National Geographic Islander 2 deck plans

Deck layouts, review of facilities, activities, amenities

National Geographic Islander 2 deck plan review at CruiseMapper provides newest cruise deck plans (2023-2024-2025 valid floor layouts of the vessel) extracted from the officially issued by Lindblad Expeditions deckplan pdf (printable version).

Each of the National Geographic Islander 2 cruise ship deck plans are conveniently combined with a legend (showing cabin codes) and detailed review of all the deck's venues and passenger-accessible indoor and outdoor areas. A separate link provides an extensive information on National Geographic Islander 2 staterooms (cabins and suites), including photos, cabin plans and amenities by room type and category.

National Geographic Islander 2 (1989-built as “MegaStar Taurus”, last refurbished in 2022 March, last refurbishment as "Crystal Esprit" in 2015) is a top-luxury superyacht operated by Crystal Yacht Cruises in the period 2015-2021. This small cruise ship was ordered under Crystal’s new owners/parent company (since 2015) GHK-Genting Hong Kong Corporation, and since 2021 is owned by Lindblad Expeditions and operated in the Galapagos Islands. The vessel allows near-coast cruising and access to even the smallest ports, harbors, rivers, islands and cays that are absolutely inaccessible for bigger-sized vessels.


Crystal Esprit/Nat Geo Islander 2 cruise ship deck plan shows a total of 31 staterooms (for 62 passengers) served by 91 crew-staff. The boat has 4 5 decks (4 passenger-accessible, 2 with cabins), 3 restaurants, 3 lounges and bars, 1 swimming pool, 2 Jacuzzis (outdoor whirlpool hot tubs), 4 Zodiacs (motorized RIB boats), 1 mini-submarine, 1 tender boat, water-sports Marina, self-service laundromats (on both cabin decks only – Horizon and Seabreeze), bicycles ashore, no elevators.

The all-inclusive superyacht offers complimentary amenities and services.

  • all drinks (including alcohol) – fine wines and champagne, premium spirits, bottled water, specialty coffee, and soft drinks, fresh juices
  • Afternoon Tea and Open-Bar service
  • gratuities, butler service (all Suites), 24-hour in-room dining (by the main dining room menu), 24-hour room service, self-service laundry (detergent is provided), housekeeping (twice a day, evening turndown service).
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet – since 2015, free-of-charge Internet is offered to all guests (regardless of cabin category) up to 60 min PP per day. For Penthouse Suites the free Internet offer is for 90 min PP per day.

All onboard restaurants feature premium linens (by Garnier-Thiebaut), Riedel crystal, and deluxe china (by Villeroy&Boch).

Deck layouts

  • Deck 02 - Seabreeze-Cabins-Lobby-Lido-Marina

    National Geographic Islander 2 Deck 02 - Seabreeze-Cabins-Lobby-Lido-Marina
  • Deck 03 - Horizon-Cabins-Spa

    National Geographic Islander 2 Deck 03 - Horizon-Cabins-Spa
  • Deck 04 - Crystal-Lounge-Promenade

    National Geographic Islander 2 Deck 04 - Crystal-Lounge-Promenade
  • Deck 05 - Sunset-Sundeck-Pool

    National Geographic Islander 2 Deck 05 - Sunset-Sundeck-Pool

National Geographic Islander 2 deck plans are property of Lindblad Expeditions. All deck layouts are for informational purposes only and CruiseMapper is not responsible for their accuracy.