Each voyage offers luxurious ocean-view suites and all-inclusive pricing, with accolades from World Travel Awards, the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences, and Frommer’s.

Each voyage offers luxurious ocean-view suites and all-inclusive pricing, with accolades from World Travel Awards, the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences, and Frommer’s.

Ecoventura Theory

OVERVIEW

BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

ITINERARY

WHAT’S INCLUDED

AVAILABILITY

EXPERIENCE OVERVIEW

Launching in 2019, the sister ship of the MV Origin, the luxurious MV Theory is one of the newest luxury-class additions to the Galapagos Islands. Named for Darwin’s Theory of Evolution, this yacht features 10 deluxe staterooms for up to 20 passengers. Each stateroom has large picture windows, memory-foam mattresses, fine linens, an espresso & tea setup, and plenty of storage space in the closet. The private bathrooms in each of the suites spare no expense, with rainfall showers, bathrobes, dual flush toilets, and even slippers for your comfort. Social areas include a spacious sun deck with loungers, a Jacuzzi, a fitness center, a stylish dining room, and indoor and outdoor lounge areas. Guests will enjoy an open bar and menus that are locally sourced and expertly prepared to highlight regional and international fare. The naturalist guides are knowledgeable, and a friendly crew is there to accommodate any request.

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STARTING AT:

8750 USD

For 8 Day Luxury Catamaran Cruises

Technical Information

  • Capacity: 20
  • Contruction Year: 2019
  • Width: 8.5 mts / 27.5 ft
  • Depth: 25mts / 83fts
  • Max speed: 12-14 knots
  • Exterior Material: Mono, built with Naval steel
  • Crew: 13 members + 2 naturalist guide
  • Electricity: 110/220 V
  • Kayak:
  • Snorkelling equipment:
  • Complimentary water bottle:
  • Dining room:
  • TV in social areas:
  • DVD in social areas:
  • Mini library:
  • Bar:
  • Entertainment Options:
  • Life jackets:
  • Locker:
  • Solarium:
  • Wetsuit:
  • Deck chairs:
  • Dinghies/ zodiac:
  • First aid kit:

ITINERARIES

Itinerary Details

Day 1 - San Cristobal Arrival - Leon DormidoAMSan Cristobal Arrival

San Cristobal IslandArrival in airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.

PMLeon Dormido

San Cristobal Island: Leon DormidoThis island comprises two rocks which jut out of the ocean and is home to a large colony of sea birds.


Day 2 - Pitt Point - Cerro BrujoAMPitt Point

San Cristobal Island: Pitt PointHere there are endemic species such as lava lizards and red-footed boobies.

PMCerro Brujo

San Cristobal Island: Cerro BrujoA beautiful white-sand beach full of pelicans, blue-footed boobies, sea lions and marine iguanas.


Day 3 - Suarez Point - Osborn Islet - Gardner BayAMSuarez Point

Española Island: Suárez PointSuarez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago.

Osborn Islet

Española Island: Osborn IsletThis small island is a marine visit where you can enjoy fantastic snorkeling and swimming.

PMGardner Bay

Española Island: Gardner BayGardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions.


Day 4 - Cormoran Point - Devils Crown - Champion Islet - Post Office Bay - Baroness ObservatoryAMCormoran Point

Floreana Island: Cormorant PointCormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos.

Devils Crown

Floreana Island: Devil´s CrownArguably the best snorkeling site in the islands, Devil´s Crown boasts an amazing variety of fish.

Champion Islet

Floreana Island: Champion IsletA small island located very near Floreana, snorkeling and diving around Champion can be excellent.

PMPost Office Bay

Floreana Island: Post Office BayA white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel.

Baroness Observatory

Floreana Island: Barones´s ObservatoryThis site shows a breath-taking view of La Loberia and the inland features of Floreana Island.


Day 5 - Santa Cruz - Highlands - Charles Darwin Station - Puerto AyoraAMSanta Cruz

Tortoise Reserve

Highlands

Santa Cruz Island: HighlandsThe highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt.

PMCharles Darwin Station

Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos.

Puerto Ayora

Santa Cruz Island: Puerto AyoraThe economic centre of the Galapagos with many souvenir shops, bars, internet coffee, etc.


Day 6 - Sombrero Chino - Bachas Beach - Black Turtle CoveAMSombrero Chino

Sombrero Chino IslandThe landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs.

Bachas Beach

Santa Cruz Island: Bachas BeachA swimming beach and one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galápagos.

PMBlack Turtle Cove

Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle CoveThis shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection for a variety of marine life.


Day 7 - South Plaza - North Seymour IslandAMSouth Plaza

South Plaza IslandSouth Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galapagos.

PMNorth Seymour Island

North Seymour IslandExplore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds.


Day 8 - Interpretation Center - San Cristobal DepartureAMInterpretation Center

San Cristobal Island: Interpretation CenterA series of interactive exhibits providing information about the history and biodiversity of the Galapagos.

San Cristobal Departure

San Cristobal Island. Transfer to the Airport.


Itinerary Details

Day 1 - San Cristobal Arrival - Leon DormidoAMSan Cristobal Arrival

San Cristobal IslandArrival in airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.

PMLeon Dormido

San Cristobal Island: Leon DormidoThis island comprises two rocks which jut out of the ocean and is home to a large colony of sea birds.


Day 2 - Prince Phillip Steps - Darwin BayAMPrince Phillip Steps

Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip´s StepsAn extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high.

PMDarwin Bay

Genovesa Island: Darwin BayA coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies.


Day 3 - Bachas Beach - Black Turtle Cove - Dragon HillAMBachas Beach

Santa Cruz Island: Bachas BeachA swimming beach and one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galápagos.

Black Turtle Cove

Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle CoveThis shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection for a variety of marine life.

PMDragon Hill

Santa Cruz Island: Dragon HillA hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds.


Day 4 - Vicente Roca Point - Elizabeth Bay - Urbina BayAMVicente Roca Point

Isabela Island: Vicente Roca PointThe remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells.

Elizabeth Bay

Isabela Island: Elizabeth BayAs enter you the bay, hawks can soar overhear and schools of fish can be seen swimming underneath.

PMUrbina Bay

Isabela Island: Urbina BayIts waters are a good place to see turtles and rays. Ashore you´ll find a short trail leading to a coral reef.


Day 5 - Espinosa Point - Tagus CoveAMEspinosa Point

Fernandina Island: Espinosa PointA narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks.

PMTagus Cove

Isabela Island: Tagus CoveAn opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions.


Day 6 - Puerto Egas - Santiago - Black Turtle CoveAMPuerto Egas

Santiago Island: Puerto EgasPuerto Egas, with its black sand beaches, was the site of small salt mining industry in the 1960s.

PMSantiago

Black Turtle Cove

Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle CoveThis shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection for a variety of marine life.


Day 7 - Charles Darwin Station - HighlandsAMCharles Darwin Station

Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos.

PMHighlands

Santa Cruz Island: HighlandsThe highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt.


Day 8 - Interpretation Center - San Cristobal DepartureAMInterpretation Center

San Cristobal Island: Interpretation CenterA series of interactive exhibits providing information about the history and biodiversity of the Galapagos.

San Cristobal Departure

San Cristobal Island. Transfer to the Airport.


WHAT’S INCLUDED

- Open bar policy including white, red, and rose wine, beer, spirits, juice, sodas, coffee, and tea.
- Cooking demonstrations, after-excursion gourmet bites and afternoon tea service with pastries.
- All meals and after excursions snacks using local ingredients from sustainable providers.
- Satellite communications (Wi-Fi) – Available 24/7 and limited to one PIN per cabin.
- Guided shore excursions twice daily, evening briefings and enrichment lectures
- Wet suits (full 3mm) in your approximate size and snorkeling equipment (mask, fins and snorkel)
- Two Zodiacs and a glass-bottom boat for exploration of the shoreline
- Multiple Kayaks (five doubles and a single) and two stand up paddleboards
- Cabin amenities include
– A vanity and lighted mirror, sectional closet with drawers, flat screen TV with pre-loaded movies, universal docking station, USB, clock, safety deposit box, individual climate control, memory foam mattress, reading lights, blackout curtains, Nespresso machine and tea kettle, pair of binoculars, and reusable metal water bottle.
Bathrooms are modern and bright with a walk-in rainfall shower.
Guests are provided with plush towels, bathrobes, slippers, hair dryer, a vanity kit, refillable dispensers of bio-degradable soap and shampoo, body wash and lotion.
- Transfers in the Islands between the airport with meet & greet for AV 1636 arrivals only
- Personalized check-in at the airports in Quito and Guayaquil for AV 1636 arrivals only
- Assistance to process and pre-pay park entrance fee and INGALA card for arrival on AV 1636 only Assistance for reservations for pre-and post-cruise hotel, land tours and airport transfers
- Assistance to process the salvoconducto or safe passage form (upon receipt of PCR test result)
- Assistance to arrange for a PCR test in Quito or Guayaquil on Saturday morning with same-day results if one is needed.
Assistance to arrange for a PCR or Antigen test in Galapagos during the cruise if required for guests to return home.
The cost for the tests ($80-125) are not included.

NOT INCLUDED

- International Airfare to Ecuador – you must arrive in Quito or Guayaquil the day prior to the cruise
- Hotel accommodation in Ecuador the night before your cruise – we can assist with your reservation
- Airfare from Quito or Guayaquil to Galapagos – your flight is confirmed through our allotment of seats with Avianca on Sunday to San Cristobal (SCY)
- Upgrade to a business class seat for $114 per person round trip.
- Galapagos Park entrance fee (park tax) – $100 for adults $50 for children 11 and under
- Migration control Transit card (TCT or INGALA) fee $20 per person
- Gratuities to guides and crew – the suggested amount is $300-350 per guest per week
- Purchases from the bar for premium brands of wine and spirits not included in the open bar policy
- Laundry service – available Monday to Friday and limited to five items per cabin per day
- Travel Insurance – CFAR is recommended protecting your travel investment in case of cancellation or delays
- Cost for PCR tests to enter Galapagos and to return to your country of origin
For Purchases on board, we accept cash (US Dollars), Master Card and VISA

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