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Origin and Theory

Location

ex San Cristóbal (Galapagos yachts and cruises, Galapagos)

Description

Quick facts - Level: Luxury | Passengers: 20 | Duration: 7 nights | Length: 142 feet | Cruising speed: 12 knots | Operator: Galapagos Network

Origin and Theory are sister motor yachts and are built for fuel efficiency and stability. Both vessels have modern interiors, large picture windows, a sun deck with hot tub, and plenty of outdoor space. There is an open bar policy. They are joined on their itineraries by other Galapagos Network vessel, Letty. They offer regular family departures.

Departures

Sundays

Capacity

20 passengers

Activities

Two experienced naturalist guides lead daily island, panga and snorkelling excursions. Each boat carries kayaks and stand-up paddle boards that can be used at certain sites permitted by the National Park. The use of snorkelling gear and wetsuits is included.

Accommodation

10 air-conditioned, ensuite deluxe double staterooms with large panoramic windows. All guest cabins are on the main deck. There are interconnecting cabins and also triple accommodation (using a pull-down berth).

Our comments

The yachts offer regular family and teen departures.

Client comments and reviews

Open QuoteThe Origin is a very comfortable boat and I would recommend it to anyone. We were especially lucky with the other guests who were all very pleasant and we all settled in together within the first day. Guides on the boat were exceptional and very experienced.Close Quote - PB (May 2017)

Origin and Theory operate a 14 night programme which is a combination of two 7 night cruises - Southern/Central Route (Itinerary A) and Western/Northern Route (Itinerary B).

Southern/Central Route (Itinerary A)

Day 1 (Sunday): San Cristóbal (Cerro de las Tijeretas, León Dormido)
Day 2: San Cristóbal (Punta Pitt, Cerro Brujo)
Day 3: Española (Punta Suárez, Gardner Bay)
Day 4: Floreana (Punta Cormorant, Devil's Crown or Champion, Post Office Bay)
Day 5: Santa Cruz (Highlands, Charles Darwin Research Station)
Day 6: Bartolomé, Santa Cruz (Bachas Beach or Caleta Tortuga Negra or Sombrero Chino)
Day 7: Plaza Sur, Seymour Norte
Day 8: San Cristóbal (Visitor Interpretation Centre)

Western/Northern Route (Itinerary B)

Day 1 (Sunday): San Cristóbal (La Galapaguera, Cerro Colorado)
Day 2: Genovesa (Prince Philip's Steps, Darwin Bay)
Day 3: Santa Cruz (Bachas Beach or Caleta Tortuga Negra, Cerro Dragón)
Day 4: Fernandina (Punta Espinosa), Isabela (Urvina Bay or Punta Vicente Roca)
Day 5: Isabela (Elizabeth Bay, Tagus Cove)
Day 6: Santiago (Puerto Egas), Rábida
Day 7: Santa Cruz (Highlands, Charles Darwin Research Station)
Day 8: San Cristóbal (Visitor Interpretation Centre)

Deluxe stateroom

10 cabins on the main deck which can either be twin or double, some of which can be converted to triples with a pull-down berth. Interconnecting cabins are possible. All measure 13.5 square metres.

From To Nights Room type Price
Origin 7 night cruise
1 Jan 2019 31 Dec 2019 7 Deluxe stateroom $7,850
1 Jan 2020 31 Dec 2020 7 Deluxe stateroom $8,050

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