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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.

Bartolome, Galápagos

What our clients say

  • 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
    Nov 2017
  • “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
    Oct 2013
  • “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
    Jul 2013
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  • Sally Dodge
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    A former Journey Latin America tour leader, Sally spent 7 years working, travelling and living throughout Latin America before returning to the UK to help people arrange their own adventures to this wonderful destination.

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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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Heloise Buxton - Travel Expert

    Heloise started her Latin American journey as an exchange student in Santiago, Chile. With extended summer holidays this was the perfect opportunity to backpack through Bolivia, Peru, Argentina and Brazil.

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    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.

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