Vessel Type: Expedition Ship
Length: 73 metres
Passenger Capacity: 96 guests (in 53 outside cabins)
Built: 2005; Refurbished: 2016
National Geographic Endeavour II is a purpose-built expedition ship that first sailed in 2005 previously the Via Australis. After undergoing extensive renovation this year, she will redeploy to Galápagos. She is exceptionally nimble and maneuverable, with great viewing from all public spaces, large windows in cabins and suites, state-of-the-art tools for exploration, and a fast, seamless twin Zodiac loading platform. Also a glass bottom zodiac for those amazing views whilst staying dry!
Public Areas: Ship is fully air-conditioned. Covered deck with chairs and tables; doctor’s office; fitness centre; LEXspa; global gallery; library; lounge with full-service bar and facilities for viewing and presentations; and sun deck. Our Ecuadorian captain welcomes guests to the bridge in accordance with our ‘open bridge’ policy.
Cabins: All cabins face outside with windows. Each has private facilities and climate controls.
Expedition Equipment: Kayaks, glass-bottom Zodiac, snorkeling gear, underwater video camera, video microscope, wet suits, and Zodiac landing craft.
Special Features: Guest internet access, laundry service, and wellness program. Ship’s doctor and video chronicler are also on board.