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M/V Evolution Galapagos Islands

M/V Evolution Galapagos Islands

This charming 32-guest 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. 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.

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Type: Cruise ship / Expedition Vessel.
  • Motor: Caterpillar 3512 TITA (1300 HP).
  • Generator: Norther Lights 150 KW.
  • Current: 110 V / 220 V
  • Air - aconditioned: Only in 6 cabins.
  • Navigation:Faruno radar, GPS, satellite, depth sounder, girocompass, UHF and VHF radio.
  • Length: 192 Feet.
  • Speed: 12 Knots.
  • Capacity: 32 Passengers.
  • Acomodation: 3 Jr. suites on Bridge - A deck
    • 9 Cabins on Main - C deck
    • 4 Cabins on Lower - D deck
  • Social areas: Dinning room, living room, bar, sundeck and entertaiment center.
  • Crew:18 + 2 bilingual Naturalist Guide.

THE SHIP

Staterooms: Evolution offers 3 suites, 8 premium staterooms and 5 deluxe staterooms all with 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.

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 featues 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.

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 ammenities and souveniers 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. For family cruises, we offer our Kids Club with activities like star-gazing and movie nights.

ITINERARIES:

8 DAYS, ITINERARY A

  • Day 1 : Saturday
    • Morning:Arrival to Baltra Island
    • Afternoon : Santa Cruz Island: Whaler Bay & Eden Islet (WH, SN, KY, PR)
  • Day 2 : Sunday
    • Morning: Isabela Island (Albemarle Island): Punta Vicente Roca (SN, PR)
    • Afternoon : Fernandina Island (Narborough Island): Punta Espinosa (WH, SN)
  • Day 3 : Monday
    • Morning: Isabela Island: Urvina Bay (WH, SN)
    • Afternoon : Isabela Island: Tagus Cove (WH, SN, PR)
  • Day 4 : Tuesday
    • Morning: Bartolome Island: Pinnacle Rock & Overlook (WH, SN, PR)
    • Afternoon :Santiago Island (James Island): Sullivan Bay (WH, SN)
  • Day 5 : Wednesday
    • Morning: Santa Cruz Island: Bachas Beach (PR, SN)
    • Afternoon :Santa Cruz Island: Dragon Hill (WH)
  • Day 6 : Thursday
    • Morning: Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Research Station (Breeding Center) (WH)
    • Afternoon : Santa Cruz Island: Wild Tortoise Reserve (highlands), Lava Tunnels, Pit Craters (WH)
  • Day 7 : Friday
    • Morning: Hood Island (Española Island): Punta Suarez (WH)
    • Afternoon : Hood Island: Gardner Bay / Gardner Islet / Osborn Islet (WH, SN, KY, PR)
  • Day 8 : Saturday
    • Early Morning: San Cristobal Island: Interpretation Center (WH)
    • Late Afternoon :Depart for Mainland Ecuador

8 DAYS, ITINERARY B

  • Day 1 : Saturday
    • Morning:Arrival to San Cristobal Island
    • Afternoon : San Cristobal Island: Ochoa Beach & Kicker Rock (WH, SN, PR)
  • Day 2 : Sunday
    • Morning: South Plaza Island (WH)
    • Afternoon :Santa Cruz Island: Punta Carrion (PR, SN) / Mosquera Island or Daphne Island (WH, SN)
  • Day 3 : Monday
    • Morning: Chinese Hat Islet: (WH, SN, KY, PR)
    • Afternoon : Santiago Island: James Bay (WH, SN)
  • Day 4 : Tuesday
    • Morning: Tower Island (Genovesa Island): Darwin Bay (WH, SN, PR)
    • Afternoon : Tower Island: Prince Phillip's Steps (WH, SN, PR, KY)
  • Day 5 : Wednesday
    • Morning: North Seymour Island (WH, SN, PR)
    • Afternoon :Santa Fe Island (WH, KY, SN, PR)
  • Day 6 : Thursday
    • Morning: Floreana Island: Post Office Bay / Baroness Overlook (WH, SN)
    • Afternoon :Floreana Island: Cormorant Point / Devil’s Crown or Champion Islet (WH, SN, KY)
  • Day 7 : Friday
    • Morning: Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Research Station (Breeding Center) (WH)
    • Afternoon : Santa Cruz Island: Wild Tortoise Reserve (highlands), Lava Tubes and Pitt Craters (WH)
  • Day 8 : Saturday
    • Early Morning:Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle Cove (PR)
    • Late Afternoon :Baltra Island: Depart for Mainland Ecuador


Rates include:

  • All meals
  • Transfers in the islands
  • All shore excursions with an English speaking naturalist guide

Not included:

  • US$100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee
  • US$10 Transit Control Card
  • US$ 20 Isabela island landing tax
  • Airfare from mainland Ecuador
  • Bottled beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Cancellation/medical insurance