M/V Origin & Theory Galapagos

M/V Origin and Theory Galapagos are 2 identical luxurious and sumptuous yachts with a capacity of 20 passengers, offering unforgettable cruises in the Galapagos archipelago. With modern and eco-friendly furnishings, a stylish design, the services and the amenities provided onboard are exclusive and high-end.

There are 10 spacious and ample deluxe cabins on both yachts with broad ocean views. There are two twin beds in each cabin that can convert to a king size bed and the private bathrooms are well stocked, with a modern design.

Professional chefs will be preparing meals with local ingredients, from the Ecuadorian cuisine, as well as international specialties. The elegant dining room is configured to accommodate from two to eight passengers at a table. Relais & Châteaux service provided.

Expert naturalist guides are onboard Origin  Theory Galapagos permanently, traveling with passengers and offering interesting information about the local flora and fauna. There is also an array of activities available for guests, like trips with a Zodiac boat, snorkeling tours, kayaking, relaxing beach strolls or nature walks.

M/V Origin and Theory Galapagos

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M/V Origin and Theory Galapagos

Technical Specifications

Boat Features


Layout: 10 Cabins in beagle deck
Beagle deck: 10 convertible cabins in twins or king
Beagle deck: 4 interconnected cabins = 1/3 – 2/4
Beagle deck: 2 convertible triple cabins = 3 & 4
Cabins average size: 140 square feet
Beds layout: Twin, double & Triple


En-suite bathrooms
Hot showers
Climate controls
Apple TV with movies
Closet & nightstand
110v electricity
Cotton bathrobes
Safety deposit box

Large sundeck
Outdoor shower
BBQ & 24/7 bar
Kayaks & SUPs
Outdoor Jacuzzi
Lounge & media center
Library & PC station
Fitness center

M/V Origin and Theory Galapagos

Features, Decks & Notices

Luxury Services 1/5

Main Features

• Air conditioned cabins
• Private bathrooms
• Certified naturalist guide – Level 3
• Kayaks & jacuzzi available aboard
• Snorkel equipment & wetsuit included
• Convertible twin/double cabins
• Interconnected cabins

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Children Policies 2/5

Minors Aboard Cruise

• Minimum Age: 7 years old
• Eligible Age: under 11 years
• Family Departures: Available on school breaks
• Children under 7 years: Guardians sign a release form
• Children under 5 years: Only permitted on a charter basis
• Child discount 12 to 17 years: 15% for cruise only
• Discount restriction: Not available in Christmas week
• Child discount 7-11 years: 25% for cruise, 50% for airfare & park tax


Rental, purchase & pay 3/5

Expenses Aboard

• On board payments for bar, cash & credit card
• Wetsuit & snorkel equipment included
• Tipping (optional but expected), cash only


Cruise information 4/5

Notices & Cruise Details

• Single supplement
• 15 days discount: 5%
• Holiday weeks surcharge: $500
• Accommodation based on 2 guest per cabin
• Inquire your trip advisor for discounts & offers

Itineraries, inclusions & exclusions are subject to change by the Galapagos National Park or ship management.

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Sun deck 5/5

External social areas

Lunch is generally served al fresco on our spacious sundeck, which is equipped with day beds, chaises lounges, tables, hammocks, a four-person Jacuzzi, outdoor shower and a wet bar.

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M/V Origin and Theory Galapagos

Inclusions & Exclusions​

M/V Origin and Theory Galapagos



• Sunday
San Cristóbal Airport & El Junco Lagoon
• Monday
Pitt Point & Witch Hill (San Cristóbal)
• Tuesday
Suarez Point & Gardner Bay (Española)
• Wednesday
Cormorant Point, Devil's Crown, Post Office Bay & Baroness Lookout (Floreana)
• Thursday
Highlands & Charles Darwin Station (Santa Cruz)
• Friday
Bartolome & Chinese Hat (Santiago)
• Saturday
South Plaza & North Seymour
• Sunday
Interpretation Center & Transfer to San Cristóbal Airport

Origin & Theory 8 Days - Central and South Galapagos


• Sunday
San Cristóbal Airport & Cerro Colorado
• Monday
Darwin Bay & Prince Philip's Steps (Genovesa)
• Tuesday
Bachas Beach & Dragon Hill (Santa Cruz)
• Wednesday
Vicente Roca Point & Urbina Bay(Isabela)
• Thursday
Espinoza Point (Fernandina) &Tagus Cove (Isabela)
• Friday
Rábida & Black Turtle Cove (Santa Cruz)
• Saturday
Highlands & Charles Darwin Station (Santa Cruz)
• Sunday
Interpretation Center & Transfer to San Cristóbal Airport

Origin & Theory 8 Days - Western and North Galapagos
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