The Galapagos Origin motor vessel, named for Charles Darwin’s insightful work The Origin of the Species, made its appearance in the Galapagos Islands in 2016. Since then, the ship has shown itself to be one of the most environmentally efficient and the most comfortable 20-passenger yachts that sail the waters of the archipelago.   The ship possesses 10 different deluxe double staterooms to choose from – two of which able to accommodate up to three people – with each guest quarter measuring approximately 140 square feet. Each cabin is brimming with amenities, which include nightstands, an ample sectional closet, a sitting area, modern décor with local artwork, fine linens and towels, individual climate control, satellite TV/DVD, iPod docking station, a safe deposit box and a private bathroom. Each bathroom includes hot water, full facilities, and features such as hair-dryers, slippers and robes, as well as soap and shampoo that are both biodegradable. The spacious cabins are located on the main “Beagle Deck," with panoramic windows that allow you to wake up or fall asleep to the stunning views of the ocean and the archipelago. (As an additional note: all cabins are cleaned twice daily and laundry service is available.)   Throughout the yacht, you will find an abundance of extras such as a fitness room equipped with cardio machines, spacious social areas, satellite TV, and a spacious sun deck served by a fully stocked open wet-bar, a BBQ, lounges and hammocks. On top of all this, you can enjoy the available kayaks, paddle boards, wetsuits and snorkeling equipment for your own use when permitted. Masseuse are available on charters for an additional charge.   In addition, the ship possesses semi-private nooks for you to escape into and relax, or you can use one of the Origin’s three lounge areas, its library, computer station or the social area served by the satellite TV.   The yacht runs two basic 8-day itineraries, a southern/central route and a western/northern route. During these times, all the needs of the guests are catered to by the ship’s two expert naturalist guides, a concierge, a well-trained & experienced crew, and a well-qualified captain. The naturalist guides and captain are hand-picked to share their extensive knowledge and to provide you with exceptional service while you tour each island.   The Galapagos Origin Yacht combines its high level of comfort and service with indoor and al-fresco gourmet dining experiences (including Ecuadorian and Peruvian specialties), along with exciting physical activities and a dose of intellectual stimulation that makes for a life-enriching experience.

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San Cristobal (Kicker Rock and Pitt Point), Española, Floreana, Bartolome, North Seymour Islands & Charles Darwin Station

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  • Year of construction: 2015
  • Staterooms: Ten deluxe double staterooms all located on one deck with panoramic windows and private bathroom
  • L.O.A.: 142,16 feet / 43,33 meters
  • Cruising Speed: 10-12 knots
  • Services & Facilities: Indoor and al-fresco dining, Open bar policy, Sundeck with Jacuzzi, wet bar, BBQ, Spacious social areas, satellite TV, ten cabins with panoramic windows located all on one deck fitness center with cardio equipment, Masseuse (on charters only, for an additional charge) Multiple kayaks and stand up paddle boards (pending park approval), Wetsuits and snorkeling equipment cabin cleaned twice daily, laundry service available.
  • Fuel Capacity: 6,340 gallons
  • Engine: 454HP at 1800RPM
  • Voltage: 110 and 220 volts
  • Navigational AIDS: VHF and HI-SUB radios, GMDSS, color radar, echo sounder, Furuno GPS
  • Safety Aids: EPIRB (emergency position indicator radio beacon)

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star rating  Enriquecedora!  - Hace 5 años hicimos Galápagos y fue un espectáculo! Ahora en diciembre Repetimos con Surtrek. Hemos visitado Quito y Amazonia, solo tengo palabras de agradecimiento a todos y cada uno de los chicos que nos han acompañado en esta Aventura porque no son unas vacaciones es una aventura de las que te llevas para siempre y la comodidad de ir siempre asesorado por los mejores no tiene precio.
No solo por el trato la paciencia y el cariño con el que te tratan sino por la capacidad de organización y experiencia que tienen la verdad que repetiría 1 y 1000 veces. Gracias y nos veremos pronto para mas Aventuras juntos!

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March 10, 2023

star rating  Viaje, agencia y equipo excelente!  - Acabamos de hacer un viaje a Ecuador con Surtrek, hemos visitado Quito y Galápagos, el trato y la organización han sido excelente. Desde el trabajo de planificación del viaje con Karla, hasta el acompañamiento del conductor Cristian, y los guías David y Rachel en las actividades. Todo el equipo ha sido muy profesional y atento a nuestras necesidades. los recomiendo totalmente.

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April 9, 2023

star rating  Gran viaje, excelente servicio  - Los tours que nos recomendaron y que hicimos fueron muy buenos. Muy buena atencion y servicio.

También quiero mencionar que uno de nuestros vuelos se atrasó y ellos movieron mar y tierra para que no se perdiera el vuelo. Se terminó cambiando el vuelo gracias a ellos y hasta en el aeropuerto de galápagos ya sabían de nuestro caso. Muy agradecidos con Surtrek.

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February 14, 2023

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