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The Evolution Enjoy the view from the relaxing sun deck. Enjoy a drink in the Evolution's lounge. Sun bath on the deck of the Evolution. Pamper yourself with a luxurious massage. Dine on the deck and watch the beautiful sunset. Sip on a delicious drink from the Evolution's bar. Gift shop aboard the Evolution.
Darwin's statue in the Galapagos
$4,620
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Footsteps Back in Time

8 Day Itinerary aboard Evolution
  • Meet South Plaza´s vast wildlife
  • Snorkel with sea lions & penguins
  • Visit Santa Fe´s archipelago
  • Walk on Punta Cormorant´s beaches
Have amazing animal encounters while experiencing the depth and breadth of what the islands offer, including top notch landing sites on this 8-day voyage through the Galapagos. Visit the most remote islands and experience the true Galapagos exploration aboard the M/V Evolution.
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Baltra, Black Turtle Cove, Charles Darwin Center, Chinese Hat, Floreana, Genovesa, James Bay, Mosquera, North Seymour, San Cristobal, Santa Fe, South Plaza Island
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My family explores the Galapagos
$5,780
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Galapagos Family Cruise: Footsteps Back in Time

8 Day Itinerary aboard Evolution
  • Visit the Chinese Hat Islet
  • Meet North Seymour´s wildlife
  • Enjoy kid-friendly snorkeling
  • Explore the Tortoise Reserve
Explore the Galapagos on this 8-day family-focused itinerary aboard the M/V Evolution. The Galapagos provide a unique opportunity for families to interact with exotic and curious wildlife such as sea lions, penguins, iguanas, giant tortoises, and blue-footed boobies.
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Baltra, Black Turtle Cove, Charles Darwin Center, Chinese Hat, Floreana, Genovesa, James Bay, Mosquera, North Seymour, San Cristobal, Santa Fe, South Plaza Island
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Family in the Galapagos
$5,780
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Galapagos Family Cruise: In the Steps of Darwin

8 Day Itinerary aboard Evolution
  • Enjoy kid-friendly snorkeling
  • Fish at Sullivan Bay´s tide pools
  • Walk through Las Bachas Beach
  • Visit the Charles Darwin Station
See everything the Galapagos have to offer on this 8-day cruise designed for families. Enjoy the spectacular coral beaches and swim, snorkel, or kayak in crystal clear waters surrounded with playful sea lions, penguins, green sea turtles, and marine iguanas.
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Bachas Beach, Baltra, Bartolome, Charles Darwin Center, Dragon Hill, Gardner Bay, Punta Espinosa, Punta Suarez, Punta Vicente Roca (Galapagos), San Cristobal Interpretation Center, Sullivan Bay, Tagus Cove, Urbina Bay, Whale Bay
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with the sun bathing iguanas
$4,620
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In the Steps of Darwin

8 Day Itinerary aboard Evolution
  • Discover Daphne Major´s birdlife
  • Snorkel on Isabela Island
  • Meet Urbina´s Bay unique wildlife
  • Walk the white beach of Las Bachas
Discover all of the Galapagos wildlife that made the Islands famous and inspired Charles Darwin´s theory of evolution. Snorkel, swim, or kayak on the pristine crystal waters and experience amazing animal encounters, including playful sea lions, frigate birds, iguanas, blue footed boobies, penguins, and giant tortoises.
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Bachas Beach, Baltra, Bartolome, Charles Darwin Center, Dragon Hill, Gardner Bay, Punta Espinosa, Punta Suarez, Punta Vicente Roca (Galapagos), San Cristobal Interpretation Center, Sullivan Bay, Tagus Cove, Urbina Bay, Whale Bay
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Sea kayaking expedition in the Galapagos
$10,650
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Islands Circumnavigation

15 Day Itinerary aboard Evolution
Enjoy an extensive adventure into the unique world of the Galapagos on this incredible journey. This 15-day voyage offers the traveler an opportunity to really become immersed in the unique splendor these islands. Roam across island trails, explore peaceful lagoons, swim and snorkel in crystalline waters, bask in the sun on white sand beaches, …
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Ecuador, Galapagos, South America, Bachas Beach, Baltra, Bartolome, Black Turtle Cove, Charles Darwin Center, Chinese Hat, Darwin Bay, Dragon Hill, Elizabeth Bay, Espinosa Point, Gardner Bay, James Bay, Leon Dormido, Mosquera, North Seymour, Ochoa Beach, Pinnacle Rock, Post Office Bay, Prince Philip's Steps, Punta Suarez, San Cristobal Interpretation Center, Santa Fe, South Plaza Island, Urbina Bay, Vicente Roca Point
Cruise Details
Passengers: 32
Ship Type: Motor Yacht

This charming expedition yacht is ample enough to provide spacious staterooms, along with various social areas - including inside and outside dining - yet small enough for guests to be able to experience nature in an up-close and personal manner. Accommodating 32 passengers in 18 cabins, this artful combination of factors results in a yacht which offers excellent service, accommodations and attention to detail, while causing minimal impact on the environment.

On board the Evolution

Special Features
Evolution features a Jacuzzi (great for your enjoyment after snorkeling) with lounge chairs for sunbathing, extensive outside areas, sea kayaks, snorkeling gear and wetsuits. There is a boutique onboard for purchasing amenities and souvenirs and a reception area where your cruise director can always be found. The yacht features a fully equipped infirmary with an doctor onboard at all times.

Diving in the Galapagos
Two dives are included for certified divers. These dives include all equipment and wetsuit. Please inquire for more information.
Family Cruises
For family cruises, a Kids Club with activities like star-gazing and movie nights is offered. For these cruises child-oriented guides are also provided who organize learning activities and provide children with a kids expedition journal for their entertainment. A Sony PlayStation system console is available in the library as well as a wide range of board games and movies for children. Children's Menus are specially prepared for family Galapagos cruises.

Public Areas
Evolution features a lounge with a bar and facilities for lectures, slide shows and films. The lounge also features a library with a wide range of books, movies and board games. The yacht features both inside and al-fresco dining areas and a sky deck lounge on Albatross deck with a bar and beautiful rattan furniture. At the bow of the yacht you will find a jacuzzi with lounge chairs for sunbathing and ample outside deck space.

Meals and Dining
All meals are served in either the inside dinning room or the equally elegant al-fresco dining area at the stern of the yacht. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served buffet style and prepared by specially trained chefs. Meals are served in wholesome quantities and in a variety of menus with tropical exotic fruits always available. Children's menus, vegetarian menus, and other special menus are also available upon request.

Staterooms & Bathrooms

Staterooms
All staterooms on Evolution have exceptional accommodations, private facilities, climate controls, safe-boxes and ample space to hang and store clothing. Stateroom prices vary according to their deck location and size.

Bathrooms
All staterooms have private bathrooms with hair dryers, amenities like those of any fine hotel and ample space to store toiletries.

Yacht Safety
Evolution abides under all international standards of safety for a Galapagos cruise ship of its type. It is ISM certified and is equipped with an emergency alarm system, 3 emergency life rafts for 26 pax each, emergency life vests, fog horns, a PA system, smoke detectors, a sprinkler system and fire extinguishers. All emergency equipment is SOLAS certified.
Evolution's Cormorant and Darwin Deck Premium and Deluxe Staterooms.
Cabins D1-D4
Located on the Darwin Deck, 4 ample deluxe staterooms (twin and double) and port-holes.
Evolution's Cormorant and Darwin Deck Premium and Deluxe Staterooms.
Cabin C4
Located on the Cormorant Deck, premium stateroom.
Evolution's Cormorant Deck Twin Stateroom.
Cabins C1-C3 & C5-C9
Located on the Cormorant Deck, 8 premium staterooms (twin and double) with portholes.
Evolution's Master Suite.
Cabins A2-A3
Located on the Albatross Deck, 2 Master Suite with ocean-view windows.
Evolution's Twin Suite.
Cabin A1
Located on the Albatross Deck, twin suite with ocean-view windows.
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