Origin and Theory, Galapagos

  • from US$ 860 / day

The stunning twin yachts MV Origin & MV Theory offer year-round luxury cruises in the Galapagos Islands. Catering to just 20 guests, the identical 142ft Origin & Theory each have a crew of 14 to ensure all guests needs are catered to. The experienced crew consists of a high-level captain, full-time concierge and two expert naturalist guides. There are 10 spacious staterooms with en-suite bathrooms, biodegradable toiletries, bathrobes & slippers, climate control, large picture windows, ample storage space, twin beds which can be converted to one king and memory foam toppers and pillows to ensure a good nights sleep.

Cuisine aboard the MV Origin & Theory yachts is an event in itself, and a creative menu full of sustainable and locally sourced ingredients is served. Special diets and allergies can be catered to easily, and the open bar policy includes red and white wine, local beers and a variety of spirits. Premium liquors are available to purchase. Social areas include the comfortable lounge, library and sun-deck with day-beds, hammocks, chaise lounges, tables and a 4-person jacuzzi.

Galapagos cruises aboard Origin and Theory rotate between 'Itinerary A' which explores the southern and central islands, and 'Itinerary B' which explores the western and northern islands. Each tour is 7-nights with the option of booking A & B back-to-back to give the ultimate Galapagos cruise experience. Activities on all cruises include daily guided walks led by expert guides to explore beaches, mangroves and lava fields, zodiac rides to see the coves and caves, snorkeling to glimpse the amazing underwater world, playful sea lions and marine iguanas and kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding.

Galapagos cruises fill up fast, so call us or book online today to reserve your space aboard the fantastic MV Origin & Theory.

Choose your departure date adventure cruise | snorkelling only


Included: VAT, Accommodation, Complimentary toiletries, All meals, Alcoholic beverages, Towels Provided, Naturalist Guide, Snorkel Gear, Kayaks, Wetsuit

Excluded: International Airfare, Airfare to Galapagos, Galapagos entrance fee (park tax), transit control card, premium alcoholic beverages, gratuities to guides and crew, purchases on board and travel insurance. Please note: Special 'Holiday Periods' (Easter, Christmas & New Year) incur different payment and cancellation policies. Please ask for further information. Buses from Baltra airport to Itabaca or Caleta dock and vice versa will cost US$ 5.00 per person per way.

Book now, pay later: You can easily place your booking online. We will then hold the spaces for you and you can confirm with a payment later.

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Boat features

  • Laundry Service
  • Leisure Deck
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Onboard kayaks
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • TV in cabins
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Outdoor Dining
  • En-Suite bathrooms

Food & Drinks

  • Western Food
  • Local Food
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Buffet style
  • Beer available
  • Selection of wines
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Snacks All Day
  • Free Wine w/Dinner
  • Vegan Options

If you have any specific dietary requirements whilst on-board your cruise, you can add this to your special requests on step 2 of the booking form. We advise limiting these requests to religious beliefs or food allergies.

Languages Spoken

The crew speaks English.

Drawings & Vessel Layouts

Deckplan - Origin cruise Galapagos floorplan

Boat Specifications

  • Year built 2014
  • Length 43.33 meters
  • Beam 8.36 meters
  • Cruising speed 12 knots
  • Engines 454HP at 1800RPM
  • Max guests 20
  • Number of cabins 10
  • Number of bathrooms 10
  • Tenders 2
  • Water capacity 18514 liters
  • Fuel capacity 6340 gallons
  • Freshwater maker 4500 gallons per day

Boat Navigation and Safety

  • Radar
  • Depth Sounder
  • GPS
  • Radio VHF/DSC/SSB
  • E.P.I.R.B. Distress System
  • Life Vests
  • Engine room CCTV