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ship overview

The Evolution encapsulates exploration and luxury. A vessel of 32 guests, it sails the archipelago, tracing the footsteps of Darwin with modern comforts. With tastefully appointed cabins, a sundeck, and a Jacuzzi, it offers relaxation after days of adventure. Expert naturalist guides enrich the journey by revealing the islands' unique biodiversity. Evolution merges history and innovation, delivering an immersive Galápagos experience where wildlife, geology, and maritime legacy come together in harmony.

Ship Details

  • CategoryLuxury
  • Passengers32 Guests
  • Cabins16 Cabins
  • Decks4 Levels
  • Crew17 People
  • Guides3 Guide(s)
  • Year Builtin 1979
  • Year Remodeledin 2017
  • Ship TypeMotor Yacht (M/Y)
  • Length192 Feet
  • Beam29 Feet
  • EngineCaterpillar 3512 TITA 1,300 HP
  • Cruising Speed11 Knots
  • Electricity12V, 110V and 220V
Evolution – All Islands

15 Days from $13,590

Galapagos Islands
Evolution – West & Southeast

8 Days from $7,090

Galapagos Islands
Evolution – North & South

8 Days from $7,090

Galapagos Islands

Ship Categories


Exquisite cruising experience, featuring top-notch amenities and personalized services. Plush accommodations, gourmet dining, and an excellent staff-to-guest ratio.

first class

High-quality cruising experience with a balance of comfort and luxury. Well-appointed cabins, a variety of dining options, numerous onboard activities, and attentive service.

mid-range class

Comfortable cruising experience with a balance between affordability and quality amenities. Ships offer cozy accommodations, a range of dining options, and a good assortment of activities. 

tourist class

Enjoyable cruising experience with basic amenities and services. They provide clean and comfortable accommodations and standard dining options.

budget class

Most affordable cruising option. While amenities and services are basic, these ships still offer clean accommodations and simple dining options.

About Your Adventure

Activity Levels

level 1 - easier

Activities: scenic drives, canoe rides, walks up to 1 hour. Trail conditions: cobblestones, pavement, gravel, or dirt paths. Some days require extended walking.


Most travelers can join level 2 adventures without prior experience. Being generally fit is important. Activities include short hikes up to 3 hours, sea kayaking in calm waters, and rafting on Class I-II rapids.


Includes 3-6 hours of daily physical activity, like rafting and wilderness camping. Hikes cover 8-10 miles, including steep ascents or descents. Rafting features Class III rapids.


Hikes up to 14 miles. Rugged terrain, exposure risk, altitudes over 10,000 ft. Rafting: Class IV-V rapids. Kayaking: 4-5 hrs daily, open water with waves and tides.

LEVEL 5 - extreme

For experienced adventurers. Trekking without vehicle support in rugged terrain above 10,000 feet. Long hikes, up to 12 hours, with significant altitude changes. Rafting in: Class IV-V rapids. Experience and doctor's certificate required.