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Metropolitan Touring Isabela II

Avenue De las Palmeras N45-74 and De las Orquideas
Quito , Ecuador
(593) 2-298-8200

Measuring 166 feet in length, this deluxe yacht carries a maximum of 40 passengers on four- and six-night excursions to the Galápagos Islands. The boat has a formal dining room, two bars, and a reading room stocked with natural history books, as well as a staff of trained naturalists who give onboard lectures. Covering a different island almost every day, the itinerary typically includes kayaking, swimming, snorkeling, and glass-bottom boat tours of the Galápagos Marine Reserve (the second-largest in the world). In addition to the ancient Galápagos tortoises, guided hikes often provide glimpses of penguins, flightless cormorants, and marine iguanas.

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