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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.

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.

Lina Fuller
Lina Fuller - Travel Consultant

Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.

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Real Latin America Experts

  • Hannah Donaldson
    Hannah Donaldson - Travel Consultant

    Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is an invaluable part of our Group Tours team.

  • Kathryn Rhodes
    Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Consultant

    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.

  • Ben Line
    Ben Line - Travel Consultant

    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 Manager of the Tailor-made Department.

  • Mary Anne Nelson
    Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Consultant

    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 team.

  • Carrie Gallagher
    Carrie Gallagher - Travel Consultant

    A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Escorted Groups team.

  • Lina Fuller
    Lina Fuller - Travel Consultant

    Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.

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