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Massive Tortoise up close
$7,650
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Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Origin & Theory Galapagos Yachts
  • Cruise around Kicker Rock
  • Hike up Prince Philip's Steps
  • Observe Galapagos flora and fauna
  • Snorkel or stand up paddle board
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Enjoy this 8-day cruise through the western islands of the Galapagos on the M/V Origin. Highlights of the west include beautiful Santa Cruz, wildlife-rich Isabela, cliff-laden Fernandina, and the amazing black beaches of Santiago. The wildlife here is abundant and the landscape is stunning to …
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Snorkeling in Sea of Cortez
$7,650
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Family Cruise to the Southern Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Origin & Theory Galapagos Yachts
  • Enjoy kid-friendly adventures
  • Leave a card in Post Office Bay
  • Encounter Galapagos giant tortoises
  • Enjoy pristine beaches and swimming
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Take an 8-day Galapagos cruise for the entire family on the M/V Origin and experience encounters with the incredible wildlife of Darwin´s islands. Spend your days hiking, snorkeling, kayaking, and touring the Southern Islands and visit locations such as Frigatebird Hill, Kicker Rock, …
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South plaza
$7,650
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Family Cruise to the Western Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Origin & Theory Galapagos Yachts
  • Enjoy kid-friendly adventures
  • Zodiac ride at Black Turtle Cove
  • Explore Fernandina Island
  • Visit Charles Darwin Station
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This 8-day Galapagoscruise specially designed for families with children covers the highlights of the Western Islands. Spend your days discovering the beauty and wonders of the Galapagos and exploring the wildlife-rich shores of San Cristobal, Genovesa, Santa Cruz, Fernandina, Isabela, and …
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Sea lions just lion around...
$15,300
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Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation

15 Day Itinerary aboard Origin & Theory Galapagos Yachts
  • Encounter giant tortoises
  • Hike over islands covered in cacti
  • Admire the distinctive biodiversity
  • Kayak and stand up paddle board
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Travel the Galapagos Islands on a 15-day island circumnavigation tour. This voyage crosses the equator and visits the tropical islands of San Cristobal, Espanola, Floreana, Santa Cruz, Genovesa, Fernandina, and Santiago. Make sea lion friends in the warm water, kayak and stand up paddle board near …
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Sea lion looking off a rock
$7,650
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Galapagos Origin Southern Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Origin & Theory Galapagos Yachts
  • Snorkel or swim with sea lions
  • Admire distinctive biodiversity
  • See giant tortoises
  • Hike prickly pear forests
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This 8-day Southern Islands cruise on the ship, M/V Origin, explores the islands of Espanola, Santa Cruz, San Cristobal and more. Kayak and paddle board along island shores, swim and snorkel above colorful coral, and enjoys breathtaking views on hikes.
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2018
EmbarksDays 
Aug 268Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Sep 028Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Sep 0215Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Sep 098Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Sep 168Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Sep 1615Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Sep 238Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Sep 308Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Sep 3015Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Oct 078Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Oct 148Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Oct 1415Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Oct 218Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Oct 288Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Oct 2815Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Nov 048Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Nov 118Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Nov 1115Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Nov 188Family Cruise to the Western Islands
Nov 188Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Nov 258Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Nov 2515Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Dec 028Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Dec 098Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Dec 0915Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Dec 168Family Cruise to the Western Islands
Dec 168Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Dec 238Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Dec 2315Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Dec 238Family Cruise to the Southern Islands
Dec 308Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Dec 308Family Cruise to the Western Islands
2019
EmbarksDays 
Jan 068Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Jan 0615Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Jan 138Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Jan 208Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Jan 2015Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Jan 278Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Feb 038Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Feb 0315Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Feb 108Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Feb 178Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Feb 1715Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Feb 178Family Cruise to the Southern Islands
Feb 248Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Mar 038Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Mar 0315Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Mar 108Family Cruise to the Western Islands
Mar 108Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Mar 178Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Mar 1715Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Mar 248Family Cruise to the Western Islands
Mar 248Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Mar 318Family Cruise to the Southern Islands
Mar 318Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Mar 3115Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Apr 078Family Cruise to the Western Islands
Apr 078Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Apr 148Family Cruise to the Southern Islands
Apr 218Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Apr 2815Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Apr 288Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
May 058Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
May 128Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
May 1215Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
May 198Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
May 268Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
May 2615Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Jun 028Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Jun 098Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Jun 0915Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Jun 098Family Cruise to the Southern Islands
Jun 168Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Jun 168Family Cruise to the Western Islands
Jun 238Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Jun 2315Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Jun 238Family Cruise to the Southern Islands
Jun 308Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Jun 308Family Cruise to the Western Islands
Jul 078Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Jul 0715Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Jul 078Family Cruise to the Southern Islands
Jul 148Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Jul 148Family Cruise to the Western Islands
Jul 218Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Jul 2115Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Jul 218Family Cruise to the Southern Islands
Jul 288Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Jul 288Family Cruise to the Western Islands
Aug 048Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Aug 0415Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Aug 048Family Cruise to the Southern Islands
Aug 118Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Aug 188Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Aug 1815Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Aug 258Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Sep 018Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Sep 0115Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Sep 088Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Sep 158Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Sep 1515Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Sep 228Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Sep 298Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Sep 2915Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Oct 068Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Oct 138Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Oct 1315Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Oct 208Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Oct 278Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Oct 2715Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Nov 038Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Nov 108Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Nov 1015Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Nov 178Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Nov 248Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Nov 2415Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Dec 018Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Dec 0815Galapagos Origin Circumnavigation
Dec 088Galapagos Origin Southern Islands
Dec 158Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Dec 228Family Cruise to the Southern Islands
Dec 298Complete Galapagos Wildlife Cruise
Dec 298Family Cruise to the Western Islands
Passengers: 20
Ship Type: Motor Yacht

Blending the best of tasteful design and decor, luxury amenities, and environmental sustainability. These 20-passenger vessels were custom built to maximize fuel efficiency and comfort, and incorporated feedback from guests collected over the companies more than two decades as a leader in Galapagos expedition cruising. Origin & Theory combines modern sophistication and a high level of comfort and service, with quality guided land excursions in small groups, gastronomical experiences, exciting physical activities and a dose of intellectual science providing guests a life-enriching experience.

The 10 staterooms are roomy and inviting, with large windows, private bathrooms, and plenty of storage space. The elegant dining room features marble table tops, with configurations from two to 10 guests for private or group dining. Lunch is generally served al fresco on the spacious sundeck, which is equipped with day beds, chaises lounges, tables, hammocks, a four-person Jacuzzi, outdoor shower and a wet bar. The intimate indoor bar is always open for hand-crafted cocktails, wine, beer, sodas, juices, coffee, and tea.

Interior social areas include a comfortable lounge for evening gatherings and general relaxation, and a cozy library stocked with books on the Galapagos and Darwin. Wi-Fi is now available (additional charges apply). The MV Origin also has a boutique offering high-quality local handicrafts, sundries, and gift items, as well as a fitness center equipped with a treadmill, elliptical, free weights, yoga mats, and more.

ORIGIN & THEORY features:
-Experienced crew and high-level Captain
-Two expert naturalist guides
-Concierge to attend to your every need
-Gourmet style meals
-Indoor and al fresco dining
-Open bar policy
-Sundeck with Jacuzzi
-Wet bar
-BBQ
-Spacious social areas
-Satellite TV
-Ten cabins with panoramic windows located all on one deck
-Fitness center with cardio equipment
-Masseuse (additional charge)
-Multiple kayaks and stand up paddleboards
-Glass bottom boat, ideal for viewing wildlife from the comfort of a zodiac
-Wetsuits and snorkeling equipment
-Cabin cleaned twice daily
-Laundry service available
-Wi-Fi available at an additional charge. Beginning July 3rd, 2016
M/V Origin Triple Cabin
Triple
2 cabins with triple accommodation are available.
Cabin on the Origin
Double
All 10 cabins feature two twin beds that can be converted to one king bed. There are 2 cabins with interconnecting doors.
M/V Origin Single Cabin
Single
Single cabins are limited. A share request may be placed and if matched, the share rate will apply. Otherwise, the single rate will apply.
M/V Origin Deck Plan
Change & customize to make it yours.
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