boat aboard for close-up observation of marine life.  Show Lounges 0
Cinema No
Library Yes
Casino No
DRESS CODE
Casual and comfortable during the day. Evenings range from smart casual (shirt & trousers) to informal (jacket and tie for gentlemen and casual elegance for ladies). Formal evenings require a suit or dinner jacket for men and a cocktail dress for ladies.
TIPPING
All gratuities to Tauck staff & ship staff included.
 DISABLED
Wheelchair cabins 0
Wheelchair access is unsuitable. This is not a ship for disabled passengers.  Hoists are not provided and passengers will need to bring their own.
Lifts 0
 CHILDREN
The rating for children is Unsuitable. This is an adults only ship. 

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