travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Metropolitan Touring Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz travel42 Professional Ship Review

The Santa Cruz is a four-deck, 230-ft Ecuadorean-registered ship that carries 90 passengers and a crew of 52 on 5- and 6-day cruises to the Galapagos. Built in Spain in 1979 and remodeled in Chile in 1998, she is one of the largest and most comfortable ships in the region. The company also operates the smaller 40-passenger Isabella II and 32-passenger La Pinta.

Metropolitan Touring got its start in the travel business in 1953, and besides Galapagos cruises, the company operates land tours thr...

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