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Photos of the yacht Evolution with cabins on A, B, and C deck offering a seven night cruise in the Galapagos Islands

Yacht in the Galapagos Islands

M/Y Evolution - Galapagos Islands

The Yacht Evolutions in the Galapgagos Islands offers seven nights itinerary cruises in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Ship Profile - Evolution -Galapagos Islands

This modern ship brings back the elegance and sophistication of a sailing yacht from the era of 1920's with safety and convenience of the twenty-first century. Fully air conditioned, the spacious cabins have either a double or twin bed configuration, with well appointed private bathrooms. In addition, the MV Evolution has a well equipped library and video room. In addition to indoor dining, an al-fresco dining area is available, where you will enjoy the the islands' spectacular scenery over a delicious lunch or barbeque. Passengers love to congregate on the observation deck, where whale or dolphin watching is popular, or just to relax on the comfortable lounge chairs.
Ship Type: Motor Vessel Category: Luxury
Ship Length: 192 feet Capacity: 32 Passengers
Ship Width: 29 feet Speed in knots: 12 knots
Equipment: 11300hp Caterpillar 3512 T1TA Engines, and 150 KVA Northern Lights Generator
Crew: Up to 2 naturalists guides & 1 tour leader plus 18 crew members
Ship Description:The Galapagos Yacht Evoluton was built specifically for cruising in the Galapagos Islands. The luxury class yacht has three levels of cabins. The A cabins are large and cabin A-1 is a suite at 263 squrare feet. There are two other A cabins. The C cabins are on the next deck down and below them are the D cabins. The average size of the cabins on the Evolution is 186 square feet. Most of the cabins are for double occupancy, however, Cabin C-4 is 140 square feet and listed as a single cabin. Bed arrangements vary from double beds to twin beds. There are no bunk beds on the Evolution.
Facilities on Board:
Two bars, a library, a boutique, a small swimming pool, and a saloon. The infirmary includes an MD on ship. There is a, reception area, and dining is both inside and alfresco. Snorkeling equipment, scuba equipment and kayaks may be available. Please request details as the National Park requirements are constantly changing.
Special Children's departures are available. Please call for availability. The Kid's Club offers special adventure programs for children including star gazing and special movie nights. Guides oriented to children are available. The lounge area has playstation and a variety of games for kids of all ages.
Cabin Facilities:
There are 14 cabins available as single, twin, or double cabins. There are also 4 suites. All cabins feature a private a bathroom. air conditioning. Amenities include: hot and cold water, house phone, private bathrooms with shower.

Pricing For The Evolution -Galapagos Islands

Year Round:
Seven Night Cruise
Suites ( for the Bridge / see Albatross deck )
Suites no. A1
$ 5,250
Cabins A2 and A3
$ 4,950
Deluxe ( for the Main / see Cormorant deck)
Cabins no. C1-2 3 5 6 7 8 C9
$ 4,450
Deluxe ( for the Main / see Cormorant deck)
Cabin no. C4 - for a single passenger
$ 4,150
Deluxe (for the Lower / see Dolphin deck)
Cabin no. D1 2 3 4
$ 3,980
Please Note: These prices are subject to change without notice. Prices shown in U.S. dollars. Christmas and Easter departues have a holiday surcharge.

CRUISE PRICES WILL INCLUDE: Galapagos cruises on the Galapagos Yacht Evolution are in air conditioned cabins with private bath. Two visits to the Galapagos Island each day including all meals and tours, conducted by certified naturalist guides.

GALAPAGOS CRUISE PRICES WILL NOT INCLUDE: Airfare between Quito or Guayaquil (round-trip) and the Galapagos Islands, (approximate cost $390 per person), Galapagos National Park entrance fees, alcoholic beverages and soft drinks, tips for naturalist guides and crew or captain, all personal expenses, gifts and purchases on the ship, rental of snorkel equipment and/or travel insurance. Most ships rent snorkel equipment at approximately $30 per week.

Please request rates and availability for single cabins. Children on Galapagos cruises are always welcome and may cruise at a 30% discount if sharing a cabin with a parent(s). Children above the age of 12 pay full adult fare. Discounted fares not available for Christmas, New Years and Easter cruises.

Itinerary - MV Evolution -

Cruise "B", 4 nights - Monday to Friday
Saturday
AM
Fly from Quito or Guayaquil to San Cristobal Island and board the ship
PM
Visit to Cerro Brujo or the Interpretation Center
Sunday
AM
Visit to Expanola Island and Punta Suarez
PM
Visit to Espanola Island and Gardener Bay
Monday
AM
Visit to the Charles Darwin Research Center on Santa Cruz
PM
Visit to the Highlands on Santa Cruz Island
Tuesday
AM
Visit to Santiago and James Bay
PM
Visit to Bartolome Island and Pinnacle Rock
Wednesday
AM
Visit to Genovesa Island and Prince Phillips's Steps
PM
Visit to Genovesa and Darwin Bay
Thursday
AM
Visit to Punta Espinosa on Fernandina Island
PM
Visit to Tagus Cove on Isabela Island
Friday
AM
Visit to North Seymour Island
PM
Visit to Black Turtle Cove on Santa Cruz Island
Saturday
AM
Visit to San Cristobal Island
PM
Air transfer to the mainland
*Note: when cruising on the MV Evolution
no site is visited twice in a seven day period.
Departure Dates
Galapagos Cruising is a Year Round Destination
The Galapagos Islands enjoy a mild sub-tropical climate, allowing Galapagos cruise ships to operate on year round. Temperatures are defined almost entirely by ocean currents and the trade winds. In general. From December to May will be warm and sunny; and from June to November will be cool with a breeze in the afternoon. The temperature chart below is useful to plan your Galapagos vacation! * Temperature values are given in Fahrenheit.
Temperatures
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
Max. Air Temp
84
86
88
86
82
78
76
74
76
77
78
80
Min Air Temp
70
74
74
72
72
68
66
64
62
64
66
68
Avg.Sea Temp
74
76
76
76
74
74
72
66
68
70
72
74
Avg. Rainfall
1
1
2.0
1.5
0.75
0.25
0.5
0.25
0.5
0.25
0.5
0.5

Deck Plan - for the Evolution -Galapagos Cruise

Deck plan of the 30 passenger yacht Evolution offering seven night cruises in the Galapagos Islands
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