EVOLUTION

Experience the Galapagos in spacious comfort and privacy aboard a yacht that retraces the footsteps of Darwin.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.

Welcome aboard the Evolition Galapagos Cruise

Exclusively designed for 32, guests are immersed in wildlife encounters away from the crowds, guided by Naturalist Guides with 15+ 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.The yacht features four categories of accomodation including a Master Suite. There are a total of six staterooms with two twin beds that can be configured as one king-size bed, six staterooms with queen beds, two staterooms with king beds and one stateroom with two twins.  

All staterooms feature a wardrobe, individually controlled air conditioning systems, safety boxes and a private bathroom with shower.The yacht features an inside lounge/presentation room, stylish indoor & al-fresco dining area, well-stocked bar, library, coffee station, al-fresco lounge as well as a hot tub and sundeck. The yacht has 8 double kayaks (the maximum allowed by the Galapagos National Park), long wetsuits (3mm) and snorkeling equipment which all can be used free of cost and three dinghies (zodiacs) used for snorkeling, disembarking and wildlife watching.

GALLERY

The Evolution Difference

Ample outdoor space
Small group experience
Itineraries with wildlife encounters
Single-Use Plastic Free
Full access to Galapagos National Park
360-degree decks and panoramic windows
Guest to guide ratio: 10 to 1
Offers some of the largest staterooms in Galapagos
Available for individual (FIT) bookings or Charters

Dining Experience

Intimate al fresco dining areas
Thoughtfully-prepared cultural cuisine
Local, sustainably-sourced ingredients
Dining menus tailored to Guests
Vegetarian, child-friendly, and allergy-sensitive options

Evolution Experience

Enjoy a sense of relaxed freedom on board the Evolution with 360-degree exterior walkarounds, recently renovated spacious suites, and unparalleled familial hospitality. Darwin’s discoveries are brought to life by naturalist guides with 15+ years of experience

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

EVOLUTION YACHT FEATURES
Last Renovation: 2017
Capacity: 32 guests
Number of Staterooms: 16 staterooms
Safety | Equipment: SOLAS Certified 
Life Rafts: Four 25-pax capacity open sea life rafts
Length: Caterpillar 3512 TITA 1300hp
Capacity: 58.5 m (192 ft)
Beam: 8.9 m (29 ft)
Cruising Speed: 10-12 knots
Amenities on board: 8 double kayaks (the maximum allowed by the Galapagos National Park)
2 Dinghies (zodiac)
Wetsuits and snorkeling equipment available at no cost

ITINERARIES

IN THE STEPS OF PIRATES & DARWIN - 8 DAYS 

SATURDAY: 
AM: Arrive to Baltra Island Airport
PM: ​Daphne Island (HK)
SUNDAY:
AM: ​Isabela Island: Punta Vicente Roca (HK/SN)
PM: ​Fernandina Island: Punta Espinoza (HK/SN)
MONDAY
AM: ​Isabela Island: Urbina Bay (HK/SN)
PM: ​​Isabela Island: Tagus Cove   (SN/HK)  
TUESDAY

AM: ​Santiago Island: Bartolome ​(HK/SN)
PM: ​Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay (HK/SN)
WEDNESDAY

AM: Santa Cruz Island: Bachas Beach (HK/SN)
PM: ​Rabida Island (HK/SN)
THURSDAY
AM: ​Santa Cruz Island: Pit Craters & Highlands (Tortoises Reserve) (HK/SN)
PM: ​​Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin Research Station (HK/SN)
FRIDAY
AM: ​Española Island: Punta Suarez (HK/SN)
PM: ​​Española Island: Gardner Bay  (HK/SN)
SATURDAY
AM: San Cristobal: Interpretation Center (HK)
San Cristobal Island Airport 

2024  EVOLUTION YACHT PRICES PER PERSON

ACCOMMODATION 8 DAYS
MASTER SUITE A1 $10,750 USD
SUITES A2 & A3 $10,350 USD
PREMIUM STATEROOMS C1 - C9 $9,550 USD
DELUXE STATEROOMS D1 - D4 $8,950 USD

RATES INCLUDED:

  • Unlimited purified water, coffee and tea.
  • All meals during the cruise
  • Transfers on the islands on the days of operation
  • Visits and excursions accordung to the itinerary
  • English speaking naturalist guide
  • Medical care on board (but not the cost of medication)
  • Snorkeling equipment and Wetsuit (masks, flippers and snorkel)
  • Kayak equipment

RATES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Roundtrip airfare from / to Galapagos
  • Soft and alcohilic drinks
  • Galapagos National Park entrance fee (US $ 100)
  • Ingala Control Card (US $ 20)
  • Gratuities to guides and crew. 

GENERAL CONDITIONS:

  • Single supplement 100%
  • Cruise itinerary is subject to change at any time for situations beyond our company’s control.

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