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Galapagos Aboard the Islander


Repeater Layout : horizontal
National Geographic Islander
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

The 164-foot Islander provides a nimble way to explore the Galapagos, since the ship's small size allows access to places larger ships can't reach. Bask in the equatorial rays or share a sunset cocktail on the covered deck, enjoy nature films, slideshows and presentations in the inviting lounge with a full-service bar, and stargaze at night from the Sky Deck. The yacht-scale Islander accommodates 48 guests in 24 mahogany- and brass-accented cabins, each with a window, ample closet space, a small table and chair, and two single beds (some of which can convert into a queen-size bed). Eight cabins at the top of the ship have private, glassed-in terraces for expansive views of the passing islands, and two spacious suites feature a wraparound view forward over the bow and to the side of the ship. The dining room serves eclectic cuisine with local flair in a casual atmosphere that offers a chance for guests and guides to mingle. Equipped with snorkeling gear, a fleet of Zodiacs and kayaks for up-close exploration, plus undersea cameras, the Islander offers countless opportunities to discover the wonders of the world's most intriguing archipelago.

Room types on the Islander
Every cabin offers features individual climate control and a private bathroom.

Category 1: Main deck cabins with a window and two lower single beds that can convert to a queen bed (124 square feet)
Category 2: Cabins directly behind the bridge  (111 square feet) and on the main deck (124 square feet) with a window and two lower single beds that can convert to a queen  
Category 3: Centrally located bridge deck cabins have a window and two lower single beds that can convert to a queen bed (128 square feet), while cabins 305 and 306 (142 square feet) can accommodate a third person
Category 4:
Spacious upper deck cabins with a window and outside glassed-in terrace that has seating and large windows in the top half of terrace doors, plus two lower single beds can convert to a queen (114-126 square feet)
Category 5: The ship’s two most spacious cabins are on the upper deck, and each includes wraparound windows along with outside, glassed-in terraces with seating. Two lower single beds can convert to a queen and there is a desk, chairs and table. (199 square feet)
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