Nostalgic and luxurious Galápagos cruise ship, with more than a hint of retro 1920s style yet all the amenities of the modern age.
Delight in the retro style and nostalgic nautical atmosphere of the first class MV Evolution, with its 1920s décor and funnels, combined with 21st century amenities and standards. The classic décor and comfortable furnishings are warm and welcoming, making generous use of rich colours, sumptuous fabrics and teak finishing.
Up to 32 passengers are accommodated in 13 spacious wood-panelled, carpeted cabins and three suites and looked after by a crew of 21, including two English-speaking naturalist guides and an expedition leader. Facilities include an al fresco dining area, outdoor lounge, a Jacuzzi, sun deck, bar, library/video room and a boutique. Snorkelling equipment, wetsuits (‘shorties’) and kayaks are available on board.
What our clients say
97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.
Wonderful and luxurious
“The trip was wonderful, we saw loads of wildlife, the snorkeling was a treat, the boat was luxurious with excellent food and service.”LH, Peterborough
Wonderful experience. Rafa was terrific and Sam was good. Every attention was paid to safety, knowledge and passenger enjoyment. Trip of a lifetime!JM, Bournemouth
Impeccable food and service
“The food and service were impeccable and the guide, Juan Carlos, was a passionate advocate for the conservation of the Galápagos as well as being a very informative and instructive guide. Mayra was an extremely efficient and welcoming manager and all the crew were very pleasant and helpful.”MC, London
Tailor made holiday
Our specialists have been expertly crafting award-winning tailor-made holidays to Latin America for 40 years. We would be delighted to create a truly personalised trip which perfectly matches your wishes and requirements.
Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Expert
Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.
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Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Expert
Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tour sales team.
Sophie Barber - Travel Expert
Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia and beyond to Antarctica.
Paul Winrow-Giffin - Travel Expert
After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.
Chris Rendell-Dunn - Travel Expert
Anglo-Peruvian Chris grew up in Lima and spent much of his adult life in between London and Cusco as a tour leader, before settling permanently in our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours sales team.
Hannah Waterhouse - Travel Expert
Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.
Ben Line - Travel Expert
Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Head of Sales.