Ideal 32-guests yacht for families

A Galapagos classic with all the modern amenities

Perfect combination of size and stability

About M/V Evolution

The Evolution cruises the archipelago with the lines and style of the roaring of 20’s, while offering the finest amenities and service of modern times. This yacht was carefully crafted for Guests to experience the islands through Darwin’s lense. Exclusively designed for 32 passengers, Guests are immersed in wildlife encounters away from the crowds, guided by naturalist guides with years of local experience. Enjoy a sense of relaxed freedom on board with 360-degree exterior walkarounds, recently renovated spacious suites, and unparalleled familial hospitality.

This  golden  age  lives  on  today  aboard  the  M/V  Evolution,  where  the  destination  is  designed  to  be  experienced  as  a  voyage  through  one  of  the  world’s  most  remarkable  natural  wonders,  the  Galapagos  archipelago.  From the rich wood paneling and brass appointments of the dinning saloon, to  the  rattan  furnishings  of  the  outdoor  sky  lounge  under  shade,  the  32  passenger M/V Evolution is designed to evoke warmth and richness, while providing  all  the  modern  comforts  and  amenities,  including  a  state  of  the  art navigation system. Her comfortable and tastefully designed cabins offer full  ensuite  bathrooms.  Cabins  are  cleaned  twice  daily.  There  are  many  spaces  where  you  can  relax  outdoors  and  under  shade,  while  inside  the  yacht is fully air conditioned. The main saloon, where your guide will give presentations on the each day’s activities, provides a relaxing environment with  a  giant  wrap  around  sofa  and  full  entertainment  center.  An  onboard  boutique  carries  both  necessities  and  souvenirs.

M/V  Evolution  provides  fine onboard dining in both her dining room and al fresco on the rear deck. At  sunset  happy  hour  is  a  highlight  atop  the  sky  lounge  bar  and  is  often  accompanied  by  leaping  dolphins  and  rays.  Did  we  mention  the  yacht’s  sundeck and giant Jacuzzi to warm up in after snorkeling?


General Information
Guests: 16 Itineraries: 8 Days
Decks: 04 Length: 145 ft
Electricity: 110v/60Hz Wifi: no
Cabins: 16  (up to 194 ft2) Beam: 22ft
Exercise room: no Speed: 12 knots
Built on: 1928 Crew: 9 members + 2 naturalist guides + 1 cruise director
Safety: onboard equipment meets or exceeds USA Coast Guard regulations
Day 1 Saturday AM: Arrive to Baltra Island

PM: Daphne Island    

Day 2 Sunday AM: Isabela Island: Punta Vicente Roca

PM: Fernandina Island: Punta Espinoza

Day 3 Monday AM: Isabela Island: Urbina Bay

PM: Isabela Island: Tagus Cove

Day  4 Tuesday AM: Bartholome: Pinnacle Rock & Overlook

PM: Santiago (James) Island: Sullivan Bay

Day 5 Wednesday AM: Santa Cruz Island: Bachas Beach

PM: Rabida Island

Day 6 Thursday AM: Santa Cruz Island: Pit Craters, Highlands, Wild Tortoise Reserve

PM: Santa Cruz Island:  Charles Darwin Research Station

Day 7 Friday AM: Española Island: Punta Suarez

PM: Española Island: Gardner Bay/Gardner Islet/Osborn Islet

Day 8 Saturday AM: San Cristobal Island: Interpretation Center

Late Morning: San Cristobal Island: Depart for Mainland Ecuador


B = Breakfast / L = Lunch / BL = Box Lunch / D = Dinner

Day 1 Saturday AM: Arrive to San Cristobal Island

PM: Cerro Brujo

Day 2 Sunday AM: South Plazas Island

PM: Santa Cruz Island: Punta Carrion / Mosquera Island

Day 3 Monday AM: Santiago Island: Chinese Hat Islet

PM: Santiago Island: James Bay / Puerto Egas

Day  4 Tuesday AM: Genovesa Island: Darwin Bay Beach

PM: Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip’s Steps

Day 5 Wednesday AM: North Seymour Island

PM: Santa Fe Island

Day 6 Thursday AM: Floreana Island: Post Office Bay

PM: Floreana Island: Punta Cormorant / Champion or Devil’s Crown

Day  7 Friday AM: Santa Cruz Island: Wild Land Tortoises Reserve (Highlands)

PM: Santa Cruz Island: Breeding Center (Charles Darwin Research Station)

Day  8 Saturday AM: Santa Cruz Island: Back Turtle Cove

Late Morning: Baltra Island Airport: Depart for Mainland Ecuador


B = Breakfast / L = Lunch / BL = Box Lunch / D = Dinner

Per person and in US Dollars


Days Cabin 2021 Rates 2022 Rates
Galapagos 8 Days cruise Master Suite $8600 $8950
 Suites $8200 $8500
Premium Staterooms $7200 $7500
Deluxe Staterooms $6700 $6950

 15% discount off the above rates (cruise only) for children 15 years and younger. Maximum of 3 children discounts per family, per booking. (discounts do not apply for Christmas and New Year’s cruises)

75% Supplement surcharge for Single travelers on suites. 50% Single Supplement surcharge applies to all other staterooms.

100% Single Supplement applies to all staterooms for Christmas and New Year’s cruises.

An additional $700 per person holiday surcharge applies for FIT (individual passengers) for Christmas and New Year’s cruises.

Private charter surcharges apply for Christmas and New Year’s cruises. Please inquire with us for full details.


  • Accommodations for 8 days
  • All meals and snacks during the trip
  • All transfers while in Galapagos
  • All guided services throughout the cruise
  • Non-alcoholic beverages consumed onboard
  • Use of snorkeling gear (mask, snorkel & fins)
  • Use of wetsuits (shorties)
  • Use of Sea kayaks

Additional to consider

Transfers, hotels or tours in mainland Ecuador

Roundtrip Galapagos Airfare (starts at $472)*

Gratuities & Tips to Crew and Staff

Bar consumption onboard

Trip Insurance or Medical Evacuation Insurance

Galapagos Park Fee ($100 adults, $50 children)*

INGALA Transit Control Card one-time fee ($20)*

* Subject to change

  • Sea kayaks
  • Photography
  • Stargazing
  • Panga boat rides
  • Birdwatching
  • Snorkeling and wetsuites

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From US$ 6,700pp


    Hacienda Zuleta is a rare gem hidden in the Ecuadorian Andes. We stayed there for three nights with Gloria, our guide. She was a wealth of knowledge, a patient+friendly guide!

    Brendan, Australia - “Zuleta was an extraordinary place”

    We loved the tapestry and workshops in Otavalo. During our stay, we loved to walk around Cuicocha crater lake! Quite a breathtaking view!

    Deborah & Nicol, US - “A great market day!”

    Maria was excellent and courteous! She even helped me bargain in the Otavalo market! Meeting Belen, the hatmaker woman, was a unique experience!

    Ed & Sue, US - “Bargain at Otavalo”

    Gina was incredible! Excellent English, knowledge, and very pleasant.

    Brian, US - “Incredible guide”

    Giovanna is exceptionally knowledgeable, especially about Ecuadorian history & politics! She is an excellent storyteller

    Terry & Betsy, US - “Our guide was a storyteller”

    Gloria was a joy to be with! She was very knowledgeable.

    Maynard & Robin, US - “Fantastic experience”