Origin and Theory

Galapagos Islands

  • Sundeck with jacuzzi, hammocks and BBQ
  • Opportunities for snorkelling, kayaking and paddle-boarding
  • 2 naturalist guides for up to 20 passengers
  • Excellent eco credentials 
  • Explore in a glass bottom boat
  • Gym and yoga facilities
  • Alcoholic drinks included

Operates: All year

Class: Prestige

Specifications: Origin and Theory are 43 metre motor yachts with a cruising speed of 12 knots.

Cabins: The ten staterooms include twins, doubles and two triples and are all on Beagle Deck. They have air conditioning, large windows and en-suite shower rooms. Average cabins size is 13.5 square metres. Maximum passenger capacity is 20.

Facilities & Crew: The sundeck has open and shaded areas for sunbathing and sitting, a bar and a BBQ. The large lounge and dining room are on Darwin Deck, which also has some outside seating. There is a small library on Beagle Deck plus an outdoor deck and Jacuzzi, and the gym is on Finch Deck. Origin carries snorkelling gear, kayaks and stand-up paddle boards, and a glass bottom boat, free for passengers to use. The crew of 14 comprises a captain, concierge, 2 chefs, a waiter, barman, cabin steward, chief engineer, electrician, 1st, 2nd and 3rd mates and 2 naturalist guides.

Itineraries: Origin and Theory both offer two alternating seven-day itineraries, one taking in the southern and central islands and the other western and northern. Both cruise itineraries start and end in San Cristobal.

Children: Children aged 12 years and over are welcome on standard cruises. Origin and Theory offers family cruises during the school holidays with special activities and guides for children aged seven and upwards.

Health: The Galapagos Islands are not a malarial area.

Communication: There is no internet access at present though there are plans to introduce Wi-Fi (charges will apply).

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Client Rating for Galapagos Islands 5/5 from 106 reviews

Wonderful staff, extremely knowledgable guides, Antonio was exceptional.

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